Friday with Suzy Klein - Kwame Kwei-Armah, Edgar Wallace and the Dictaphone, Tavener's Song for Athene
Suzy Klein's guest Kwame Kwei-Armah reveals the cultural influences that have shaped him.
Essential Classics with Suzy Klein
Suzy takes us through the morning with the best in classical music.
0930 Suzy explores potential companion pieces for John Tavener's 'Song for Athene', the composer's best known choral work written in 1993 and famously performed at Princess Diana's funeral. If someone likes this piece, what should they listen to next?
1010 Time Traveller. A quirky slice of cultural history
Matthew Sweet unravels a mystery involving a crime writer and some dictaphones
1050 Actor, director and playwright, the multi-talented Kwame Kwei-Armah reveals the cultural influences that have shaped him.
Today he picks the Jamaican poet Claude McKay's poem 'If We Must Die'.