David Baddiel, Apple TV+, Wellcome Collection's scary podcasts
David Baddiel has had a varied career. He's been a (Wembley Arena-filling) stand-up comedian, a chart-topping performer (3 times with the same song Three Lions), a TV chat show presenter, a prize-winning children's author, creator of highly-acclaimed shows about his family, prolific twitter presence and now he's a playwright with his first production God's Dice opening at London's Soho Theatre.
Apple TV+ which launches this week is the latest arrival on the UK’s streaming landscape. What will they be offering us and how will it affect the future of TV in the UK with the likes of Disney, Britbox, HBO Max and NBCUniversal waiting in the wings with their new services. Heat Magazine’s Boyd Hilton joins Kirsty to discuss what's coming our way.
The Wellcome Collection and Audible are launching a new original fiction podcast with short stories from award-winning writers, each short story inspired by a curiosity, oddity or artefact on display in the Wellcome Collection’s permanent exhibit. Novelist Laura Purcell and Wellcome Collection curator Julia Nurse join Kirsty to explain further.
Presenter: Kirsty Lang
Producer: Oliver Jones…read more