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Articles Tagged 'BBC Radio 4'

Julian Clary, Nicholas Parsons, Stephen Fry and David Tennant (in a ‘The West Wing’ T-shirt) (Pic: BBC Radio 4)

David Tennant Owns ‘Just a Minute’

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. Just a Minute is a comedy panel show that started on BBC Radio 4 in 1967. The format is preposterously simple; contestants are […]

Keith Moon and Arthur Darvill

Who’s Who: Who Wants To Hear Arthur Darvill Play Keith Moon?

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. I trust I can rely on your patience and kindness in what is undoubtedly a unique situation. So, yesterday […]

JK Rowling

J.K. Rowling Takes Over BBC Radio 4’s ‘Woman’s Hour’

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 own Power List, and asked them to help provide fresh insights into the idea of […]

Benedict Cumberbatch as Rumpole

LISTEN: Benedict Cumberbatch In BBC Radio 4’s ‘Rumpole’

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 straight out of the pages of a cherished series of books. No, not Sherlock […]