Giles Booth

Special guest

I manage educational content for the Micro:bit Educational Foundation. Publishing, editing and writing lessons, projects and video guides. Completely overhauled website content and introduced a CMS. Helped design and launch the unique micro:bit classroom free coding tool. Authored a 10-week physical computing curriculum used in 100s of schools across the Western Balkans.

Raspberry Pi Certified Educator, School Direct career-changer. Taught Computing and ICT from Reception up to GCSE.

Sound editor and mixer, producer, podcast maker and writer of content for BBC Radio web pages. Worked in BBC Radio News as a systems and studio manager, working on live and pre-recorded programmes for Radio 4, Five Live and BBC World Service in the UK and on outside broadcasts all over the world and as London producer for US public radio network NPR.

Calm under pressure, excellent at prioritising; passionate about writing and delivering clear, concise English, IT and web-literate; trainer and school teacher with a knack for explaining complex concepts to a variety of audiences, young and old, technical and non-technical.

I love reading C20th literary fiction as well as writing fiction, pushing the BBC micro:bit to the limit, blogging at I love cooking and blog about recipes at, called 'delightful and useful' by The Guardian. I've run a website since 1997 devoted to a long-lost masterpiece by Godley & Creme and Peter Cook:

Giles Booth has been a guest on 1 episode.