Radio silence

I had a joyful hour last night, listening to a BBC Radio 4 documentary on silence, presented by Lucy Powell.  It was called "Shhhhhhh" and as the promotional notes said, "examining the nature of silence might not seem the most obvious thing to do on the radio, the medium most wholly given over to noise … Continue reading Radio silence

It’s courtesy to listen

I've just heard the kind of programme that reaffirms why I love radio as my medium of choice - and why I love the BBC.  It was  AL Kennedy presenting "A Point of View" on BBC Radio 4, on the topic of "In Praise of Courtesy". It is the kind of programme I would usually … Continue reading It’s courtesy to listen