Daisy Dunn

Perfect radio for a nation of grumblers: Radio 4’s Room 101 with Paul Merton reviewed

Plus: a fascinating, atmospheric radio essay on the murder of 18th century art historian Johann Joachim Winckelmann

The aubergine: headed for Room 101. Credit: Seqoya

Welcome back to Room 101, which has returned to the radio – after nearly 30 years on TV – and reverted back to its one-to-one format with presenter Paul Merton. The programme sits comfortably within that peculiarly British corner of the landscape that champions The Archers, the Proms, Rich Tea biscuits and knitted dog coats.

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