Cillian Murphy’s Limited Edition radio show returns to BBC Radio 6 Music this month.
The actor and musician previously hosted two installments of the show, in fall 2020 and 2021, and the 10-episode series will begin this year on September 17.
Murphy will broadcast a “weekend playlist” on Sunday nights from 10-12 in which he will “share songs from every corner of his record collection and explain why they hold a special place in his life.” says a press release.
The Oppenheimer star announced the news during a chat with Nemone (in place of Lauren Laverne) on BBC Radio 6 Music earlier today (September 1). You can listen to the interview again here (at 9.05 this morning or 1 hour and 35 minutes of the program).
Murphy said: “It’s been a while, but I’m delighted to be back playing tunes on 6 Music, my favorite radio station in the world… a sonic collage of new, old and limited edition tunes that will be in the show. warmest ears. demanding… I can’t wait.”
Artists whose albums have appeared in the previous two series include Bicep, Big Thief, Carly Simon, David Bowie, Grace Jones, Julia Holter, Laura Marling, Laura Veirs, Madlib, Marvin Gaye, Max Richter , Micah P. Hinson, Nick Cave, Nils Frahm, Nina Simone, Patti Smith, Pixies, PJ Harvey, Prince, The Stooges, Thin Lizzy, Thom Yorke and Wu-Lu.
In addition, BBC Radio 6 Music has confirmed the following changes to its programme.
Starting Saturday, September 16, Don Letts will move his Culture Clash Radio show to Saturday nights (9-11pm), instead of Sundays (10-12pm). Letts’ program will replace The Blessed Madonna’s program on Saturday (9:00-12:00), after she made a “huge decision” to lighten her work schedule amidst intense touring and recording.
SHERELLE will present a new show on Saturday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
For his part, Murphy recently opened up about why he didn’t pursue a career in music.
The actor, who is also known for his long-running role as Tommy Shelby in Peaky Blinders, explained in an interview with NME why he didn’t think it was “good enough”.