Composer and comedian Vikki Stone unbuttons the BBC Proms and asks the questions everyone else is afraid to ask.
The Listening Service: Beginnings - Proms 2018 Special
An episode from The Listening Service discussing how music - and the 2018 Proms - begin.
During the 2018 Proms season we'll be publishing episodes of The Listening Service that relate to specific Proms. To hear them all, subscribe to The Listening Service podcast.
Proms 2017: The Well-Tempered Glass of Wine - feat. Sir Tom Jones, Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Vikki is backstage with the Stax stars and takes Sophie Ellis-Bextor to her first prom.
Proms 2017: Don't trust 'em - Imogen Heap, Christian Scott, Leo Pellegrino, Shabaka Hutchings, Leila Josefowicz, Jules Buckley
Vikki Stone takes singer and composer Imogen Heap on a prom date, reviews the proms Reformation Day and is backstage at the Metropole Orkest prom of the work of Charles Mingus.
Proms 2017: The Corridor Monstrosity - feat. Philippa Perry, Guarav Mazundar, Sir Simon Rattle, Alexa Mason, Karen Komansec
On the floor at the Proms with a famous psychotherapist; that Daft Punk encore; in depth on the Ravi Shankar / Philip Glass collaboration; and DIY Gurrelieder with Sir Simon Rattle.
Proms 2017: Oh, What a Wonderful Podcast - feat. Al Murray, Marcus Brigstocke, John Wilson
Pub landlord Al Murray is Vikki Stone's Proms Date, Marcus Brigstocke describes his Proms debut in Oklahoma! and choirs – does size really matter?
Proms 2017: The Interpreter - feat. James Morrison, Dianne Reeves, Richard Osman, John Mauceri
Vikki Stone on the art of interpretation, the cadenza, jazz standards, and Pointless.