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3 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 09 January 2013

Actress Alexandra Roach joins Lauren in the studio to talk about her new 6 part thriller on Channel 4 Utopia. The series follows a group of strangers who are drawn together by the legendary manuscript of a cult graphic novel, but come up against the deadly Network organisation and has . This new show has a heaveyweight cast which includes Adeel Akhtar (The Dictator, Four Lions) and Michael Smiley (Kill List).

Alexandra played the young Margeret Thatcher in The Iron Lady alongside Meryl Streep, Olivia Colman and Jim Broadbent and has also starred in The IT Crowd, Being Human, New Tricks and Candy Cabs

Plus, Lauren sets the theme to this weeks Peoples Playlist; half an hour of brilliant tunes chosen by you that gets played out each Thursday and free music with MPFree with an invitatin to take some time to enjoy a rather fabulous Headphone Moment.

Music Played

40 items


People's Playlist on BBC Playlister

Peoples Playlist

Follow the People's Playlist in Spotify. Tracks from The Flaming Lips, Beck and more


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