Don McLean : UK Media Tour 8-13 Feb 2012 - Updated
Don McLean will receive a lifetime achievement award from the BBC on February
8th. Don is in England for the whole week and will make a number of media
appearances including national TV (BBC and ITV). Here are the appearances we're
allowed to announce:
WED FEB 8
6pm – BBC RADIO 2 – DRIVETIME WITH SIMON MAYO Live interview and two songs acoustic
7.30 – BBC RADIO 2 - FOLK AWARDS (part 1) Live telecast on BBC TV RED BUTTON Don will perform and receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at approx 8.15pm and will perform 2 songs immediately afterwards. Fans in the UK will be able to watch live either by pressing the Red Button from any BBC TV channel, or visiting the BBC Radio 2 website homepage at bbc.co.uk/radio2 or the official Don McLean website at don-mclean.com. The event will be shown from 7.30-10pm on Wednesday 8 February.
The show will also be available to listen to internationally via the Radio 2 homepage.
There'll be a live online conversation running throughout the programme at
bbc.co.uk/radio2. People can comment via the Radio 2 homepage, or on Twitter
using the hashtag #R2folkawards.
Video highlights will be put up on the Radio 2 website, including all performances, the day after the event, for 30 days internationally. This will also be embedded on don-mclean.com courtesy of the BBC.
There'll also be a highlights video available to watch on the BBC Red Button, from 9pm on Thursday 9 February.
THURS FEB 9 - BBC RADIO 4 FRONT ROW
Pre-recorded interview with John Wilson for the BBC’s very popular daily arts program
THIS WILL BE BROADCAST BETWEEN 7.15PM AND 7.45PM ON THE NIGHT OF THUR 9TH FEB. IT CAN BE HEARD LIVE ON www.bbc.co.uk/radio4
FRI FEB 10 - BBC ONE TV BREAKFAST
8.40am approx. BBC ONE tv BBC BREAKFAST. Live interview.
MONDAY FEB 13 - ITV ALAN TITCHMARSH SHOW
Live interview and acoustic performance