Edith Bowman [6 Music]




Join Edith for lively film and TV chat in Screen 6.

6MAn Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa Special!20130803

Alan Partridge has had many ups and downs in life. National television broadcaster. Responsible for killing a guest on live TV. Local radio broadcaster. Nervous breakdown in Dundee. A self-published book, 'Bouncing Back', which was subsequently remaindered and pulped... 'ALAN PARTRIDGE: ALPHA PAPA' portrays the events of the greatest low-to-high ebb spectrum in his life to date, namely how he tries to salvage his public career while negotiating a potentially violent turn of events at North Norfolk Digital Radio. Director Declan Lowney and Writers / Executive Producers Rob

Gibbons and Neil Gibbons join the Screen 6 panel for a lively chat about all things Partridge. Plus Edith chats to Director Nicolas Winding-Refn about his new film Only God Forgives, starring Ryan Gosling.

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6MHugh Jackman And Jake Gyllenhaal!20131005

Hugh Jackman AND Jake Gyllenhaal talk about new film Prisoners; Lost star Matthew Fox chats about his new film Emperor, and 60 Second Cinema's Nick Duncalf is on-hand to review the film releases of the week in Screen 6.

Icelandic singer-songwriter, Asgeir, who released his debut UK single in August, reveals his true self to Edith in Getting To Know You. At home he's a home grown sensation, having the fastest selling debut album ever by an Icelandic artist, and has been nominated for the prestigious Nordic Music Prize. What's most compelling is that the 21 year old's lyrics are written by his 72 year old poet father!

Plus Best Song I've Never Heard and a whole heap of wonderful music for a Saturday morning.

6MOscar-nominated David O Russell And Peace20130112

6MPeaky Blinders And The 57th London Film Festival20130921

Peaky Blinders writer Steven Knight chats about Brummie gangsters. Clare Stewart, artistic director of the 57th London Film Festival, and TV critic Julia Raeside join Edith to chat all things film and TV in Screen 6 from Midday. Plus Best Song I've Never Heard, Edith finds out about new band Totem in Getting To Know You, and tracks from Wonder Stuff to Nine Inch Nails.

6MPublic Service Broadcasting, Karl Hyde, Jesse Eisenberg And Jane Horrocks!20131012

Musicians J. Willgoose Esq. of Public Service Broadcasting, and Underworld's Karl Hyde (a film maker and soundtrack composer himself) join the Screen 6 panel at Midday to review The Fifth Estate (starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange) and Channel 4's Gogglebox.

Actor Jesse Eisenberg, probably best known for playing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network (2010), also swings by the studio to talk about the release of his new film The Double, a comedy by Richard Ayoade.

Oh and there's the big matter of actress Jane Horrocks - probably best known, and loved, as Bubble in Ab Fab and who can most recently be seen in the new smash hit film Sunshine On Leith - swinging by the studio to hang out and play her cover of Joy Division's Isolation (after she wrote a letter to Edith about it last week).

Plus Temples, a psychedelic rock band from Kettering, reveal what makes them tick in Getting To Know You, and there's loads of great music for your Saturday morning, from The Rolling Stones to De La Soul.

6MRichard Curtis And Educating Yorkshire20130907

King of the Rom-Coms, writer and director Richard Curtis, chats about his new (and reportedly last) film About Time, and talks of his admiration for Tracey Thorn of Everything But The Girl.

Also in Screen 6, the panel review the fly-on-the-school-wall series Educating Yorkshire which starts this week on Channel 4. Edith is joined by series director David Brindley, Deputy Head Matthew Burton, as well as the star of episode 1, Ryan. Film critic Anna Smith reviews Any Day Now starring Alan Cumming.

Edith also probes another new musical name in 'Getting To Know You'. This week Bondax are in the hot-seat - an electronic duo consisting of musicians Adam Kaye and George Townsend who gained prominence initially through BBC Introducing Lancashire. Their new single 'Giving It All' a disco/house fusion is out this month.

And a listener shares a song with the nation in the enlightening music feature Best Song I've Never Heard!

6MRobert De Niro And Natasha Khan20131019

A massive guest for Screen 6 this week as Edith chats to film legend Robert De Niro about his new dark mobster comedy 'The Family', which is directed by Luc Besson and co-stars Michelle Pfeiffer. As guests go they don't get any bigger than this!

Edith is also joined by TV reviewer Julia Raeside. Plus Best Song I've Never Heard, where a listener suggests a little known song to be played; and Edith gets to know Natasha Khan AKA Bat For Lashes, not as a new artist but as a soundtrack composer in Getting To Know You.

6MSound Of Cinema Special With David Arnold And Matt Berry20130914

Composer David Arnold, responsible for scoring 5 Bond movies, Sherlock, and Independence Day no less, joins Edith for a 'Sound Of Cinema' special. Comedian and musician Matt Berry joins in the chat too ahead of David's 6 Music Playlist show on Sunday. Plus loads of great tunes from the best soundtracks ever!

6MTom Ravenscroft Sits In20131026

for Edith Bowman for your musical delight and delectation.

Tom is here for your musical delight and delectation, with more than a dollop of dry humour!

6MWith Michael Palin20130126

6MWith Michael Palin, Dexter Fletcher And The Wicker Man Director Robin Hardy20130928

Michael Palin - national treasure, actor, author, adventurer, and Monty Python, joins Edith for Screen 6 alongside former actor turned director Dexter Fletcher. The 40th anniversary release of cult film The Wicker Man is reviewed and there's a great interview with the film's director Robin Hardy. Plus Dexter talks about his new film, Sunshine On Leith, inspired by the music of The Proclaimers.