Kate Chisholm

Identity crisis | 27 October 2016

Plus: the BBC World Service announces the winners of this year’s international playwriting competition

You may not listen to them every year. Or even to every lecture in the current series. But the survival of the annual Reith Lectures on Radio 4 from the old days of the Home Service and Radio 3 (they were established in 1948 to honour what Reith had done for the corporation) is crucial to the existence of the BBC.

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