Archive for the ‘audio’ Category

Wow it’s a great time to be a radio and comedy enthusiast. As well as the phenomenal stand-up scene in London at the moment, a quick glance at Radio 4 Extra’s comedy page shows a wealth of BBC comedies going back 40 years, all available on demand. There’s also lots of new programming, including fantastic […]


The BBC’s Dickensian radio spoof Bleak Expectations is being adapted for television, according to the Guardian and others. Obviously this is great news for a fantastic writer and a talented cast, but I’ve got mixed feelings about it – I love Bleak Expectations; it’s one of the funniest shows around – but like Hamish and […]


The Social

25Nov10

It’s almost one in the morning here and I’ve fallen asleep in public twice today so I’ll make this quick. My sis and I will be talking about happiness on tomorrow’s The Social on Pulse Radio. We’ll be featuring some comedians from the LSE comedy night, Mavericks, and you can listen live here. (It’s also […]


Gotta be quick here ‘cos it’s the London Bloggers Meetup tonight, but I just thought I’d mention a double helping of London goodness for you: First up for all you Greenwichers, The Greenwich Podcast has just been launched. Very exciting news and a superb South London complement to the Hackney Podcast (also a goodie). As […]


Another quick one, just before I dash out to watch A Prophet. But I just thought I’d give a quick shout out to a fantastic book for anyone interested in radio. Radio: An Illustrated Guide, by Jessica Abel and Ira Glass follows the This American Life team as they put together one of their programmes. […]