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  • World Cup ’66 Live
    • World Cup ’66 Live

      On Saturday 30th July, exactly 50 years after England kicked off against West Germany, TBI with BBC Radio 2 broadcast World Cup ’66 Live from the SSE Arena, Wembley. 
      Drama, music, history and sport combined into a once in a lifetime event as we retold the story of the historic game England football fans will never forget. Told in real time, on an epic theatrical scale, this ground breaking approach[…]

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  • The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away on BBC Radio 4
    • The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away on BBC Radio 4

      The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away is a moving five-part series on BBC Radio 4. Writer and journalist Cole Moreton tells the gripping true story of two teenage boys who fall critically ill at the same time. Despite never having met and both living miles apart, their lives quickly become intertwined, but only one survives. This extraordinary documentary reveals how the ending of one life can miraculously[…]

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  • 2035
    • 2035

      “Good afternoon, wherever you’re listening to us, be that on earth, in the space station, on the surface of Mars, or just at home with a cup of hot miso. Thank you for choosing to stream News Feed First; made in Britain, trusted worldwide and for the last decade, the world’s favourite streaming channel.”

      In a world where the sugar tax is so high that fizzy drinks are no longer produced and[…]

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  • The Life and Death of a Smartphone
    • The Life and Death of a Smartphone

      As part of the BBC’s ‘Make It Digital’ season, Radio 1’s Adele Roberts delved deep into the inner workings of our smartphones exploring the design process and the intricate science behind many of the apps we have come to love. We also heard about the process of mining the materials and the environmental impact it has.
      Listen to the programme here. It will be available for 30 days after broadcast.

  • The Problem of Pain – A Slow Motion Catastrophe
    • The Problem of Pain – A Slow Motion Catastrophe

      We are all living longer, but for many that will mean suffering chronic pain for longer too and it’s estimated that by 2018 the NHS will need an additional £5 billion to deal with such conditions.

      Unlike acute pain – when we stub our toe or stand too close to a fire – chronic pain doesn’t go away and cannot be cured by conventional medicines.
      In this programme Dr Sarah Goldingay from the University[…]

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  • VE Day at 70
    • VE Day at 70

      To celebrate the 70th anniversary, TBI Media with Snappin’ Turtle Productions and Classic FM presented the story of VE Day live from the Royal Albert Hall. Myleene Klass and John Suchet hosted a brilliant night of classic favourites performed by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra under conductor Mike Dixon.  
      Music included Elgar’s Nimrod, Walton’s Spitfire prelude and Fegue and Coates’ Dambusters[…]

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  • 5 Live’s Ballot Box Brigade
    • 5 Live’s Ballot Box Brigade

      5 live’s Ballot Box Brigade was a unique programme where ordinary voters gave a real insight into the 2015 General Election.

      Our select ‘brigade’ of listeners were tasked with recording their views during the campaign and passed judgement on the debates, interviews, policy announcements, and any gaffes that took place in the weeks running up to the election.

      The programme was presented by Jenny[…]

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  • Good Morning Vietnam Revisited
    • Good Morning Vietnam Revisited

      Adrian Cronauer was no ordinary DJ.  When he was on air for Armed Forces Radio in Saigon there was a gun by one of the turntables and every few years the radio station was blown up by the Viet Cong.  Adrian had chosen Vietnam as a posting as he wanted to see the Far East, but by the time he got there in early 1965, this former sleepy French colonial outpost had become a warzone.
      In the late 1970’s[…]

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  • Keep The Home Fires Burning – BBC Radio 2
    • Keep The Home Fires Burning – BBC Radio 2

      Many people have heard of Ivor Novello, due to the music awards that bare his name, but few know the fascinating story of the man himself and the song that made him.

      As part of the BBC’s World War 1 centenary season, Don Black marked 100 years since ‘Keep The Home Fires Burning’ first became popular. A favourite with both those in the trenches and on the home front, it made Novello a fortune. This[…]

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