“QUOTE ... UNQUOTE”
WELCOME TO THE “QUOTE ... UNQUOTE”
REVISED 4 DECEMBER 2021
I have announced that this will be the final series of the programme and will be presenting a retrospective “Quote … Unquote: A Celebration” which will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra from 20 December and on BBC Radio 4 on Boxing Day. In addition there will be several classic editions on R4X. All of these will also be available on BBC Sounds.
For details of final series guests and for the story of our signature tune, go to BROADCAST NEWS.
The October 2021 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.
HOW TO GET IN TOUCH WITH “QUOTE ... UNQUOTE” And how to obtain the Newsletter.