Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought.
Brian Matthew spins hits and B-sides.
Hip music and banter. Guests include actor/writer Mark Gatiss , indie band Cherry Ghost and quiz presenter/ex-pop star Myleene Klass.
5/6. Zany show in which host Rob Deering and Russell Howard combine stand-up, sketches, character monologues, music, fresh new UK talent, special guests and, most entertainingly, unconventional demands on the studio audience.
New and old tunes, including requests.
(Maconie on Seven Ages of Rock: page 44)
Catherine Feeney performs a live set.
With America's Greatest Hits.
2/2. Chris Evans profiles rock group Genesis, who formed in 1967 as a straightforward band and then morphed into one of the more high-definition exponents of "progressive" rock in the 1970s. Since the 1975 departure of lead singer Peter Gabriel , the band have developed a poppier, more accessible sound. This edition looks at their eventual stadium-sized successes since Phil Collins took over as lead singer and the personnel changes that followed. Number-one LPs have included Duke (1980),
Abacab (1981), Invisible Touch (1986) and We Can't Dance (1991). Including input from Phil Collins , Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Daryl Stuermer ,
Chester Thompson and Ray Wilson.
Featuring a live set from Scottish singer/songwriter Yvonne Lyon.
With quest Badly Drawn Boy.
And at 2.30 Pause for Thought.