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How I Got Into....The Unthanks (Blaugust Day 14)

Yesterday I trailed a new weekly feature talking about how I first came across some band or author or film-maker that I then went on to love. 656 more words


Radio Interview: John Simm chats with Radcliffe and Maconie on BBC Radio 6

BBC Radio 6 – Radcliffe and Maconie, John Simm
Radcliffe and Maconie
6 Aug 2015

Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie are joined by Royal Television Society Award-winning actor John Simm, to talk about… 55 more words


Madeline Ashby: Life is short, but don't have an affair. End your unhappy marriage

With the news that infidelity-themed dating site AshleyMadison.com had been hacked, and user data stolen from its 37 million members stolen, the public conversation has once more turned to cheating, and cheaters, and the question of whether private lives deserve public ridicule. 659 more words

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News: BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2015 summary

The biggest names in folk music gathered in Cardiff for the 16th annual BBC Radio 2 folk awards; the ceremony was presented by Mark Radcliffe and Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis, live from the venue in front of an audience of 1600. 383 more words


God Help The Girl: Cuter than a Penguin in a Pinafore

I just couldn’t resist watching God Help The Girl. I was a crazy Belle and Sebastian fan growing up. Everything about the trailer of this movie spoke to 17-year-old me, even if cynical, jaded 27-year-old me scoffed. 440 more words


Music and radio kept me alive in times of isolation

When I was kicked out of home at the age of 18, and even before, my isolation propelled me to seek out emotional comfort.

It was almost impossible to find such comfort in people, I had no family to turn to, I knew no-one in the place that I had ended up. 554 more words

Mark and the Boy Lard

I think I need something daft like this to lift my spirits from time to time.  I have a real affection for Radcliffe and Riley; their show on Radio 1 was in a league of its own and I was rather upset when it came to an end.   159 more words

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