Episode 79 – Mark Radcliffe

This episode’s guest is Mark Radcliffe.  Mark is a Sony Award winning broadcaster, musician and writer.  His extensive radio career has seen him present shows on BBC Radio 5, Radio 1, Radio 2 and 6Music including the Radio 2 Folk Show and the legendary Radio 1 “Mark and Lard” show which he co-presented with Mark Riley.  He has also presented a number of music related TV shows including the White Room, Top of the Pops 2 and Glastonbury Festival coverage.  Mark has been in a number of bands including the Shirehorses who supported Blur and appeared at the 1997 Glastonbury Festival and he currently performs as part of the avant-garde electronic duo UNE.  As a writer he has published a number of books including “Showbusiness: The diary of a rock and roll nobody”, the novel “Northern Sky” and his latest book “Crossroads” is about pivotal moments in musical history inspired by a challenging and moving moment in his own life when he was diagnosed with head and neck cancer, from which he is now in remission.  Recorded in Knutsford. Cheshire, UK