For the Love of Radio 4

For the Love of Radio 4 : An Unofficial Companion

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* Who were the original Goons?

* When did I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue first invite us to enjoy `the antidote to panel games'?

* Why do nuclear submarine commanders tune in to Radio 4 every day without fail?

* How accurate are `the pips' on your digital radio?

From Farming Today at sunrise to the gentle strains of `Sailing By' and the Shipping Forecast long after midnight, Radio 4 provides the soundtrack to life for millions of Britons. In For the Love of Radio 4: An Unofficial Companion, Caroline Hodgson celebrates all that's best about the nation's favourite spoken-word station, taking us on a tour through its history, its key personalities and programmes, and countless memorable moments from the archives.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 135 x 204 x 19mm | 270g
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1849536422
  • 9781849536424
  • 268,618

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`Caroline Hodgson's enthusiasm for this radio station ripples through every page.' * The Good Book Guide * `... this unofficial guide to Radio 4 is a delight' -- 2014-12-01 * Living North Magazine * 'a pleasant if slightly anoraky look at Radio 4's history, programmes and presenters' * Yachting Monthly * 'I couldn't resist sticking with it.' * The Spectator * 'For anyone for whom Radio 4 is the mood music of daily life, it's all here' * The Oldie Magazine *
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About Caroline Hodgson

Caroline Hodgson is an author. Pippa Greenwood is the author of 1001 Ideas for Better Gardening and American Horticultural Society Pests and Diseases, and a contributor to BBC Gardeners' World magazine.
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