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Tim Butcher

The World’s Deadliest Country

Get your jabs, people! Our guest (and fixer tonight) is none other than the great travel writer Tim Butcher – journalist, war-correspondent and author of the best-selling Blood River: A Journey to Africa’s Broken Heart, which describes his hair-raising attempt to retrace Henry Morton Stanley’s 19th century route up the ...read more →

Litopia's Xmas Office Party with Professor Elemental

Litopia’s Xmas Office Party with Professor Elemental

Join us for our biggest, wildest, craziest and funniest virtual office party ever… featuring the prodigious talents of Professor Elemental and Brian Clegg, together with Ian Winn, Ali Gardner & the combined talents of the chatroom, Dave Bartram, and ringmaster Peter Cox. “What I don’t like about office Christmas parties”, ...read more →

Wilde About Barbie

Wilde About Barbie

She plays the Female Cenobite in Clive Barker’s classic cult horror movie Hellbound: Hellraiser II – but there’s a whole lot more to Barbie Wilde than a flesh-flaying demon with an extensively-scarified pubis.  Tonight’s show is an exploration and celebration of X-certificate horror – even Barbie gets scared sometimes, and ...read more →

Who Killed Hilda Murrell?

Who Killed Hilda Murrell?

It was an iconic murder – pre-dating the mysterious death of British biological warfare expert David Kelly, but bearing uncanny similarities, too.  Rose grower, naturalist, diarist and campaigner against nuclear energy and weapons, Hilda Murrell was truly a Miss Marple character, and her murder in 1984 entered the national consciousness ...read more →

Louise Distras: Songs Of Love And Fury

Louise Distras: Songs Of Love And Fury

Her voice sounds like an angel caught in a mantrap.  There’s a raw emotional honesty to Brit punk sensation Louise Distras that some might even find too intense… which would be a terrible shame – because on tonight’s GBS, Louise sings four superb live tracks for us from her forthcoming ...read more →

Jeffrey Archer

Jeffrey Archer: The Archer Still Has Two Fingers

With 270 million copies of his books in circulation, Jeffrey Archer can justly claim to be one of the world’s all-time bestselling novelists.  From his first book way back in 1976 – rejected by fifteen publishers – to his current worldwide hit The Sins Of The Father – his writer’s ...read more →

John Simopoulos: A Tiger Burning Bright

John Simopoulos: A Tiger Burning Bright

When we asked John Simopoulos, Founding Fellow and Dean of Degrees at St Catherine’s College, Oxford, to read Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner last year, we had an overwhelming response from listeners wanting to hear more from him. We’re thrilled to welcome John back to present this special ...read more →