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On the back of the overwhelming success of Conversations on a Bench in Manchester, we are thrilled to announce two more editions of Conversations on a Bench (Presenter Anna Scott-Brown, Producer Adam Fowler) for BBC Radio 4. First, we head to Edinburgh, with a commissioned poem by Janette Ayachi. The programme will air this Sunday 22nd October @ 4.30pm, repeated Saturday 28th October @ 11.30 p.m. Janette…

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We would like to thank you all for the great response to the first programme in the current series of Conversations on a Bench that took place in Manchester, with a commissioned poem by Andrew McMillan. We are as always absolutely delighted to read your comments! More Conversations are in the pipeline so do tune in… Your feedback… From…

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A New Church for the Red State Presenter Caroline Wyatt, Producer Adam Fowler. On the BBC World Service from 21st October @ various times on World Service Radio until 25th October, and online. One hundred years ago, the Russian Revolution of 1917 brought a radical political change. But at the same time, a lesser-known group of religious reformers…

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As part of Overtone’s ‘Octoberfest’, Lines of Resistance, explores how women – particularly women of colour – have pushed back against the poetry establishment to create their own literary narratives. Make sure you tune in tomorrow! Presenter Bridget Minamore, Producer Matthew Teller, first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Sunday 15th October @ 4.30 p.m., repeated…

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In case you’ve missed the broadcast of Che Today and St Pancras Pianos, both programmes are now available on iPlayer. Click on the links below for your chance to catch up with these explorative documentaries. Che Today Presenter Will Grant, Producer Gill Davies on BBC World Service. First broadcast on 3rd October 2017. iPlayer: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csvp6g This year…

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BBC Radio 4 at 9am and 9.30pm, August 29th: in the first programme of the latest series of Overtone’s Conversations on a Bench, Anna Scott-Brown talks to people who stop to sit beside her on a bench next to Manchester’s gay village, in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena bombing. Throughout the programme, a specially commissioned…

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