A thin week. Some good material on Radio 4, as is so often the case, this week on the abolition of the death penalty and the reasons by it has stayed abolished. And Lenny Henry has a run of ten fifteen minute programmes on the struggle of black artists to find a place on the British stage and screen. Other than that, very little for the cotemporary British historial We do have part 2 of Dominic Sandbrook’s risibly bad history of British popular culture, Let Us Entertain You (am currently writing a long review of it and will post it on my other blog – https://weneedtotalkaboutdominic.wordpress.com – when I have finished.
Details of all programmes can be found on the TV and Radio page.