Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Coming up on Jamie's radio show...Stephen Poliakoff

On next week's show (February 5th), Jamie is joined by British director and playwright Stephen Poliakoff.

Stephen Poliakoff:.
Credit: David Levene
The pair discuss Stephen's latest BBC Two series, Dancing On The Edge. Set in 1930s London, the series follows the fictitious Louis Lester Band as they try to make it among the city's aristocratic audiences. The pair talk about the rich music and fascinating characters of the era, like Snake Hips Johnson and Duke Ellington.

Stephen also shares some of his new-found favourite early jazz tracks with Jamie, as well as original tracks from his series' soundtrack.

Watch the trail for the series here and read an interview with Stephen in The Guardian

Tune into BBC Radio 2 every Tuesday evening at 7pm!

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