http://www.guardian.co.uk/tv-and-radio/2013/feb/02/wonders-life-brian-cox-tv-review The excellent Phil Hogan slightly befuddled by Jonathan. A quite natural reaction and one we intend.
A Fitfully Beautiful Film
The Dabbler Review – The Joy of Essex
Classical Music on TV re-born
http://www.gramophone.co.uk/blog/the-gramophone-blog/howard-goodalls-the-story-of-music A review of the first episode of Howard Goodall’s Story of Music. Classical Music on TV will never be the same.
The Arts Desk Review
http://www.theartsdesk.com/tv/jonathan-meades-joy-essex-bbc-four Excellent review by the excellent Adam Sweeting
The Spectator – Joy of Essex
http://www.spectator.co.uk/arts/television/8834901/ordinary-people-2/ A review of The Joy Of Essex in the Spectator. Not a publication I usually read but for a brief while it has become a dear favourite of mine.
A Wild Ride
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/reviews/last-nights-viewing–jonathan-meades-the-joy-of-essex-bbc4-locomotion-dan-snows-history-of-railways-bbc2-8471752.html The excellent Tom Sutcliffe on The Joy Of Essex.
Review – Baking v’s The Joy of Essex
http://www.guardian.co.uk/tv-and-radio/2013/jan/30/the-mary-berry-story Two programmes reviewed – one opportunistic and instantly forgettable, the other ‘Jonathan Meades: The Joy Of Essex’
The Joy of Essex
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/the-joy-of-essex-in-praise-of-muchmaligned-ancient-county-8467819.html An article by Jonathan Meades describing his experience of Essex -a major revision of a maligned and caricatured county.
Story Of Music Review
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/9827862/Howard-Goodalls-Story-of-Music-BBC-Two-review.html A review of Howard’s first programme in the Story Of Music Series. Very perceptive but I would say that.
Howard Goodall The Story Of Music
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/classicalmusic/9815926/Howard-Goodalls-way-is-music-to-my-ears.html BBC 2 9.30pm Saturday 26th January Howard Goodall’s radical re-working of music history – passionate, lucid and above all fascinating. Instead of wandering around dead composers houses we decided to shoot the whole thing in a studio at Twickenham (the last production to be filmed there incidentally). A risky route to go down but […]