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The week in audio: Exactly With Florence Given; Desperately Seeking Wisdom; The MLK Tapes
Florence Given’s livewire new podcast is all about empowerment

Miranda Sawyer

22, Jan, 2022 @5:00 PM

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The week in audio: The Nolan Show; Jimmy’s Jobs of the Future; Now You’re Asking; Room 5
As the No 10 party debate raged, Northern Ireland’s listeners helped Stephen Nolan sniff out some home truths

Miranda Sawyer

15, Jan, 2022 @5:00 PM

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The week in audio: The Coming Storm; Now, Where Were We?; Gemma Cairney Gets Classical
Gabriel Gatehouse journeys deep into the QAnon conspiracy movement; Barry Cryer delights down the pub; and Cairney adds another string to her bow

Miranda Sawyer

08, Jan, 2022 @5:00 PM

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New year arts: Observer critics pick the culture to get us through to spring
From live music to glass sculpture, game-changing performances to fitness podcasts… our writers on cultural treats to light up the months ahead

02, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The week in audio: Four Peaks Sound Walk; Desert Island Discs; A Tribute to Janice Long; Christmas Takeover
Horatio Clare hit the heights, Richard Osman opened up, and Janice Long was fondly remembered

Miranda Sawyer

01, Jan, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Miranda Sawyer’s best audio of 2021
Emma Barnett and Anita Rani shook up Woman’s Hour, commercial radio wooed sixtysomethings, and Barack and the Boss got chatting on Spotify

Miranda Sawyer

26, Dec, 2021 @1:00 PM

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The week in audio: The Reith Lectures; Consumed By Desire; Look at What You Could Have Won; John Grant’s Beautiful Creatures
Man’s inability to dominate machines was laid bare, Philippa Perry got to the bottom of desire, and a Bullseye tribute bridged the generation gap

Miranda Sawyer

25, Dec, 2021 @5:00 PM

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The week in audio: Piers Plowright, Soundsmith; Radio 1’s Pop 101; The Lotte Berk Technique; Dear Daughter; LBC
Storytelling in its varied forms comes in a tribute to a master radio producer, objects as a way into pop star lives, and a profile of a women’s fitness guru

Miranda Sawyer

19, Dec, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Jingle Bell Ball review – Ed Sheeran is all killer, no stocking filler
This poptastic Capital Radio two-dayer features strong sets from Justin Bieber, Anne-Marie and JLS, but it’s Sheeran’s warmth and generosity of spirit that really captures the season

Miranda Sawyer

13, Dec, 2021 @2:39 PM

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The week in audio: Screenshot; Moving Pictures; The Unfiltered History Tour
Radio 4’s new film show is a winner; a close brush with Rubens works a treat; plus the compelling case for the return of museum artefacts a long way from home

Miranda Sawyer

11, Dec, 2021 @5:00 PM

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This week in audio: Fat Leonard; Harsh Reality: The Story of Miriam Rivera; Afterwords: Stuart Hall
The man at the centre of a vast US navy scandal confesses all; the human cost of reality TV; and in praise of the superstar intellectual

Miranda Sawyer

04, Dec, 2021 @5:00 PM

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The week in audio: The Exploding Library; Famous Firsts; Ry-Union; Bed of Lies
Flann O’Brien takes centre stage, while the latest round of celebrity ‘interviews’ are in need of a tough producer

Miranda Sawyer

27, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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