The triumph of Michael Palin’s Book of the Week and the tragedy of Radio 4 comedy
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.
The americanisation of the BBC
What used to work, and what listeners enjoyed, is no longer the most important consideration for the decision-makers in Radio
What is kindness, and is it the highest of virtues?
A show worth the licence fee by itself