A journey through the finest bits of Laurens weekday morning show from BBC 6 Music. A cast of colourful characters, epic tunes and genuinely great guests awaits.
Bill Nighy and Jarvis Cocker17/05/2019 Duration: 46min
Bill Nighy chats about his new film Sometimes Always Never, which is also the directional debut of Carl Hunter from The Farm. Jarvis Cocker chats about his his brand new track Must I Evolve, which is from his latest project JARV IS… Rhianna Dhillon will be giving us her picks for what to watch this week, Professor Sophie Scott brings you The Maths of Life and there’s more House Music – the everyday objects playing pop hits.
Wu-Tang Clan, Jessie Buckley, Joe Boyd10/05/2019 Duration: 57min
RZA and Cappadonna from Wu-Tang Clan chat about their upcoming Gods of Rap tour with Public Enemy and De La Soul. Jessie Buckley, star of Wild Rose tells us all about that film, plus her new Sky Atlantic series Chernobyl. Aretha Franklin’s 1972 concert Amazing Grace is finally making its way to cinema screens, and producer Joe Boyd tells us how it felt to be at that show and be part of the film’s release nearly fifty years on. Rhianna Dhillon will be giving us her picks for what to watch this week, Professor Sophie Scott brings you The Maths Of Life and there’s more House Music – the everyday objects playing pop hits.
Stephen Graham03/05/2019 Duration: 35min
In the Maths of Life, Prof. Sophie Scott looks into why we can’t tickle ourselves, and why we laugh in the first place. On This Week’s Watchlist, Rhianna Dhillon reviews new Beyoncé documentary Homecoming, BBC One’s dark comedy Back to Life, and a taster of Avengers: Endgame. Stephen Graham joins us to talk about his new show The Virtues, written and directed by Shane Meadows. He also chats about working with his heroes, and his role in the latest series of Line of Duty.
Eddie Piller of Acid Jazz Records26/04/2019 Duration: 22min
In the Maths of Life, Prof. Sophie Scott looks into nonverbal communication in faces and emotion, and asks why men and women sound different. Eddie Piller of Acid Jazz Records joins for a very special Desert Island Disco – and we bring you House Music, where we showcase the fixtures and fittings that play pop hits.
Anne Hathaway19/04/2019 Duration: 31min
Anne Hathaway chats about her new film The Hustle, the remake of the Dirty Rotten Scoundrel classic. In This Week’s Watchlist, Rhianna Dhillon reviews Unicorn Store and Wild Rose, as well as looking back at the legacy of Game of Thrones ahead of its final ever series. Finally, in the Maths of Life, Dr Hannah Fry delves into the maths of traffic jams and why different instruments can sound so contrasting.
This Week’s Watchlist, 6 Musings and House Music12/04/2019 Duration: 17min
In This Week’s Watchlist, Rhianna Dhillon reviews the new film Happy As Lazzaro, action drama Hanna, and the latest Joe Lycett vehicle, Joe Lycett's Got Your Back. We get in the Record Store Day spirit with Johny and Ned from Dubplate cutting service and recording studio, Peckham Cuts – they’ll be giving us a rundown into what it really takes to cut a record. There’s also House Music, where we showcase the fixtures and fittings that play pop hits.
This Week’s Watchlist and Maths of Life05/04/2019 Duration: 19min
Rhianna Dhillon reviews the Vincent van Gogh biopic At Eternity's Gate, BBC Two series Pose which is all about ball culture in eighties New York, and the return of Jane the Virgin on Netflix. In The Maths of Life, Dr Hannah Fry breaks down the numbers behind coincidences and asks if the perfect circle really does exist.
Jessica Hynes29/03/2019 Duration: 31min
Rhianna Dhillon reviews new film Minding the Gap, period drama Victoria on TV, and the new series of Queer Eye. In The Maths of Life Dr Hannah Fry brings you one weird tip about pub tables, and explores whether animals can, in fact, count. Jessica Hynes also joins us to talk about her new film The Fight which she directed, wrote and stars in.
Vicky McClure and Martin Compston22/03/2019 Duration: 25min
In This Week's Watchlist Julia Raeside previews the new horror film Us, written and directed by Jordan Peele – she also reviews the new series of The OA and comedy, Home. In The Maths of Life, Dr Hannah Fry covers the gory business of the first vaccines, and why standing still on an escalator can get you up it quicker. Finally, Vicky McClure and Martin Compston joins us to talk about the highly anticipated new series of Line of Duty.
