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Your friendly lockdown companion - documentaries, news, comedy and drama (plus the National Short Story Award), all in the @bbcsounds app.

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Short documentaries about our visions of the future https://t.co/vLzRxCVKgzMarch 2020 📅 Supermarket shelves were bare, restaurants closed, schools & workplaces shut ❌ Around the world, peo… https://t.co/tAPDJvLLOrToday's #R4Appeal is for InterAct Stroke Support @InterActStroke, presented by Bill Paterson. https://t.co/phA5pxN1gW
9/27
2020
T.S. Eliot was born on this day in 1888 @BBCInOurTime | @BBCSounds https://t.co/vs6oeACIZc https://t.co/O2VON954ZuSean Walsh rejected conventional cancer treatments and put his faith in a vegan diet, cannabis oil, coffee enemas a… https://t.co/UgGOVcbH1HEnergy companies stand accused of trying to downplay their contribution to global warming. 🎧… https://t.co/nAWCYkVZQ3Greg Jenner goes back to the 12th century to meet the feared conqueror, Genghis Khan. https://t.co/1Yz5zkdEhFA tap of the thumb is all it takes to ruin someone's reputation https://t.co/M94SiVBOgzHe was the statesman who dominated the politics of Athens for thirty years, the so-called Age of Pericles, when the… https://t.co/oKZcGN1ofi @NickiKelly @lucyportercomic trueHere's your Saturday sorted: become a Bartók expert. 11 fascinating and varied programmes about his life and music… https://t.co/duEcGah7eUAn in-depth analysis of the UK's decade of austerity https://t.co/O9vzZguPH9
9/26
2020
FOOD + MOOD 🍤 😃 🍝 😨 https://t.co/xoYj54brwPAlan Minter 17 August 1951 - 9 September 2020 https://t.co/TfgNFhx0yO https://t.co/1BdllzuYc6Topical satire like you've never heard it before. From the mind of @jonholmes1 https://t.co/tELcTNpO87The woman who, come November, could be "just a heartbeat away" from the US presidency. https://t.co/c70XOM1O6OHere's a treat from this morning's @BBCR4Today programme https://t.co/IGSMZpZJPTA new way to access impossible classical riches from @BBCRadio3 https://t.co/OYGTaWDfoqMarch 2020 📅 Supermarket shelves were bare, restaurants closed, schools & workplaces shut ❌ Around the world, peo… https://t.co/TkBVfQCtKSAll you need to know about the @WomansHour Power List 2020 #whpowerlist https://t.co/WSUwa6ujNwAnalysing the complex decisions over who should get a Covid-19 vaccine https://t.co/JEdqLKaHg3With an ever greater demand for more housing we look at current trends in house-building & how developers could be… https://t.co/9zRlybPasWWhat we found out when Joe Wicks spoke to the superstar perfumer. https://t.co/DtklNNL2HB
9/25
2020
Congratulations to Mercury Prize winner... Michael Kiwanuka for his phenomenal, soul-sizzling third album KIWANUK… https://t.co/951GBZQ2lR
Retweeted by BBC Radio 4Sean Walsh rejected conventional cancer treatments and put his faith in a vegan diet, cannabis oil, coffee enemas a… https://t.co/rTCDVImbbM"Perhaps a normal person would be angry, but what I feel now is a pressing need to dispose of the body" My Sister… https://t.co/HHxgwVEumxToday's #R4Appeal is for the charity Create @Createcharity, presented by comedian and actress @IsySuttie. https://t.co/BzWMkOqJdSLloyds Bank and Barclaycard have been writing to customers telling them to cut up their cards and pay off any outst… https://t.co/BkJOooUCZZThousands of British expats living in the EU have been told their bank accounts are being closed. https://t.co/plFrz5uiACHe died aged 23. False Hope? Alternative Cancer Cures is a three-part investigative series into the death of the y… https://t.co/PknCtE8FqNHe also used thermography, heat images of the body, which are promoted by some as an alternative to conventional sc… https://t.co/bFzozwsTAMSean's girlfriend discusses how they got caught up in a world of alternative cancer therapies. https://t.co/DOKWWoE12hSean Walsh was 20 when he found out his cancer was back. He turned down chemotherapy for a vegan diet, cannabis oil… https://t.co/Yqq6pSAbjM"This talk of six months is criminal... it's just nonsense." The founder of food chains Pret & Itsu Julian Metcalf… https://t.co/Uu7ENs4jxz
