A new episode of Hiker?

Many years ago in an unchartered region of the misty backwaters of space a brilliant writer named Douglas Adams wrote a wholey remarkable radio series titled "The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy".  This series was given life on BBC radio in 1978.  A book and an album followed, then another radio series, another book, another …

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Delia Derbyshire – Dr Who and Dance Music!

Tucked away in a dusty corner of the BBC News website is an article entitled "Lost tapes of the Dr Who composer".  Now since I'm a fan of the early Dr Who series (having not watched with any regularity since Sylvester Macoy (Wikipedia Biography) wore the scarf) and am married to a musical genius, it …

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Killed reporters’ memorial unveiled

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has unveiled a memorial on the roof of BBC Broadcasting House, in central London, dedicated to all news journalists and those who have worked with them, including drivers and translators.  Over the last 10 years an estimated two war reporters per week have died, with many more killed covering corruption. …

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