Monthly Archives: April 2015

My life in the Bush of ghosts

Yesterday, thanks to the kindness of Wanda Petrusewicz in remembering me, I was able to look inside Bush House, straddling Aldwych and the Strand in London. It was the home of the BBC World Service from 1941 until 2012, and … Continue reading

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CoolPlay for MacOS X

What is CoolPlay? A Coldplay tribute band? Well, yes it is – but it’s also a piece of Windows audio play out software written for BBC News between 2000 and 2010. At its simplest, it allows you to load audio … Continue reading

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Updated list of BBC network radio URLs

Updated April 2016 to include BBC local radio streams The BBC has changed the way it streams a lot of its radio stations on the internet. You can read more about the changes on the BBC Blog. One upshot of … Continue reading

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