Lauren Laverne

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Kate Moss ‘sick and angry’ at being made a scapegoat for taking cocaine
The British supermodel talks candidly on BBC radio’s Desert Island Discs about her drug use, defending Johnny Depp and being ‘objectified and scared’

Vanessa Thorpe

24, Jul, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Bono tells of his secret half-brother and of family forgiveness
The U2 singer, interviewed on Desert Island Discs, describes his regrets about his teenage behaviour and explains his mocked ‘poem’ about Ukraine

Vanessa Thorpe

26, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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On my radar: Lauren Laverne’s cultural highlights
The TV and radio presenter on a surprising history of menswear design at the V&A, classic Billy Connolly routines and her favourite London venue

Lauren Laverne

18, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘It was a Lazarus story’: how BBC 6 Music rose from the dead to become the home of new music
As the indie station celebrates its 20th anniversary, key players explain its humble roots, how it survived the threat of cancellation, and how they see its future

Laura Snapes

10, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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TV tonight: a rough diamond swaps lives with a millionaire
Soup kitchens and skincare regimes are explored in a Channel 4 documentary. Plus, Rise of the Nazis: Dictators at War. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Graeme Virtue, Alexi Duggins, Henry Wong and Simon Wardell

14, Feb, 2022 @6:20 AM

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TV tonight: Never Mind the Buzzcocks comes over all festive
Greg Davies plays Santa to guest elves Holly Johnson and Lauren Laverne in this seasonal special. Plus: Christmas at Castle Howard. Here’s what to watch this evening

Phil Harrison, Graeme Virtue, Alexi Duggins, Henry Wong and Simon Wardell

15, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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From boyband member to turkey farmer: 10 of the best pop star career changes
Lauren Laverne, Isaac Hayes, and the other music stars who had equally unexpected second winds

Martin Horsfield

02, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Gary Lineker agrees £400,000 BBC pay cut and to tweet more carefully
All corporation staff to be bound by strict new social media guidelines within weeks

Jim Waterson Media editor

15, Sep, 2020 @5:21 PM

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It's what people turn to': Lauren Laverne, Iain Dale and others on why radio is thriving in lockdown
Audience numbers for live radio have soared. Presenters from the national to the local talk about the medium’s unique way of connecting

Miranda Sawyer Interviews: Jude Rogers and Killian Fox

31, May, 2020 @8:00 AM

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David Bowie, Adele and Beyoncé: BBC unveils Glastonbury coverage
Classic sets to be shown in place of 50th anniversary festival scuppered by coronavirus

Laura Snapes

26, May, 2020 @7:00 PM

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The week in radio and podcasts
Small, but comforting, changes to radio schedules find presenters adjusting to support and cheer lives led in isolation

Miranda Sawyer

04, Apr, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Succession star Brian Cox reveals clothes hoarding habit
The actor has told how poverty and lack of clothes in early life formed a habit, and informed his socialism

Vanessa Thorpe

29, Mar, 2020 @6:00 AM

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