Kirsty Nichol Findlay Interview on BBC Radio 4
Kirsty Nichol Findlay, editor of the forthcoming Arthur Ransome’s Long-lost Study of Robert Louis Stevenson was interviewed about the book yesterday on BBC Radio 4.
The interview is currently available here, at the BBC News website.
Paddle With Peter Duck
Following its broadcast on BBC Radio 4 this morning, Paddling With Peter Duck is now available on the BBC iplayer until noon on Thursday, 11 August.
In the half hour programme John McCarthy discovers Arthur Ransome’s life through his many boats, including his yachts Nancy Blackett, Peter Duck and Lottie Blossom, and dinghies Mavis (Amazon) and Coch-y-bonddhu.
The programme is currently available here.Read more
Update on Paddling with Peter Duck
We have now heard that Paddling with Peter Duck will be broadcast on Radio 4 at 11.30am on Thursday, August 4.Read more
Paddling with Peter Duck
BBC Radio 4 will be broadcasting a new programme about Arthur Ransome and his boats on Thursday, 4 August.
Called Paddling with Peter Duck, the half hour programme will be presented by John McCarthy, who will be visiting, and in some cases sailing, some of the yachts and dinghies that Ransome owned or was associated with.Read more
Old Peter on BBC Radio 7
BBC Radio 7 are repeating their excellent readings of Arthur Ransome’s Old Peter’s Russian Tales over the Christmas period. The readings begin with Sadko on 20 December and continue daily (except for Christmas Day and Boxing Day), ending with The Stolen Turnips on 31 December. You can see the complete schedule here.Read more