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‘Men About the House’ at the BBC Radio Theatre

Icon Written by Fred Hart on April 24, 2014 – 16:33

Since our Radio Production Students’ Day Out in February, I’ve signed up to the BBC Audience mailing list, getting news of shows/performances at BBC venues across the UK – including the BBC Radio Theatre in London W1.

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Decriminalising Non-Payment of the TV Licence Fee

Icon Written by Fred Hart on March 8, 2014 – 10:33

£145.50 a year works out as £12 a month: the BBC is very good value for money.

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A Short Trip to London

Icon Written by Fred Hart on February 23, 2014 – 12:27

Friday was the final day of the University of Gloucestershire’s first Media School Festival and the day of the Radio Production students’ visit to London for tours Broadcasting House, Radio 2 and 6 Music.

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Media School Festival!

Icon Written by Fred Hart on February 17, 2014 – 22:54

This week at uni: a week of lectures. It’s the Media School Festival this week, which means the university’s media department has organised lots of guest lectures from industry speakers.

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100 Years Ago

Icon Written by Fred Hart on January 6, 2014 – 23:55

Apparently, today was Blue Monday in the UK. Not for me it wasn’t! Anyway… Just thought I’d point you in the direction of BBC Radio 3 this week. They’re in the middle of their Music on the Brink series.

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Cheltenham Literature Festival 2013: Nick Robinson – Live from Downing Street

Icon Written by Fred Hart on October 17, 2013 – 12:08

Those who know me well know that I am a keen follower of politics – something I became interested in during my time at Cirencester College, when shortly after the 2010 election, my journalism lecturer spent quite a bit of time explaining how the political system works, what people mean when they talk about “left” […]

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What’s Up At Radio 2?

Icon Written by Fred Hart on October 17, 2012 – 19:21

It seems that something my be up at BBC Radio 2. In the space of 2 days, 2 presenter changes have been announced at a time of year they wouldn’t normally mess with the schedules (they usually do it in April, probably to correspond with the start/end of the financial year). A couple of days […]

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Cheltenham Literature Festival: Jeremy Vine – It’s All News To Me

Icon Written by Fred Hart on October 14, 2012 – 10:54

Its not often that I’m away from home on a Saturday night, but this weekend I spent an extra night at my house in Cheltenham in order to go to the Cheltenham Literature Festival.

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Cheltenham Literature Festival: Meet the Controller: Q&A Session with Gwyneth Williams, Controller of BBC Radio 4 and 4 Extra

Icon Written by Fred Hart on October 8, 2012 – 18:09

As I think most people involved in radio will know, listeners of BBC Radio 4 are extremely loyal to the station and the shows they listen to – about 10 million listeners tune in to an average of 12 hours each week – but Radio 4 listeners can not stand change.

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Good Weather, the Olympics and A Weekend with the Family…

Icon Written by Fred Hart on July 30, 2012 – 00:13

We’ve finally had a week of good weather: temperatures most days this week reached the high 20s (we’re talking Celsius here, you understand – not Fahrenheit. 20°C is 68°F – and 20°F is about -6.7°C. Thanks to Google for helping me with that).

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