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Music and chat with Lauren Laverne.

Music and chat with Lauren Laverne.
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Music and chat with Lauren Laverne.

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Episodes

Karl Hyde and Alison Goldfrapp

11/15/2019
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Underworld’s Karl Hyde joins me to talk about their latest project, the Drift Series 1. It concluded their 52-week Drift multimedia project that began in November 2018 where they released music, film, and text pieces every Thursday. Karl also tells us his favourite ever ‘Born Slippy’ moment. Ahead of their upcoming 20th Anniversary Felt Mountain tour, Alison Goldfrapp drops by to chat about the iconic album, 20 years on. Plus, Dr Hannah Fry brings us The Maths of Life, Rhianna Dhillon gives...

Duration:00:53:31

Emilio Estevez, Nicole Avant and Noel Fielding

11/8/2019
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This week on the podcast, actor and director Emilio Estevez talks about his new film The Public, a drama set in a Cincinnati library that escalates quickly. Nicole Avant chats about The Black Godfather, which she has produced for Netflix about her father, legendary music executive Clarence Avant. And the ever-delightful Noel Fielding drops by to talk about being a jester in the court of Bake Off, his love of The Incredible String Band, and spending ten hours a day covered in oil paint. Plus,...

Duration:01:13:17

Wendell Pierce, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Dawn O’Porter

11/1/2019
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This week on the podcast, star of screen and stage, Wendell Pierce joins me to chat about his second run as Willy Loman in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. Astrophysicist, author and broadcaster Neil deGrasse Tyson joins us to talk about his new book Letters from an Astrophysicist. And Dawn O’Porter drops by to chat about her sixth book ‘So Lucky’, fresh from her launch party the night before! Plus, Professor Sophie Scott brings us The Maths of Life and Rhianna Dhillon gives us her picks...

Duration:01:08:04

Jane Krakowski and Ken Loach

10/25/2019
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This week on the podcast, Jane Krakowski, who you’ll probably know from 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, dropped by to chat with Stuart about her new comedy series Dickinson - the Emily Dickinson’s coming-of-age story told with a modern twist. And Stewart caught up with filmmaker Ken Loach who told us all about his latest effort, ‘Sorry We Missed You’, which takes a hard look at the realities of today’s gig economy. Plus Rhianna Dhillon will be giving us her picks for what to watch...

Duration:00:42:27

Zadie Smith and Ross Noble

10/18/2019
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This week on the podcast, novelist and essayist Zadie Smith joins us to chat about her new book of short stories Grand Union. Comedian Ross Noble drops by to chat about his new stand-up tour ‘Humournoid’. In the Maths of Life, Dr Hannah fry covers Good Arts Law, where we use maths to nudge behaviour and Rat-Nav; a study on rat’s brains as they navigate mazes. And finally there’s more House Music – the everyday objects playing pop hits.

Duration:00:41:54

Paul Rudd, Aisling Bea, Sienna Miller and Kate Tempest

10/11/2019
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This week on the podcast, Paul Rudd and Aisling Bea join us to talk about their new Netflix series Living With Yourself. Kate Tempest drops by to chat about her upcoming UK tour. Sienna Miller was also in to tell us all about her new movie American Woman, and Garth Jennings discusses his children’s book The Good, the Bad and the Deadly 7. Plus Rhianna Dhillon will be giving us her picks for what to watch this week, Dr Hannah Fry brings you The Maths Of Life, and there’s more House Music –...

Duration:01:17:18

Renee Zellweger, Norman Jay MBE and Sophie Dahl

10/4/2019
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This week on the podcast, Renee Zellweger joins us to chat about playing Judy Garland in the new biopic, Judy which is out this week. Norman Jay MBE drops by to chat about his new memoir, Mister Good Times, and Sophie Dahl discusses new children’s books, Madame Badobedah In the Maths of Life, Dr Hannah fry covers subjects including the mind boggling exploration into infinity, and Rhianna Dhillon reviews the latest in TV, Film and streaming – from World War II drama, World on Fire and...

Duration:00:59:15

HAIM and Katy Brand

9/27/2019
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This week on the podcast, HAIM joins us to chat about their latest single Summer Girl and striking an unlikely friendship with filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson. Katy Brand also drops by to chat about new book: I Carried A Watermelon which is part-memoir and part-homage to the iconic movie, Dirty Dancing Plus Rhianna Dhillon will be giving us her picks for what to watch this week, Dr Hannah Fry brings you The Maths Of Life, and there’s more House Music – the everyday objects playing pop hits.

Duration:00:55:51

Kid Creole

9/20/2019
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On the podcast this week, Kid Creole chats about his musical influences growing up, being a firm fixture at Studio 54 and working with both of his sons on his brand new single, Checkin' My Colonies, Dr Hannah Fry brings you The Maths Of Life, and looks into confirmation bias and breaks down the term Déjà vu! Rhianna Dhillon gives us her TV and Film picks including BBC drama The State of the Union, Netflix’s gripping new show, Unbelievable and new film, Hustlers Finally there’s more House...

