Lauren Laverne Biography (Wikipedia)
Lauren Cecilia Fisher (née Gofton, born 28 April 1978), known professionally as Lauren Laverne, is an English radio DJ, model, television presenter, author, singer and comedian.
Laverne was lead singer and additional guitarist in the rock band Kenickie, although her greatest chart success came when she performed vocals on Mint Royale's single "Don't Falter". Laverne has presented television programmes including 10 O'Clock Live for Channel 4, and The Culture Show and coverage of the Glastonbury Festival for the BBC. Laverne has written a published novel entitled Candypop: Candy and the Broken Biscuits. She presents the breakfast show on BBC Radio 6 Music.
In September 2018, Laverne began being Radio 4's Desert Island Discs host when Kirsty Young took time off because of illness.
- Lynne Ramsay speaks to Lauren about working with Radiohead's Jonny Greenwoodhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p060h2j7.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p060h2j7.jpg2018-03-02T13:00:00.000ZLynne tells Lauren the story behind one of the unique musical moments in her new film, 'You Were Never Really Here', and chats about working with Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05zwm6n
Lynne Ramsay speaks to Lauren about working with Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood
- Raf Rundell: "You spend a lot of time kicking the bins, but there's a lot to be thankful for..."https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05ywyx6.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05ywyx6.jpg2018-02-21T14:07:00.000ZRaf Rundell explains the inspiration behind his debut long player Stop Lying.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05ywybl
Raf Rundell: "You spend a lot of time kicking the bins, but there's a lot to be thankful for..."
- "We've taken psychedelia to a new place" - Lauren Laverne talks to Robert Plant at 6 Music Livehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05j71t8.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05j71t8.jpg2017-10-06T12:37:00.000Z6 Music hosts rock royalty in the last of this week's 6 Music Live sessions.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05j6yz3
"We've taken psychedelia to a new place" - Lauren Laverne talks to Robert Plant at 6 Music Live
- "Mum made me do it" - Loyle Carner on why he started releasing musichttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05j3mdq.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05j3mdq.jpg2017-10-05T13:09:00.000ZLauren Laverne chats to Loyle about the influence of his mum on his career.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05j3wcn
"Mum made me do it" - Loyle Carner on why he started releasing music
- Joe and Gus from alt-J on their musical influenceshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05j1nhl.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05j1nhl.jpg2017-10-04T10:53:00.000ZThe pair talk to Lauren about their favourite music and their love of the Mercury Prize.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05j0n8g
Joe and Gus from alt-J on their musical influences
- Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite on his musical influenceshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05hy293.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05hy293.jpg2017-10-03T11:18:00.000ZThe Mogwai star chats to Lauren Laverne about Joy Division and other music that inspired him.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05hy0gt
Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite on his musical influences
- Norman Cook talks Record Store Day with Lauren Lavernehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03r56t9.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03r56t9.jpg2016-04-15T16:39:00.000ZLauren Laverne visits a Brighton record shop to talk Record Store Day with Norman Cook.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03r5bl3
Norman Cook talks Record Store Day with Lauren Laverne
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