Views from the 6: Lauren Laverne takes us inside BBC Radio 6 Music

Mark Sutherland

Lauren Laverne is, as always, thinking about her audience.

Laverne – already alternative culture’s most high-profile champion thanks to her BBC Radio 6 Music mid-morning show, Desert Island Discs and her TV work on Glastonbury Festival and the Mercury Prize – will move to the Breakfast Show in January. In her parlance, this is a move from “the Alan Partridge slot” to “Smashie and Nicey” territory, but it’s also a chance for 6 to use her profile to help ...

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