Stephen Fry and Grayson Perry Discuss handwriting as art
Fry’s English Delight: new series of Stephen Fry’s ever popular interrogation of this Lish we call Eng, starts 5th February 2017 at 1330 with Grayson Perry helping Stephen examine the physicality of text. All 33 are available here:
Eating and Watching. Peter Curran investigates the century old link between munching and movies. The humble lettuce helps tell the story
Listening and Driving. 26th January 2017 1130am Laura Barton explores a common cultural experience that people take for granted – the music we choose when we’re in the car
Clockface 2nd February 2017 1130am Why has the old fashioned clockface survived? Comedian and presenter Aatif Nawaz assesses an ancient interface measuring something valuable yet intangible – time. He’s helped by Suzanne Wong of Revolution magazine
Testbed is supplying bespoke audio/podcasts for the University of Newcastle’s Thomas Nashe Project. Nashe – University Wit and possibly Shakespeare collaborator, a pornographer and provocative pamphleteer when the term ‘professional writer’ was unheard of.