Damon Albarn covers Dermot on BBC Radio 2

Blur frontman Damon Albarn makes his radio presenting debut this weekend, sitting in for Dermot O’Leary.

Radio 2 says he’ll be playing music from all over the world, and joined by the star of the new Nelson Mandela movie Idris Elba.

Other guests including Paul Simonon from The Clash, Ken Dodd and a Pentecostal Choir.

It’s the second time he’s been on BBC radio, having played Bull in Joe Orton’s “Up Against It”, a Radio 4 play about The Beatles broadcast in 1998, but it will be his first radio show.

Posted on Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 at 10:55 am by RadioToday

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