Caroline Crampton is head of podcasts at the New Statesman.
App designers manipulate the way our brains work to keep us hooked.
Now, as then, we want to know how high up the cover up goes.
It's heartening, on a dreary January day, to know that someone in Somaliland is also tuning in to the BBC World Service and turning Agatha Christie’s pages.
Most Londoners have no idea they're being constantly protected by a team of people working round-the-clock to prevent the Thames from flooding.
There has been a 20 per cent drop in choir membership in the valleys in the past ten years.
Featuring true-crime, musical dissection, mental health and an eccentric horologist.
This production at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall became more of a one-man show than its composer perhaps intended.
This production at the Royal Opera House pushes the show’s reliance on its central character even further.
The best music stays with you long after you finish playing.
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