Friday, 4 July 2008


Congratulations to Captain Patch, or Ian Tea the Choir Master as we formally know him, who made history today by fixing a rip in the shoulder of his jacket. Ian used pins and a needle for the first time since school, and fluently described the experience to Anna McNamee of Radio 4's woman's hour at the same time.  For more about Ian's patch, and all the other going's on at Prick Your finger today, please listen out for a piece about the rise of sewing machine culture, due to be broadcast sometime on R4 in the not too distant future.