Radio 4

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Muslim leaders should be questioned like anybody else | Kenan Malik
Protests about the Woman’s Hour interview with Zara Mohammed ignore the fact that Emma Barnett’s no-nonsense style is unwavering

Kenan Malik

21, Feb, 2021 @6:30 AM

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The week in radio and podcasts: World Wide Waves; John Keats; World of Curls; Relic Radio
Around the world in community radio; should Keats have been a doctor?; and weaving dreams in a Peckham hair salon

Susannah Clapp

20, Feb, 2021 @5:00 PM

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A joy forever: poetry world prepares to mark bicentenary of John Keats
Two hundred years after his early death, plays, readings and new poetry will honour the legacy of the much beloved author

Alison Flood

19, Feb, 2021 @4:02 PM

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Iain Pattinson obituary
Longstanding main scriptwriter for the much-loved Radio 4 panel game I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue

Simon O'Hagan

17, Feb, 2021 @4:55 PM

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Anita Rani: 'I want to bring warmth, humour and hope to Woman's Hour'
The new Woman’s Hour co-presenter on why it’s a gift of a job, life as a Yorkshire Punjabi, and how she learned to stop trying to fit in

Kate Kellaway

14, Feb, 2021 @9:30 AM

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The week in radio and podcasts: The Life Scientific; The Listening Service; Witness History: CulturePlanB
Jim Al-Khalili and his expert guests are essential listening, especially now; the unexpected joy of drones; and the heady early days of Eurostar

Susannah Clapp

06, Feb, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Charlotte Higgins on The Archers: slavery, sex but no pandemic
Coronavirus is strangely absent. However, the scandal of modern slaver Philip Moss has galvanised the village

Charlotte Higgins

02, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Modern slavery in The Archers: how credible is its latest shocking plotline?
When Ambridge builder Philip Moss turned out to be a gangmaster – employing homeless Britons as unpaid workers – some thought it a plot twist too far. But the radio soap had done its homework

Amelia Gentleman

31, Jan, 2021 @3:00 PM

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The week in audio: Grounded With Louis Theroux; RedHanded – review
Guest FKA twigs is compelling as Theroux shows other celebrity interview podcasts how it’s done. Plus, a feminist perspective on true crime

Miranda Sawyer

30, Jan, 2021 @5:00 PM

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On my radar: Clive Myrie's cultural highlights
The News at Ten presenter on reimagining Dickens, his love of opera and catching up with Gilles Peterson on a Saturday afternoon

Killian Fox

30, Jan, 2021 @3:00 PM

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'Hip-hop was a gateway': Johny Pitts on tuning in to books as a minority author
The new host of BBC Radio Four’s Open Book considers how best to reach neglected minorities with literature

Johny Pitts

26, Jan, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Radio 4 standups zoom through angst from all angles
The BBC’s new comedy series brings together half-hour sets from Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Imran Yusuf and Joz Norris

Brian Logan

19, Jan, 2021 @8:00 PM

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