Since they’re spending a proportion of the Current Unpleasantness talking to each other anyway. Mark Ellen and David Hepworth thought they may as well record some of it, explaining what’s happening with Word In Your Ear in the light of the current situation, how they’re getting by at home, what they’re reading, what they’ve been listening to and what it might all mean for the return of long form listening. Well, it’s not as if they’ve got anything else to do.
Here’s a good place to start on the books of Simon Winchester.
And here’s an introduction to Anthony Powell.
David’s book “A Fabulous Creation” is out in paperback.
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P.S. Here’s Ronnie Lane and Pete Townshend singing “Annie”