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Edith has contributed to many radio programmes, most but not all on BBC Radio 3 or 4. Here are the links to some podcasts and other programming information. 

  • Discussion of Aristotelian ethics on Radio Islam's Drivetime Show, 23rd September 2019.

  • Contributor to a documentary on religion, presented by David Cannadine, on BBC RAdio 4, 28th July 2019.

  • Contributor to BBC Radio's World at One on Sex Strikes, May 13th 2019.

  • Contributor to discussion of classical education in state schools, Radio Verulam, 14th February 2019.

  • Contributor to discussion of recent fiction, BBC Radio 4 This Morning, 26th December 2018.

  • Contributor to feature programme on the pine tree, BBC Radio 3, 23rd December 2018.

  • Contribution to BBC Radio 4 Natural History programme on swans and swansongs, 25 September 2018.

  • 13th September, In Our Time on the Iliad, BBC Radio 4 2018, 0905.

  • 5th September 2018, interviewed on Woman's Hour BBC Radio 4 about myth of Medusa.

  • 30th August 2018, interviewed on BBC Radio's News at One about current spate of novels set in ancient Greece.

  • Contributor to BBC Radio 4  In Search of Sovereignty with Joe Queenan, Monday 30th July 2018, 8.00pm.

  • BBC Radio 4 Science Stories episode on Hypatia with Naomi Alderman and Natalie Haynes, July 4th 2018.

  • BBC Radio 4 P.M. programme June 25th 2018, discussion of Sarah Huckabee Sanders and public opinion.

  • BBC Radio on Aristotle's virtue ethics with Shahidha Bari on FREETHINKING, 7th June 2018.

  • BBC Radio 4 Start the Week on Aristotle's Way with Tom Sutcliffe, 23rd April 2018.

  • ABC Radio Brisbane on Aristotle and Public Access to Classics, April 19th 2018.

  • ABC Radio Hobart on Aristotle and Public Access to Classics, April 12th 2018.

  • HERODOTUS with Justin Marozzi and Matthew Parris on BBC Radio's GREAT LIVES, 16th January 2018.

  • Discussion of 'fudging' in political rhetoric on BBC Radio 4's 'Broadcasting House' programme, 17th December 2017.

  • In Our Time with Melvyn Bragg, Thursday 23rd November 2017, on ancient Greek Thebes.

  • Interview on cultural presences of the Classics for BBC Radio, Mount Stewart Festival, 14th October 2017.

  • Discussant on BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour with Chipo Chung and Jenni Murray of Marlowe's Dido, Queen of Carthage, 6th September 2017.

  • Interviewed on Lucian by Natalie Haynes for Natalie Haynes Stands Up for the Classics, 17 August 2017 at 1130 on BBC Radio 4.

  • Interviewed on Sappho by Natalie Haynes for Natalie Haynes Stands Up for the Classics, 3 August 2017 on BBC Radio 4.

  • Interval talk on Sea Journeys and Sirens on BBC broadcast of Prom concert performance of Anders Hillborg's oratorio Sirens, Friday 28th July 2017 at 2010. 

  • Interviewed for Joe Queenan's Brief History of the Truth, Archive on Four, BBC Radio 4, 22nd July 2017.
  • Contribution to BBC Radio 4 Natural Histories programme on cows, July 4th 2017.

  • Contribution to BBC World Service The Food Chain on history of cannibalism, Monday 17 April 2017.

  • April 8th 2017, Edith was Commentator on BBC World Service 'Weekend' programme. 

  • Contribution to Joe Queenan's Brief History of Lust on BBC Radio, 18th February 2017.

  • Contribution to Joe Queenan's Brief History of Failure on BBC Radio,