Field reporting: Inside the BBC's Glastonbury coverage

Ben Homewood

I t becomes quite physical if it’s muddy,” says Philippa Aylott. “Last year, I remember going out with Lauren Laverne and it was absolutely peeing it down. She was in a cape and we were trying to keep her radio mic dry while water dripped into her boots.”

The editor of BBC Radio 2 paints a vivid picture. For anyone who’s ever been anywhere near Worthy Farm towards the end of June, her words will conjure the squelch of mud ...

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