Desert Island Folk

Desert Island Discs: Shirley Collins mesmerises

There can be few examples of the rottenness of Britain's honours system more glaring than prime ministers, departing in disgrace or otherwise, sending posh kiddies to the House of Lords for having sucked up to them, whereas someone as thoroughly... Read more →

Desert Island Folk: (2) Sir Mark Rylance and a Paul Brady/Andy Irvine classic

Salut! Live's new series draws on the choices made by people of interest to this site, or on what others select from what we may loosely call our sort of music, on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs. For the... Read more →