Do words fail you? Dip into these helpfully illustrated pages and you'll find many of the words you use every day without ever realising that their up-to-date definition is something entirely different.
Presents a social history, a diary of a nation's changing culture, and an in-depth appraisal of one of our greatest broadcasters, a man who can legitimately be called the most influential figure in post-war British popular music.
This revised and updated new edition of a core text for radio studies offers students a critical introduction to the field; it blends theory and practical guidance, covers the most important radio genres, and addresses key changes in the landscape of radio production since publication of the first edition in 2004.
The rhythmic lullaby of 'North Utsire, South Utsire' has been lulling the nation's insomniacs to sleep for over 90 years. In 1995, a plan to move the late-night broadcast by just 12 minutes caused a national outcry and was scrapped. Published with Radio 4 and the Met Office, this is a miscellany for seafarers and armchair travellers alike.
Radio 4 provides the soundtrack to life for millions of Britons. In Radio 4: An Unofficial Companion, Rosie Dillon celebrates all that's best about the nation's favourite spoken-word station, taking us on a tour through its history, its key personalities and programmes, and countless memorable moments from the archives.