BBC Archives shares a 1981 Newsnight report on Debbie Harry’s collaboration with H. R. Giger. “Newsnight reporter Robin Denselow reports from Zurich on the unlikely collaboration between singer Debbie Harry and visual artist H.R. Giger. Debbie Harry–best known as the frontwoman of New York punk band Blondie–is about […]
Imagine, if you will, King’s College, Cambridge, almost one hundred years ago… Every Christmas Eve has its ritual. Those invited make their way for the appointed time, out of the darkness, where the Master waits. Montague Rhodes James, provost of King’s, scholar, antiquary, and writer of ghost stories. […]
The BBC Archive has a 1985 piece on Infocom. “Fred Harris goes behind the scenes at Boston software company Infocom. The developer has enjoyed great success with its line of text adventure games–the likes of Zork, Planetfall, Enchanter, and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy–which eschew graphics in […]
The BBC has a program on Phil Tippett on filmmaking and stop-motion animation. Listen here!
Caroline Catz’ Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and the Legendary Tapes is available for your viewing pleasure at BBC Four online. “[It] explores the life and creative output of Coventry born-Delia Derbyshire–electronic musician, sound pioneer and female outsider in postwar Britain. From 1962 until 1973, she worked at the […]
The BBC has made its sound effects library available online. Browse and download them all here!