Broadcasting House

Broadcasting House

News, discussion & a few gags. The Sunday papers & the BH quiz. Broadcast every Sunday morning on BBC Radio 4 between 9 and 10. Presented by Paddy O'Connell. Each week discussion about the key themes in the news, there's a review of the Sunday newspapers and a quiz with a special prize. Updated each Sunday. Subscribe to the BH Newsletter and the podcast at

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Recent episodes (4)

  • British hostage David Haines murdered

    Sun, 14 Sep 14

    61 mins

    26 days remaining

    The murder of British hostage David Haines caused shock and concern. BH looked back at his life. We visited a family in East Kilbride where concern over how to vote on Thursday is causing heated debate over the dinner table. And is retirement best done in the countryside or the city?

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  • Yes Vote for Independence for Scotland leads in the polls

    Sun, 7 Sep 14

    61 mins

    19 days remaining

    Supporters of independence for Scotland says the momentum for a Yes vote is unstoppable after new opinion polls suggest the race has tightened. Renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine threatens to undermine the ceasefire agreed two days ago. And the journalist Anthony Loyd gives some personal thoughts on the hostage crisis in the Middle East.

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  • 31/08

    Sun, 31 Aug 14

    54 mins

    12 days remaining

    After the abuse scandal in Rotherham, we hear from one of the victims and debate whether high profile resignations are really the solution. We've been digging for gold on Folkestone beach, and watching Edinburgh Zoo for the arrival of a new panda cub. Nicholas Parsons presents his grammatical gripes, and Barry Cryer, John Sergeant and Kathy Lette review the papers.

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  • UK Government efforts to combat IS radicalism

    Sun, 24 Aug 14

    61 mins

    5 days remaining

    Khalid Mahmood and Mark Reckless discuss the UK's track record on combating radicalisation; Steve Evans unites three generations in Berlin to recall the fall of the Wall; and Danny Howard deconstructs contemporary UK dance music.

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