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Poirot

Radio Four Extra has graced our ears with numerous dramatisations over the holiday period. These dramatisations have mainly focused on one of my favourite characters: the crime detective Poirot. This detective may now seem outdated compared to our Luther or CSI crime teams, who tear up the television, making us feel that we too could […]

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And Then There Were None

What a three-parter! I mean, even if you have never read or heard about Agatha Christie – and if this is true then you are missing out – but if crime-themed TV is your thing, then this series is a must-watch. The BBC drama is based on the mystery novel And Then There Were None […]

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Making A Murderer

Over the Christmas holidays, I have been filling my time with a much needed catch up on TV and Radio programmes I missed out on in semester one. Luckily for me, I hadn’t missed out on much, however I was fortunate to stumble on the Netflix documentary Making a Murderer. By stumble I mean I […]

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Tomorrow’s Food

Come one, come all, to the circus of what our future food will look like. Tomorrow’s Food is a fascinating yet scary look at how our future eating will be decided. Hosted by Dara Ó Briain, the show covers a futuristic look at food that is not as far off as we think. We follow […]

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Podcast Pick: This American Life

My podcast pick this week is the riveting, thought-provoking and powerful This American Life podcast. Their website tells me they are the most downloaded and popular podcast in America, with over one million downloads each week. Hosted by Ira Glass (who put the show on air in 1995) the team class their show as “not […]

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Four in Four

Radio Four have just made your listening dreams! They have created Radio Four in Four. The idea is simple: they answer some of the most interesting questions or tell the story of someone poignant in under four minutes. Also on the podcast page, they have created four-minute reads, intelligent time wasting and podcasts. The titles […]