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  1. Radio 4 Extra: Corruption Season

    Peter Reed

    Producer, Radio 4 Extra

    Radio 4 Extra: Corruption Season

    Dastardly! Dishonest! Deceitful! Dare we entice you to enjoy 4 Extra’s Corruption Season of comedy and dramas shining a spotlight on unethical or fraudulent conduct.

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  2. Edgar Wallace: The Man Who Wrote Too Much?

    Peter McHugh

    Producer

    Producer Peter McHugh joins crime writer Mark Billingham as he investigates why Edgar Wallace 'King of Thrillers' is fast becoming a literary unknown.

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  3. Serial on Radio 4 Extra

    Caroline Raphael

    Commissioning Editor, Radio 4 & 4 Extra

    Serial on Radio 4 Extra

    Caroline Raphael, commissioner at Radio 4 Extra talks about how the global hit show Serial came to Radio 4 Extra

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  4. Be Sure Your Sin Will Find You Out: Mark Billingham's Rule Book of Crime

    Peter McHugh

    Producer

    Producer Peter McHugh discusses 'Mark Billingham's Rule Book of Crime', and what it was that started Mark's crime obsession.

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  5. The Rivals: The Return of Inspector Lestrade

    Sasha Yevtushenko

    Editor's note: The Rivals, starring the often forgotten Arthur Conan Doyle creation Inspector Lestrade, starts on Radio 4 this Wednesday 19 October at 11.30am - PM. The idea for The Rivals came about when writer Chris Harrald expressed a desire to dramatise a series of re-vamped Vict...

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  6. Just One More Thing: Columbo!

    Peter McHugh

    Producer

    The raincoat, the cigar, the spluttering convertible car, the villain's deed in the first scene and the final "...just one more thing". The American TV detective series Columbo was a literature inspired, award-winning, rule-breaking, television original spanning over thirty years. It turned ...

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  7. Radio 4 Extra: Responding to your feedback

    Mary Kalemkerian

    Hello again, I've been reading your comments and feedback on the blog and elsewhere and wanted to respond to some of the points that people have made. I commented last week on the blog and Streetlight2 has identified some of the other things many of you are asking about so I've based my answe...

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  8. Bad drivers and unreliable witnesses - Mind Changers is back

    Claudia Hammond

    UPDATE: episode one of Mind Changers was postponed because of extended coverage of the events in Egypt. The series will now start on Sunday 20 February with the episode about Walter Mischel's Marshmallow Study and you'll be able to hear the episode discussed here on 17 April - SB. For someone a...

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  9. Ballads from the Old Bailey

    Elizabeth Burke

    If only we could hear voices from the past: the other couples whispering in our bedroom, the other children shouting up the stairs. As a radio producer I often think about what the past sounded like. That's why I was excited when I realised there is a way of hearing those voices: the records of ...

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  10. Bringing the voices of the Old Bailey to life

    Amanda Vickery

    Presenter

    The job of the historian is to make the long dead speak again - we take dusty, unpromising documents and breathe life back into the faded hand-writing. It can be a magical craft, akin to necromancy - trying to communicate with the spirits of the dead. Scribbled love letters, desperate diaries, a...

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