I had many outburtsts of chuckling and laiughter listening to this funny funny show that was so well done and the interplay of the actors so pleasing- I would gladly have taken in .another few seasons.
Stephanie Cole, Benedict Cumberbatch & Roger Allam star in the fourth series of the hit sitcom about the tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult. By John Finnemore (The News Quiz, Mitchell & Webb).
"Laugh out loud"
Encore Broadcast: "Magic Mike" star Joe Manganiello strips away our bad etiquette habits... Artist-musician Devendra Banhart ruminates on art, ritual, and everlasting honey... Grammy-winner Joy Williams (formerly of The Civil Wars,) shares a party soundtrack, direct from her Nashville "Night Circus"
The World is a US-based international news and analysis program co-produced by the BBC, PRI, and WGBH. It is hosted by Marco Werman.
Amy Gallo, author of the "HBR Guide to Managing Conflict at Work," explains the options.
Ongoing coverage of the attacks in Paris and the fight against ISIS. Charlie is joined by Mike Morell, former deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
Ongoing coverage of ISIL and the aftermath of the attacks in Paris. Charlie is joined by General David Petraeus, former commander of U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Just in time for a week of feasting, it's our special All-Food Show! Chefs Gabrielle Hamilton and Dan Barber turn food afterthoughts into fine dining ... We ruminate on the history of the toothpick...
Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn and partner at Greylock. Shonda Rhimes, creator of the long-running ABC series Grey's Anatomy and the smash hit Scandal. Her new book, Year of Yes, documents her rise to the top of Hollywood.
The renowned American journalist talks with HBR senior editor Dan McGinn.
Continuing coverage of the Paris attacks with Will McCants, director of the Project on US Relations with the Islamic World at the Brookings Institution, Graeme Wood of the Council on Foreign Relations, and Ian Fisher of The New York Times.
A conversation with Lisa Monaco, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism. Next, a conversation with Robert Gates, former secretary of defense on ISIS and the Paris attacks. And finally, David Miliband, president of the International Rescue Committee, here to discuss the refugee crisis.
We continue our analysis of the Paris terror attacks and discuss how New York City is preparing itself with John Miller, deputy commissioner of intelligence and counterterrorism at the New York Police Department. Next, a conversation with David Remnick, editor-in-chief of The New Yorker. And finally, comedian and actor Billy Eichner talks about his new show, Billy on the Street.
Analysis of the Paris Attacks, with Roger Cohen of The New York Times; Matt Olsen, former director of the National Counterterrorism Center; author Bernard-Henri Lévy; and Michael Weiss, senior editor at The Daily Beast and co-author of ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror.
Emmy award-winning journalist Charlie Rose has been praised as "one of America's premier interviewers". Each night, as host of his PBS program, Charlie Rose engages America's best thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, business leaders, scientists, and other newsmakers in one-on-one interviews and roundtable discussions.
Businesses hoping to survive over the long term will have to remake themselves into better competitors at least once along the way. These efforts have gone under many banners: total quality management, reengineering, rightsizing, restructuring, cultural change, and turnarounds, to name a few. In almost every case, the goal has been to cope with a new, more challenging market by changing the way business is conducted. A few of these endeavors have been very successful.
"Practical and helpful"
Best-selling writer and biographer Walter Isaacson deconstructs the late Apple CEO’s business brilliance.
A four-part process for defining problems in a way that invites innovative solutions.
"Learn to ask the right question . . ."
Increasing your energy capacity is the best way to get more work done faster and better
"Some great points too short"
Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster and the Thought Police uncover each act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party.
"IT IS DRAMATIZED"
A second BBC Radio 4 series of Stephen Fry's witty and incisive programmes looking at the oddities of the English language. Includes four 30-minute Radio 4 programmes presented by Stephen Fry indulging his delight in the English language. So Wrong It's Right - Stephen Fry examines how 'wrong' English can become right English, such as more people use the word 'wireless' in a computer context than in a radio one. With help from a lexicographer, an educationalist a Times Sub Editor and a judge,
"Folly and Fun"
A game of ‘murders’ at Sir Hubert Handesley’s country house party becomes far too realistic for anyone’s liking. First a guest arrives with a dangerously lethal dagger and then, when the gong sounds to announce the start of the game, the victim plays dead in a very convincing manner. Chief Detective Inspector Alleyn believes the unusual dagger is a vital clue to the real-life murder, and soon he’s on the trail of a Russian secret society.
"Quality radio productions. Thoroughly enjoyed them"
Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these four programmes, as heard on BBC Radio 4. 'The Trial of Qwerty' The ‘Qwerty’ keyboard faces charges of conspiracy to obstruct the English language. But who was Mr Qwerty? 'He Said, She Said' Do men and women really say what they mean? Also Stephen investigates sex, domination, gender, power, and sex changes (as only he can).
"English for native speakers- or anyone else"
Actor and reluctant sleuth Charles Paris is facing chaos on the domestic front. He’s lodging with his ex-wife Frances, and now their pregnant daughter has moved in as well. It’s all a bit much.... So he is over the moon when he lands a job on the BBC Radio Rep - but the ink is barely dry on his contract when a murder takes place in Broadcasting House. A young female studio manager is found dead in an editing suite, and Charles steps in to investigate....
"Bill Nighy on tip, top form"
Adam Grant, a professor of management at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, writes about how your organization’s success depends on the generosity of your employees.
The Sheriff and his men capture Roy, and the outlaws find a baby abandoned in Sherwood Forest. Roy is given a choice: kill Robin Hood or let his own mother hang. Meanwhile, Marian angers the Sheriff with her disobedience. Will Roy betray Robin? How will the Sheriff punish Marian? And who does the baby belong to?
Roger L. Martin, a professor and the former dean at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, writes about how a detailed plan may be comforting, but it’s not a strategy.
How cognitive limitations obstruct us from dreaming up truly innovative ways of doing business – and how we can overcome them....
"phenomenal loved it must listen again"
Clay Shirky talks about Xiaomi, the subject of his new book, Little Rice.
Daniel Goleman, codirector of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations at Rutgers University, writes about how great leaders have learned to focus their attention in three ways: on themselves, on others, and on the wider world.
On American Public Media’s Marketplace Weekend host Lizzie O’Leary guides listeners through the most fascinating economic stories of the week, exploring what happened, why it matters, who it affects and what happens next.
A full-cast BBC Radio Scotland comedy dramatisation written by Alexander McCall Smith. An Edinburgh couple on holiday in the Highlands discover that centuries-old tensions are still very near the surface. Starring John Buick, Kenny Blyth, Monica Gibb, and Paul Young.
"Laugh your way into understanding human history"