Michael Henderson

Michael Hendersonhas written for many years about sport and the arts for The Times, Guardian, Observer, Daily Telegraph, Spectator and New Statesman. He was the Telegraph cricket correspondent.

Paintings are appreciated best when there are few people around to spoil the view

Mariana Spring is back, with another series to set the songbirds a-twitter

Some weeks there are comedians and groovy journalists — others it’s groovy journalists and comedians

Radio 3 maintains its course towards self-destruction

Radio 4 celebrates the limited talents of Joni Mitchell

The triumph of Michael Palin’s Book of the Week and the tragedy of Radio 4 comedy

On one tumultuous day, eleven men in strawberry-jam shirts wore crowns

BBC on the Black Country and on the passing of Michael Parkinson

On BBC radio’s preoccupation with Americans and identity politics.

BBC Radio 4 attempts to resurrect fallen literary figures.