Lupita Nyong'o and Simon Amstell15/03/2019 Duration: 40min
Rhianna Dhillon reviews new film ‘Captain Marvel’, Ricky Gervais’ latest Netflix endeavour ‘After Life’ and the return of ‘Derry Girls’. In The Maths of Life Dr Hannah Fry gets into big money maths, plus the complex stuff behind dolphins, bubbles and sonar. Simon Amstell joins Lauren to talk about his new film ‘Benjamin’ and actor Lupita Nyong'o chats about her new film ‘Us’ - written and directed by the brilliant Jordan Peele.
Stephen Merchant & Nick Frost, Tim Key, The Cinematic Orchestra and Little Simz01/03/2019 Duration: 58min
Rhianna Dhillon reviews the best in TV and streaming in ‘This Week’s Watchlist’. In ‘The Maths Of Life’ Dr Hannah Fry tells us how we can use game theory to keep the kids in line, and Tim Key gets into his role in the brand new show 'This Time with Alan Partridge'. Ahead of their performance at this year’s 6 Music Festival in Liverpool, The Cinematic Orchestra and Little Simz join us to talk about what we can expect from their sets. Stephen Merchant and Nick Frost drop by to talk about their new film ‘Fighting With My Family’ which is all about the professional wrestler Paige.
Chiwetel Ejiofor and Keira Knightley22/02/2019 Duration: 40min
Rhianna Dhillon reviews Joe Cornish's latest film ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ Netflix's ‘The Umbrella Academy’ and the new TV show ‘Traitors’. Dr Hannah Fry tells us how to win massively in monopoly and breaks down the maths behind Artificial Intelligence. Chiwetel Ejiofor joins us to chat about directing his first feature film 'The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind' and Keira Knightley drops by to talk about her new Post-World War II film ‘The Aftermath’
Maths of Life and This Week’s Watchlist15/02/2019 Duration: 19min
On This Week's Watchlist, Rhianna Dhillon brings us the lowdown on last week’s BAFTA Awards and she reviews the new David Bowie Documentary ‘Finding Fame, Netflix’s Big Mouth Valentine Special’ and the Oscar nominated ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’. Dr Hannah Fry gets into curvy pizza and why a considerable number of nuns have given their brains to science.
Spike Lee, Ellen Page, Tracey Thorn and Joe Cornish08/02/2019 Duration: 01h03min
On this week’s podcast, Rhianna Dhillon will be telling you what’s worth watching across all the media, and Dr Hannah Fry gets into pedometers on cows in The Maths Of Life. Director and friend of 6 Music Joe Cornish drops by to talk about his new film ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ and Tracey Thorn gets into growing up just off the coast of London, as covered in her new book ‘Another Planet: A Teenager in Suburbia’. Ahead of the BAFTAs, Spike Lee talks ‘BlacKkKlansman’ and Oscar nods, plus Ellen Page will be along to discuss her new Netflix superhero series ‘The Umbrella Academy’.
Rosamund Pike & Jamie Dornan, Neneh Cherry, Billy Zane01/02/2019 Duration: 01h02min
Dr Hannah Fry talks internet fakery and tells us why machines that sound like music make us laugh, Rhianna Dillion tells us what we should be watching - from the ‘Fyre Festival’ documentary to new film 'Second Act'. Billy Zane will be talking about his new show ‘Curfew’, plus Neneh Cherry gets into touring with The Slits at fourteen and working with Four Tet on her latest album ‘Broken Politics’. Rosamund Pike and Jamie Dornan tells us how they went about making their latest film ‘A Private War’
Dr Hannah Fry and the Watchlist with Rhianna Dhillon25/01/2019 Duration: 16min
Dr Hannah Fry breaks down romance through numbers, and tells us the maths behind your dating website profile picture. Plus, Rhianna Dhillon tells us exactly what we should be watching on streaming, telly and at the cinema – from Mary Queen of Scots to new Netflix show Sex Education.
Dr Hannah Fry and Films & TV with Rhianna Dhillon18/01/2019 Duration: 16min
Dr Hannah Fry talks all things nerds and geeks and give the ultimate rock paper scissors strategy. Rhianna Dhillion reviews Keira Knightley’s performance in the film Colette, and latest TV adaptation of Les Miserables
Sharon Horgan & Rob Delaney, Steve Coogan and Dr Hannah Fry11/01/2019 Duration: 35min
This week Dr Hannah Fry gets into why your favourite chocolate is shrinking, and the unexpected history of golden syrup. Sharon Horgan & Rob Delaney chat about the new series of their hit show Catastrophe, and Steve Coogan talks about his new film Stan & Ollie.