Articles tagged Reaction.Life Column:

Reaction Media Review 54: Quickly Kevin Podcast & Euro 2020

  • 19 Jun 2021

Quickly Kevin, Will He Score? Podcast I listen to ten or a dozen podcasts each week and I’ve now worked out that more than half of them are about football, rather than politics. Make of that what you will. The latest addition to my regular staple of podcasts is ‘Quickly Kev...

Reaction Media Review Column 53: Piers Morgan, Matt Forde & Keir Starmer

  • 8 Jun 2021

Piers Morgan’s Life Stories, ITV The Political Party Podcast with Matt Forde “You should get Keir to do more of these non political and more personal interviews,” I said to his press officer after he spent ten minutes talking to me and Jacqui Smith about his memories of ...

Reaction Media Review 52: Dan Snow's History Hit & A Gay & A Non Gay

  • 1 Jun 2021

    Dan Snow’s History Hit podcast Over the last twenty years there has been an explosion of interest in history, not just British history, but all sorts of different kinds of history. The podcast genre is absolutely ideal to capitalise on this. I’ve already reviewed ...

Reaction Media Column 50: May Elections Coverage & the LibDem Podcast

  • 20 May 2021

One of the things I love most about my job at LBC is being given the opportunity to present election night shows. I’ve done four general election nights, two American elections, two referendums and various local election nights. Last week, however, Covid thwarted me. Most of t...

Reaction Media Review 49: 'Pariah' - The Harvey Proctor Story

  • 11 May 2021

Parish, Tortoise Media Many people felt that the internet would signal the end of properly funded investigative journalism and a dumbing down of current affairs coverage more generally. The reverse has been true. Investigative journalism is far from dead and it’s possible t...

Reaction Media Review 48: Rachel Johnson's 'Difficult Women' & 'State of Mind' with Richard Sefton

  • 6 May 2021

Rachel Johnson’s Difficult Women podcast, Global Radio Let me say this up front. I am an unalloyed Rachel Johnson fan. Like most of the Johnson family, she is an adornment to our national life, even if she sometimes puts her foot in it. Her recent memoir of her time in Chan...

Reaction Media Review 47: All to Play For & Line of Duty

  • 27 Apr 2021

  All to Play For podcast, Joe.co.uk & Coral Football podcasts are two a penny nowadays, but what a discovery All to Play For has been. It is presented by actor and comedian Tom Davis and former West Ham, Chelsea, Liverpool and England star, Joe Cole. Each week they ...

Reaction Media Column 46: Seaspiracy on Netflix

  • 20 Apr 2021

I had heard great things about this documentary from several people I greatly respect. A couple of them were people on the right who I wouldn’t have thought would be persuaded to become more environmentally aware through the means of a Netflix documentary. So it was with high ...

Reaction Media Column 43: Sellafield & Murray Walker Documentary

  • 25 Mar 2021

This article first appeared on Reaction. Sellafield’s Toxic Culture, BBC News Channel & iPlayer This film is only eleven minutes long, but it tells a very worrying story. Sellafield ought to be the safest place in the country. It needs to be given what happens on its...

Reaction Media Review 42: Caroline Aherne at the BBC & Winston Churchill's War

  • 19 Mar 2021

This article first appeared on Reaction. Caroline Aherne at the BBC, BBC4 & iPlayer If you were compiling a list of the top 10 funniest women in Britain over the last 20 years, Caroline Aherne would undoubtedly feature on it. This half-hour tribute to one of Britain’...