Finish the Bottle
Martin Gayford's memories of extraordinary encounters with artists.
Natalie Haynes' Brave New Algo-World
Can comic and critic Natalie Haynes get her head around the mathematics of ...
Staging a Revenge
Isabel Sutton asks why the theatre of the early 17th century was so dark.
Susan is a highly respected producer and presenter with a string of awards to her name. She has presented a number of radio and television programmes (Breakaway, Feedback, Education Matters, Punters on BBC R4 and Dispatches and Travelog on Channel 4). She also writes regularly for magazines and the national press and conducts media training courses for the BBC and others. She set up Just Radio in 1995.
Brian is a writer, broadcaster and an award-winning pioneer of radio fly-on-the-wall documentaries. He has been nominated seven times for a Sony award, winning gold with the observational documentary series The Teachers. He has made hundreds of features and documentaries on every conceivable subject.
Emily has made programmes for the BBC World Service, BBC Radio 2, 3 & 4.
Chris has worked as a freelance editor, mixer and producer in radio for the last ten years. In that time he has been involved in projects from all the BBC networks as well as commercial radio. His experience covers everything from drama and comedy to music features, news documentaries and live events. He is also a music composer for radio, TV and audio books.
Margaret has a particular interest in legal and criminal stories, and social history. She has worked for many years as an investigative journalist on the Daily Mirror and for BBC television, where she worked on Rough Justice investigating miscarriages of justice.
Hannah has produced documentaries and features for the BBC World Service and for BBC Radio 2, 3 and 4. She has worked on BBC daily magazine programmes and weekly discussion programmes In Our Time, Start The Week, The Forum and Night Waves. She holds degrees in Classics (University of Cambridge) and Classical Singing (Guildhall School of Music and Drama).
Jo Wheeler is a Sony-nominated producer, predominantly of programming for BBC Radios 2, 3, 4 and The World Service. Her productions include numerous arts, science, history and social documentaries, as well as drama, discussion shows and comedy.
Isabel produces programmes for BBC Radio 3, 4 and the World Service. She studied English at Oxford; completed an MPhil in Renaissance literature at Cambridge; and was awarded a scholarship to do an MA in broadcasting at City University in London. She won the Radio Academy's Best Newcomer Award in the 2013 Radio Production Awards, and she writes about arts and culture.
Victoria read modern languages at Oxford where she also wrote for her college magazine. She researches programmes for Radio 2, Radio 3 and Radio 4 and in her free times makes a food programme for community radio.
Martin Wainwright's Myth of the North
Martin Wainwright on why the old cliché that it?s grim up North is a harmfu...
Love Your Country
Professor Sir David Cannadine explores the highly topical issue of national...
Carla Bruni's Postcards from Paris
Carla Bruni introduces us to the Paris which has inspired her music