Fifty years on, through BBC archive material and first-hand testimonies, Afua Hirsch looks back on the
Nigerian-Biafran War, the images of its famine,
and their legacy in Britain.
Philippa is in Bengal, on the last leg (!) of the location recording for The Benefits of Nakedness. “The length of the journey and the general secrecy of their plans did very little to allay my fears that this was actually rather dangerous.”
New programmes are always in the making at Overtone but here are some we made earlier
Her love affair with the radio began about 50 years ago. In Gillian Reynolds – Audiophile, the presenter and radio…
Searching through the archives of the BBC, Oxford Academic Dr Stuart Lee finds some previously undiscovered gems. The previously never…