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BBC Desert Island Discs Archive: Thompson, Hobsbawm and Others

In case you didn’t already know, the BBC have an online archive of past Desert Island Discs programmes. Amongst the 1,500 episodes you’ll find: E P Thompson (from 1991) http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/features/desert-island-discs/castaway/48e09905#p0093yqd Eric Hobsbawm (from 1995) http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/features/desert-island-discs/castaway/767c82de#p0093pss Richard Hoggart (from 1995) http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/features/desert-island-discs/castaway/d6a86f6d#p0093p7j Stuart Hall (from 2000) http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/features/desert-island-discs/castaway/caed0ab9#p0094b6r There are plenty more in the archive too. And you can download and keep them forever!

BBC Radio 3 Landmarks: The Making of the English Working Class

BBC Radio 3 programme, examining E. P. Thompson’s book The Making of the English Working Class, is now available to ‘listen again’ on-line at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01rr8ng