For The Love Of Radio 4
What is happening when presenters ‘crash the pips’?
Which radio programme has featured guest appearances by the Duchess of Cornwall, Alan Titchmarsh, Mike Gatting and Kirstie Allsopp?
From Farming Today at sunrise to the gentle strains of ‘Sailing By’ and the Shipping Forecast long after midnight, Radio 4 provides the soundtrack to life for millions of Britons. In For the Love of Radio 4: An Unofficial Companion, Caroline Hodgson celebrates all that’s best about the nation’s favourite spoken word station, taking us on a tour through its history, its key personalities and programmes, and countless memorable moments from the archives.