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BBC Radio 2 Electric Proms

Icon Written by Fred Hart on October 31, 2010 – 20:56

I’ve really enjoyed listening to the Electric Proms nights on BBC Radio 2 this weekend. Radio 2 has always been committed to live music, and the Electric Proms are a really good example of what it does best.

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Interesting Weblinks – 27 September 2010

Icon Written by Fred Hart on September 27, 2010 – 08:00

We are already 4 days away from the beginning of October 2010, and today is the first day of the fourth week back in college.

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Sarah Kennedy Leaves BBC Radio 2

Icon Written by Fred Hart on September 3, 2010 – 13:05

Image: Copyright © Dave Hunt / CC BY-NC-ND Having first joined BBC Radio 2 in 1976, Sarah Kennedy was the last voice heard before the final closedown, before the station switched to 24-hour broadcasting in 1979. After spending a few years presenting various television shows in the 1980s, she rejoined Radio 2 to present a […]

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Is the Country Run by Former Journalists?

Icon Written by Fred Hart on June 10, 2010 – 17:10

Micheal Crick, political editor for BBC Newsnight, posted an article on his blog yesterday asking if the country is run by former journalists.

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We Can’t Hang Anyone Yet!

Icon Written by Fred Hart on May 8, 2010 – 12:27

The last time there was a hung parliament in the UK was in 1996, when John Major lost his absolute majority as a result of by-elections. Before that, there was one in 1977 when Labour’s James Callaghan was forced to form a coalition with the Lib Dems.

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Interesting Weblinks: 12 March 2010

Icon Written by Fred Hart on March 12, 2010 – 08:46

I got this idea from parts of the BBC Blog network; every few weeks they post some general web links to areas of the ‘net they think users would be interested in.

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Radio 2 Changes Evenings

Icon Written by Fred Hart on February 24, 2010 – 16:59

I have just read on the BBC Press Office website about the latest change to Radio 2‘s schedule.

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My Verdict on the Chris Evans Breakfast Show

Icon Written by Fred Hart on January 16, 2010 – 15:51

This week has been quite a massive one for radio – Paul Ross and Gaby Roslin started their new show on BBC London; Richard Bacon started his new show on 5 Live; and Simon Mayo started his new show on Radio 2.

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The Last Week of Waking with Wogan

Icon Written by Fred Hart on December 13, 2009 – 14:00

I write at the start of the last week of Radio 2‘s Wake Up to Wogan. Sir Terry will be leaving the breakfast show after the programme on Friday morning.

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Is Chris Evans the Right Man to Host BBC Radio 2’s Breakfast Show?

Icon Written by Fred Hart on October 10, 2009 – 18:18

It’s been over a month since Sir Terry Wogan announced he will soon be leaving BBC Radio 2‘s breakfast programme. The decision for Chris Evans to be his replacement has been very controversial… but I believe people are being very unfair here.

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