Retweeted by BBC Radio 4How do teachers feel about being back at school? https://t.co/xtslyRibgtOnce a week during lockdown the musicians of the various wonderful BBC orchestras have been assembling online to pl… https://t.co/Mk6f7JjLpI10 things we learned from @BernardineEvari's Desert Island Discs https://t.co/cbgPX9CmWmBrrrrrr indeed! ❄ ❄ https://t.co/qKs55lqfX1We're planning a lovely celebration of our friend Nicholas Parsons https://t.co/w2oFh7Z27SModelling the spread of Covid-19. https://t.co/HnA6VeKO45The woman who, come November, could be "just a heartbeat away" from the US presidency. https://t.co/J3xjboBfqnTwenty-five years on from the largest domestic terror incident in American history, journalist @Leah_Sottile invest… https://t.co/RqWIWF29XbEnergy companies stand accused of trying to downplay their contribution to global warming. 🎧… https://t.co/Q5853bdHKC @BBCNews A fascinating hour in the Harold Evans archives @raziaiqbal | @BBCSounds https://t.co/ZBOxeO9awhListen to Julian Metcalfe's Pret a Manger coronavirus outburst, from the World at One on Radio 4… https://t.co/HICRqS7gguSir Harold Evans' obituary, from @BBCNews https://t.co/Q0xA1bL7j8Sir Harold Evans 28 June 1928 - 23 September 2020 https://t.co/jhxqoe6oKe
9/24
2020
Hold on, why is there no pyramid emoji? An oversight of some kind? Who do we speak to? @greg_jenner's pyramid chat… https://t.co/5pr11boMpfListen to Julian Metcalfe's Pret a Manger coronavirus outburst, from the World at One on Radio 4… https://t.co/MxsHnyjOWqHow do teachers feel about being back at school? @thequeenmehreen has been listening to their stories The Secret… https://t.co/bLWRi4e2VlOne third of Poland's counties have declared themselves LGBT-free zones https://t.co/IPYPBrcwlp"Four 99s, please. One with a flake, one with two flakes, one with raspberry sauce, one with nothing" https://t.co/BJWO6BSUzE"This talk of six months is criminal... it's just nonsense." The founder of food chains Pret & Itsu Julian Metcalf… https://t.co/Uu7ENs4jxz🚗 Do you own a car? What's the boot like? @BBCSounds | https://t.co/oiWwYN0bBB🌺 Are you plant blind? 🍃 Do you have Nature Deficit Disorder? A @BBCideas film https://t.co/cXhyFWqt78Blood Lands is a true story | Download all five parts on @BBCSounds https://t.co/ggP4Y1ZmWhIf you’re a serving or former member of the Armed Forces we’d love to hear your money questions and experiences on… https://t.co/vzgN9LXrB2
Retweeted by BBC Radio 4Sean Walsh rejected conventional cancer treatments and put his faith in a vegan diet, cannabis oil, coffee enemas a… https://t.co/l4GOgpVm8OAre you late for work? https://t.co/ON2mGmI6ahFOOD + MOOD 🍤 😃 🍝 😨 https://t.co/0054Ag5dyO
9/23
2020
Sean Walsh rejected conventional cancer treatments and put his faith in a vegan diet, cannabis oil, coffee enemas a… https://t.co/xQErcda2VF🚄 Interrailing with Ruth Jones - It's Fortunately! (and Jane talks about leaving Woman's Hour!) @FiFiGlover and… https://t.co/9stVflYs7OIt's been six months since lockdown was introduced - what have we learned about Covid-19? https://t.co/DTjskdOaqyWhat we found out when Joe Wicks spoke to the superstar perfumer. https://t.co/KWa0Hk7ZgkEx-teacher Mehreen Baig quizzes her cohort of anonymous teachers who're back in school. https://t.co/N8oIzxJ66s @raziaiqbal @BBCSounds @BBCNews "This is a big deal. This is an emergency AmeriCast" - @Maitlis and @BBCJonSopel co… https://t.co/hR6s8U559HListen now for the latest updates https://t.co/ww1nUlwrJ0The PM has announced new Covid measures in England that could last for 6 months. https://t.co/YY9ViWjs7LThe prize-winning author shares stories and her castaway tracks https://t.co/uWKsTd4eKDListen back later here 👇 https://t.co/nEUni18mIWCan your business survive tighter Covid restrictions? LIVE NOW 🔴 #youandyours https://t.co/ww1nUlwrJ0🔍 @BBCWomansHour has launched the search for its #whpowerlist - looking for 30 women making a significant contribut… https://t.co/SIQRCACT5U
