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Today, a big shout-out to all the reviewers of our second series of Unforgettable. We are overwhelmed by the feedback from the press so far, thank you! And in case you missed the series last week, you can tune in to the BBC4 iPlayer. Enjoy! “If proof were needed that radio will survive the onslaught of…

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We are delighted to introduce Overtone’s latest recruit, Candace Wilson. The very talented Candace is joining the team to work part-time for Overtone as an Assistant Producer. She’s assisted on OBs and facilitated band recordings for live radio sessions. After spending two years working in music radio at Virgin Radio UK, Candace has made the…

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‘The Story of Things’ is a podcast series hosted by the University of York. Experts in their field discuss how we understand the world around us and what researchers and communities are doing to improve our environment, culture, health and wellbeing. Series One and Two are supported by the York Festival of Ideas and presented…

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We are overjoyed to reveal that we will be part of this year’s Telling Tales International Film & Audio Documentary Festival! Our programme “The Art of Now: Return to Catalonia” has been selected and will be part of an amazing lineup of non-fiction cinema and audio documentaries. The Overtone team are also excited to partake in a Q&A session after…

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Fifty years on, through archive material and first-hand testimonies, Afua Hirsch looks back on the Nigerian- Biafran War, the images of its famine, and their legacy in Britain. If one word ruptured the early optimism felt in Britain for its ex-colonies, it was Biafra. Pictures of black children with distended bellies, headlines like ‘Land of…

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In case you missed the broadcast of Humiliation last Sunday, we are pleased to announce that the programme is now available on BBC iPlayer via this link. It will shortly be available on our Soundcloud channel as well.

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