Fortunately… with Fi and Jane, 81. Globulogic up the Danube, with Dolly Alderton and Pandora Sykes

Inside to avoid the weather, Fi and Jane are joined by Dolly Alderton and Pandora Sykes.

Download the Podcast at: BBC Radio 4 – Fortunately… with Fi and Jane, 81. Globulogic up the Danube, with Dolly Alderton and Pandora Sykes

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BBC presenter Jeremy Vine under fire for Welsh language debate

Jeremy Vine has been accused of ‘insulting’ the Welsh after a listener suggested people in Wales should speak English instead of their mother tongue.

Jeremy Vine has been accused of ‘insulting’ the Welsh after a listener suggested people in Wales should speak English instead of their mother tongue.

Earlier this year the BBC star interviewed a man from Pontypridd in South Wales who said: ‘I don’t want to speak [Welsh], it’s a horrible language.

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Martin Clunes ready for eighth season of British series 

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Eighth Season for Doc Marten

Martin Clunes enjoys the challenge that Dr. Martin Ellingham brings to him in the series “Doc Martin.”

In fact, he’s enjoying the journey.

“I really love him,” he says in a recent interview from England. “What I love about the character is that there isn’t a pre-existing text or strict parameters. We don’t want to change him. At the same time, it’s good fun to throw him around.” Continue reading

BBC Radio 4 – Short Cuts, Series 17, The Gloaming

Josie Long presents new short documentaries on searching for hope in the gathering dark.

John McCarthy and Brian Keenan look back on a single act of human kindness that glows amid much darker memories, a late night conversation explores the hope bound up in playing the lottery, and we hear as voices fade in a Danish hospice.

The Gloaming
Featuring John McCarthy and Brian Keenan
Produced by Geoff Bird

Stream or Download at: BBC Radio 4 – Short Cuts, Series 17, The Gloaming

The 39 best podcasts you need to listen to right now

The RadioTimes.com team recommends their favourite podcasts – from politics to comedy to real life stories

Podcasts are everywhere in 2018. But how do you find shows that are actually good?

To answer this question, the RadioTimes.com team has sorted the proverbial wheat from the chaff, the brilliant from the merely mediocre. We have pulled together our top recommendations – in no particular order – from podcasts that will make you laugh to podcasts that will make you cry.

Fortunately… with Fi and Jane

Nothing warms the cockles more than the sound of two incredibly sharp, intelligent and mischievous women discussing totally random things for 40 odd minutes. BBC Radio veterans Fi Glover and Jane Garvey have one special guest per episode and discuss everything from Marxism to sex positions. [ . . . ]

Read the complete list at RADIO TIMES: The 39 best podcasts you need to listen to right now