Richard Klein

Controller, BBC Four, Richard is responsible for the overall direction of BBC Four

Blog posts in total 5

Posts

  1. The Killing is back! Well, we're repeating all of the first series in its entirety, at least. The whole original and best version in one mad block of programmes so that fans and newcomers, people who missed the series first time around, and those hungry to watch it again, can submerge themsel...

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  2. Spring is here, the sap is rising and I am delighted to say that BBC Four has a whole host of wonderful and entertaining shows lined up this season. A BBC Four audience is one that gets its kicks out of delighting in discourse. I believe that all human life can be found in almost any subject...

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  3. It's mid-August, it's raining and blowing an autumnal gale and the Edinburgh TV Festival beckons. Must be time for BBC Four's autumn/winter launch. This time last year I wrote about the pleasures of three artistic women's lives dramatised - Enid, Gracie and Margot. This year, it's the s...

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  4. I remember the day my father died. I was suddenly aware that there was no ceiling above me, just the heavens, and I realised that I too would someday die. Not the cheeriest start to your Father's Day reading and it gets bleaker before (I promise) some sunshine. I then had to go to Germany to ...

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  5. A Canoe Man paddles across your horizon only once in a while, so my first reaction to director Norman Hull and producer Magnus Temple's suggestion that we dramatise this story was one of delight. It is odd, is it not, how every now and again some stories stick in our minds? They are true sto...

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