Helen Mort fronts new Radio 4 poetry series

Award-winning poet Helen Mort presents a new four-part series on voices from around the world, starting this Sunday on Radio 4. Mother Tongue features Mort,...

Radio 4 presents the first radio dramatisation of Maya Angelou’s autobiographies

Radio 4 will broadcast dramatisations of six of Maya Angelou’s extraordinary autobiographies over 2018 and into 2019 in what would have been her 90th...

Sky trigger first look image for original comedy Hitmen starring Mel Giedroyc and Sue...

Sky has today released the first look image for upcoming six-part comedy starring everyone's favourite double act, Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc in the...

Review: Scarlett Moffatt’s Wants to Believe podcast

In one of my previous diary updates, I mentioned Scarlett Moffatt and her boyfriend Scott Dobinson have a new podcast about uncovering the truth...

Nigella’s back with a brand news series

Once again viewers can revel in the joy that Nigella and her food brings, as she returns to our screens with a brand new...

New 5-part podcast series, Gangster, charts the rise and fall of Salford’s Paul Massey

A new podcast series from BBC Radio 5 Live will explore the extraordinary story of Paul Massey, an underworld ‘Mr Big’, who was shot...

Line Of Duty is BBC iPlayer’s most popular episode and boxset of 2021

Line Of Duty’s return is BBC iPlayer’s biggest episode of the year so far, with the first episode of the sixth series streamed 9.2...

The robots are coming

Few doubt that our lives will soon be transformed by the revolutions in robotics and artificial intelligence. Walking, talking robots look set to join...

BBC announces Why Slavery season

The BBC has today announced a series of powerful films about slavery in the modern age for the Why Slavery? season. Timed for International Anti-Slavery...

Straight from Salford-Crackerjack returns to our screens after 35 years

From cabbages and catchphrases to crazy comedy and coveted pencils, the new series of Crackerjack! promises it all and more as it kicks off...