Afternoon Edition podcast available for the next 30 days

Anyone who for some reason wants to listen to my appearance on BBC Radio 5’s Afternoon Edition yesterday can do so for the next 30 days by clicking here. Although we didn’t quite have time to cover Scorpion, as advertised, I did manage to find the time to slag off Jonathan Ross and the licence fee, muse about soap opera recasting, ponder Strictly Come Dancing and mention The Affair. And if you’d like to read slightly longer, written reviews of all the shows I did mention, here you go:

Had I got my thinking hat on, I’d have mentioned recasting on S4C’s Caerdydd as well. But I didn’t. Oh well.

Author

  • I’m Rob Buckley, a journalist who writes for UK media magazines that most people have never heard of although you might have heard me on the podcast Lockdown Land or Radio 5 Live’s Saturday Edition or Afternoon Edition. I’ve edited Dreamwatch, Sprocket and Cambridge Film Festival Daily; been technical editor for TV producers magazine Televisual; reviewed films for the short-lived newspaper Cambridge Insider; written features for the even shorter-lived newspaper Soho Independent; and was regularly sarcastic about television on the blink-and-you-missed-it “web site for urban hedonists” The Tribe. Since going freelance, I've contributed to the likes of Broadcast, Total Content + Media, Action TV, Off The Telly, Action Network, TV Scoop and The Custard TV.