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The biggest names in entertainment, culture and the arts speak in-depth to 5 live.

The biggest names in entertainment, culture and the arts speak in-depth to 5 live.
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London, United Kingdom

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BBC

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The biggest names in entertainment, culture and the arts speak in-depth to 5 live.

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English


Episodes

Years & Years

7/19/2018
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Years & Years talk to Colin Paterson about their second album, Palo Santo and let slip who might be doing the next Bond Theme.

Duration:00:19:48

Johnny Marr

6/28/2018
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Johnny talks to Nihal about his new album Call the Comet and his career in music

Duration:00:36:11

My Dad Wrote a Porno

6/13/2018
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Jamie Morton, Alice Levine and James Cooper join Nihal tell the story behind the global podcast phenomenon, relive some of Belinda Blumenthal’s greatest moments and play Cooper or Flinstone, the erotic literature world’s answer to Every Second Counts. Contains strong language.

Duration:00:31:48

Biffy Clyro

6/7/2018
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James and Ben Johnston and Simon Neil talk to Nihal about the release of their MTV Unplugged album.

Duration:00:26:05

James Bay

5/31/2018
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James joins Nihal to talk about the music that has inspired his life, and his new album, Electric Light.

Duration:00:37:26

Chvrches

5/28/2018
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Lauren Mayberry, Iain Cook and Martin Doherty talk to Nihal about their new album, Love is Dead, why pop can be political and drinking martinis with Dave Stewart.

Duration:00:34:13

Ash

5/24/2018
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Tim Wheeler, Mark Hamilton and Rick McMurray talk to Nihal about their new album, Islands and look back on more than 25 years in the charts.

Duration:00:28:41

Akala

5/17/2018
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The poet, rapper, and activist talks to Nihal about his new book; Natives - Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire.

Duration:00:41:44

Ronan Farrow

5/10/2018
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The Pulitzer prize-winning reporter talks to Nihal and guest presenter Dermot O’Leary about his investigation into Harvey Weinstein and his new book, War on Peace, which charts the decline of American diplomacy.

Duration:00:38:54

Plan B

5/2/2018
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Ben Drew on parenting, politics and the making of his new album Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose.

Duration:00:26:24

John Newman

4/26/2018
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“I got myself in a bit of a dark place”: John talks to Nihal and Maya Jama about coming back from illness to make new music “in a totally different mindset”.

Duration:00:23:35

Brett Anderson

4/23/2018
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Suede “were never part of that beery cartoon that Cool Britannia became”. Brett Anderson on his autobiography Coal Black Mornings

Duration:00:29:02

Manic Street Preachers

4/19/2018
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"There's nothing worse than feeling you are screaming into a void" James Dean Bradfield and Nicky Wire on Manic Street Preachers’ 13th album Resistance is Futile.

Duration:00:33:50

Sir Elton John

4/12/2018
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One of the biggest selling artists in music history tells Nihal why he’s focusing on fatherhood, why he wishes some artists would “write better songs” and explains what is was like working with the likes of Coldplay, Ed Sheeran and Lady Gaga on his latest album, Revamp.

Duration:00:19:05

Ruth Jones

4/5/2018
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The ‘Gavin & Stacey’ creator talks to Nihal Arthanayake and Amber Davies about her first novel ‘Never Greener’, the legacy of Nessa and why Wales is a creative powerhouse.

Duration:00:30:13

Paddy Considine

3/29/2018
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The actor, writer and director talks to Nihal about his latest movie, ‘Journeyman’ and how a late diagnosis of Asperger’s changed his life.

Duration:00:43:20

Gary Numan

3/22/2018
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Gary tells Nihal and Angellica Bell about how an unfinished novel inspired his latest album, how a song saved his marriage, and how he manages his Asperger Syndrome.

Duration:00:42:52

Stacey Dooley

3/15/2018
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"I never thought I’d take myself to Iraq.” Documentary maker Stacey Dooley on telling some of the world’s most harrowing stories.

Duration:00:35:46

Rudimental

3/8/2018
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Piers Agget and DJ Locksmith join Nihal and guest presenter Kimberly Wyatt to talk about their latest single, headlining festivals and why more men should dance.

Duration:00:35:21

Chris Ramsey

3/6/2018
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Comedian Chris Ramsey talks about cutting his stand-up teeth in Newcastle, his new TV series and what’s in the new tour show.

Duration:00:27:24