Radio Cymru: H Hawkline on Diwydiant Sŵn

11 January 2017 // Music //Radio

In this episode of Radio Cymru’s Diwydiant Sŵn, Heavenly Recordings artist – and friend of Caught by the River – H Hawkline (otherwise known as Huw Evans) takes an abstract abseil down the faces of some of Wales’ most prominent industries: wool, coal, slate and renewable energy. Focusing on the sounds of these industries and […]

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The Shipping Forecast

12 October 2016 // Books //Radio

An extract from the introduction to The Shipping Forecast by Nic Compton (BBC Books, 216 pages, hardback. Out now and available here in the Caught by the River shop, priced £9.99.) Camariñas, Spain, July 2000. I am stormbound in northern Spain on an old wooden sloop I bought in southern Portugal and am sailing back […]

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Sue Brooks’ Radio Recommendations

31 August 2016 // Radio

Hi Jeff…..I must tell you this before it loses its urgency. I’ve just listened to the 5 episodes of The River, back to back on iPlayer. They’re all marvellous, but Paul Evans is OUTSTANDING. I had such a good feeling about it – it must have been the title and what I know he can […]

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Radio On

14 August 2016 // Radio

Illustration: Pete Fowler There’s a good week of radio ahead for lovers of running water, Chris Watson and Cornish poetry. “Can I direct the site’s attention to this: it has got water, albeit salt, and little auks, and sea beans, and singing and sadness in it….” so speaks Tim Dee who dropped us a line […]

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Tim Dee meets DP

10 July 2016 // Fishing //On Water //Radio

This week’s episode of the BBC Radio 4 Natural Histories series dedicates itself to the subject of carp. Producer and Caught by the River contributor, Tim Dee, along with presenter Brett Westwood talk to Love Fishing Madness author Dexter Petley. As any one who has read this utterly brilliant book will know carp is a […]

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