Posts Tagged “bbc radio 4”

A personal guide to the 13 most essential political podcasts

by Stephen Tall on June 10, 2013

Commuting is a major part of my daily life, so I find podcasts are an essential way to make use of time I’d otherwise spend staring vacantly out the window or idly refreshing and re-refreshing Twitter. Here, in order of where they appear in my iTunes directory, are the podcasts I listen to most frequently… [...]

Ben Goldacre’s Bad Evidence should be Good News for liberals

by Stephen Tall on January 3, 2013

If you’ve any interest at all in evidence-based public policy, then do listen to Ben Goldacre’s Bad Evidence, available for the next 6 days on BBC iPlayer here. It’s a fascinating exploration of the issues around using randomised control trials (…)

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The political year reviewed on BBC Radio 4′s The Westminster Hour (with me and others)

by Stephen Tall on December 24, 2012

Together with ConservativeHome‘s Tim Montgomerie and Labour blogger Hopi Sen I guested on BBC Radio 4′s The Westminster Hour last night, discussing The Political Year That Was with presenter Carolyn Quinn. You can listen to our 20-minute conversation here:

What I told Eddie Mair about that Nick Clegg apology

by Stephen Tall on September 20, 2012

Yeah, so that Nick Clegg video — the one I talked about yesterday and which has now gone viral — has attracted a fair degree of media attention. I showed up on BBC Radio 4′s PM programme today, alongside two (…)

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The Eurozone crisis explained. OR: How not to get distracted by smurfs doing star-jumps

by Stephen Tall on June 12, 2012

The Eurozone crisis isn’t, by common consent, a sexy topic rich with comic potential. Important, yes. A rib-tickler, no. So kudos, immense kudos, to comedian John Finnemore who performed a pretty acute summary for BBC Radio 4′s The Now Show this week. In just 6 mins and 35 secs. Enjoy… (Available on YouTube here.) And [...]

Here’s the 10-second answer I fluffed on BBC Radio 4′s The Westminster Hour

by Stephen Tall on August 16, 2010

I was a guest – together with Conservative blogger Iain Dale and Labour blogger Hopi Sen – on last night’s BBC Radio 4′s The Westminster Hour with the lovely Carolyn Quinn. In the highly unlikely event that you missed listening (…)

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'The Age of Ming' – Tue 23 June, BBC Radio 4, 11am

by Stephen Tall on June 22, 2009

If you have the chance, you can listen live to BBC Radio 4′s ‘The Age of Ming’ tomorrow, Tuesday, at 11 am. If you don’t have the chance, there’s always Listen Again. Here’s the BBC online article: Sir Menzies Campbell (…)

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Mark Reckons on BBC Radio 4's 'More or Less'

by Stephen Tall on May 21, 2009

What does it take for a Lib Dem blogger to hit the mainstream media? You might think racy exclusives and sex scandals would be the way forward. But not Mark Thompson of the Mark Reckons blog – instead he’s chosen (…)

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