The Man Who Fell to Earth is coming to BBC Radio 4

Christopher Eccleston will join Harry Treadaway in an audio drama based on the classic novel. Walter Tevis’ 1963 novel The Man Who Fell To Earth famously inspired the 1976 movie starring David Bowie. More recently, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Bill Nighy and Naomie Harris starred in a modern television adaptation for Showtime. Now, the Radio Times reports … >

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The CultBox Podcast Roundup – February 2024

Here’s our February 2024 Podcast Roundup – our favourites from the worlds of CultBox.  In no particular order, the picks this month are… Young Again – Peter Capaldi Kirsty Young kicks of a second run of her podcast which asks sees guests reflect on life lessons and asks the question: If you knew then, what … >

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Brian Cox as Bob Servant

Bob Servant Says Cheerio – BBC Radio 4 festive specials

Brian Cox returns as Dundee’s 3rd most successful cheeseburger van owner for a final radio series.  After his astonishing career, it’s time for Bob Servant to retire. As befits this titan, BBC Radio 4 are inviting us to look back over his career is a festive two-part retrospective. It promises to right wrongs, bear grudges … >

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Scribe Awards 2023 – Four Doctor Who audio stories nominated

Stories for the Fourth, Eighth and War Doctors are all in contention for the 2023 Scribe Awards.  The nominations for The Scribe Awards 2023 have been revealed. The awards, from the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers celebrate excellence in licensed tie-in novels and audio dramas based on TV shows, movies and games. Audio producers … >

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BBC Radio 4 comedy specials hosts - Dom Joly, Ria Lina, Andrew Hunter Murray, Rhys James , Catherine Bohart & Rachel Parris

BBC Radio 4 announce a summer of satirical comedy specials

Six new topical specials are lined up for the Radio 4 Friday Night Comedy slot.  BBC Radio 4 have announced six new comedy specials for the summer. The shows are occupying the half-hour slot between series Dead Ringers and The News Quiz. Their presenters are a mix of established names and rising stars. Here’s what’s … >

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History's Secret Heroes with Helena Bonham Carter

History’s Secret Heroes – Helena Bonham Carter explores WWII stories

The series offers new perspectives on WWII, including the compelling story of Star Trek’s George Takei. BBC Radio 4 have announced a new series which sheds light on heroic ordinary people during WWII. History’s Secret Heroes will tell stories of resistance and courage which haven’t made the headlines or the history books. The series’ promises … >

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Jonathan Pie (Tom Walker)

Jonathan Pie is coming to Radio 4

The provocative satirical news reporter Jonathan Pie is bringing his angry political rants to the BBC.  Since 2016, Jonathan Pie has been gloriously telling it like it is online. with his splenetic doses of truth-telling. The angry UK “journalist” lays bare the hypocrisy of politics and the frustrations of those who report on it. Now, … >

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Steven Moffat

Steven Moffat on The Unfriend, Sherlock and Inside Man

The writer would pen Season 5 of Sherlock “tomorrow” if stars Cumberbatch and Freeman agreed to return.  Writer Steven Moffat is out promoting his play The Unfriend. First performed as part of 2022’s Chichester Festival, the play is directed by his Sherlock collaborator Mark Gatiss and it has scored an impressive West End transfer. The … >

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