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Radio books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Radio category. Presented with a red border are the Radio books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Radio as Art Concepts, Spaces, Practices by Anne Thurmann-Jajes Radio as Art Concepts, Spaces, Practices

Acoustic signals, voice, sound, articulation, music and spatial networking are dispositifs of radiophonic transmission. They have brought forth a great number of artistic practices. Up to and into the digital present radio has been and still is employed and explored...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/02/2018

Old Time Radio's Comedy Couples (Hardback) by Dan McGuire Old Time Radio's Comedy Couples (Hardback)


Format: Hardback - Released: 14/02/2018

Old Time Radio's Comedy Couples by Dan McGuire Old Time Radio's Comedy Couples


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/02/2018

The Lone Ranger on Radio, Film and Television by Ed Andreychuk The Lone Ranger on Radio, Film and Television

Created by script writer Fran Striker and radio station owner George W. Trendle, the Lone Ranger was meant to embody courage, fair play and honesty, and writers had to adhere to specific guidelines: he never smokes... he uses precise speech......
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2018

Radio Moments 50 Years of Radio - Life on the Inside by David Lloyd Radio Moments 50 Years of Radio - Life on the Inside

A lively and insightful account of 'the second great age of radio'.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2017

King Arthur and Robin Hood on the Radio Adaptations for American Listeners by Katherine Barnes Echols King Arthur and Robin Hood on the Radio Adaptations for American Listeners

Before stories of King Arthur and Robin Hood were adapted and readapted for film, TV and theatre, radio scriptwriters looking for material turned to Le Morte Darthur and The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood. Many of these adaptations reflect the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2017

Radio Science and Engineering by Claude McMillan Radio Science and Engineering


Format: Hardback - Released: 24/05/2017

Aventures Radio by Didier Roquecave Aventures Radio


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 20/01/2017

Coming Soon

Hitch Hiker's Guide by M. Simpson Hitch Hiker's Guide


Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2018

The Early Shortwave Stations A Broadcasting History Through 1945 by Jerome S. Berg The Early Shortwave Stations A Broadcasting History Through 1945

In July 1923, less than three years after Westinghouse station KDKA signed on, company engineer Frank Conrad began regular simulcasting of its programmes on a frequency in the newly-discovered shortwave range. It was an important event in a technological revolution...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Listening on the Short Waves, 1945 to Today by Jerome S. Berg Listening on the Short Waves, 1945 to Today

The discovery and development of shortwave technology during the 1920s and 1930s permitted radio stations throughout the world to transmit their programs over long distances, even worldwide, for the first time, and the thrill of hearing broadcasts from faraway places...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Radio's Morning Show Personalities Early Hour Broadcasters and Deejays from the 1920s to the 1990s by Philip A. Lieberman Radio's Morning Show Personalities Early Hour Broadcasters and Deejays from the 1920s to the 1990s

Offers biographies for 28 of the trendsetting morning men, including Gene Rayburn, Buffalo Bob Smith, Wolfman Jack, Don Imus, and Howard Stern. This title focuses on their careers and their contributions to radio.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Radio Drama and Comedy Writers, 1928-1962 by Ryan Ellett Radio Drama and Comedy Writers, 1928-1962

More than 700 uncredited scriptwriters who created the memorable characters and thrilling stories of radio's Golden Age receive due recognition in this encyclopaedia. For some, radio was a stepping stone on the way to greater achievements in film or television,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Who's Listening? The Story of BBC Audience Research by Robert J. E. Silvery Who's Listening? The Story of BBC Audience Research

This book, first published in 1974, is the story of BBC Audience Research, a behind-the-scenes activity that has always been the subject of some curiosity. It describes the early, tentative experiments, designed both to develop ways of applying the techniques...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/04/2018

Other books in this genre

Just a Minute: Series 76 The BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game by BBC Radio Comedy Just a Minute: Series 76 The BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game

Eight episodes of the ever-popular BBC Radio 4 panel game hosted by Nicholas Parsons - including two special shows recorded at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 01/12/2016

The Wireless Past Anglo-Irish Writers and the BBC, 1931-1968 by Emily C. (Columbia University) Bloom The Wireless Past Anglo-Irish Writers and the BBC, 1931-1968

Emily Bloom chronicles the emergence of the British Broadcasting Corporation as a significant promotional platform and aesthetic influence for Irish modernism from the 1930s to the 1960s. She situates the works of W.B. Yeats, Elizabeth Bowen, Louis MacNeice, and Samuel...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/11/2016

Sounds of the Sixties, BBC Radio 2 by Phil Swern Sounds of the Sixties, BBC Radio 2


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2016

I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue Treasury Classic BBC radio comedy by BBC Radio I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue Treasury Classic BBC radio comedy

A bumper collection of classic fun and games from one of BBC Radio 4's best-loved and most enduring comedy panel games. First published as I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue Volumes 1 to 9, this feast of unrestrained revelry and...
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 06/10/2016

I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue Treasury by I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue Treasury

A bumper collection of classic fun and games from one of BBC Radio 4's best-loved and most enduring comedy panel games. The funniest comedy quiz show of them all. Sue Arnold, Observer The inimitable Humphrey Lyttelton is in the chair...
Format: eBook - Released: 06/10/2016

Who's Listening? The Story of BBC Audience Research by Robert J. E. Silvery Who's Listening? The Story of BBC Audience Research

This book, first published in 1974, is the story of BBC Audience Research, a behind-the-scenes activity that has always been the subject of some curiosity. It describes the early, tentative experiments, designed both to develop ways of applying the techniques...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/09/2016

Just a Minute: Series 75 The BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game by BBC Radio Comedy Just a Minute: Series 75 The BBC Radio 4 comedy panel game

Nicholas Parsons chairs six more episodes of the evergreen BBC Radio 4 panel game. Debutants Alexei Sayle and John Finnemore play their first games with panache, while Gyles Brandreth and Graham Norton both mark the same milestone as they celebrate...
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 01/09/2016

The Shipping Forecast A Miscellany by Nic Compton The Shipping Forecast A Miscellany

From the places themselves - how they got their names, what's happened there through the ages - to the poems and parodies that it's inspired, this is a beautifully evocative tribute to one of Britain's - and Radio 4's -...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2016

Steptoe & Son: The BBC Radio Collection: Series 1 & 2 21 episodes of the classic BBC radio sitcom by Alan Simpson, Ray Galton Steptoe & Son: The BBC Radio Collection: Series 1 & 2 21 episodes of the classic BBC radio sitcom
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Albert is upset by Harold's plans for a proper bathroom; Plus, Albert and Harold's creditors arrive seeking payment; Harold regrets taking Albert to the cinema; and Albert disrupts Harold's Labour Party meeting.
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 04/08/2016

Pirate Radio An Illustrated History by Keith Skues, David Kindred, Johnny Beerling, Tony Blackburn Pirate Radio An Illustrated History
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This fascinating selection of photographs illustrates the `golden years' of radio when pirates ruled the airwaves.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2016

2010: Space Commander! by Stuart Price, David Beck 2010: Space Commander!
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Since our bodies cannot genuinely explore space, why not get rid of them?Without wanting to trot out the already tired cliches about social networking sites being our main interaction, or point out that with gaming systems becoming so sophisticated the...
Format: eBook - Released: 28/06/2016

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