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  1. Backstage at the 500 WORDS Final

    Young writers and their parents joined Hay Festival volunteers, Radio 2's Breakfast Show production team and the 500 Words celebrity readers on Friday morning. 

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  2. Hay Diary: Planning Radio

    In the second of his Hay diaries, 6 Music DJ Chris Hawkins explains how his Sunday afternoon radio show has been planned. 

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  3. Round Up Week 21 2014

    Producer Hannah Khalil was rather grumpy about failing to make it to the Hay festival again this year, but she cheered up when she realised how much of the events she could watch on BBC Arts.

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  4. What's on BBC Red Button, 31 May-6 June

    The Springwatch webcams are back and we’ve got live coverage of D-Day 70th anniversary commemorations. Plus a warm-up for the Fifa World Cup, live Diamond League athletics, Scrum V rugby and European Championship rowing.

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  5. World War One at Home - Stories from around the UK

    Bob Marley’s Father, Jam Making in Grimsby and the Devon moss used to treat soldiers’ wounds - World War One at Home is Back with First World War stories from around the country.

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  6. Hay Diary: Marvellous in the Mud

    6 Music DJ Chris Hawkins reveals his love affair with the Hay Festival and shares his experiences this year - apparently it's not all literature, there are sporting legends there too. 

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  7. Happy BBC Breakfast

    With all those early mornings the hardworking BBC Breakfast bunch have to endure, it was only right and proper they were let loose with some cameras to their version of Pharrell's Happy.

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  8. The BBC at Hay Festival

    Director of BBC Arts gives a slightly rainsoaked update from the BBC tent at the Hay Festival of Literature.

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  9. Broadcasting House at Hay

    Radio 4's Broadcasting House donned their wellies spent the weekend at the Hay Festival. It rained a little, so much so that Paddy O'Connell's camera got a little steamed up in the marquee. We asked broadcast journalist Simon Maybin to talk us through the weekend.

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  10. Round Up Week 20 2014

    Jen Macro and her Glasgow-related Round-Up for Week 20. 

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