The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #161498   Message #3848164
02-Apr-17 - 11:06 AM
Thread Name: Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017 - Nominations
Subject: RE: Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017 - Nominations
The second post which mentions 'celebs you didn't know were folkies' raised a hollow laugh. As he/she said "not seen any of them at the local folk club". I can't watch this BBC programme because of this display of desperate need to be on camera. I had personal evidence of this years back when one comedian I booked and hosted regularly was scathing in his loathing for folk music, when the subject came up in conversation. Then, there he was at this awards event, presented as a 'folk fan' getting on the telly when his regular home now seems to be radio (News Quiz etc). Where's the evidence? Stephen Fry for instance seems to prefer to make music programmes about Wagner.