Damon Albarn, Art Fund Prize shortlist, Sophie Hannah, Proms line-up

John Wilson is in the recording studio with Damon Albarn to discuss his latest album Everyday Robots, an autobiographical journey in which he returns to his childhood and his London and Essex roots. Albarn describes the stories that lie behind the songs of this his first fully-realised solo album. Roger Wright reveals the line-up for his last ever BBC Proms. The poet and crime writer Sophie Hannah on her new novel The Telling Error, a psychological puzzle about about the seductive appeal of lying. Plus The Art Fund director Stephen Deuchar announces the shortlist for the Museum of the Year Prize.

Producer Elaine Lester
Presenter: John Wilson.

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BBC Proms 2014

BBC Proms 2014
For more information on this year's BBC Proms which run from Friday 18 July until Saturday 13 September 2014, please visit the BBC Proms website.

Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn

Everyday Robots the new album by Damon Albarn is out on Monday 28 April 2014.


Image: Damon Albarn's studio

Sophie Hannah

Sophie Hannah
The Telling Error written by Sophie Hannah is published by Hodder & Stoughton on Thursday 24 April 2014.

Museum of the Year

The Nominees for the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2014 are:


Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, South Downs

Hayward Gallery, London

The Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich

Tate Britain, London

Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP), Wakefield


For more information on the prize please visit the Art Fund website.


Role Contributor
PresenterJohn Wilson
Interviewed GuestStephen Deuchar
Interviewed GuestDamon Albarn
Interviewed GuestSophie Hannah
Interviewed GuestRoger Wright
ProducerElaine Lester

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