Welcome to The Archers, where careful use of a yoghurt pot mimics the sound of a lamb being born and lots of the characters have never said a word. (* Farming)
Would you vomit to protect your young? Could you bang your head against a tree trunk and not get a headache? Thought not. Birds are awesome.
In preparation for a live transmission of Hitchhikers on BBC Radio 4 on Saturday 29th March here’s 42 things any H2G2 listener has to know
Is it a bird!? Is it a plane? No, it’s Santa Claus. And there’ll be hell to pay if he doesn’t get all of the world’s presents out of his sleigh by 5am Christmas morn.
Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs has asked over 1,500 castaways what they would take to a mythical desert island.
Radio 4 is searching for the Brain of Britain. Do you have what it takes?
In the 1950s and 60s every band played on BBC Radio had to first audition in front of the forbidding Talent Selection Group. Safe to say, Auntie’s gatekeepers weren’t impressed with this bunch of musical blow-ins (to be fair, many in the early stages of their careers) - although this doesn’t always mean that they didn’t book them. Here are the audition notes…