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Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Mike Lerner, Stuart Maconie, Dr Michael O'Donnell, Arthur Smith, Ane Brun, Tunng

Clive's in The Freak Zone with broadcaster and writer Stuart Maconie. Well known for his BBC 6Music show with Mark Radcliffe, Stuart's new book and its accompanying Radio 2 series 'The People's Songs: The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records' provides a sweeping history of our nation set to the tunes that soundtracked our times.

Clive talks Secrets & Lies with actress Marianne Jean-Baptiste, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her role as Hortense Cumberbatch in Mike Leigh's 1996 drama. Marianne's starring as Sister Margaret, the uncompromising pastor of her Harlem church, with a congregation revolting against her leadership. 'The Amen Corner' is at London's National Theatre, Southbank until Wednesday 14th August.

Arthur Smith has a check-up with physician, author and broadcaster Dr Michael O'Donnell, whose new book 'The Barefaced Doctor: A Mischievous Medical Companion' is inspired by a lifelong exposure to medical culture, and with tongue firmly in cheek, defines, dissects and discusses a vast range of health-related topics.

Clive's in the fray with documentary producer Mike Lerner, whose new film tells the incredible story of feminist art collective Pussy Riot. Wearing their trademark balaclavas, they performed a 40 second "punk prayer" inside Russia's main cathedral, were arrested on charges of religious hatred, and two of them sent to prison. 'Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer' is showing at Sheffield Doc / Fest on Wednesday 12th June.

With music from Norwegian singer-songwriter Ane Brun, who performs 'Feeling Good' from her album 'Songs 2003-2013'.

And a welcome return to folkie collective Tuung, who perform 'The Village' from their album 'Turbines'.

Producer: Sukey Firth.

Release date:

45 minutes

Last on

Tue 11 Jun 2013 04:15

Stuart Maconie

Stuart Maconie

‘The People’s Songs: The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records’ is published by Ebury Press and available now.

 

Stuart’s BBC Radio 2 show ‘The People’s Songs: The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records’ is on Wednesday 12th June at 22.00.

 

‘The People’s Songs: The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records’ - BBC Radio 2

 

 

Marianne Jean-Baptiste

Marianne Jean-Baptiste
‘The Amen Corner’ is at London’s National Theatre, Southbank until Wednesday 14th August.

Dr Michael O'Donnell

Dr Michael O'Donnell
‘The Barefaced Doctor: A Mischievous Medical Companion’ is published by Troubador and available now.

Mike Lerner

Mike Lerner

The UK premiere of ‘Pussy Riot – A Punk Prayer’ is at Sheffield Doc/Fest on Wednesday 12th June at 20.30 in the Showroom Cinema.

 

Mike Lerner

Ane Brun

Ane Brun

‘Songs 2003 – 2013’ is available now on Genepool Records.

 

Ane is touring in the Autumn. Check her website for details.

 

Ane Brun

Tunng

Tunng

‘Turbines’ is available on Monday 17th June on Full Time Hobby.

 

Tunng play London’s Lexington on Monday 8th and Tuesday 9th July.

 

Tunng

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