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Posted By: GUEST,henryp
15-Dec-22 - 03:05 PM
Thread Name: BBC Radio This week 2023
Subject: BBC Radio This week 2023
21:00 Wednesday 04 January 2023 BBC Radio 2 The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe Magpie Arc

Anglo-Scottish folk-rock supergroup The Magpie Arc play live. The band features renowned singers and musicians Nancy Kerr, Martin Simpson, Findlay Napier, Alex Hunter and Tom A. Wright.
Their debut album, 'Glamour in the Grey', was released at the end of 2022. They have gigs in Gateshead and Cambridge in February.

21st Century Folk; Folk singers have always sung the stories of real people in these islands. 21st Century Folk pairs five Radio 2 listeners with talented songwriters and musicians:
Thea, Sean, Martyn Joseph, Chris Difford with Kathryn Williams, and Angeline Morrison with The Unthanks.

21:00 Wednesday 11 January 2023 BBC Radio 2 The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe Thea Gilmore and Sean Cooney

Thea joins Mark in the studio to perform her song from 21st Century Folk. Her latest full-length album, 'The Emancipation of Eva Gray', was released in 2021
in parallel with ‘Afterlight’, a new album and distinct new stage name. Thea’s latest EP, 'Was', came out in October 2022.

Sean, from Stockton-on-Tees, co-founded The Young’uns with David Eagle and Michael Hughes. The Young'uns' new album, 'Tiny Notes', is due in March 2023.