Two new musical series for BBC Radio 6 Music

BBC Radio 6 Music is introducing two new series – Sound & Vision and The Leisure Society.

Between them, they feature major names from music, film and the arts, including Russell Crowe, Sam Mendes, Tracey Emin and Goldie.

Also, Wear Your Old Band T-Shirt to Work Day 2017 returns for the 10th year and Marc Riley’s A-Z of Punk podcast series launches.

Paul Rodgers, Head of 6 Music, says: “This autumn on 6 Music, series like Sound And Vision and The Leisure Society are two new ways of exploring the musical and cultural tastes of some interesting people from film, music and the arts. Plus we’ve launched the brilliant A-Z of Punk podcast series and we will be wishing a very happy 10th birthday to Wear Your Old Band T-Shirt to Work Day.”

Sound and Vision is a four-part weekly series presented by Miranda Sawyer, exploring guests’ film careers alongside key musical moments from soundtracks. It started on November 5th and will on on for the next three weeks each Sunday at 1pm.

From Sunday 31 December, between 1 and 2pm, The Leisure Society is a new series presented by Gemma Cairney, interviewing cultural icons, tastemakers, artists and musicians about their pastimes, hobbies, collections and loves – beyond what they are known for. The five-part weekly show will discover how each person’s passions influence what they create.

Wear Your Old Band T-Shirt to Work Day is taking place on Friday 10 November.

Posted on Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 9:38 am by RadioToday staff

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