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Broadcast journalist Gavin Esler discusses his politically charged book How Britain Ends - how he travelled across the devolved four nations of Britain in writing the book, a chance encounter with Native American flutist Carlos Nakai, the evocative power of Bob Dylan, and a broad and beautiful selection of music from far flung places.…
 
After a brilliant 2021 Timber Festival, we're back with another episode from this year's celebration in the National Forest. Poet Laureate, Simon Armitage, joins his old friend Geoff to talk about his shifting relationship with nature, gushing over his encounter with Iceland and Björk's serene 'The Anchor Song', performing poetry up and down the Pe…
 
Beloved Lancashire actor, known for playing Hayley Cropper on Coronation Street, Julie Hesmondhalgh joins us for Wilderness Tracks recorded live at Timber Festival 2021. Julie is deeply passionate about nature and has written about it as a space in which to anchor her feelings about family, place and identity. — In the Wilderness Tracks, writers, a…
 
Dame Evelyn Glennie, arguably the world's premier percussionist talks us through creating the sound of icicles, growing up in remote Scotland, the 'feel' of sound, her wonderful peripatetic schoolteacher, playing flowerpots to stunning effect, waterphones, Tan Dun and manipulating a metal truck silencer to evoke the sound of thunder in a cave. — In…
 
Cal Major: ocean advocate, veterinary surgeon,adventure-seeker and proper paddleboarder sits down with Geoff Bird to discuss her six nature related tracks that chronicle her journey around activism. She covers why it's important to remain positive when discussing the climate crisis, becoming a dive master in Australia and hearing Bob Marley on repe…
 
Novelist and nature writer, Melissa Harrison takes Goeff Bird on a walk around her rural Suffolk locale to discuss her six nature related tracks. Her latest book, 'The Stubborn Light of Things', also came in the form a podcast over the course of lockdown starting in early 2020 and documented the wonder and richness of the natural world. Her selecti…
 
The beloved actress and childrens tv presenter, Baroness Floelle Benjamin talks of nurturing her family garden, the velvety qualities of Sarah Vaughan’s voice, singing on stage with her jazz-playing dad and how important it was for her to see Jamaican-American actor Harry Belafonte on the silver screen in ‘Island in the Sun’ when she was growing up…
 
The author of 'Grief is the Thing with Feathers' and 'Lanny', Max Porter, walks with Geoff through a woodland near Bath, talks about playing the clarinet (cue Gerald Finzi's Clarinet Concerto), listening for birds, June Tabor, the relationship between humans and cities in the wake of lockdown and the power of Source Direct's jungle breaks that soun…
 
The space scientist and BBC presenter of The Sky at Night, joins Geoff Bird to discuss her obsession with the moon, viewing the lights of London from Hampstead Heath, her plans to retire to Mars and contemplates the natural beauty of the cosmos. Abandoning the usual six-track format, Maggie chooses eight tracks, from Stevie Wonder to Holst's Mars t…
 
The world-renowned music writer Laura Barton talks about the sublime sounds of Andrew Bird, Smog and John Benjamin, the evocative power of songs and how she ended up friends with Bon Iver's dad. — In the Wilderness Tracks, writers, artists, scientists and thinkers talk with producer Geoff Bird about six pieces of music that somehow connect them to …
 
Geoff sits down with one of our best-loved comedians; sometime artist and Never Mind the Buzzcocks veteran Phill Jupitus. They talk travelling, the physicality of geography and the incredible microclimate of Fife, the place Phill now calls home. Witty, acerbic observations abound. — In the Wilderness Tracks, writers, artists, scientists and thinker…
 
For anyone who caught Elizabeth Alker’s ambient set at the Eyrie Stage at Timber 2018, they might spot one or two of the selections creeping into this wilderness tracklist. Her choices are a fascinating reflection of her musical tastes as well as an insight into the profound relationship she feels with the natural world. — In the Wilderness Tracks,…
 
Musician Erland Cooper hails from the Orkney Islands, a landscape untouched and exposed. Each of Cooper's choices comes with unique stories about his time growing up there. Listen out for one particular highlight of the cacophony of Orkney curlews, produced by each audience member's mobile phone. — In the Wilderness Tracks, writers, artists, scient…
 
Word-collector, mountain climber and perhaps our greatest contemporary nature writer, Robert Macfarlane (Underland, The Lost Words), delivers an eclectic selection with all the eloquence, warmth and wisdom that you would expect. Prepare for a diverse sonic exploration which reaches as much into traditional Gaelic folk-stylings as it does into drum …
 
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