Gideon Coe and Chris Hawkins Live from the Hay Festival
Gideon Coe and Chris Hawkins come live from Brecon Beacons as part of BBC Radio 6 Music at Hay Festival . They'll be joined by author and musician Bob Stanley talking about his recent book Yeah Yeah Yeah: The Story of Modern Pop. Plus, performance poet John Hegley will be dropping by, mandolin in hand to give us a number or two from his recent spud themed collections.
Bob Stanley is a British musician, journalist and film producer. As well as being a key member of the group Saint Etienne, he's also had a long parallel career as a music journalist, writing for the likes of Melody Maker, NME, Mojo, The Guardian and The Times.
London born performance poet John Hegley published his first poetry collection, Visions of the Bone Idol, in 1984. His latest book I am a Poetato: An A-Z of poems about people, pets and other creatures was published in 2013.