Funke and the Two Tone Baby in session for Roots & Fusion

23 December 2015 by Pure Radio

The incredible Funke and the Two Tone Baby (AKA Dan Turbull) came in the Roots & Fusion studio for the final session of 2015.

A 21st century one man band, he loops voice, guitar, harmonica & beatboxing to create a unique sound.

We also had a chat about how he does it, how he writes songs and having a musician’s “year off”...

1) If You’re Nice To Me
2) I’m Not Well
3) Anchor
4) (acoustic) Not Enough Bonobo

Download MP3 (56 MB | 24:38 min)



Nov 2014 - The Imitation Game - Professor S Barry Cooper

20 November 2014 by Pure Radio

Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game is a film about the life of Alan Turing.

The mathematician and computer scientist helped us win the Second World War, by creating a device that decoded Nazi messages.

This evening Under the Rainbow heard from Professor S. Barry Cooper, the author of ‘Alan Turing: His Work and Impact’.

Download MP3 (8 MB | 5:41 min)



Dec 2013 - Rainbow Awards - Personality

12 December 2013 by Pure Radio

Here on Under the Rainbow we are compiling a list of the best of the LGBT community this year.

We would like you to voting for the winners in a number of different categories.

We’ve been asking you to vote for your personality of the year.

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Mixed martial arts at 12 Gauge MMA

12 September 2013 by Pure Radio

The global success of the Ultimate Fighting Championship has turned Mixed Martial Arts or MMA into a very popular sport in it’s own right. Pure’s Duncan Boswell met up with former fighter Matthew Thorpe who runs a gym in Portwood where you can try Mixed Martial Arts too.

Download MP3 (2 MB | 2:19 min)



Jodie Prenger on the Long Lunch

8 January 2013 by Pure Radio

I’d Do Anything winner and stage star Jodie Prenger is on stage at the Lowry this week in One Man and two Guvors. Hear her chatting to Dave stearn on the Long Lunch

Download MP3 (4 MB | 4:42 min)



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