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The Radio 2 Book Club

The Radio 2 Book Club returns with special guest Tracy Chevalier discussing her modern classic Girl With A Pearl Earring, which is twenty years old this year.

The Radio 2 Book Club returns with special guest Tracy Chevalier discussing her modern classic Girl With A Pearl Earring, which is twenty years old this year. The book is set in 17th century Holland and was inspired by painter Johannes Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring. It was famously adapted into a multi Oscar-nominated film starring Scarlett Johansson.

Plus Jo handpicks her favourite new music from all genres of the musical spectrum and quality vintage songs too. And whether you’re picking up or dropping off, Jo provides the soundtrack for the Taxi Service.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Last on

Mon 4 Feb 2019 19:00

Music Played

  • The Cure

    Boys Don't Cry

    • Staring At The Sea: The Singles.
    • Fiction.
  • The Chemical Brothers

    Got To Keep On

  • Gloria Gaynor

    I Am What I Am

    • Gloria Gaynor.
    • Gold Box.
  • Jafaris

    Time

  • Amy Winehouse

    Back To Black

    • Back To Black.
    • Universal Records.
  • Vampire Weekend

    Harmony Hall

    • Father Of The Bride.
  • Tori Amos

    Cornflake Girl

    • (CD Single).
    • East West Records.
  • Frank Ocean

    Thinking Bout You

  • dodie

    Monster

    • Monster (single).
    • 1.
  • The 5.6.7.8’s

    Woo Hoo

    • The Best Summer...Ever! (Various).
    • Virgin.
  • The Mamas & the Papas

    California Dreamin'

    • The Best Of.
    • MCA.
    • 2.
  • Snoop Dogg & Pharrell Williams

    Drop It Like It's Hot

    • Drop It Like It's Hot.
    • Geffen.
  • Sigrid

    Don't Feel Like Crying

    • Sucker Punch.
    • Island Records.
  • The Temptations

    My Girl

    • The All Time Greatest Movie Songs.
    • Columbia/Sony Tv.
  • Ten Tonnes

    Better Than Me

    • (CD Single).
    • Warner Bros.
    • 1.
  • Fleetwood Mac

    Songbird

    • Rumours.
    • Rhino.
    • 1.
  • James Blake & ROSALÍA

    Barefoot In The Park

  • The The

    This is the day

    • Soul Mining.
    • Epic.
  • Billie Eilish

    bury a friend

    • When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?.
    • Darkroom/Interscope.
  • Carpenters

    Goodbye To Love

    • The Carpenters - Yesterday Once More.
    • A&M.
  • Ryan Adams

    The Rain

    • PAX-AM/Blue Note Records.
  • Skunk Anansie

    Hedonism (Just Because You Feel Good)

    • The Hits Album 1997 (Various Artists).
    • Telstar.
  • Van Morrison

    Into The Mystic

    • Still On Top - The Greatest Hits.
    • Exile.
  • Georgia

    Started Out

  • The Five Satins

    In The Still Of The Night

    • New Millennium Doo Wop Party (Various.
    • Rhino.

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