Book at Bedtime

Ralph Abernathy (seated centre) and C.B. King (seated left) sit on a wagon as 300 protesters march to Atlanta. Photo: Getty/Bettmann

What it was like to be a black lawyer in the deep south in the 60s

8 September 2018 9:00 am

To have been a black lawyer in the deep south of America in the early 1960s would have taken a…

How singing helped the people of Aberfan overcome a tragedy

22 October 2016 9:00 am

‘I went in at seven and came out aged 22,’ said Brian as he looked back on the day in…

Why I love The Bottom Line

13 June 2015 9:00 am

Evan Davis’s series on business life, The Bottom Line (made in conjunction with the Open University), has become one of…

Nothing beats Book at Bedtime

10 May 2014 9:00 am

There I was trapped in the bathroom at 10.55 p.m., unable to leave for fear of missing anything. The time…

Radio review: At last! A proper Book at Bedtime

20 July 2013 9:00 am

It had begun to look as if Radio 4’s Book at Bedtime had been taken over by the zealous publicity-hungry…