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.

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              Recent episodes (5)

              • With Jonny Dymond - 24 May 2015

                Sun, 24 May 15

                60 mins

                30 days remaining

                Jonny Dymond stand in for Paddy O'Connell as Denis Goldberg, Lord Blair and Shazia Mirza review the papers. We ask if referenda are a fair way of making big social decisions and talk to three women about the importance of returning to the place where a loved one died.

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              • with Padddy O'Connell

                Sun, 17 May 15

                61 mins

                23 days remaining

                The politics of aspiration; remembering Dennis Potter and people who inspired songs to be written about them. This week's BH.

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              • with Paddy O'Connell

                Sun, 10 May 15

                62 mins

                16 days remaining

                We look at the future for Labour from the grassroots of the party to the top. Our election generals Peter Hennessy and John Sergeant have their swansong and Clive Anderson, John Amaechi and Sue Cameron review the papers. Plus, VE Day music from The Three Belles.

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              • Final week of electioneering

                Sun, 3 May 15

                61 mins

                9 days remaining

                Fans of Dirk Bogarde will enjoy our election generals Peter Hennessey and John Sergeant reflecting on graceful exits. We remember Ruth Rendell and Sean Rafferty, Kate Williams and Margaret Mountford review the Royal Baby souvenir supplements in the Sunday papers. Plus the sound of a honeybee as you've never heard it.

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              • Sergeant talks elections past and Hague as Bond

                Sun, 26 Apr 15

                55 mins

                2 days remaining

                Peter Hennessey and John Sergeant talk elections past and the role played by the NHS; we talk old-fashioned swearing after John Major used the phrase "merry hell" and Sarah Sands, Nicci Gerrard and Diane Morgan wade through the Sunday papers. Plus William Hague as James Bond...

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