NewsBiscuit

The news written by you…

Posts Tagged ‘Radio 4’

Radio 4 to attempt show that doesn’t use phrase ‘class background’ every 2 minutes

Regular listeners to Radio 4 may be in for a shock next Tuesday, as the station is to conduct an experiment that’s never been attempted on the station.

Read more >

Posted: Feb 5th, 2015
More from News In Brief



Dimbleby tattoo: stakes raised as John Humphrys gets ‘intimate piercing’

nobody knows what retaliation Evan Davis has in mindThe playful spat between veteran broadcasters David Dimbleby and Jeremy Paxman has been blown apart after fellow political pundit John Humphrys appeared on live radio sporting a full array of metallic genital piercings.

‘It was like a piece of installation art,’ revealed a member of the Today programme production team, ‘special guest Rupert Grint didn’t know where to put himself – mind you, neither did John after all that.’

Read more >

Posted: Nov 17th, 2013
More from Arts/Entertainment



Middle England civil unrest builds as agricultural advisors’ strike hits The Archers

emergency meeting called at the Bull next Friday, if all the crops aren't ruined by rainA strike by agricultural advisers has led to a mountain of unapproved scripts in the offices and corridors of the Radio 4 flagship drama The Archers.

Arthur Heffer, BBC agricultural liaison executive, explained: ‘Without the scrutiny of a qualified agricultural advisor, it would be sheer madness to let a script go into production.’

Read more >

Posted: Sep 30th, 2013
More from Environment



John Humphrys wins Celebrity Masterchef with grilling technique

Today programme presenter John Humphrys was crowned the surprise winner of this year’s Celebrity Masterchef. Humphrys won over the judges with a breakfast menu that included the Director General of the BBC sliced and diced, then served on a platter.

Read more >

Posted: May 15th, 2013
More from News In Brief



Radio 4 dumping toxic smugness into nation’s rivers

The middle classes of Britain have today gone into shock after revelations that their favourite radio station, BBC Radio 4, has been secretly dumping thousands of tons of smugness into rivers and lakes all over the country.

Read more >

Posted: Oct 15th, 2010
More from News In Brief