Douglas Henshall, Debbie Wiseman, Paul Morley, Danny Wallace, Bridie Jackson & The Arbour, Hot 8 Brass Band
Clive Anderson is joined by Dougie Henshall, Debbie Wiseman, Paul Morley and Danny Wallace. With music from Hot 8 Brass Band, and Bridie Jackson and The Arbour.
Clive's chats to 'Primeval' star Douglas Henshall, who's taken a break from battling the apocalypse to become a detective in BBC One's new murder-mystery 'Shetland'. Douglas plays native Shetlander Jimmy Perez, who finds himself leading a murder investigation, uncovering secrets and lies from the past. 'Shetland' starts on Sunday 10th March at 21.00.
Clive tickles the ivories with award winning film and TV composer Debbie Wiseman whose theme tune credits include 'Tom & Viv' and 'Jackanory'. She's one of the UK's most successful female music ambassadors, after composing from the age of eight. Debbie is doing a rare solo piano appearance at St Georges, Bristol on Thursday 14th March.
Danny Wallace goes underground with critic and music journalist Paul Morley, who's rock n roll career has seen him also work as a band manager and promoter. Paul's now penned 'Earthbound', one in a series of Penguin Lines; a collection of works to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the London Underground. Each tell their tale of the city, inspired by a different tube line. Mind the gap!
With Latin and hip-hop infused music from New Orleans brass funksters Hot 8 Brass Band who perform 'Ghost Town' from their album 'The Life & Times Of....'.
And from four lovely ladies from Newcastle, Bridie Jackson & The Arbour who play 'Scarecrow'.
Producer Cathie Mahoney.
Debbie Wiseman MBE
Hot 8 Brass Band
Hot 8 Brass Band are performing at The Garage, London on Saturday 9th March. Check their website for dates in Scotland and Ireland.
‘The Life & Times of…’ is available now on Tru Thoughts.
Bridie Jackson & The Arbour
‘Bitter Lullabies’ is available now on Debt Records.
The band are playing at Old Cinema Launderette, Durham on Saturday 16th March, The Boogaloo, London on Saturday 28th April. Check their website for further dates.