Retweeted by BBC Radio 4Listen back to the full programme https://t.co/PgsNSc8ZAEDoes two couples going out for dinner count as "an unnecessary link between households", @MishalHusain asks Michael… https://t.co/YpfujRWRqS
Retweeted by BBC Radio 4People in England should work from home if they can, Michael Gove told @BBCr4today. "If you are in a Covid-secure… https://t.co/lDo528WQEd
9/22
2020
Hold on, why is there no pyramid emoji? An oversight of some kind? Who do we speak to? @greg_jenner's pyramid chat… https://t.co/hPLOIKirCq"Perhaps a normal person would be angry, but what I feel now is a pressing need to dispose of the body" My Sister… https://t.co/C6gWGScK4Z @jessmkrjy Now that would be amazing. But would you get a word in edge-wise?"Four 99s, please. One with a flake, one with two flakes, one with raspberry sauce, one with nothing" https://t.co/oy7e4A9EtB @GBowl68 Now that would be interesting!Presenters host a radio gathering with a twist - all their guests are from beyond the grave, long-time heroes broug… https://t.co/dKnHG8RxH9Which three famous people from the past would you bring back for a dinner party? 🍽️ 1.............................… https://t.co/ORPTSs9GdzEvery concert in this @BBCProms thread, including all the classics from the archive, is available for download on… https://t.co/PiZN5YnzPzLearn about the composer of The Planets https://t.co/YLZI4Ya0cmDownload Rachel Clarke's reading of her Dear Life on @BBCSounds. Episode 1 is available now… https://t.co/DxCgtVjEpnJim's fascinating interview with Georgina Mace is on @BBCSounds https://t.co/5AOLo5HrXf https://t.co/8OjbsuDPMjSuperheroes on the radio! https://t.co/P7vgQDf6UyA deliciously unsettling short story series set in a hotel in The Fens 🏨 Listen/download/subscribe:… https://t.co/BqAcClZaeJ @BBC6Music 1. 2. Nina Simone 3. Handel 4. Thelonious Monk 5. Jimi Hendrix 6. Kathleen Ferrier Who would you want at your table?How did Professor Sarah Gilbert and her Oxford team get so far, so fast in developing a vaccine against Covid-19?… https://t.co/exgNIO6Lj0Live on @BBCSounds, a #Covid-19 briefing from England's chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty and the UK's s… https://t.co/jTG0gREowV
9/21
2020
Fish fingers in sailor's uniforms. Also sailors with fish fingers for fingers. Seriously. Very upsetting.. https://t.co/wwATUBWbh9 @i_am_softlad Sorry, we've only got novelty bottle openers left. Send SAE.Today's #R4Appeal is for the charity Create @Createcharity, presented by comedian and actress @IsySuttie. https://t.co/x7FZkG1S7h🐧 Was Club Penguin a big deal in your house? https://t.co/sZe3pNPiPj (Content warning: includes penguins. And puffles)✅ Real life experiences ✅ Unmediated conversations ✅ Four young people ✅ A different moral dilemma weekly This is… https://t.co/stQopl6JqNHow do teachers feel about being back at school? @thequeenmehreen has been listening to their stories The Secret… https://t.co/4VUnOupK4n"FIGHT IN THE STREETS, INDOORS OR OUTDOORS. VANQUISH CHICKENS. COMMUNE INVISIBLY WITH YOUR FRIDGE" @JonHolmes1's T… https://t.co/YIOdB7ZgMiResearch shows that 20% of the population find it hard to be punctual. https://t.co/3Yi3lUg3Zz🌺 Are you plant blind? 🍃 Do you have Nature Deficit Disorder? A @BBCideas film https://t.co/8s71a3DjpK
9/20
2020

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