From Our Own Correspondent: A Celebration of Fifty Years of the BBC Radio Programme.

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From Our Own Correspondent

A Celebration of Fifty Years of the BBC Radio Programme

Edited by Tony Grant

[pounds sterling]8.99 Profile Books

ISBN 1861977476

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The flagship BBC radio's World Service programme From Our Own Correspondent gives Britain's most celebrated reporters the chance to describe much more than they can in a normal report: context, history and characters encountered en route. And for the 50th anniversary of the programme Profile collected together the programme's best pieces.

From Our Own Correspondent has been one of BBC's flagship programmes for 50 years. And this book, containing dispatches from all around the world, shows why FOOC, as it is affectionately known, has become such a well-known and much-loved institution. It...

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