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Chinese Whispers

Recently I have revisited the detective novels of Qiu Xiaolong. These eight books follow the career of Chen Cao, a poet, literature student, translator and dreamer who is moved by the State (of China) into a career as a policeman in Shanghai. 945 more words

BBC's Matthew Price produces superficial report on charity audit

On December 12th the BBC News website published an article titled “Audit ‘clears Islamic Relief’ of terror funding claim” by Matthew Price; the chief correspondent for BBC Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme. 702 more words


Suppose I Lose It

16 years ago today, I was preparing to get married. It was the happiest day of my life. 16 years on, I’m preparing to go to work, listening to a trailer for a programme to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 this evening. 330 more words

Submission Guidelines 2015

Submission Guidelines 2015

The BBC Radio Drama Readings Unit welcomes submissions from writers new to radio for their annual series, Opening Lines which is broadcast on BBC Radio 4. 25 more words


Going Deeper Underground

In which The Author assigns a new meaning to the term ‘Baker Day’

When Kenneth Baker was the Secretary of State for Education, between 1986 and 1989, among his other innovations he introduced ‘in-service training’ days for teachers. 4,750 more words


Jeremy Bowen's olive harvest feature fails to offer BBC audiences anything new

As readers are aware, the BBC’s Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen’s audio report titled ‘Olive Wars’ was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on December 7th. 2,393 more words


Did Video kill the Radio star?

Yes, we all know the song “Did video kill the radio star” but is it even true? This post investigates that, but not video, instead let’s use the term TV. 481 more words

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