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BBC Radio 4

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Joined on March 12, 2009

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We looked inside some of the tweets by @BBCRadio4 and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
20 minutes
Average replies
3
Average retweets
5
Average likes
13
Tweets with photos
10 / 100
Tweets with videos
5 / 100
Tweets with links
0 / 100

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86. in country United Kingdom and category Media

884. in country United Kingdom

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We have all heard of Billericay in Essex (hello, Gavin and Stacey) but there were other Billericays in Kent, Wiltshire and Somerset. The word means tanning house, where the tanning of leather hides was done.

When commercial television arrived in the mid-1950s, brands had to adapt to the new medium, while the 1970s saw the likes of directors Alan Parker and Ridley Scott bringing a cinematic flair to the industry. Here are five incredible archive adverts. 📺

"For the first time in its 34 year history, London is the first of the major fashion weeks to go fur-free." https://bbc.in/2DQ4Iu8  #LFW

Non-menstrual related TSS is actually more common in the UK than menstrual-related, which means it can also affect men and children. Here three people – none of whom contracted it via tampons – share their experiences of this incredibly rare infection.

Nine comedy podcasts to make your commute more bearable.

The internet was once a haven for freaks, geeks and weirdos, but now that everyone has poured into the same digital space, has it too been gentrified? And if it has… where can people go? https://bbc.in/2E7rVJQ  (@aleksk)

What can you do to ready yourself for the inevitable global calamity and ensuing chaos that may be only a tweet away?

What’s it like to be attacked at a @RealDonaldTrump rally? 
Reporter @BBCBlindGazza was there.
(includes some swearing).

https://bbc.in/2DSwoyL 
#BeyondToday

What’s it like to be attacked at a @RealDonaldTrump rally? Reporter @BBCBlindGazza was there. (includes some swearing). https://bbc.in/2DSwoyL  #BeyondToday

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Nominations for the 2019 Food and Farming Awards are now open! You have until midnight tonight (February 18) to cast your vote. 🚜🐄

Anorexia almost claimed the life of 18-year-old Lara Rebecca, but her story of recovery two years later has attracted a massive audience.

This is what it's like to be detained in hospital against your will to treat a severe mental health problem.

You will have heard of palm oil – but do you really know why? Possibly the things that come to mind are orangutans and deforestation. In this programme, @SheilaDillon delves into the complicated world of palm oil...

Alex's partner was the first woman jailed for coercive and controlling behaviour in the UK. Now he's trying to fight the stigma around male domestic abuse.

"I’m at the extreme end of the fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants brigade." @AnnCleeves, Shetland and Vera writer, on how she plots her books. https://bbc.in/2DCvJkz  #desertislanddiscs

"I’m at the extreme end of the fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants brigade." @AnnCleeves, Shetland and Vera writer, on how she plots her books. https://bbc.in/2DCvJkz  #desertislanddiscs

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The Japanese carmaker Honda is set to announce the closure of its Swindon plant in 2022, putting 3,500 jobs at risk, sources say.

Shamima Begum, the schoolgirl who fled London to join the Islamic State group in Syria, has told the BBC that she wants the UK's forgiveness.

Are we facing a distraction crisis? And if we are, what can we do about it? Rhys Jones meets some of the people who are finding ways to focus our minds.

In Living Room at 4pm, John Grindrod reflects on the influential 1961 report Homes for Today and Tomorrow and how past efforts to improve housing space standards can shed light on the present crisis.

You'll love this, @BBCTheArchers...

The moment when Patrick Stewart (@SirPatStew) told @AliPlumb's #R1Movies that he's a #thearchers fan – a lovely surprise for his co-star, Angus Imrie, who voices Josh! 🚜🎧

You'll love this, @BBCTheArchers... The moment when Patrick Stewart (@SirPatStew) told @AliPlumb's #R1Movies that he's a #thearchers fan – a lovely surprise for his co-star, Angus Imrie, who voices Josh! 🚜🎧

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We have all heard of Billericay in Essex (hello, Gavin and Stacey) but there were other Billericays in Kent, Wiltshire and Somerset. The word means tanning house, where the tanning of leather hides was done.

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