Remember the letters between wartime sweethearts Bessie Moore and Chris Barker that Sherlock co-stars Louise Brealey and Benedict Cumberbatch read out, first for Letters Live and then for BBC Radio 4?
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This Monday (February 9), David Tennant will make his debut in a radio institution, and if preliminary reports are to be believed, will more than walk away with his head held high.
Bear with me, in order to write about this particular BBC Radio 4 audio presentation, there may be an excessive use of the word who—up there in the headline, for example. This is unavoidable, given the circumstances.
Remember a few days ago there were those enigmatic tweets from BBC Radio 4 about Benedict Cumberbatch being in their recording studios, and drinking mint tea? Well his reason for being there has just been announced.
Oh now here’s an enticing thought: the prospect of Sherlock and the Tenth Doctor appearing in the same place and the same time, and it’s back in the era of Jane Austen.
The BBC Radio 4 show Woman’s Hour is being taken over this week with fresh ideas and input from some of the strongest female voices in British culture. The production team has thrown open the welcome mat to five women from their …
This week, Benedict Cumberbatch has been putting that marvellous voice of his to good use by returning to a part that he has made his own over the past few years. He’s a campaigner for justice, a much-loved literary hero jumping …
Yeah, yeah, so there were some BAFTA nominations earlier on, and some film stars might win some trophies. But did you notice who had been cruelly overlooked?