Television & radio Archive

After the hipster: are you a createenager or a hugger mugger? Let's hope not

After 10 years of media stories on The Death of the Hipster, the powers that be at the ever-relevant BBC4 finally decided that they should look into this hipster thing. Clare Balding being unavailable, they alighted on Peter York, 72, author of 1982’s The Sloane Ranger Handbook and former chairman of a DTI committee. The resulting documentary is due to air later this year. Unfortunately, …

Ralf Little: ‘I am a northerner – you aren’t allowed to do any more than a quick scrub with soap and water’

My routine is not extensive. I have a shower and a good old scrub: I wish I could tell you that it’s a cornmeal scrub with exfoliating properties, but it’s just soap and water. I am a northerner, unless you’re on Geordie Shore, you aren’t allowed to do any more than that, those are the rules. That said, I may dig out my dusty old …