Fiona Sturges is an arts columnist, interviewer, reviewer and associate Lecturer at Southampton Solent University
18 December 2014 12:00 AM
The Invisible Age, Matthew Sweet's terrific three-part Radio 4 reflection on how we view our ageing population, began with the sound of ticking.
04 December 2014 12:00 AM
Raw Meat Radio on Radio 4 Extra showed the Brass Eye star wasn't just pushing at boundaries, he was pole-vaulting over the top of them and gleefully legging it over the horizon
27 November 2014 12:00 AM
The first of this year's lectures was delivered by surgeon, writer and political analyst, Atul Gawande
09 November 2014 12:00 AM
06 November 2014 12:00 AM
The journalist interviewed unusual or prominent figures over a game of chess
30 October 2014 12:00 AM
This is no cosy Woman's Hour-type programme, says Fiona Sturges
26 October 2014 12:00 AM
It’s a tired format, but recent attempts to subvert the promotional appearance have generated more heat than light
22 October 2014 11:26 PM
Radio 4's series gets the brain cells fizzing without pushing you over the edge
19 October 2014 12:00 AM
Fiona Sturges: 'The teary tributes to John Peel make me feel queasy - you'd think the BBC would have learned its lesson by now'
16 October 2014 12:00 AM
The late broadcaster was this week the subject of an adoring Radio 1 documentary called How John Peel Changed My Life, which featured Annie Nightingale, Rob Da Bank, Huw Stephens and Michael Palin
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more