We knew her as Katie Boyle. Ewan Spence looks back at her early years defining the role of a presenter and her impact on the Eurovision Song Contest.
ESC Insight bring you the highlights of a flipping freezing weekend in Oslo to enjoy Melodi Grand Prix 2018, featuring a happy Kyiv reunion, pre-results analysis and joy in the post-results press scrum. Ellie Chalkley, Lisa-Jayne Lewis and Ewan Spence give us their views, and see their resistance to the insistent poppiness of That’s How You […]
The fairytale returns, a rush of edited songs, and we’re off to the Portuguese Ministry of Defence. Ewan Spence and ESC Insight introduce another week of Eurovision Song Contest news as the National Final season ends.
In this week’s edition of the ESC Insight newsletter, John Paul Lucas looks at some of the songs emerging as early favourites for victory in Lisbon now that all 43 entries are in the public sphere…
In the second round of 2018’s Juke Box Jury podcast, Ellie Chalkley and Wiv Kristiansen join Ewan Spence to judge Greece, Germany, the United Kingdom, San Marino, and Spain.
Iceland have not come close to qualifying for three tormenting years, but still the volcanic island has Europe’s highest Eurovision viewing figures and a National Final selling out weeks in advance. Ben Robertson visits Iceland and learns how Eurovision in the Arctic north is a part of their family culture.