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 www.bbc.co.uk/bh
Sun, 12 May 13
24 days remaining
In Pakistan's elections, former leader Nawaz Sharif looked like he was headed back for power. Owen Bennett-Jones told us all you needed to know about the man, included the size of his personal fortune. Birdsong punctuated his report - and indeed all reports from that corner of Asia. A bird expert used only his ears to identify the avian additions to our coverage. Is the immigration debate apt to stray into racism? Tory MP Priti Patel and former race commissioner Simon Woolley discussed it, and disagreed. A former Bank of England governor spoke about growing up in Govan alongside Sir Alex Ferguson. And we conducted an experiment combining Ray Harryhausen's stop-motion technique with Radio 4 stars. On the papers: actor Amanda Burton, author John Boyne and business Lord Digby Jones.
Sun, 5 May 13
17 days remaining
Following UKIP's impressive performance at the local elections, we ask whether it's Nigel Farage's gift of the gab that explains his party's success. What could other leaders learn from him? We speak to a man dealing with early onset Alzheimer's about whether he'd use a GPS tracker. As a new memorial to the Bevin Boys is unveiled, a former mining conscript tells us about fighting the second world war underground. Hugh Sykes reports from the election in Pakistan with the help of a rapper and a female stand-up comedian. On the papers....Baroness Kennedy, Alyn Shipton and Lisa Markwell.
Sun, 21 Apr 13
3 days remaining
As the United States struggles to comprehend events in Boston, friends and neighbours of the Tsarnaev brothers talk of their shock. The race director of the London Marathon talks about security for the event. News junkie Steve Richards goes cold turkey for 24 hours. Post-Justin Bieber, the step-sister of Anne Frank helps us examine the teenager's musical tastes. And we reflect on the 1980s with the decades top model... Morph. With the Sundays we welcome Jon Snow, Anne McElvoy and David Schneider.
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