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Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens adaptation confirmed for BBC Radio 4

Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens adaptation confirmed for BBC Radio 4

Sir Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s 1990 fantasy fiction classic, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch has been confirmed for an adaptation for BBC Radio 4 with what looks like a pretty impressive cast that includes Guardians Of The Galaxy star, Peter Serafinowicz. Both writers have had adaptations of their(…)

World Cup 2014 UK TV and radio coverage schedule

World Cup 2014 UK TV and radio coverage schedule

With the Brazil FIFA World Cup 2014 fast approaching here’s the radio and TV schedule for all of the games so that you can get yourself set not to miss a second of the action. With the BBC and ITV splitting the coverage rights, you’ll have to give each set of pundits and commentators a(…)

The Iggy Pop Show replaces Jarvis Cocker on BBC 6 Music

The Iggy Pop Show replaces Jarvis Cocker on BBC 6 Music

Following on from his Christmas and New Year radio takeovers, Iggy Pop has been confirmed to be the new BBC 6 Music DJ, bringing a bit more punk rock to the radio station and another gruff voice to the airwaves alongside the existing roster of Huey Morgan and Guy Garvey. Apart from the odd terrible(…)

Grayson Perry becomes BBC’s Reith lecturer 2013

Grayson Perry becomes BBC’s Reith lecturer 2013

Grayson Perry has been confirmed as the speaker for the 2013 Reith Lectures, the BBC’s annual thought piece from leading figures to discuss in detail the topics that they are most associated with. The lectures, entitled Grayson Perry: Playing to the Gallery, will give the Turner Prize winning artist the opportunity to discuss at length(…)

Tom Stoppard’s Dark Side comes to BBC Radio 2

Tom Stoppard’s Dark Side comes to BBC Radio 2

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the release of Pink Floyd’s seminal 1973 album, Dark Side of the Moon, playwright Sir Tom Stoppard has written a new, original play for BBC Radio 2, called simply, Dark Side. Though it sounds a bit like it could also be the title for a Lord Vader spin off series(…)

Wichita Records on Strongroom Alive

Wichita Records on Strongroom Alive

The American indie music mojo of Wichita Records is currently spinning on a regular basis on Strongroom Alive, the radio station inspired by everything that is good and true about Shoreditch

Animal Collective Radio takes to the airwaves

Animal Collective Radio takes to the airwaves

Animal Collective radio. Animal collective radio! Taking to the airwaves at the end of the weekend, Animal Collective radio is set to bring together the eclectic musical tastes of Geologist et al. Broadcasting on Sunday nights 9pm EST/Monday morning 2am GMT on Centipede Hz (not a real frequency) until 19th August it’s not going to(…)

Patti Smith, Punk Britannia Playlist on BBC 6 Music

Patti Smith, Punk Britannia Playlist on BBC 6 Music

Patti Smith, the godmother of punk and one of the most influential artists in the New York punk scene of the 70s, will soon be taking part in the BBC’s Punk Britannia seasons on BBC 6 Music. Featuring in one of 6′s specially commissioned Playlists, Patti will be talking about her divergent musical taste, and(…)

Colin Murray’s Gold Run comes to Radio 5 Live

Colin Murray’s Gold Run comes to Radio 5 Live

Collin Murray is about to embark on an epic Olympic journey for his new show, Colin Murray’s Gold Run, coming soon to Radio 5 Live. His job is simple on paper, but the reality of hunting down all 114 British Olympic gold medalists to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic Games is probably going to warrant(…)

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