Tagged: BBC Radio 4

Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time to S&S

Simon & Schuster UK will publish the official BBC Radio 4 In Our Time Companion by Melvyn Bragg, celebrating 20 years of the popular live discussion show.... Read more

Jilly Cooper believes literary fiction should not receive state funding

Author Jilly Cooper has said that literary fiction should not receive state support, arguing instead that the money would be better spent on the declining... Read more

Alice Oswald named BBC Radio 4 Poet-in-Residence

BBC Radio 4 has named Alice Oswald as its new Poet-in-Residence. Read more

BBC's 'Front Row' comes to television

The BBC will expand its Radio 4 show "Front Row" brand this autumn into television with a new series on BBC Two. Read more

'The Infinite Monkey Cage' radio show tie-in to William Collins

Professor Brian Cox and the team behind BBC Radio 4’s "The Infinite Monkey Cage" have signed a book deal with William Collins. Read more

Sorrow as last episode of BBC Radio 4's Midweek airs

After 33 years on the air, broadcaster Libby Purves presented her last "Midweek" show on BBC Radio 4 yesterday. Read more

Val McDermid writes apocalyptic Radio 4 drama about antibiotic resistance

Val McDermid has written an apocalyptic science thriller on the failure of antibiotics for BBC Radio 4, entitled "Resistance". Read more

Morpurgo pens Leicester City football fairytale

Children’s author Michael Morpurgo has written a fairytale for BBC Radio 4 about Leicester City winning the football Premier League, suggesting the club had a... Read more

Four Graham Greene novels dramatised for BBC R4

Four Graham Greene novels are to be dramatised for BBC Radio 4, as 2016 marks 25 years since the author's death. Read more

Radio 4 to air T S Eliot's Practical Cats poems on Christmas Day

Actor Jeremy Irons will read T S Eliot’s Old Possum's Book Of Practical Cats poems on Radio 4 on Christmas Day morning as part of... Read more

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