When is a radio show not a radio show?

If you’re like me, when you picture a radio presenter in your mind, you see them wearing a big pair of headphones, sitting (or standing) at a desk, speaking into a microphone and occasionally pressing buttons. Although the age of DJs actually ‘spinning discs’ is long gone, most of the rest still holds true… or so I thought. Last week, […]

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When TV does get social issues right

This week saw the transmission of the three-part drama on the BBC called Exile. It was an excellent piece that featured superb acting from John Simm, Olivia Colman (who you’ll know from Peep Show and Rev) and the ever-brilliant Jim Broadbent. The BBC’s description of the programme is thus: ‘Psychological thriller that tells a story of prodigal redemption, as a […]

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