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14th May 2013
Brook Lapping Radio won a Sony Radio Academy Award, taking Silver in the ‘Best Music Feature or Documentary’ category for ‘Black is a Country’. The series, which chronicled the music and politics of the Black Power movement in America, was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2012. The judges commented: "..a powerful and moving documentary, its seductive narration perfectly complements the music tapestry. An unforgettable programme. " The ceremony was held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on May 13th.
14th March 2013
It's often assumed that the drive for black emancipation in America began with Martin Luther King and the civil rights movement. This feature challenges that perception, taking us back years earlier to the arts broadcasting of Chicago radio's 'Destination Freedom'.
14th March 2013
Journalist and broadcaster Steve Richards presents a new, three part series examining the News: from bulletins to rolling news and ‘citizen’ journalism; what News was, what it is now and what it will become.
5th November 2012
From labyrinthine and interminable cases through the court of Chancery to the black arts of lawyerly intervention in marriage, stolen inheritance, identity fraud, blackmail and open theft - classic fiction is a treasure trove of legal storytelling and legal history.
10th September 2012
Young British Composer Tarik O' Regan tells the story of how the tradition of Western classical music, its composers and maestros, underpinned the golden age of the Hollywood film score.
6th July 2012
Helena Kennedy QC presents a new five part series uncovering the relationship between our financial and legal systems, between capitalism and the law, between freedom and justice.
28th June 2012
It's that sense of unease or disquiet at the heart of ghost fiction and horror writing, the stuff of bad dreams when the familiar is suddenly strange, a feeling of a place being unsettlingly out of place. The uncanny is everywhere.
19th June 2012
Brook Lapping Radio won Gold and Silver awards at the 2012 New York Festivals International Radio Program & Promotion Awards, presented on June 18.
26th April 2012
Paul Farley explores the American poet Elizabeth Bishop's extraordinary years in Brazil, and how her rootless, traveller's condition inspired her creativity. Elizabeth Bishop has been called the poets' poets' poet', and her work, ambiguous and multilayered, examines the big themes of home, travel and shifting identity. Though she's regarded as an American poet, for nearly two decades Bishop lived in Brazil, where she wrote much of her best work. Essentially an orphan from the age of five, and a constant observer, a 'foreigner everywhere', she speaks to our modern rootless condition, asking how and where we find a sense of 'home'.
21st March 2012
Vivienne Parry takes her diagnoses of literary heroines into the 20th century and the age of Freud, the Great War and the explosion of the 'sciences of the mind' focusing on three works of classic fiction, mixing contemporary psychiatric and literary insight.