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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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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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