“QUOTE ... UNQUOTE”
WELCOME TO THE “QUOTE ... UNQUOTE”
REVISED 24 AUGUST 2014
Series 50 of the radio show is now being broadcast on BBC Radio 4 as from Monday 11 August – six shows first broadcast on Mondays at 15.00 BST and repeated the following Saturdays at 23.00 BST. The programmes are also available on the BBC i-player for one week from first broadcast.
For photos of guests and for the story of our signature tune, go to BROADCAST NEWS.
Listen out also for four vintage editions on Radio 4 Extra in September.
The July 2014 issue of the Newsletter is now available – free – as an e-mail-attached PDF. To be put on the e-mailing list go to HOW TO GET IN TOUCH WITH “QUOTE ... UNQUOTE”.
NEW BOOKS AND E-BOOKS Go here for details of my latest books including:
RADIO SHOW ARCHIVE – PRODUCERS/READERS/PANELLISTS Complete list of participants in the radio show since 1976, together with other programme details.
RADIO SHOW ARCHIVE – SERIES/EPISODES Complete list of all series to date with transmission dates and names of guests.
NEWSLETTER An introduction to the quarterly electronic publication and how to obtain twenty years of back numbers.
SPECIMEN ARTICLES FROM THE NEWSLETTER Including: ‘Not necessarily in the right order’; ‘Crisis? What crisis?’; the ‘Far away is close at hand in images of elsewhere’ graffito; Angelina Jolie’s tattoo motto; ‘Round up the usual suspects’; and ‘Play it again, Sam’.
AUDIO DOWNLOAD How you can get to hear past editions of the radio show and the ‘greatest hits’ compilation.
CURRENT FAQs The most frequently asked questions on the sources of quotations and the origins of phrases and sayings.
SEARCHING FOR LOST QUOTATIONS The big list of unsolved queries. See if you can help me find the sources of quotations and the origins of well-known phrases and sayings.
NIGEL’S SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS, LECTURES AND PERFORMANCES. To give you an idea of what I do.
JUST SO YOU KNOW WHO YOU'RE DEALING WITH ... A few notes on me.
ALICE AT 50 & 150 This page is not directly relevant to “Quote … Unquote” and is still under construction. But take a look.
HOW TO GET IN TOUCH WITH “QUOTE ... UNQUOTE” And how to obtain the Newsletter.