The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe
Folk: Nicola Benedetti interview, 23 July 201407/24/14
Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti speaks about her new album of Scottish folk music, which sees her joining forces with folk musicians such as Aly Bain, Phil Cunningham and Julie Fowlis. Mark plays new music from Megson, Luke Daniels, Naomi Bedford...
The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe: Nicola Benedetti interview
Classical violinist Nicola Benedetti discusses her new album of Scottish folk music.
Folk: Nancy Kerr, 16 July 2014
Nancy Kerr is live in session with the Sweet Visitor band, playing music from her first ever solo album. Mark celebrates what would have been Woody Guthrie’s 102nd birthday with a special Bob Dylan recording, and plays new music from False Lights,...
Folk: The Mischa Macpherson Trio, 09 July 2014
The 2014 Young Folk Award winners The Mischa Macpherson Trio are live in session and conversation. The group scooped up the prize at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards at the Royal Albert Hall earlier this year. Mark has an exclusive first play of music from...
Folk: 25 June 2014
Mark plays brand new music from Bellowhead, Richard Thompson, Fernhill and Robert Plant. There are also classics from Shirley Collins and Joni Mitchell, and a track by Malian artist Fatoumata Diawara.
Folk: Johnny Coppin, 18 June 2014
Johnny Coppin joins Mark live in session. The singer-songwriter, composer poetry anthologist and broadcaster showcases songs from his new album Borderland, and talks about his involvement in celebrating the centenary of Laurie Lee. There’s also music...
Folk: More from Orkney, 11 June 2014
More from last month’s Orkney Folk Festival. Gary Innes and Norrie MacIver from Mànran talk about their popular brand of Gaelic rock, and Mairearad Green and Anna Massie talk about their long musical partnership. Plus another chance to hear a...
Folk: 9Bach, 4 June 2014
9Bach are in session, performing traditional and original songs in Welsh from their new album Tincian. Mark plays new releases from Nancy Kerr, False Lights and Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra, and a classic track by Ian Campbell to mark the 70th...
Folk: Orkney Folk Festival, 28 May 2014
Mark Radcliffe presents an Orkney Folk Festival special, with music and conversation from last weekend’s event. Mark meets festival organiser and accordion player Bob Gibbon, historian Sarah Jane Gibbon, Cathy Jordan and Shane Mitchell from Dervish...
Folk: Martin Carthy and Eliza Carthy interview, 21 May 2014
Martin and Eliza Carthy speak to Mark about their first ever duo album. The father and daughter – both held in great esteem for their contributions to British folk music – talk about making The Moral of the Elephant for Topic Records. Plus new music...
Folk: Cara Dillon, 14 May 2014
Cara Dillon performs live in session, playing three tracks from her new album, A Thousand Hearts. Mark gives details of upcoming Patrick Street tour dates, and plays music from The Men They Couldn’t Hang, 9Bach and The Imagined Village.
Folk: 7 May 2014
Mark Radcliffe plays new music from Bellowhead, Peggy Seeger and Maz O’Connor, and gives news of tours and gigs by Alasdair Roberts, The Home Service and Swedish tunesters Vasen. Plus a track in honour of some dedicated Folk Show listeners based on...
Folk: The Rails, 30 April 2014
The Rails perform live in session with their band. The folk rock duo, consisting of Kami Thompson and James Walbourne, showcase new tracks from their forthcoming album Fair Warning. Mark plays music from A Hawk and a Hacksaw and Steve Tilston, along...
Folk: St. George’s Day Special, 23 April 2014
Mark presents a St. George’s Day special featuring English musicians and music dedicated to the patron saint, including tracks from Waterson:Carthy, Richard Thompson and June Tabor. Mark celebrates Shakespeare’s 450th anniversary with a track from...
Folk: Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin, 16 April 2014
Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin are live in session performing songs from their album Mynd. The pair won Best Duo at the 2014 Folk Awards, which was held at The Royal Albert Hall earlier in the year. Mark plays Record Store Day releases from Martin &...
Folk: Julie Fowlis sits in with Adam Holmes
Guest host Julie Fowlis welcomes upcoming Edinburgh singer Adam Holmes to the studio for a live session. Plus new releases, news of gigs and TV coverage on the Welsh scene, and a selection of favourites from Julie's own collection.
Folk :Folk Clubs, 2 April 2014
JP Bean, Lucy Ward and Martin Carthy discuss the significance of the folk club circuit. There’s also a live performance by Martin Carthy from his recent performance at the Houses of Parliament, where he was honoured by the All Party Parliamentary...
Folk: Julie Fowlis, 26 March 2014
Julie Fowlis plays live in session with her band – Tony Byrne, Mike McGoldrick and Duncan Chisholm. Mark plays a classic from Richard & Linda Thompson, has an exclusive first play of new music from Cara Dillon, and pays tribute to the late Mat Fox of...
Folk: The Furrow Collective, 19 March 2014
The Furrow Collective are in session showcasing their debut album At Our Next Meeting and discussing their various group and individual projects. Mark pays tribute to Tony Benn and plays music from Tim Edey, Lucy Ward and Cahalen Morrison & Eli West
Folk: Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita, 12 March 2014
Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita talk about their collaboration and the music they make on the harp and the kora. Mark revisits this year’s Folk Awards with a highlight from Anaïs Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer, and plays new music from Emily Smith, Beverley...
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