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Radio review: Ghostly tales good in small doses

Nuala McCann
Spooked Podcast The Food Programme Radio 4 Halloween is over, but If you haven’t had enough of ghosties and ghoulies and three-legged thingummyjjgs, then the podcast, Spooked, will bring a suitable shiver to your spine.

TV review: Why is the BBC paying the dinner bill?

Billy Foley
Guy Martin - The World’s Fastest Van, Channel 4, Monday at 9pm You may remember Guy Martin racing across the Nevada desert at 165mph in his Ford Transit van, well he’s back again to see if he can get it going even faster.

DVDs and Downloads: Snatch, Castlevania and Shirkers

New to download, stream or buy on dvd/blu-ray: SNATCH Season One (Cert 15, 450 mins, Spirit Entertainment, available on Amazon Video/iTunes and other download and streaming services; from October 29 on DVD £24.

Radio review: Reading to cope with mental health issues

Nuala McCann
Front Row – Reading and Mental health Radio 4 When he was in his twenties, Stig Abell went through a time when he would wake up in the middle of the night shaking uncontrollably and desperately anxious.

TV review: Butterfly raises a subject which must be addressed

Billy Foley
Butterfly, UTV, Sunday at 9pm Is it possible that gender identification disorder is the real human rights issue of our time? Same sex marriage and language rights may be top of the political agenda, but I suspect that the damage being done to people who feel they have been born in the wrong body is of a greater order.

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