BBC Radio

I write and broadcast often for BBC Radio. I’ve been on Radio 3, the BBC World Service and Radio 4 – including presenting two special editions of BBC Radio 4’s flagship arts and culture programme Front Row.

Forthcoming Event: 27th January @ 17:40: Recording for BBC Radio 4’s Bookclub, Please come along for a lively conversation discussing my first novel Disobedience. Ticket information can be found here: Bookclub

Here are a few things I’ve done recently:

Front Row special on Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Radio 3’sThe Essay on The Existential Me

Front Row special on The art and craft of translating fiction

Front Row special on videogames

Front Row special on psychotherapy in fiction

Me talking about my novel The Lessons on Front Row

Discussing social media on Radio 3’s Nightwaves with Andrew Keen

Discussing the internet on Radio 3’s Nightwaves with Nick Harkaway

On The Strand on the World Service, discussing Future Anatomies with Joe Dunthorne and Clare Vaye-Watkins

Science Stories

I co-host Science Stories on Radio 4, telling surprising stories from the history of science. I’m really proud of the number of hidden women in the history of science we’ve featured over the years. You can browse through the archive and listen here: