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.

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.

The BBC at its best on Shakespeare, and remembering Barry Humphries.

Greatness does not always declare itself in torrents of Slavic emotion or Germanic intellectualism

What used to work, and what listeners enjoyed, is no longer the most important consideration for the decision-makers in Radio