‘In the latest programme of the monthly series, Mishal Husain introduces dispatches from journalists and writers around the United Kingdom that reflect the range of contemporary life in the country.
Martin Vennard in Saltburn reveals how surfing has improbably helped revive the fortunes of the once-proud Victorian resort on Tees-side; while Travis Elborough taps a surf music beat in Worthing where a 50 year-old musical phenomenon is garnering new fans.’
I’m one of the talking heads on a new BBC documentary about the golden age of the long playing record. The show airs on 8th Feb 2013 and you can find out more on the BBC site and of course watch on iPlayer once it’s broadcast. Noel Gallagher, Slash and Nile Rodgers also feature.
My book on the ascent of the vinyl album The Long Player Goodbye is still in all good bookshops too.