Series exploring the world of words and the ways in which we use them
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Michael Rosen and Laura Wright discuss how we take it in turns to talk, in conversation.
Tue 2 Feb 2016
Michael Rosen and Dr Laura Wright guide listeners through the 20 most commonly used words.
Tue 26 Jan 2016
Michael Rosen and Dr Laura Wright discover how Shakespeare spoke.
Tue 19 Jan 2016
What is slang? Michael Rosen and Dr Laura Wright thrash it out with Jonathon Green.
Tue 27 Oct 2015
Neuroscientist Dr Frederique Liegeois joins Michael Rosen and Dr Laura Wright.
Tue 20 Oct 2015
Michael Rosen explores the wonderful Latin names used to describe animals and plants.
Tue 13 Oct 2015
Michael Rosen and Dr Laura Wright take us through the A-Z of the alphabet.
Tue 6 Oct 2015
Michael Rosen and Dr Laura Wright look into how new commercial brand names are invented.
Tue 29 Sep 2015
Michael Rosen and Professor John Mullan talk romance, Romantic poets and romanticism.
Tue 22 Sep 2015
Michael Rosen examines the differences between reading print books and reading eBooks.
Tue 15 Sep 2015
Michael Rosen and Laura Wright look at how numbers are understood - and misunderstood.
Tue 26 May 2015
Michael Rosen and Laura Wright discuss non-verbal communication with Prof Steven Connor.
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