Klaxons; Comedy Awards; Jo Nesbo; long running TV series
With Mark Lawson.
With The Bill, Last of the Summer Wine and Big Brother all coming to an end in the next few days, TV critic Boyd Hilton and writer Chris Dunkley consider the impact of these three long-running series.
Klaxons won the Mercury Music Prize in 2007 for their debut album. Band members James Righton and Jamie Reynolds join Mark to discuss their new disc Surfing the Void, which was released this week after rumours that it was proving the difficult second album of rock legend.
The shortlist for the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards was announced this afternoon. Stephen Armstrong, one of this year's judges, takes us through the contenders. The winners will be announced on Saturday.
Norwegian crime writer Jo Nesbo, whose work has been translated into 30 languages, talks about his new book The Snowman.
Producer: Samantha Psyk.