Kit Harington, Kele Okereke, Dynasty, Porridge

Kit Harington talks about playing his own ancestor in the new BBC1 drama series about the Gunpowder Plot. Arts news, reviews and interviews, presented by Stig Abell.

Kit Harington on playing his own ancestor in Gunpowder, the new BBC1 drama series about the 17th Century plot to blow up Parliament.

Kele Okereke, lead singer of Bloc Party, talks to Stig about his new solo album Fatherland, which includes a love duet with Olly Alexander, and he performs live in the studio.

As 80's supersoap Dynasty returns with a remake on Netflix, Karen Krizanovich gives her verdict.

As artists such as Liam Gallagher, Beck and St Vincent release albums on coloured vinyl discs, is this becoming a new trend?

Download today's podcast for an extra live performance by Kele Okereke and an interview with the creators of TV series Porridge, Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais.

Presenter: Stig Abell
Producer: Timothy Prosser.

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30 minutes

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Chapters

  • Kit Harington

    Duration: 08:03

  • Kele Okereke

    Duration: 10:16

  • Dynasty review

    Duration: 04:09

  • Coloured vinyl: is it coming back ?

    Duration: 01:51

Kit Harington

Kit Harington

BBC One's 3-part drama, Gunpowder, starring Kit Harington  starts on 21 October 2017 at 9.10 pm, and can be found on the BBC iPlayer.

Images:

Main image above: Kit Harington

Image to the left: Gunpowder - from Left: Kit Harington as Robert Catesby; Edward Holcroft as Thomas Wintour; Tom Cullen as Guy Fawkes

 

Kele Okereke

Kele Okereke

Kele Okereke's album Fatherland is out now.

Image: Kele Okereke

Image credit: Rachel Wright

Dynasty 2017

Dynasty 2017

Season 1 of Dynasty is available to stream from Netlflix.

Image: Elizabeth Gillies as Fallon (Left) and Nathalie Kelley as Cristal in Dynasty

Image credit: Netflix

Porridge

Porridge

Porridge is on BBC One on Fridays at 9.30pm, and also on the BBC iPlayer.

Image: Some Porridge cast members - from Left: Harman Singh as Aziz; Dominic Coleman as Officer Braithwaite; Dave Hill as Joe; Mark Bonnar as Officer Meekie; Kevin Bishop as Fletch; Jason Barnett as Shel.

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Interviewed Guest Kit Harington
Interviewed Guest Kele Okereke
Interviewed Guest Karen Krizanovich
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