For its part, Radio 1 was too absorbed by the Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards to mention the proclamation on Newsbeat.
From Dr No to the new Spectre, 007 villains have a lot to tell us about the state of the nation.
Establishing an explicitly exclusive and anti-populist club is, of course, a long-established route to long-term popularity.
Admittedly, Life in Squares is a pretty high-class kind of soap opera - but it's still about who is sleeping with who.
Farming Today and Open Country take on seafood.
What do J P Morgan, Sigmund Freud and Kim Kardashian all have in common with E L Doctorow? A hazy relationship between fact and fiction, that's what.
McGovern’s microphone sagged. “I just had my feeling about this particular planet go down a notch.” “The Beige Planet,” piped up her co-presenter, Lawrence Pollard.
Yes, Melvyn Bragg is charming, handsome, luxuriantly haired, articulate, a quick study. But there is something questing about him, too – and it is this that made him such a fine interviewee.
Better to give the viewer a quiet moment to absorb such horror than to attempt to underline it with one’s own feelings.
“I think a popular movement might arise from this to take action and lead to new politics!” thrilled a guest on Athens International Radio.
“The exercise of making radio matters,” said a caller. “It’s a symbol of resistance.”
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