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Guardian Review The Story of Music 2

http://www.guardian.co.uk/tv-and-radio/2013/feb/04/howard-goodalls-story-of-music?CMP=twt_fd   Sam Woolaston of part 2 of Howard’s Story of Music.  

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Two for the Price of One

http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2013-02-02/that-week-on-tv-the-joy-of-essex-bbc4-the-story-of-music-bbc2 A first for me, two programmes reviewed in the same piece and both excellent. Waiting for the backlash.

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A Fitfully Beautiful Film

http://www.guardian.co.uk/tv-and-radio/2013/feb/02/wonders-life-brian-cox-tv-review The excellent Phil Hogan slightly befuddled by Jonathan. A quite natural reaction and one we intend.

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The Dabbler Review – The Joy of Essex

http://thedabbler.co.uk/2013/01/review-jonathan-meades-the-joy-of-essex-bbc-four/

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Classical Music on TV re-born

http://www.gramophone.co.uk/blog/the-gramophone-blog/howard-goodalls-the-story-of-music A review of the first episode of Howard Goodall’s Story of Music. Classical Music on TV will never be the same.  

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The Arts Desk Review

http://www.theartsdesk.com/tv/jonathan-meades-joy-essex-bbc-four   Excellent review by the excellent Adam Sweeting  

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The Spectator – Joy of Essex

http://www.spectator.co.uk/arts/television/8834901/ordinary-people-2/ A review of The Joy Of Essex in the Spectator. Not a publication I usually read but for a brief while it has become a dear favourite of mine.  

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A Wild Ride

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/reviews/last-nights-viewing–jonathan-meades-the-joy-of-essex-bbc4-locomotion-dan-snows-history-of-railways-bbc2-8471752.html   The excellent Tom Sutcliffe on The Joy Of Essex.

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Review – Baking v’s The Joy of Essex

http://www.guardian.co.uk/tv-and-radio/2013/jan/30/the-mary-berry-story   Two programmes reviewed – one opportunistic and instantly¬†forgettable, the other ‘Jonathan Meades: The Joy Of Essex’

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The Joy of Essex

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/the-joy-of-essex-in-praise-of-muchmaligned-ancient-county-8467819.html An article by Jonathan Meades describing his experience of Essex -a major revision of a maligned and caricatured county.    

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