On the podcast. What is the connection between controversial experimental writer Kathy Acker (born in 1944) and bastions of girl power The Spice Girls?
Find out with @hayleycampbell @Joe_Stone_ @graceelenabanks & @GeorginaColby
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This week's Radio 4 Appeal is for the charity Action for Stammering Children (@ascstammering), and is presented by Sir Michael Palin. Find more information, and how to donate, here:
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😂 Think you're funny?
Entries for the 2019 BBC Introducing Radio 4 Comedy Award are now live!
Send us your 5 min comedy entries as we find the next big comedy star…
close midnight Thursday 9th May, Terms and conditions apply.
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Spike Milligan was born 101 years ago today!
Here he is being very naughty and destroying an Australian newscast that's attempting to relay a very important story about stamps in 1971.

RT @bbcideas: What is climate change anxiety and why are more of us suffering from it?

Hold on, could streaming music online actually be worse for the environment than those old-fashioned CDs?

RT @BBC: What can we learn from ancient Greeks about love and gender? 🇬🇷

"I heard he has got a tank..."
@JahDuran investigates the mystery of @AphexTwin.

The Cult of Aphex Twin - find out more:
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Why is Easter a movable feast, why there are two Easter dates and how Easter influenced the calendar we use today.
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Today's is for the charity Action for Stammering Children (@ascstammering), and is presented by Sir Michael Palin. Find more information, and how to donate, here:
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