The People’s Songs at Arts Centre

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Stuart Maconie presents The People’s Songs at Aberystwyth Arts Centre at 7.30pm on February 7.

Spend an evening in the company of Stuart Maconie, popular and prolific TV and radio presenter, journalist, columnist and author as he talks about his new book and epic radio series, a social history of modern Britain told through pop singles.

Stuart is the UK’s best-selling travel writers and also co-hosts the Radcliffe and Maconie Show on BBC Radio 2 every Monday to Wednesday evening, as well as The Freak Zone on BBC 6 Music on Sunday afternoons, and has written and presented dozens of other shows on BBC Radio.

His book Adventures on the High Teas was the top selling travel book of 2009 and Pies and Prejudice was one of 2008’s top selling paperbacks. His work has been compared with Bill Bryson, Alan Bennett and John Peel and described by The Times as a ‘National Treasure’.

His TV work includes presenting the BBC’s On Trial shows, Pop on Trial and Style on Trial, as well as Stuart Maconie’s TV Towns, a popular gazeteer of major British cities and their roles in modern cultural life for ITV 4 and The Cinema Show/The DVD Collection on BBC 4.

To book contact Aberystwyth Arts Centre on 01970 62 32 32 or www.aber.ac.uk/artscentre.

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