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By Ray Clark
Radio Caroline was the world's most famous pirate radio station during its heyday in the 1960s and `70s, but did the thousands of people tuning in realise just what battles went on behind the scenes? Financed by respected city money men, this is a story of human endeavour and risk,...
By Guy Starkey
Now firmly established as one of the leading textbooks in the increasingly popular field of radio studies, Radio in Context provides students with a practical, critical and comprehensive understanding of the main principles and techniques used in radio programming.
The Archers, like life, is made of moments: marriages and births, loves and losses, triumphs and disasters.We know the characters of Ambridge - from much-loved Phil and Jill Archer and the irrepressible Grundys to wayward Brian Aldridge - like we know close friends.
By Jon Naismith
Offers a compendium of facts, each one painstakingly culled from the hugely acclaimed BBC Radio and Australian TV show The Unbelievable Truth. This title helps you try your own truth-detection skills over a series of comic essays on a diverse range of subjects from Armadillos to Sir Walter Raleigh by...
By James Hogg
Chris Evans, Chris Moyles, Rob Brydon and Steve Wright have all cited Kenny as a huge influence on their work - even the great Spike Milligan called him a genius. It was Kenny who developed the radio show format with which we are so familiar today: a mix of music,...
John Anderson's hilarious experiences as a voice of radio sport, in a memoir freshly updated with six new chapters on World Cup 2010 and Euro 2012. Reporting from Olympics and world title fights, John has suffered riots, bombings and gunfire in a car chase to a Johannesburg brothel. And he...
By Sean Street
This text explores the idea of the poetic in radio and sound as well as the concept of pure sound as poetry, both historically and within a contemporary perspective, examining examples of makers and works internationally.