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The BBCs Old Harrys Game Beats Lucifer Every Time &#8211 And Its Free

The BBC's Old Harry's Game Beats Lucifer Every Time – And It's Free

But while such devilish entertainment, is top-notch fun, may I suggest another version of Old Nick to while away the hours in lockdown? Old Harry's Game...[caption id="attachment_1242830" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The BBC's Old Harry's Game Beats #Lucifer Every Time - And It's Free[/caption]Old Harry's Game is radio sitcom created by and starring Andy Hamilton, it tells the[...]

In And Out Of The Kitchen &#8211 11 Hours Of Delightful BBC Whimsy Free

In And Out Of The Kitchen – 11 Hours Of Delightful BBC Whimsy, Free

If anyone would like to try some delightful English whimsy, may I recommend In Out Of The Kitchen? It was first broadcast nine years ago, on BBC Radio 4, and all four series/seasons are available free, streaming, globally right now And in this time of trial, eleven hours of an over-prissy food writer Damian Trench,[...]

BBCs The Archers Delayed as Cast Get to Grips With New Technology

BBC's The Archers Delayed as Cast Get to Grips With New Technology

As a radio-only show however, The Archers is in a much better state to keep broadcasting during shutdown, something denied the TV British soaps such as EastEnders or Coronation Street Unless we start to get episodes filmed on Zoom - which may be what they end up doing In five years time when all the[...]


Buy The Bad Bad Place Today And Help Save an Arts Radio Station

Buy The Bad Bad Place Today And Help Save an Arts Radio Station

Every copy sold by Soaring Penguin today will see £5 donated to Resonance FM, an independent arts radio station who broadcast cultural and pop cultural programmes to the world, including the work of friend-of-Bleeding Cool Alex Fitch.I could have bought my copy at Thought Bubble a week or so ago But I thought I'd wait until[...]

The BBC Brings Their Longest-Running Comics Adaptation to an End After 12 Seasons

The BBC Brings Their Longest-Running Comics Adaptation to an End After 12 Seasons

But the BBC's adaptation of comic book strip Clare In the Community has come to an end with its twelfth series, just broadcast on BBC Radio 4.It was originally a cartoon strip by Harry Venning about a narcissistic, politically correct, self-serving social worker called Clare, her hen=pecked husband Brian and her only slightly less amoral[...]



Pilgrim: BBC Radio 4 Supernatural Radio Drama Returns for 2-Part Winter Special

Pilgrim: BBC Radio 4 Supernatural Radio Drama Returns for 2-Part Winter Special

BBC's supernatural radio series Pilgrim is back for a 2-part Winter Special beginning this Monday, with part 2 coming next Monday.As the legend goes...in 1195, while on a pilgrimage to Canterbury, William Palmer (Pilgrim) was cursed with immortality by the King of the Greyfolk for denying the presence of ‘the other world’ - a world[...]

Frank Avruch Beloved Bozo the Clown Actor Dead at 89

Frank Avruch, Beloved Bozo the Clown Actor, Dead at 89

[caption id="attachment_815960" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: WCVB[/caption]Radio and television fans around the world are in mourning this week with news that longtime media personality  Frank Avruch has passed away at age of 89 Having transitioned from radio to television over the course of his 40 years on the air, the Boston stalwart was best known for[...]


Welcome To Welcome To Our Village Please Invade Carefully

Welcome To 'Welcome To Our Village, Please Invade Carefully'

BBC Radio 4 is currently repeating the second series of the sitcom Welcome To Our Village, Please Invade Carefully Which has given me the motivation to find the first series and listen to the lot.And maybe suggest you do too.The writer Eddie Robson, is also known for his Doctor Who audio, book and novel work, as[...]

Tonight BBC Radio 4 Covers Captain Britain

Tonight BBC Radio 4 Covers Captain Britain

Or that his sister isn't doing too badly these days.Well, BBC Radio 4's The World Tonight is also running a piece at the end of tonight's show I know, because they just called me up, because Paul Gravett was busy I spouted something vaguely around the idea of how Captain Britain has been about the[...]


Tumanbay: Exit Interview With The Director &#8211 Look It Moves By Adi Tantimedh

Tumanbay: Exit Interview With The Director – Look! It Moves! By Adi Tantimedh

This is probably BBC Radio’s most ambitious historical radio drama series for years, and it’s apparent there will be a season two at some point down the line Spies, assassins, plague, an invading army, war, slavery, revenge, an empire under siege, all the ingredients for an epic drama Goldhawk Productions have been producing some of[...]

Tumanbay: Interview with The Commander – Look It Moves by Adi Tantimedh

Tumanbay: Interview with The Commander – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

Tumanbay, BBC Radio 4’s answer to Game of Thrones, has hit its ninth episode this week War looms as an invasion of the empire is now unstoppable as the huge cast of characters go about their business, pursuing their agendas, with mystics, prophecies and betrayals abound.Alexander Siddig has played Dr Julian Bashir on Star Trek: Deep[...]

Tumanbay: Interviews With The Women &#8211 Look It Moves by Adi Tantimedh

Tumanbay: Interviews With The Women – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes...Tumanbay, BBC Radio 4’s epic 10-part historical thriller heads towards its final stretch with the 8th episode this week.Here we have mini-interviews with Olivia Popica, who plays Heaven, the daughter of a trader who has been taken hostage by the nameless Slave from a plague-ridden ship as he makes his way towards Tumanbay[...]

Tumanbay: Interview with the Royal Spymaster &#8211 Look It Moves by Adi Tantimedh

Tumanbay: Interview with the Royal Spymaster – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writesTumanbay, BBC Radio 4’s epic historical drama reached episode seven out of its ten-week run this week.This week, we interview Rufus Wright, who plays Gregor, the Sultan’s spymaster charged with rooting out traitors and spies who would seek to bring down the empire Gregor’s progress set one of the main threads of the[...]

Tumanbay: Interview With The Nameless Slave &#8211 Look It Moves By Adi Tantimedh

Tumanbay: Interview With The Nameless Slave – Look! It Moves! By Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes...Tumanbay, BBC Radio 4’s epic historical drama reached episode six, past the midway point of its ten-week run this week Things heat up in and out of the palace as threats against the empire loom There’s been an assassination The spymaster is under pressure to find the traitors There’s a war brewing[...]