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The week in audio: People Who Knew Me; Happy Hour; Whose Truth Is It Anyway?; This Cultural Life: Nick Cave – review
Rosamund Pike is the star of a brilliantly produced new drama; a two-hander set in a London pub is snappy and fun; and Nick Cave is a dream interviewee

Miranda Sawyer

27, May, 2023 @4:00 PM

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George Logan obituary
Entertainer and musician who took on the persona of Dr Evadne Hinge in the comedy duo Hinge and Bracket

Toby Hadoke

24, May, 2023 @4:05 PM

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Desert Island Discs to move to BBC’s for-profit division in bid to make money
BBC Studios to look for overseas commercial opportunities for long-running radio show – and others, and focus on podcasts

Jim Waterson Media editor

23, May, 2023 @5:59 PM

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The week in audio: Vernon Kay; Rylan: How to Be a Man; Children Locked Away – review
The new Ken Bruce eases in nervously; Rylan is a Radio 4 natural; and the treatment of the UK’s most vulnerable children makes for a shocking listen

Miranda Sawyer

20, May, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Vernon Kay on Radio 2 review – not even a ‘warring’ Holly and Phil can hold the new man back
Taking up the hallowed slot filled by Ken Bruce for 31 years, Kay was incredibly nervous, very touching – and placated the haters despite two embarrassing slips

Mark Lawson

15, May, 2023 @12:31 PM

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‘I kept my alcoholism secret on Mission: Impossible set,’ Simon Pegg reveals
The actor, now recovered, tells BBC’s Desert Island Discs he became ‘very sneaky’ about his drinking in the early 2000s

Vanessa Thorpe, Arts and media correspondent

14, May, 2023 @5:01 AM

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The week in audio: Iran’s Hit Squads; Pod Save the UK; Frontlines of Journalism and more
Paul Caruana Galizia studies the dangers of being Iranian in the UK; a British version of the hit US show tries too hard, Jeremy Bowen probes BBC impartiality and more

Miranda Sawyer

13, May, 2023 @4:00 PM

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I thought my umming and erring made for better radio. I was wrong | Adrian Chiles
When you’re dealing with the day’s big issues, a little hesitation is natural. But mine got out of control, says Adrian Chiles

Adrian Chiles

10, May, 2023 @2:27 PM

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Charlotte Higgins on The Archers: Ambridge is knee deep in sequins and glitter!
The villagers are glamming up for Eurovision – but will the return of Rob Titchener cast a pall on festivities?

Charlotte Higgins

08, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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‘It’s just me... and eight million listeners’: Vernon Kay gets ready for radio’s top job
As he takes the mic of the biggest job in radio, the presenter talks about working-class pride, advice from Bruce Forsyth – and the one item that’s still on his achievement wish list…

Tim Lewis

07, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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The week in audio: Revolutionary Letters; A Living Leg-End; Today in History With the Retrospectors and more – review
Shoutouts for single documentaries and their makers, a daily dose of history, desert island children’s books – plus the big winners at this year’s audio Oscars

Miranda Sawyer

06, May, 2023 @4:00 PM

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The week in audio: Adrian Chiles; Badger and the Blitz; Blood on the Dance Floor; Poison; Wosson Cornwall – review
The 5 Live presenter got results when probing the crisis in Sudan. Plus, a winning wartime drama for children and two new crime series

Miranda Sawyer

29, Apr, 2023 @4:00 PM

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