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Taboo: Comedy hasn’t lost its edge yet
Radio

Taboo: Comedy hasn’t lost its edge yet

Is comedy threatened as people get increasingly sensitive to having their feelings hurt? No offence, but Robin Ince is not convinced

Joanna Neary and John Hegley: More of these original voices, please
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Joanna Neary and John Hegley: More of these original voices, please

It’s time to celebrate the eccentric, lesser-heard tones of the fascinating and the fascinated on our airwaves

‘Listening to Akala is a reminder of how ugly recent British history was’
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‘Listening to Akala is a reminder of how ugly recent British history was’

Akala’s take on the brutality of recent history is startling for younger listeners, but it may also shock those who lived through those times, Robin Ince writes.

John Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme might just be a work of radio genius
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John Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme might just be a work of radio genius

Love, pain and lying: The radio show exploring what makes us Deeply Human
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Love, pain and lying: The radio show exploring what makes us Deeply Human

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Tracy-Ann Oberman’s new drama tells the true story behind a Hollywood classic
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Tracy-Ann Oberman’s new drama tells the true story behind a Hollywood classic

Dip My Brain in Joy is a delightful celebration of Neil Innes
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Dip My Brain in Joy is a delightful celebration of Neil Innes

Robin Ince: Seeking an oasis of calm? Head for Radio 4’s desert island
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Robin Ince: Seeking an oasis of calm? Head for Radio 4’s desert island

Robin Ince: In praise of Resonance FM’s thrillingly unpredictable racket
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Robin Ince: In praise of Resonance FM’s thrillingly unpredictable racket

The Last Word on our childhood icons makes for touching radio
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The Last Word on our childhood icons makes for touching radio

UK’s first radio station run by homeless youngsters launches today
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UK’s first radio station run by homeless youngsters launches today

The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe: The Osmonds of evidence-based thinking
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The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe: The Osmonds of evidence-based thinking

REVIEW: The Unexplainers – like Mulder and Scully played by Laurel and Hardy
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REVIEW: The Unexplainers – like Mulder and Scully played by Laurel and Hardy

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It cost a fortune to go to the Moon. But humanity was never more united
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It cost a fortune to go to the Moon. But humanity was never more united

Sobriety, Fearne Cotton’s Happy Place and realising you’re not alone
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Sobriety, Fearne Cotton’s Happy Place and realising you’re not alone

NPR Throughline is an illuminating reminder that the end is nigh (again)
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NPR Throughline is an illuminating reminder that the end is nigh (again)

BBC Radio 3’s ‘Free Thinking’ smartly tackles anxiety and the teenage brain
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BBC Radio 3’s ‘Free Thinking’ smartly tackles anxiety and the teenage brain

Mark Steel’s a genius for spotting the curiosities of our urban landscape
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Mark Steel’s a genius for spotting the curiosities of our urban landscape

How to change entrenched positions in a climate of dogma and high dudgeon
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How to change entrenched positions in a climate of dogma and high dudgeon

BBC 6 Music is my musical tonic in crazy times
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BBC 6 Music is my musical tonic in crazy times

Radio needs voices like Jeremy Hardy’s more than ever
Radio

Radio needs voices like Jeremy Hardy’s more than ever

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This is comfort radio with Radio 2’s Trevor Nelson
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This is comfort radio with Radio 2’s Trevor Nelson

Let it slow, let it slow, let it slow – enjoy your radio chilled this winter
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Let it slow, let it slow, let it slow – enjoy your radio chilled this winter

Resonance FM – home of all the sounds you never knew you needed to hear
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Resonance FM – home of all the sounds you never knew you needed to hear

In praise of Mark Kermode – the film critic whose voice you can always trust
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In praise of Mark Kermode – the film critic whose voice you can always trust

‘Broken Dream Catcher’ and ‘Woof’ are radio from a different world
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‘Broken Dream Catcher’ and ‘Woof’ are radio from a different world

Sarah Kendall’s Australian Trilogy is funny, thoughtful and never formulaic
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Sarah Kendall’s Australian Trilogy is funny, thoughtful and never formulaic

Robin Ince on radio – never mind the bollocks, here’s BBC 6 Music
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Robin Ince on radio – never mind the bollocks, here’s BBC 6 Music

Radio Four’s ‘A Point of View’ – your 10-minute prompt for some deep thinking
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Radio Four’s ‘A Point of View’ – your 10-minute prompt for some deep thinking

Resonance FM’s ‘The Sentence’ is a punctuationless adventure and meditation
Radio

Resonance FM’s ‘The Sentence’ is a punctuationless adventure and meditation

Apes, jazz cigarettes and an extraterrestrial Homer’s Odyssey – 2001 reloaded
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Apes, jazz cigarettes and an extraterrestrial Homer’s Odyssey – 2001 reloaded

Radio 4 is home to some truly original shows right now
Radio

Radio 4 is home to some truly original shows right now

Remembering Barry Crimmins – a comedian-campaigner with a heart of solid gold
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Remembering Barry Crimmins – a comedian-campaigner with a heart of solid gold