4 Extra Debut. The influences of the drummer and singer's early years, before joining 60s group The Soft Machine. Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt.
Jazz, pop and word games, along with various family and friends influence Wyatt's early years, before he starts to drum and sing for 1960's group - The Soft Machine.
Marcus O'Dair's biography of Robert Wyatt, a musical cult cum national treasure.
A happy childhood surrounded by influential family, plus a love of jazz and a sense of the absurd. Then the young Wyatt starts to play drums...
Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt.
Abridged in five parts by Katrin Williams:
Producer: Duncan Minshull
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2015.
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