BBC Radio 2 to air more 80s programmes
Two programmes looking back at the life and times of Culture Club’s Boy George and Nile Rodgers of Chic fame will broadcast on Radio 2 in the next few weeks.
30 Years Man & Boy, A Calmer Chameleon – The Boy George Story airs on Radio 2 on Thursday 16 and 23 April. This two-part series features exclusive musical content from the archives, including a never-before-heard take of Culture Club’s first UK number one hit, Do You Really Want To Hurt Me.
It is written and produced by Lewis Borg-Cardona and is a Magnum Opus production.
And Lost In Music: The Nile Rodgers Story – airs on Radio 2 on Wednesday 29 April & Wednesday 6 May produced by Danny O’Connor at Document Media Ltd.
It explores the life of the American musician, composer, arranger and guitarist who has 100 million sales to his name. The two-part series will be presented by lead singer of Duran Duran, Simon Le Bon.
Eighties programming is already a highlight in the Radio 2 schedule, with Sara Cox bringing her Sounds Of The 80s show to the station every Saturday night from 10pm.