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- Knopf Canada 2009; US$ 18.00
In the tradition of Peter Gzowski?s The Morningside Papers comes a book that celebrates the great stories and personalities behind As It Happen s. For eight years, Mary Lou Finlay had the pleasure of being the co-host of one of CBC Radio?s most enduring institutions. On any given day she and Barbara Budd interviewed people on subjects varying from... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 11.27
'It's a great missing piece of the jigsaw - people go on endlessly about Python and Peter Cook, which is all well and good but there's basically this great corpus of work stretching for decades - and consistently good ... A major piece of work, and universally loved.' So says John Lloyd, brains behind Blackadder, QI, Spitting Image , and so much... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 14.09
The first official trivia collection from Britain's best-loved radio drama. Have you ever wondered about the attractions at Ambridge fetes? Puzzled over who the winners were at the Flower and Produce Show? Been curious about details of past Bonfire Nights, or even menus at The Bull? Discover the whos, whats, wheres and whys of the show's past 60... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 8.45
Now fully updated, Who's Who in The Archers has become the indispensable companion to life in Britain's best-known village. Whether you need a quick run-down on a new character or a reminder about an on-going relationship, this handy guide is your first reference point. It'll tell you all you need to know about: Harry, the new milkman, who has... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99
Now long out of print, John Dunning's Tune in Yesterday was the definitive one-volume reference on old-time radio broadcasting. Now, in On the Air , Dunning has completely rethought this classic work, reorganizing the material and doubling its coverage, to provide a richer and more informative account of radio's golden age.Here are some 1,500 radio... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 32.42
The Archers Archives celebrates 60 years of the nation's favourite radio drama - looking back at the most dramatic events to happen over 16,000 episodes, complete with cast and crew interviews. Relive the defining moments in Archers history, from the devastating 1955 stables fire and the 1957 Tom Forrest manslaughter charge to the shocking imprisonment... more...
- Orion 2011; US$ 6.99
The must-have look at the world from the team behind Radio 4's THE NOW SHOW. THE NOW SHOW BOOK boldly tackles all the superlatives that other books avoid. It does this by means of making stuff up and scrupulously avoiding too much research, insight, or fact. Unless the fact is funnier. And legal to mention. Split into illuminating subject... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 14.09
Johnnie Walker is an inspiration. One of the best-known and most beloved broadcasters in Britain, the charismatic BBC Radio 2 DJ has achieved legendary status with a hugely loyal following thanks to his tireless pioneering of new music, his warm and passionate personality and his soothing voice. Having thrown away the rule book as a teenager, Johnnie... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 15.50
'I want to use the moment as a springboard for some big ideas. I want to use the past and present to stimulate and challenge the listener and seduce them into thinking differently.' Lisa Jardine Provocative and inspirational, Lisa Jardine is one of our pre-eminent thinkers. A leading academic, she is a polymath who embraces both the arts and the... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2009; US$ 16.87
From his childhood in 1950s Glasgow, when he was affectionately known to his older brothers as ?the wee bastard?, to his wildnerness years as an accountant when he longed to achieve his dream and join the BBC, Tracks of My Years tells the story of Ken Bruce's remarkable career. Starting work for Radio Scotland in 1977, he was soon interviewing legends... more...