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  We are delighted to announce a new exciting development for Overtone Productions. As part of our upcoming programme for BBC Radio 4, we are putting on a concert of music written for Samuel Pepys by composer Cesare Morelli, performed again for the first time since Pepys would have played and sung it nearly 300…

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Producer Adam Fowler and Academic Andrey Levitskiy are in Russia right now, recording a programme about religion during the Russian Revolution for BBC World Service. Watch out for A New Church for the Red State, presented by former BBC Moscow correspondent and Religious Affairs correspondent, Caroline Wyatt. The programme will be broadcast in 2017 around the…

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These are exciting times for Overtone. Not only are we expanding and developing new areas of audio productiion, we are also working on fantastic new programmes. We have implemented a new section under our Programmes page, called Upcoming Programmes, where you can, from now on, have a sneak preview of what’s cooking at the Overtone headquarters. To name…

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Overtone is delighted to welcome our new member of staff, the hugely talented and multifaceted, Philippa Geering. Philippa will be making documentaries for Overtone as well as taking a leading role in developing other areas of audio production and training.  When she is not spending three days a week making Overtone even more marvellous, she…

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In Overtone Productions’ series America’s Mosques – A Story of Integration, presenter and travel writer Tharik Hussain asks what role mosques have had in American history and meets Muslims from some of America’s oldest and newest communities. This series, produced for BBC World Service, was shortlisted for the prestigious award by the Association for International Broadcasting…

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  Another two episodes of the popular programme for BBC Radio 4, Conversations on a Bench, are scheduled for October. Started in 2014, this is based on a simple yet very effective idea: as Anna Scott-Brown asks gentle but searching questions, hidden lives of ordinary people come to light. Sharing deep stories, common threads are revealed by…

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