Still Dancing

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My Radio 2 colleague Craig Charles is so many times cooler than me, it’s embarrassing. But at the big live concert in September —thrown by my radio station in Hyde…

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Book Signing

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At the publishers Orion to sign my book. And we get a little conveyor belt thing going — for 250 copies. Hope you can find one in a bookshop near…

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New Eggheads coming!

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BREAKING. I’ll be back with some brand new episodes of Eggheads from 4th September — slightly unusual time, 6.30pm on BBC2 for a few weeks before we revert to 6pm….

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Jane and Fi

Jane and Fi

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Here is what happened when I walked into my office after a show and lo, two great Radio 4 voices, Jane Garvey and Fi Glover, were sitting there waiting with…

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Crimewatching

Crimewatching

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A week of crime starts with Ed Balls dancing. Yes, it’s true, as the Sun cruelly reported, he did ring me to ask advice about going on Strictly:   …and…

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My week this week

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My week was fun. So I thought I’d give you the blow-by-blow, day-by-day! Saturday  At the Tate Britain with friends, learning about the artist Frank Auerbach. He has lived in…

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