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Radio 4's forum for comments, queries, criticisms and congratulations. Roger Bolton airs listeners' views on BBC radio programmes and policy.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • Pistorius coverage: 11 Apr 14

    Fri, 11 Apr 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Pistorius trial coverage – salacious and voyeuristic? Is 6.30pm the time for jokes about group sex in parks? And Jane Garvey gives us her thoughts on the Woman's Hour Power List.

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  • Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: 4 Apr 2014

    Fri, 4 Apr 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Was it insensitive to broadcast Ruth Archer's miscarriage on Mother's Day? We go hitchhiking with Dirk Maggs and John Lloyd. And why is Radio 4 Long Wave dropping off air?

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  • Evan Davis vs Iain Duncan-Smith: 28 Mar 14

    Fri, 28 Mar 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Evan Davis gives Iain Duncan-Smith what for - but listeners wonder what for? 5Live's Peter Allen on the station's 20th birthday. And Radio 3 crosses the river to meet the audience.

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  • last-minute schedule changes: 21 Mar 14

    Fri, 21 Mar 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    We go deep into the Moral Maze with Michael Buerk and panellists. John Finnemore on permanently grounding Cabin Pressure. And last-minute schedule changes on Radio 4.

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  • John Humphrys: 14 Mar 14

    Fri, 14 Mar 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Is anyone at the BBC listening? This week we'll be talking to John Humphrys about whether liberal bias at the BBC has put it out of step with public opinion, and whether anything is changing. And there's a tale of sabotage and sacrilege in a Lincolnshire abbey. Roger's also been brushing up his Welsh this week to speak to the Editor of Programmes for BBC Radio Cymru, Betsan Powys. After months of conversations with listeners, Radio Cymru has re-launched with a dramatic shake-up to its schedules. Will it work? And will they still be listening now they've made the changes?

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  • The Oscars, Long Wave & Broadcasting House 7 Mar 14

    Fri, 7 Mar 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Bono! Bono! Colin Paterson tells us about his Alan Partridge moment at the Oscars. Also, the mysterious case of the disappearing programme and we raid the Broadcasting House inbox.

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  • The Exorcist: 28 Feb 14

    Fri, 28 Feb 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Does Radio 4's production of The Exorcist spell the start of ghastly goings on at the network? Your views on the future of the licence fee. And we Access All Areas at Radio 1. Also, what does power really mean? We'll be speaking to the editor of Woman's Hour Alice Feinstein about the launch of this year's Power List. And we'll hear why forensic science can be incredibly moving.

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  • Science coverage: 21 Feb 14

    Fri, 21 Feb 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    The Today programme says its science coverage is fair, balanced and impartial. Listeners disagree. Also, is there enough Sochi on 5Live? And we're backstage at the R2 Folk Awards.

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  • Climate change: 14 Feb 14

    Fri, 14 Feb 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Should Today have invited Lord Lawson to comment on climate change? Why have changes been made to BBC iPlayer? And we discuss the BBC's Scottish referendum coverage.

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  • Who sets the news agenda? 7 Feb 14

    Fri, 7 Feb 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Too tabloid. Obsessed with sex. Not enough real news. Some of the criticisms of BBC Radio News. We put concerns to the Editor of the BBC Radio Newsroom. And is Ambridge Extra taking off its wellies for good? Some of your reactions to the news that The Archers spin-off will be taking a rest.

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