Back up to: The Essay
5/5 Broadcaster Fi Glover on how radio voices 'make the global local and the local global'.
4/5 Roger Phillips describes his job as the listening anchorman of a daily phone-in programme.
3/5 Media professor and historian David Hendy on early anxieties about radio's power.
2/5 Journalist and broadcaster Olivia O'Leary describes the influence of radio on her.
1/5 Actor Samuel West explores the art of performance and declarative language.