Fiona Sturges is an arts columnist, interviewer, reviewer and associate Lecturer at Southampton Solent University
22 January 2015 12:00 AM
I listened to much of Out of the Ordinary, Jolyon Jenkins' Radio 4 programme about the black market in sperm donations, with a sick bucket close to hand. It was shortly after breakfast, the sun was shining and I'd not long finished mulling over the achievements of the 13th-century noblewoman Eleanor de Montfort, courtesy of Woman's Hour.
15 January 2015 12:00 AM
Simon Armitage's play is drawn from Homer's The Iliad and was staged last year at the Manchester Royal Exchange and at Shakespeare's Globe before being divided into two parts for radio
08 January 2015 12:00 AM
The singer talked about the notion of being an artist in an episode called The Source of Creativity
02 January 2015 08:00 AM
Your guide to the best of what the wireless has to offer this year
01 January 2015 12:00 AM
It was a mixed bag, but Lenny Henry offered rare passion and warmth
28 December 2014 12:00 AM
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
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
Leaked documents show Ukip leaders approve NHS privatisation once it becomes more 'acceptable to the electorate'
- 1 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 2 Dog thinks owner is drowning in lake, dives in and tries to pull him out
- 3 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 4 Chilling drone footage captures Auschwitz ahead of 70th anniversary of liberation
- 5 Narendra Modi: Indian Prime Minister wears suit with pinstripes that spell his name to meet Barack Obama