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The Essay: Shakespeare's Sisters: Fanny Dickens BBC Programme Explorer
Radio is a popular mass medium in almost all countries of the world. It has the maximum outreach. Almost everyone irrespective of economic background can afford to have a radio set. It has the unique characteristic of speed and immediacy. It was thought in that mass education can be achieved through radio broadcasts. In India, the first radio station was established in Bombay in July
The Scientist and the Romantic (BBC Radio 3: The Essay)
Author and former magazine editor David Hepworth discusses the golden age of vinyl and recalls the ceremonies involved in playing records. Part three of a five-part series. Author and former magazine editor David Hepworth reflects on the golden age of the vinyl album and the recent resurgence of interest in this apparently redundant technology. The cassette, the Walkman and the iPod have come and gone but in this time of streaming and digital downloads, the LP is making a comeback. In Part three of this five-part series, David recalls the rituals involved in playing a record.
Leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond, themed across a week - insight, opinion and intellectual surprise. All available episodes total. Upcoming episodes 15 new. Peter Brathwaite's amazing recreations of historical artworks featuring black characters. How the Tsar's finest porcelain became a canvas for revolutionary slogans.