Wednesday, 30th October 2013

by Joshua Gaskell

With the sound of the radio distantly detectable from another room, I hear strained, ranting tones. Protestors or maniacs must have somehow gained entry to Broadcasting House and then an on-air studio! As I approach the radio I get a rush of adrenaline, imagining what the fallout will be from the accidental broadcast of these baying, unhinged voices.

False alarm. An announcer is at the mic and reassures us that all is normality and routine: ‘That was Prime Minister’s Questions. Next up…’