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    • And Now on Radio 4

    • By: Simon Elmes
    • Narrated by: Nigel Anthony
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Abridged
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    The wonderful history-cum-guide answers these and many other questions about the irreplaceable world of Radio 4. Released to mark the station's 40th anniversary it's essential listening for every devotee.

    Regular price: $12.39

    • Hello Again

    • By: Simon Elmes
    • Narrated by: Simon Elmes
    • Length: 15 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    14 November, 2012 marks the 90th anniversary of the BBC's first-ever broadcast and the beginning of the British love affair with radio. This fascinating book takes as its starting point those early, tentative programmes broadcast from Marconi House on the Strand, and follows the story of those magical radio voices through the years of economic depression, war and austerity, to the swinging 60s and up to the digital era. Above all, it celebrates the great, the forgotten and the notorious voices of radio from the last nine decades, and the programmes they made famous.

    Regular price: $25.81