Radio

Tom Stoppard’s Pink Floyd play gives Radio 2 a dark side

31 August 2013 9:00 am

How many listeners, I wonder, actually tuned in to Darkside as it went out on air on Radio 2, after…

Only Evan Davies can keep his guests in order

24 August 2013 9:00 am

It must have sounded like such a great idea. To gather a group of thinkers, agitators, experts, intellectuals and media…

Kate Chisholm connects to her inner tortoise

17 August 2013 9:00 am

Of course there’s a future for digital radio, it’s just that we’ll probably be listening to it online, or on…

A bearded, medallion-wielding, miniature puppet won’t persuade us to go digital

10 August 2013 9:00 am

Will digital radio ever really take off? We were supposed to be switching over to digital-only reception in 2015 (three…

Lenny Henry’s tear-jerker

3 August 2013 9:00 am

Every so often a programme comes along that completely alters the way you think about something you thought you understood.…

The BBC bows to celebrity

27 July 2013 9:00 am

The licence fee is both a blessing and a curse for the BBC. The clue is in that nickname —…

Radio review: At last! A proper Book at Bedtime

20 July 2013 9:00 am

It had begun to look as if Radio 4’s Book at Bedtime had been taken over by the zealous publicity-hungry…

Radio review: Malcolm Gladwell’s masterclass on listening

13 July 2013 9:00 am

Out and about in Surrey on Sunday I happened upon a scene that could have been played out 77 years…

Radio review: Rambling across Europe and into Asia with Tara Bariana and Clare Balding

6 July 2013 9:00 am

One morning in 1995 Tara Bariana walked out of his house in Walsall and didn’t stop walking until he had…