Duration:00:44:45

Mark Strong, Eno Williams of Ibibio Sound Machine and Oliver Jeffers

9/13/2019
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This week on the podcast, Mark Strong drops by to chat about new Sky One drama Temple Eno Williams of Ibibio Sound Machine joins me to talk about latest album Doko Mien and the band's forthcoming autumn tour Writer and illustrator Oliver Jeffers tells us all about his latest book The Fate of Fausto We also have Rhianna Dhillon’s TV and Film picks including horror sequel, It: Chapter Two, Sasha Baron Cohen's new Netflix drama, The Spy and BBC One's The Capture Dr Hannah Fry brings you The...

Duration:01:04:08

Iggy Pop, Little Simz and Ashley Walters

9/6/2019
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This week on the podcast, Iggy pop talks about his brand new album and why he chose to name it 'Free' Little Simz and Ashley Walters drop by to chat about the hotly anticipated return of Top Boy on Netflix, Richard Ayoade gets into the meaning behind his new book, Ayoade on Top, and Julian Fellowes, creator of Downton Abbey tells us all about the forthcoming adaptation of the hit show. Plus Rhianna Dhillon will be giving us her picks for what to watch this week, Dr Hannah Fry brings you The...

Duration:01:13:34

Anna Calvi, Sara Pascoe and Peter Webber

8/30/2019
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Mercury Prize-nominated Anna Calvi joins me to talk about scoring the latest series of Peaky Blinders. Director Peter Webber tells us about his latest film, the reggae documentary Inna De Yard, and comedian Sara Pascoe explores some of the fascinating facts about the human anatomy in her new book Sex Power Money. In The Maths of Life, Dr Hannah Fry gets into super-smellers, Einstein and Columbus, and we’ve got more of your House Music – the everyday objects playing pop hits.

Duration:00:51:17

This Week's Watchlist and The Maths of Life

8/23/2019
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Rhianna Dhillon reviews Kathy Burke’s new TV show ‘All Woman’, the Seth Rogen comedy ‘Good Boys’ and Netflix docudrama ‘The Family’. In the Maths of Life, Dr. Hannah Fry explains how you can make two ends of a tunnel meet in the middle, and exactly what would happen if you drilled through the centre of the earth.

Duration:00:17:18

This Week’s Watchlist and The Maths of Life

8/16/2019
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On the podcast this week, Rhianna Dhillon reviews Channel 4 comedy This Way Up, new Tarantino film Once Upon a Time In Hollywood, and the new series of female wrestling drama, Glow on Netflix. In the Maths of Life, Professor Sophie Scott looks into why things make us laugh, and explains the reasons science simply doesn’t yet have an answer for why a dolphin would play with a jellyfish. We also have more of your House Music – the everyday objects playing pop hits.

Duration:00:28:56

Soulwax

8/9/2019
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David and Stephen Dewaele of Soulwax, chat about their Despacio soundsystem at the Nile Rodgers curated Meltdown Festival. Rhianna Dhillon reviews new film Animals, which looks into the complexity of the female friendship, BBC series Fosse / Verdon and the latest Netflix thriller, The Red Sea Diving Resort. In the Maths of Life, Professor Sophie Scott goes deep into the science of dogs and language, and we have more of your House Music – the everyday objects playing pop hits.

Duration:00:33:09

Chrissie Hynde

8/2/2019
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Chrissie Hynde chats to Mark Radcliffe about her new album ‘Valve Bone Woe’. Plus Rhianna Dhillon reviews channel 4’s Female Led Anthology series 'I Am… Nicola, Kirsty, Hannah', the new Horrible Histories movie and 'Typewriter' on Netflix. Finally, Dr Hannah Fry explains weather forecasting and the story of mathematician Ramanujan, who inspired 'Good Will Hunting'.

Duration:00:32:39

DJ Shadow and The Maths Of Life

7/26/2019
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DJ Shadow chats to Nemone about his new collaboration with De La Soul and his new album. Plus Dr Hannah Fry explains the algorithms that decide what we like and why some singers are more successful than others.

Duration:00:15:48

John Malkovich

7/19/2019
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On the podcast this week, Rhianna Dhillon reviews dark comedy A Simple Favour on Netflix, the fifth and final series of Poldark on BBC and documentary The Brink. There’s the Maths of Life with Dr Hannah Fry and actor John Malkovich joins us to talk about his new play, Bitter Wheat Finally, there’s more of your House Music – the everyday objects playing pop hits.

Duration:00:38:24

Gruff Rhys and David Nicholls

7/12/2019
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Rhianna Dhillon reviews the psychological thriller Midsommar , new BBC wildlife show Serengeti and the return of Stranger Things on Netflix. Gruff Rhys joins us to talk about his brand new album Pang!, and David Nicholls drops by to talk about his new coming-of-age tale Sweet Sorrow Plus it’s the return of Dr Hannah Fry in The Maths of Life, who gets into the maths of tennis and sisters and there’s more of your House Music – the everyday objects playing pop hits.

Duration:00:44:41

Live from Glastonbury special

7/5/2019
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Last weekend we were live from Worthy Farm, and went on a big walk across the site, picking up some friends along the way. We were joined by Slowthai, Kate Tempest, Johnny Marr and Sharon Van Etten.

Duration:00:21:34