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 (4)

  • Final week of electioneering

    Sun, 3 May 15

    61 mins

    28 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

    21 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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  • 19 Apr 15

    Sun, 19 Apr 15

    62 mins

    14 days remaining

    A slowed-down dawn chorus, the winners of University Challenge take a fresh test and Lord Stern, Lindsey Hilsum and Chris Neil wade through the Sunday papers. That's all on Radio 4's Broadcasting House.

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  • with Paddy O'Connell

    Sun, 12 Apr 15

    61 mins

    7 days remaining

    We ask if free speech is being stifled in our universities and bring you Dallas on the Downs. John Sergeant and Lord Hennessey debate personal attacks in election campaigns past and actress Jenny Agutter, businessman John Timpson and broadcaster Nihal review Sunday's papers.

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