Big Ben's Chimes

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Omnibus20150101 (BBC7)
20150102 (BBC7)

Ian McMillan pays affectionate tribute to the sound of Big Ben's New Year chimes.

Made for 4 Extra. The poet Ian McMillan pays affectionate tribute to the sound of Big Ben's New Year chimes on BBC Radio over the past nine decades.

Omnibus20150101 (BBC7)
20150102 (BBC7)

Ian McMillan pays affectionate tribute to the sound of Big Ben's New Year chimes.

Made for 4 Extra. The poet Ian McMillan pays affectionate tribute to the sound of Big Ben's New Year chimes on BBC Radio over the past nine decades.

01First Broadcast20140101 (BBC7)
20141231 (BBC7)

A new poem by Ian McMillan celebrates exactly 90 years since Big Ben first heralded the New Year on BBC Radio.

01First Broadcast20140101 (BBC7)
20141231 (BBC7)

A new poem by Ian McMillan celebrates exactly 90 years since Big Ben first heralded the New Year on BBC Radio.

02Big Ben Seizes Up20131227

Ian McMillan's poem recalls the day the chimes kept going 'clonk' when Big Ben seized up.

Ian McMillan's new poem recalls the day the chimes kept going 'clonk' when Big Ben seized up in the icy winter.

02Big Ben Seizes Up20131227

Ian McMillan's poem recalls the day the chimes kept going 'clonk' when Big Ben seized up.

Ian McMillan's new poem recalls the day the chimes kept going 'clonk' when Big Ben seized up in the icy winter.

03Big Ben As An Icon Of Britain20131228

Ian McMillan's poem pays tribute to the chimes familiar across the globe on BBC Radio.

Archive recordings and a new poem by Ian McMillan pay tribute to the chimes of Big Ben, familiar across the globe on BBC Radio.

03Big Ben As An Icon Of Britain20131228

Ian McMillan's poem pays tribute to the chimes familiar across the globe on BBC Radio.

Archive recordings and a new poem by Ian McMillan pay tribute to the chimes of Big Ben, familiar across the globe on BBC Radio.

03New Year In War Time2013123120141231 (BBC7)

Ian McMillan's new poem imagines allied troops in World War II, listening out for the New Year chimes of Big Ben on BBC Radio.

03New Year In War Time2013123120141231 (BBC7)

Ian McMillan's new poem imagines allied troops in World War II, listening out for the New Year chimes of Big Ben on BBC Radio.

04Big Ben - Good News2013123020141231 (BBC7)

Archive recordings and a new poem by Ian McMillan reflect on Big Ben's chimes on BBC Radio during pivotal moments in history.

04Big Ben - Good News2013123020141231 (BBC7)

Archive recordings and a new poem by Ian McMillan reflect on Big Ben's chimes on BBC Radio during pivotal moments in history.

04Big Ben As Beating Heart2013122920141231 (BBC7)

Ian McMillan's poem pays tribute to the hope-inspiring chimes of Big Ben throughout WWII.

Ian McMillan's new poem pays moving tribute to the hope-inspiring chimes of Big Ben on BBC Radio throughout World War II.

Ian McMillan's new poem pays moving tribute to the hope-inspiring chimes of Big Ben on BBC Radio throughout World War II.

04Big Ben As Beating Heart2013122920141231 (BBC7)

Ian McMillan's poem pays tribute to the hope-inspiring chimes of Big Ben throughout WWII.

Ian McMillan's new poem pays moving tribute to the hope-inspiring chimes of Big Ben on BBC Radio throughout World War II.

Ian McMillan's new poem pays moving tribute to the hope-inspiring chimes of Big Ben on BBC Radio throughout World War II.

05Big Ben - Good News20131230

Ian McMillan's new poem reflects on Big Ben's chimes during pivotal moments in history.

Archive recordings and a new poem by Ian McMillan reflect on Big Ben's chimes on BBC Radio during pivotal moments in history.

05Big Ben - Good News20131230

Ian McMillan's new poem reflects on Big Ben's chimes during pivotal moments in history.

Archive recordings and a new poem by Ian McMillan reflect on Big Ben's chimes on BBC Radio during pivotal moments in history.

05Big Ben As An Icon Of Britain2013122820141231

Archive recordings and a new poem by Ian McMillan pay tribute to the chimes of Big Ben, familiar across the globe on BBC Radio.

05Big Ben As An Icon Of Britain2013122820141231

Archive recordings and a new poem by Ian McMillan pay tribute to the chimes of Big Ben, familiar across the globe on BBC Radio.

06Big Ben Seizes Up2013122720141231

Ian McMillan's new poem recalls the day the chimes kept going 'clonk' when Big Ben seized up in the icy winter.

06Big Ben Seizes Up2013122720141231

Ian McMillan's new poem recalls the day the chimes kept going 'clonk' when Big Ben seized up in the icy winter.

06New Year In War Time20131231

Ian McMillan's poem imagines allied troops listening out for Big Ben's New Year chimes.

Ian McMillan's new poem imagines allied troops in World War II, listening out for the New Year chimes of Big Ben on BBC Radio.

06New Year In War Time20131231

Ian McMillan's poem imagines allied troops listening out for Big Ben's New Year chimes.

Ian McMillan's new poem imagines allied troops in World War II, listening out for the New Year chimes of Big Ben on BBC Radio.

07 LASTFirst Broadcast20140101 (BBC7)

Ian McMillan celebrates exactly 90 years since Big Ben first heralded New Year on radio.

A new poem by Ian McMillan celebrates exactly 90 years since Big Ben first heralded the New Year on BBC Radio.

07 LASTFirst Broadcast20140101 (BBC7)

Ian McMillan celebrates exactly 90 years since Big Ben first heralded New Year on radio.

A new poem by Ian McMillan celebrates exactly 90 years since Big Ben first heralded the New Year on BBC Radio.