Fancy a laugh? Maybe Barry Cryer is your man.

Fancy a laugh? Maybe Barry Cryer is your man.

I caught the tail-end of this three-hour Radio 4 Extra programme last night. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b018sgkw Bringing up the rear (so to speak) is Barry Cryer, starting at 2 hours-31 minutes, a half-hour of jokes and very funny anecdotes. Also included in...
Alma’s Not Normal.

Alma’s Not Normal.

I have belatedly become a fan of this BBC Two programme (Mondays at 22:00). I am sorry to have missed whatever episodes (certainly the first one) that preceded my debut with Alma two weeks ago, and even then it was ‘accidental’ viewing; I had nodded off, TV on, and...
Anastasia Kobekina.

Anastasia Kobekina.

First there was this (a live Wigmore Hall recital, including Sonatas by Debussy and César Franck, the latter the one for violin, transcribed), https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000ztrw, then this (Schubert), https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0010253, and this...