I COULD be anywhere when I’m listening to it. It could be half-way down the cold-aisle being seduced into buying the more expensive sausages because of the hand- writey writing on the package. It might be early in the morning when I’m encouraging a small child to pee on not-the-floor. But either way there’s a strong chance, I’ll be accompanied by the sound of Melvyn Bragg thanking me for downloading this episode of In Our Time.
Mon, 22 Apr, 2019
Written for the party goers of the 1639 Venice Carnivale, Monteverdi’s The Return of Ulysses was said by one scholar to have enough sex, gore and elements of the supernatural to satisfy the most jaded Venetian palate.
Sat, 11 Aug, 2018
Conservative candidate Francois Fillon faces investigation by France's financial prosecutors over jobs he gave to his wife and two of his children, pushing the case to a higher and riskier level for the man hoping to become the next president of France.
Fri, 24 Feb, 2017