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    Rapid Fire - Remarkable Miscellany - John Maytham

    R225,00 R250,00
    What is the origin of the word ‘bluetooth’? Which UK football ground is flanked by Bloemfontein & South Africa roads? When walking round Rondebosch Common, why is it wise not to go widdershins? These are a few of the questions put to John Maytham by 567 CapeTalk listeners in the Rapid Fire insert on the late drive-time show. Join him on a tour of the oddest, arcane and most surprising questions – and be tickled by the weird and wonderful answers.

    Yes, really!

    R245,00 R270,00
    Kate Turkington is fearless and fun, even now in her 80s. Actually, more so! From the war-worn East End of London to raising a young family in a remote part of eastern Nigeria and building a career as one of SA's most loved broadcasters, Kate's story is remarkable and revealing. You'll laugh. You'll cry. You will cheer.

    Presenting on TV and Radio: An Insider's Guide

    R421,00 R495,00
    Intended for aspiring radio and TV presenters, this work contains illustrations, exercises and insider tips for improving presentation skills. It explains basics such as appearance, body language, diction, among others. It also covers a range of presentation styles from hard news and sport to light entertainment, DJ'ing, and children's programmes.

    Radio Drama

    R1 161,00
    Radio Drama brings together the practical skills needed for radio drama, such as directing, writing and sound design, with media history and communication theory.

    The Archers Archives

    R400,00 R691,99
    Covers the defining moments in Archers history, from the devastating 1955 stables fire and the 1957 Tom Forrest manslaughter charge to the shocking imprisonment of Susan Carter in the early 1990s, the revelation of Brian Aldridge's affair with Siobhan Hathaway, and the Grundys' eviction from Grange Farm and exile to Meadow Rise.

    The Radio Drama Handbook

    With the resurgence (though some say it has never left) of radio, due in part to new media practices and technological innovations, not only are there more theory-related radio courses, but also those teaching the production and practice aspects. This book combines both theory and practice to lead to an understanding of radio drama form.

    Goodnight and Good Riddance: How Thirty-Five Years of John Peel Helped to Shape Modern Life

    R380,00 R431,66
    Features a diary of a nation's changing culture, and an appraisal of one of our greatest broadcasters, a man who can legitimately be called the most influential figure in post-war British popular music. It focuses on some 300 shows between 1967 and 2004, giving an overview of John Peel's career and more.

    The Fully Authorised History of I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue : The Clue Bible from Footlights to Mornington Crescent

    R170,00 R180,00
    Tells the story, from Footlights to Broadway to the ferret-filled madness of Radio Prune - comedy's answer to the rock & roll revolution of the sixties. Looking at the comedy world that brought us 'Mornington Crescent', besides episode guides, and glossaries, this book celebrates the lives of Willie Rushton, Sir David Hatch and Humphrey Lyttelton.

    Going to Sea in a Sieve: The Autobiography

    The first hilarious volume of comedy writer, journalist, radio DJ and screenwriter Danny Baker's memoir, and now the inspiration for the major BBC series CRADLE TO GRAVE, starring Peter Kay.

    Writing for Radio: A Practical Guide

    R217,00 R279,00
    Offers advice for those thinking of writing or beginning to write for radio. This book focuses mainly on radio drama techniques. It also covers documentary writing, radio soaps, radio comedy and useful advice on how to begin and maintain a career.