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  1. What does it mean to ‘broadcast British?’

    Michael Ellender

    BBC Ariel

    What does it mean to ‘broadcast British?’

    This blog, which originally appeared in Ariel, explains how BBC History has launched the fourth release from its Oral History Collection, showing the way staff at the BBC created programmes for a diverse and multi-cultural audience following the Second World War.

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  2. Leafing through the history of Jackanory on World Book Day

    Jen Macro

    Digital Content Producer, About the BBC

    Leafing through the history of Jackanory on World Book Day

    To celebrate World Book Day we take a look at children's storytelling TV series, Jackanory, which ran for 30 years from 1965 to 1996.

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  3. BBC celebrities we said goodbye to in 2017

    BBC celebrities we said goodbye to in 2017

    Some of the actors, presenters, writers and comedians who have graced the BBC with their talents, but sadly passed away in 2017.

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  4. Read the 1930s Radio Times magazines online

    Andrew Martin

    BBC Genome Producer

    Read the 1930s Radio Times magazines online

    Andrew Martin, BBC Genome producer introduces another decade of Radio Times magazines as part of the BBC Genome Project.

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  5. Friendly Radio: Five lesser known facts about BBC Local Radio

    Gareth Roberts

    Head of Local Radio Development

    Friendly Radio: Five lesser known facts about BBC Local Radio

    Head of Local Radio Development, Gareth Roberts shares a few things he's learnt about BBC Local Radio on the occasion of its half century.

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  6. Orwell statue unveiled

    Martin Jennings

    Sculptor

    Orwell statue unveiled

    On Tuesday 7 November, 2017 a statue of George Orwell was unveiled at New Broadcasting House. Sculptor Martin Jennings talks about his inspiration and the process behind producing his creation.

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  7. BBC Radio at 50 – and as relevant as ever

    Bob Shennan

    Director of Radio & Music

    BBC Radio at 50 – and as relevant as ever

    On the anniversary of BBC Radio Bob Shennan, Director of Radio & Music blogs about why radio is as relevant as ever.

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  8. With good Grace: Katy Searle on Grace W Goldie, the woman who invented election broadcasting

    Katy Searle

    Editor, BBC Political Newsgathering

    With good Grace: Katy Searle on Grace W Goldie, the woman who invented election broadcasting

    Katy Searle looks back at the work of Grace Wyndham Goldie, the first woman to host the election coverage on the BBC in 1950, and takes a wider look at the role of women in political news broadcasting 67 years on

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  9. Mary Adams and other BBC female pioneers who inspired my love for Natural History

    Elizabeth White

    Producer/Director, BBC Studios' Natural History Unit

    Mary Adams and other BBC female pioneers who inspired my love for Natural History

    BBC Natural History Unit producer/director talks about how wildlife filmmaking is an environment that is rich in women, and has been for many years.

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  10. End of term shows and Christmas extravaganzas

    Jon Jacob

    Editor, About the BBC Blog

    Jon Jacob looks back at some children's TV Christmas extravaganza's and considers how they, like the Strictly Come Dancing, are the perfect start to the festive celebrations than perhaps we realise.

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