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BBC 'explains' its claim that Western Wall is Judaism's holiest site

Back in February we noted that an edition of the BBC Radio 4 programme ‘Sunday’ had promoted inaccurate information concerning the Western Wall.

“Presenter Edward Stourton introduced the item by telling listeners that: 667 more words


POETRY PLEASE! Damien Molony reads 7 poems of 'Time, Memory and Remembrance' - LISTEN NOW!

Damien has made his sixth appearance on BBC Radio 4’s Poetry Please, reading seven poems of Time, Memory and Remembrance.

The programme marked three important literary anniversaries: The 200th anniversary of Charlotte Brontë’s birth (21 April 1916), Shakespeare’s birthday and the 400th anniversary of his death (23 April 1616) and the centenary of the Dublin Easter Rising (April 1916). 504 more words

Damien Molony

Colm Tóibín on Desert Island Discs

Colm Tóibín being interviewed is always nice to listen to, and fortunately, he was on Desert Island Discs on BBC Radio 4 at the start of the year, talking about how novel writing is sustained by little details rather than big ideas, how he doesn’t enjoy writing and how he’d nearly bring a scissors on the desert island. 29 more words

Green Scarabesque

Conundrums scatter

splatter pellets eavesdropping

incendiary devices

hailstrom rakes still night

tickling all living all dead


Jade scarab beetle

Rattles gentle window pane

Psyche delivers nights… 35 more words


The Timewaster Diaries: "time worth spent indeed"

ONE of my favourite parts of MediaCityUK is the word that illuminates on the roof of Dock House.

Each year, BBC Radio 4’s Front Row… 486 more words


The Caretaker & LOD 3: Upcoming Press

Catch Daniel Mays on the radio and television over the next week:

Our friends at Anglonerd have a great interview with Daniel Mays about Line of Duty Series 3. 49 more words

Daniel Mays

In which BBC Radio 4 tries to explain Zionism without the history

The April 10th edition of the BBC Radio 4 programme ‘Sunday’ included an item (from 25:21 here) described in the synopsis as follows:

“In the on-going anti-Semitism row in the Labour party, one issue being raised is about how the term Zionism is used and whether there is confusion about the term. 1,286 more words