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With Simon Pegg

Simon Pegg chats to Edith Bowman about the music that has inspired him and has featured in his TV and film work.

Writer and actor Simon Pegg reflects upon the music that has inspired him and featured in his work.

Simon is best known for having co-written and starred in the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy of films, consisting of Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World's End, and the comedy series Spaced, all of which were directed by his friend Edgar Wright. He joins Edith on the release of his latest film, Hector And The Search For Happiness.

1 hour

Music Played

  • 10cc

    Dreadlock Holiday

    • The Very Best Of 10cc.
    • Mercury.
    • 15.
  • Adam Ant

    Friend Or Foe

    • Antbox.
    • Columbia.
    • 1.
  • David Arnold

    Theme From Paul

  • Blur

    There's No Other Way

    • Food.
  • Kate Bush

    Sat In Your Lap

    • EMI.
  • Coldplay

    1:56

  • Coldplay

    Don't Panic

    • Parlophone.
  • Cream

    N.S.U.

    • RSO.
  • Dan Mangan

    Jude

  • John Denver

    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

    • John Denver - Rocky Mountain Christma.
    • RCA.
  • Dire Straits

    Why Worry

    • Greenpeace - Rainbow Warriors (Disc T.
    • RCA.
  • EELS

    Souljacker Part I

    • Dreamworks.
  • Electric Light Orchestra

    Don't Bring Me Down

    • Light Years - The Very Best Of ELO.
    • Epic.
    • 4.
  • Fluke

    Absurd (White Wash Edit)

  • Half Man Half Biscuit

    Joy Division Oven Gloves

    • SESSION.
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience

    The Wind Cries Mary

    • Polydor.
  • John Lee Hooker

    Boogie Chillin'

  • Jon Hopkins

    Collider

    • Immunity.
    • Domino.
  • Jon Hopkins

    Monster's Theme

  • The Housemartins

    Happy Hour

    • Go! Discs!.
  • Jesus Jones

    International Bright Young Thing

    • Food.
  • Chaka Khan

    I Feel For You

    • The Divas Of Dance (Various Artists).
    • Telstar.
  • Josef Locke

    Come Back To Sorrento

  • Pilot

    January

    • 25 Years Of No.1 Hits Vol.3 (1974/19.
    • Connoisseur Collection.
  • Prince

    Bat Dance

  • Queen

    You're My Best Friend

    • Queen - Greatest Hits.
    • Parlophone.
    • 4.
  • Queen

    Another One Bites The Dust

    • The Game.
    • Island.
    • 3.
  • Silver Bullet

    20 Seconds To Comply

  • The Sisters of Mercy

    Temple of Love

  • The Soup Dragons

    I'm Free

    • Island.
  • The Specials

    Ghost Town

    • NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUSIC 1981 (VARIOUS).
    • Two-Tone.
    • 5.
  • The Stone Roses

    Love Spreads

    • Silvertone.
  • John Williams

    Lando's Palace

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