The Proms Podcast
By BBC Radio 3
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Composer and comedian Vikki Stone unbuttons the BBC Proms and asks the questions everyone else is afraid to ask.
||CleanProms 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.||3 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2017: Don't trust 'em - Imogen Heap, Christian Scott, Leo Pellegrino, Shabaka Hutchings, Leila Josefowicz, Jules Buckley||Vikki takes Imogen Heap to a prom and travels from the Reformation to a jazz revolution.||27 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2017: The Corridor Monstrosity - feat. Philippa Perry, Guarav Mazundar, Sir Simon Rattle, Alexa Mason, Karen Komansec||Vikki encounters a massive drum, some unexpected Daft Punk, chains and scaffold poles.||20 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2017: Oh, What a Wonderful Podcast - feat. Al Murray, Marcus Brigstocke, John Wilson||Vikki hangs with the Chaps in Chaps, backstage for a complete Oklahoma! prom.||13 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 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.||6 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2017: The Arrangement - feat. Richard Hawley, John Grant, Jules Buckley, Paul Garred, Kerry Andrew||Vikki is backstage at the Scott Walker Prom and explores the many New Pieces of the Week.||30 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2017: Episode II - A New Episode - feat. Keith Lockhart, Jonathan Sothcott, Jess Gillam||Vikki on tricky scores, film scores, the John Williams phenomenon, and Shostakovich.||23 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2017: The First Date - feat. Nick Helm, Igor Levit and Tom Coult||Vikki Stone starts her summer of "Prom Dates" and makes a music quiz obligatory.||16 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2016: The Last Podcast of the Proms.||Vikki duets with Sir James Galway, rolls with Rick Astley, and queues the last night.||10 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2016: Programme Notes||Vikki is on eternity with Daniel Barenboim and the best spot to nap at the Albert Hall.||7 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2016: Only Fools and Orchestras||Vikki watches football in a park, a Prom in a car park, and Simon Rattle explains Boulez.||2 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2016: Talking Stick||Vikki speaks to the ones with their backs to us, in a conductors' special.||30 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2016: Name That Spoon||Vikki explores Mozart conspiracy theories and plays Bizet spoons with Radio 3 controller.||26 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2016: Quincy Jones Celestial Twin||Vikki talks parties with the awesome Quincy Jones and his friend Sir Michael Caine.||23 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2016: The Errors of Comedy||Vikki takes a special look at the theme of Shakespeare and other potential Prom themes.||19 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2016: It's Pronounced Purcell||Vikki swings with the vocalists in a singers' special.||16 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2016: Of course Jamie Cullum's friends don't clap on 1 and 3||Vikki is at the Jamie Cullum Prom and tries a binaural v. stereo listening challenge.||12 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2016: Name That Tune||Vikki on younger orchestras, science fiction, busking, and the first Proms Name That Tune||9 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2016: The Baton Relay||Vikki runs the inaugural Proms Unplucked (conductor's) Baton Relay athletics event.||5 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2016: The Saw and The Stone||Vikki Stone gets playing and meets the flash prommers, a glass rubber and a saw bower.||2 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2016: It's Pronounced Bowie||Vikki tries the tabla, talks electric violin and showbiz, and goes backstage at Bowie.||29 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2016: 12 Cellists Walk Into a Green Room...||Vikki Stone focuses on the cello, one of the themes of this year's BBC Proms season.||26 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2016: The Loneliness of the Late-Night Organist||Vikki Stone takes you behind the scenes at the BBC Proms.||22 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2016: Last Minute Changes||Vikki Stone takes you behind the scenes at the BBC Proms.||19 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProms 2016: Rig Week||Vikki Stone is backstage for the first night of the greatest classical music festival||15 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
An interesting and fresh take on the proms. Liked it.
Really enjoying this so far. It's a much needed relaxed look at classical music. A very good idea from Radio 3.
Great. Funny, witty, fresh and informative. Looking forward to the rest.