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Woman’s Hour, Radio 4 today

Just back from the BBC studio in Luton where I was asked to contribute to Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. If was all very easy and straightforward – turn up, sound-check, answer a few questions, go home. But it was something…

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The BBC Blog

I was asked this week to write a post for the BBC TV blog. My post on the BBC Blog is now live: http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/tv/posts/The-Ladybird-Books-Story-How-Britain-Got-the-Reading-Bug

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I SO did not say …

Just watched today’s Celebrity Antiques Road Trip Be it known …I SO did not say that I had the world’s largest private collection of Ladybird Books!  They just made that up! Here’s the link to the episode on iPlayer.  The…

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Timeshift – BBC4

Rather belatedly, here’s news of some of the Ladybird Land business I mentioned in my last post. Episode 1. The BBC4 Series Timeshift is going to do a whole long documentary on Ladybird Books! They’ve been getting in touch with…

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Busy busy in Ladybird Land

The normal tranquillity of Ladybird Land has been rather disrupted lately.  For one reason or another, there have been lots of journalists and programme makers looking into the subject.  The main reason seems to be the forthcoming ‘centenary’ of Ladybird. …

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