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The Lauren Laverne Podcast

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Lauren talks to the most interesting people around and gets them on your cultural radar. Plus, she delves into the worlds of maths and science with the stuff you need to know.

Location:

United Kingdom

Networks:

BBC

Description:

Lauren talks to the most interesting people around and gets them on your cultural radar. Plus, she delves into the worlds of maths and science with the stuff you need to know.

Language:

English


Episodes

Lauren Laverne: Jon Ronson

2/22/2024
Jon Ronson joins to talk about the new series of hit Radio 4 podcast Things Fell Apart.

Duration:02:00:00

Lauren Laverne: A deep dive into properly good music

2/22/2024
Lauren's got the finest music to motivate your Thursday - new tunes and your faves too.

Duration:00:30:00

Lauren Laverne: Exhilarating anthems and unexpected gems for your midweek morning

2/21/2024
Lauren gets your Wednesday going with the most breathtaking music.

Duration:02:00:00

Lauren Laverne: Exhilarating anthems and unexpected gems for your midweek morning

2/21/2024
Lauren gets your Wednesday going with the most breathtaking music.

Duration:00:30:00

Lauren Laverne: Music to quicken the pulse for your Tuesday breakfast session

2/20/2024
Lauren gives you the finest blend of wondrous music for your Tuesday morning.

Duration:02:00:00

Lauren Laverne: Music to quicken the pulse for your Tuesday breakfast session

2/20/2024
Lauren gives you the finest blend of wondrous music for your Tuesday morning.

Duration:00:30:00

Lauren Laverne: Kick your week into gear with the biggest and brightest tunes

2/19/2024
Lauren welcomes you to a brand new week with sparkling tunes.

Duration:02:00:00

Lauren Laverne: Kick your week into gear with the biggest and brightest tunes

2/19/2024
Lauren welcomes you to a brand new week with sparkling tunes.

Duration:00:30:00

Lauren Laverne: Deb Grant sits in

2/16/2024
Start your weekend the right way with stunning tunes at breakfast.

Duration:02:00:00

Lauren Laverne: Deb Grant sits in

2/16/2024
Start your weekend the right way with stunning tunes at breakfast.

Duration:00:30:00

Tom Allen & Mae Martin

3/13/2020
Comedian Tom Allen drops by to talk about his involvement in this year’s Sport Relief. Mae Martin joins us to talk about her new Channel 4 show, Feel Good. A six-part semi-autobiographical comedy series in which she stars alongside Lisa Kudrow. In This Week’s Watchlist, Rhianna Dhillon gives us her viewing picks from new film 'The Photograph' to the series 'Noughts & Crosses'. In The Maths of Life Dr Hannah Fry gets into unlucky people in history and the unsinkable woman. Finally, there’s more brilliant House Music – the everyday objects that just cannot stop playing pop hits.

Duration:00:48:05

Simon Pegg and Sleater-Kinney

2/28/2020
Simon Pegg joins to talk about his new film Lost Transmissions and Sleater-Kinney drops by to talk about the legacy of Riot Grrrl, playing live for 25 years, and working with St Vincent on their latest album, The Center Won’t Hold. In This Week’s Watchlist, Rhianna Dhillon gives us her viewing picks from Steve Coogan and Michael Winterbottom's latest film, Greed to the new series of Last Tango in Halifax. In The Maths of Life Dr Hannah Fry pays tribute to the pioneering mathematician, Katherine Johnson and gets into the maths of football. Finally, there’s more brilliant House Music – the everyday objects that just cannot stop playing pop hits.

Duration:00:54:12

Elisabeth Moss and Steve Coogan

2/21/2020
Mark Radcliffe in for Lauren Laverne this week. Steve Coogan drops by to chat about his brand new film Greed, directed by frequent collaborator Michael Winterbottom, and Elisabeth Moss joins us to talk about her new film, The Invisible Man. In the Maths of Life with Dr Hannah Fry, we get into the end of the universe. In This Week's Watchlist with Rhianna Dhillon she give us her viewing picks from latest adaptation of the Jane Austen classic, Emma, To the new series of The Split on BBC One.

