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Nick Duerden

Nick Duerden is a writer and journalist. His books include Get Well Soon, A Life Less Lonely and The Smallest Things.

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In 2023, Ken Bruce became the centre of the radio universe

The 72-year-old has received obituary-level plaudits while still at the top of his game - a reminder that the humble radio DJ is still as important as ever

The best podcasts of 2023

The Mirror and the Road is a fascinating insight into William Boyd's mind

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A Place in the Sun isn't escapist - it's the most relatable show on TV

The BBC must trim the fat - and it should start with EastEnders