Radio

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Paddy Moloney obituary
Founder and leader of the world-famous traditional Irish music band the Chieftains

Derek Schofield

13, Oct, 2021 @7:19 PM

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The week in audio: Front Row; Add to Playlist; This Cultural Life; White Mischief; A Home of Our Own
Radio 4 reshuffles its cultural offerings, while two new shows look at whiteness and the UK’s crazy property market

Miranda Sawyer

09, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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We’re ready for the awesome weather | Brief letters
Brief letters: Weather | The Archers | Conservative politicians | Lorry drivers | Lasting shoes and glasses

Letters

06, Oct, 2021 @4:58 PM

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Charlotte Higgins on The Archers: car crash carnage and magnificent marrows
Disaster at the wheel, divorce, and impressive vegetables … it’s suddenly all happening in Ambridge

Charlotte Higgins

05, Oct, 2021 @10:58 AM

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The week in audio: Allen Stanford: The Man Who Bought Cricket; Poison; And Away…; Athletico Mince
Take your pick from an amusing spin on how Allen Stanford conned cricket, Jacob Zuma’s fear of being poisoned, and a doubly delightful Bob Mortimer

Miranda Sawyer

02, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Diversity in top media jobs is ‘woeful’, says Ofcom
Recruitment of people of colour and disabled staff into junior roles yet to be replicated at senior level

Jim Waterson Media editor

29, Sep, 2021 @2:23 PM

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Tracey Ullman: ‘I couldn’t tell a joke to save my life. I want to be taken seriously’
The actor and comedian, on Desert Island Discs, tells of her push for non-comic roles and how she stole a note from Kirsty MacColl

Vanessa Thorpe

26, Sep, 2021 @5:15 AM

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The week in audio: No Time to Die; The Music of James Bond; The Sandman: Act 2; Lights Out
In advance of the release of the new James Bond film, the 007 podcasts rush in. Plus an excellent Radio 4 series that’s crying out to be a podcast

Miranda Sawyer

25, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Why can’t Classic FM handle Jimi Hendrix? | Letters
Letters: The radio station’s rigid view of classical music is out of date, argues Meirion Bowen, while Frank Paice applauds Radio 3’s approach and Will Scott finds a link between the rock star and a musician from an earlier era

Letters

24, Sep, 2021 @3:38 PM

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Alma Cullen obituary
Other lives: Writer for stage and radio, and for the popular TV series Inspector Morse

Jane Carter Woodrow

19, Sep, 2021 @5:37 PM

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The week in audio: This Union; Neil Oliver’s Love Letter to the British Isles; Electric Ride UK and more
Radio 4’s season on the state of the UK stumbles over England, while Peter Curran sparks joy on a drive from Land’s End to John o’Groats

Miranda Sawyer

18, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Gender disparity in UK radio report shows minor improvements on 2020
All-female acts make up 20% of the top 50 British artists played, an increase of just 1% from the previous year

Laura Snapes

16, Sep, 2021 @12:20 PM

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