Category: Entertainment

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There is No Escape

There is No Escape is a very enjoyable 4-part BBC Radio 4 sitcom, current on the BBC iPlayer. This series is written by comedian Andrew Lawrence, and performed by him and Diane Morgan. It...

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Cider with Rosie

One of the best dramas from the BBC this autumn is still available on the iPlayer. Laurie Lee’s Cider with Rosie is a warm, compelling, and beautiful memory of the author’s early life in...

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An Inspector Calls – BBC iPlayer

This autumn, the BBC have done an interesting production of J B Priestly’s An Inspector Calls. The stage play is familiar to many as the perennial subject of school essays, but this reworking for...

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12 Angry Men – Netflix UK

Sidney Lumet‘s compelling 1957 American drama is now available on Netflix UK. This is simply one of the best films ever made, in no small part due to the outstanding acting by Lee J...

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BBC Radio 4 How to Have a Better Brain

This week on BBC Radio 4, there’s a fascinating series looking at the science of keeping your brain healthy. The presenter Sian Williams, who is also studying Psychology, discovers the current research on protecting...

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BBC Radio 4 Drama – Heart of Midlothian

This week on BBC Radio 4 I found a wonderful reading of Sir Walter Scott‘s Heart of Midlothian, with the excellent David Tennant playing the part of the author. As a Scottish person I...

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BBC Afternoon Drama – Watch Me

Watch Me is another gem of a radio drama and is currently available on the BBC Radio iPlayer. It is a very touching and clever romance based on the principles of modern neuroscience. I...