On the pop culture podcast this week: Frank Ocean’s long-awaited new album, the new film adaptation of Arthur Ransome’s Lake District adventure story and a BBC TV throwback from 1978.
A BBC production team gave camera phones to people attempting to reach Europe. Exodus: Our Journey to Europe is the result.
From presenting kids’ TV with a badly behaved puppet to serious documentaries, via an all-mouse reggae band.
Listening to Roald Dahl: In His Own Words was like hearing the writer's whole ouvre compressed into one short monologue.
If the program is full of misplaced nostalgia, I'm still powerless to resist its charms. Plus: Forces of Nature With Brian Cox reviewed.
Nothing feels more artificial than doing live television, and last weekend was even stranger than usual.
The Science Hour on the BBC World Service.
On the pop culture podcast this week, we watch The Great British Sewing Bee, read new novel The Essex Serpent and revisit 2013's The Lady Vanishes.
Mr v Mrs: Call the Mediator is a rather astonishing series - and it's up to the viewer to provide judgement.
Natural history documentaries have traditionally avoided knotty conservation issues. But they are changing.
On the east coast of the Yucatán Peninsula, everything is run from generators, the internet is heat-wavishly slow, and the radios mostly battery operated.
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