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Archive on 4, previously The Archive Hour, is a BBC Radio 4 programme which uses audio clips mainly sourced from the BBC Sound Archive to illustrate a different theme in each edition.[1][2]

A variety of guest speakers, often with a connection to the week's subject, present the show.[3]

The programme is broadcast on Saturday evenings at 8pm in the United Kingdom, and is available online via iPlayer, as is an archive of past issues.[3][4]

The first edition of The Archive Hour, presented by Claire Rayner, was broadcast on 11 April 1998. [5] The programme title was changed to Archive on 4 from 3 January 2009. [6]

The programme's BBC Programme Identifier (PID; a unique identifier) is b00hg8dq.[1] For the Archive Hour, it was b006qmtp.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Archive on 4". BBC Online. Retrieved 24 January 2014.
  2. ^ Iqbal, Nosheen (2013-09-06). "Archive on 4 – radio review". The Guardian . Retrieved 24 January 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Archive on 4 - Episode guide". BBC Online. Retrieved 24 January 2014.
  4. ^ "The Archive Hour - Episode guide". BBC Online. Retrieved 24 January 2014.
  5. ^ "BBC Genome Project". The Archive Hour: Frontline Females. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  6. ^ "BBC Genome Project". Archive on 4: The Bow Dialogues. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  7. ^ "The Archive Hour". BBC Online. Retrieved 24 January 2014.

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