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Follow Producer Philippa Geering and Presenter Dr. Keon West, to India, Germany, Senegal and around the UK in their quest to understand different cultural attitudes to nudity. Ride with Producer Gill Davies and Presenter Will Grant in Cuba on the trail of Che Guevara as we mark the 50th anniversary of the Cuban’s death. Return to the…

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Sonia Boyce reassesses the work of her friend and colleague, artist Donald Rodney, and his influence on British black art today. Donald Rodney, considered one of the most exciting talents of his generation in the 1980s and 90s, never lived to fulfil his potential. Now,  Sonia meets some of the people he left behind, and…

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As some of you might already know, we organised a concert of music written for Samuel Pepys by composer Cesare Morelli and performed at Saint Olave Church in London last April. These compositions were interpreted for the first time since Pepys would have played and sung them nearly 300 years ago and the evening was…

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Our BBC Radio 4 programme, Pepys the Musician, exploring the post-diary musical life of Samuel Pepys, features the work of Dionysios on the manuscripts of Pepys’ household musician Cesare Morelli. Here he shares his story of how the documentary came to be and his thoughts about working with Overtone.   Making ‘Pepys the Musician’ Best…

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Thank you….. to everyone who got in touch about our series, Unforgettable on BBC Radio 4. “One of the most original and exciting ideas I’ve heard. Thank you Overtone” “Unforgettable. Pace, tone and the spaces in between. Beautiful” “Brilliant, & yes, #Unforgettable. Can’t wait 4 more”

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Thank you to everybody who emailed such positive comments about our concert of music commissioned by Samuel Pepys.  “Excellent!”, “Wonderfully performed.” , “Fascinating”, “Absolutely superb.” Just some of the messages in our inbox the morning after. Listen here to one of the pieces recorded on the night                      …

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