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The Envy of the World

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Culture's Not for Us. In the last of three documentaries charting the history of the Third Programme and Radio 3, Humphrey Carpenter investigates the impact of the 1969 announcement that the Third
Programme would be abolished, and examines the changing sound of the programmes. Some of the Third's most famous voices - including
Richard Baker , Cormac Rigby and Tom Crowe - reflect on changing styles behind the microphone. And former controllers including Harman Grisewood , Stephen Hearst , Ian Mcintyre and John Drummond consider two questions which have provoked much debate over the past 50 years: what is the role of a cultural radio network, and who are its listeners? Repeat

Contributors

Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Richard Baker
Unknown: Cormac Rigby
Unknown: Tom Crowe
Unknown: Harman Grisewood
Unknown: Stephen Hearst
Unknown: Ian McIntyre
Unknown: John Drummond

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The Envy of the World

BBC Radio 3, 7 August 1997 22.45






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