London Olympics

Five Great British World Records

2012 is the year in which the Olympics come to London, and naturally, as with any major sporting event, talk has already turned to the world records which could be broken. The fastest run, the longest throw, the biggest hop, that kind …

The ‘Wait, Wait’ is Almost Over, Over

(OPENING MUSIC)

ANGLOPHENIA HOST #1: If Anglophenia had a radio presence, we imagine it might sound something like a combination of the BBC (obviously) and National Public Radio, a sort of transatlantic sensibility tempered by a transcontinental sense …

Elbow To Record (Another) Olympian Anthem

Elbow should be a band who are well used to creating a sense of drama, which is probably why they have been chosen to provide a new song for the BBC coverage of the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Girls Aloud Out Of The Running For The Olympics

You may remember a short while ago we reported on the rumor that Girls Aloud would be reforming to celebrate their 10-year anniversary as an astonishing pop group, by appearing at the opening ceremony for the 2012 Olympic Games in …