Duration:00:49:51

Tim Burgess

2/14/2020
Tim Burgess drops by to chat about his new album I Love The New Sky, his joy at signing to Bella Union and reflects on nearly 30 years of the Charlatans. In the Maths of Life, Dr Hannah Fry gets into mental arithmetic’s, and in This Week’s Watchlist, Rhianna Dhillon gives us her viewing picks from The Stranger on Netflix to BBC One's The Pale Horse. There’s more brilliant House Music – the everyday objects that just cannot stop playing pop hits Finally in honour of St. Valentine’s Day, we’ll be hearing again from Dr Hannah Fry as she gets into the Maths of Love, and Rhianna Dhillon gives us her essential Valentine’s Day selections.

Duration:00:45:54

Marian Keyes and Johnny Flynn

2/7/2020
On the podcast this week, actor and musician Johnny Flynn drops by to talk about his role in the latest adaptation of the Jane Austen classic, Emma. Ireland's bestselling living author, Marian Keyes joins to chat about her latest novel, Grown Ups. In the Maths of Life, Dr Hannah Fry is joined by Dr Adam Rutherford and they get into all things gold. Rhianna Dhillon gives her viewing picks of the week, including BBC One's new comedy, The Goes Wrong Show and the must-see, Queen and Slim at the cinema. Finally, there’s more brilliant House Music – the everyday objects that just cannot stop playing pop hits.

Duration:00:59:13

Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton

1/31/2020
On the podcast this week, Reece Shearsmith & Steve Pemberton join me to talk about the return of BBC Two’s black comedy, Inside No.9 In the Maths of Life, Dr Hannah Fry gets very mind bendy and tells us what a four dimensional ball looks like, and the world of TV and Film, Rhianna Dhillon gives us her viewing picks, which includes The Personal History of David Copperfield and Avenue Five, staring Hugh Laurie. Finally, there’s more brilliant House Music – the everyday objects that just cannot stop playing pop hits.

Duration:00:33:44

Pet Shop Boys

1/24/2020
To mark the release of their 14th studio album, Hotspot - Pet Shop Boys' Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe drops by to talk new music, and their forthcoming Dreamworld Greatest Hits Live tour. In honour of the 6 music festival, Dr Hannah Fry gets into the maths of the festival’s chosen location of Camden Rhianna Dhillon gives us her viewing picks, featuring Series 2 of Sex Education on Netflix to Sky Atlantic's The Outsider, directed and starring Jason Bateman Finally, there’s more brilliant House Music – the everyday objects that just cannot stop playing pop hits

Duration:00:37:38

Daniel Radcliffe and Alan Cumming

1/17/2020
This week on the podcast, Daniel Radcliffe and Alan Cumming drop by to chat about their starring roles in Samuel Beckett’s Endgame and Rough For Theatre II – which begins at the Old Vic at the end of January. In the Maths of Life, Dr Hannah Fry gets into the maths of predicting box office success and Rhianna Dhillon gives us her viewing picks, featuring Sam Mendes' First World War epic 1917 and new Channel 4 drama, Deadwater Fell – starring David Tennant. Plus there’s more brilliant House Music – the everyday objects that just cannot stop playing pop hits.

Duration:00:40:16

Robert Carlyle

1/10/2020
This week on the podcast, Robert Carlyle drops by to talk about his new drama series COBRA, which despite Robert’s suspicions is not about a snake. In the Maths of Life, Dr Hannah Fry explains how gossip networks work, and the science behind fixing London’s wobbly Millennium Bridge. Rhianna Dhillon gives us her viewing picks in This Week’s Watchlist, featuring the BBC’s new three-part series Dracula, Jojo Rabbit at the cinema, and Netflix’s true crime documentary Don’t F With Cats. Plus there’s more brilliant House Music – the everyday objects that just cannot stop playing pop hits.

Duration:00:38:25

Mackenzie Crook and Tim Key

12/20/2019
This week on the podcast, Mackenzie Crook drops by to chat about writing, directing and starring as Worzel Gummidge in the new BBC One adaptation, airing this Christmas. Tim Key brings joins me to read some super festive poems and talk about his Chrimbo Bimbo show at the Arcola Theatre. In the Maths of Life, Professor Sophie Scott explains the science behind the ‘perfect marriage’ and why humans – and strangely, spiders – enjoy unwrapping gifts. Rhianna Dhillon gives us her Christmassy viewing picks in This Week’s Watchlist - featuring Star Wars, Little Woman and the return of Gavin and Stacey. Plus there’s more brilliant House Music – the everyday objects that will not cease playing pop hits.

Duration:00:38:13