Media appearances

Media Appearances

Our School of the Arts researchers are regularly featured in the media, either showcasing their own research or providing expert opinions on current events.

January 2021

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Dr Mike Jones on death of Gerry Marsden and his legacy 

Dr Mike Jones

Sunday 3 January 2021

Times Radio

Professor Catherine Tackley discusses current popularity of sea shanties on tiktok

Professor Catherine Tackley

Sunday 17 January 2021

BBC World Service

March 2021

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Dr Mike Jones (Music) discusses music artists and their success post 40

Dr Mike Jones

Friday 19 March 2021

BBC Radio Coventry & Warwickshire

Professor Michael Spitzer discusses innate musical ability 

Professor Michael Spitzer

Tuesday 23 March 2021

BBC Radio Surrey

April 2021

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Michael Spitzer – ‘The Musical Human’

Professor Michael Spitzer's new book The Musical Human reviewed by Peter Jones in the London Jazz News.

Professor Michael Spitzer

Monday 12 April 2021

London Jazz News

Dr Mike Jones on giving Les McKeown (Bay City Rollers) guitar lessons

Dr Mike Jones

Thursday 22 April 2021

Times Radio

In brief: Love in Five Acts; The Musical Human; Footprints – reviews

The Musical Human, Michael Spitzer's new book reviewed by Hannah Beckerman for The Guardian.

Professor Michael Spitzer

Sunday 25 April 2021

The Guardian

May 2021

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Like the First Time

Mathew Flynn comments on live music returning to the City of Liverpool with two test events following a 14 month halt on live events during the pandemic. 

Mathew Flynn

Friday 28 May 2021

Bido Lito!

July 2021

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King Louis the First of Britain

Professor Catherine Tackley

Saturday 31 July 2021

BBC Radio Four

August 2021

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Songs in the key of life

Professor Michael Spitzer

Wednesday 4 August 2021

TLS

The X Factor: How the star-making show lost its shine

This article written by Mike Jones explores the end of The X-Factor, and the journey the show has taken over the last 17 years of being on the air.

Dr Mike Jones

Sunday 8 August 2021

Bristol Live

The Conversation

2020

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