Sam Branson, son of Sir Richard Branson is making a guest appearance on Virgin Radio tomorrow (Sunday 26 June) from 10am – 1pm, where he’ll be taking command of the newly launched music radio station, which recently returned to the UK airways for the first time since 2008.
Sam is a major music fan and also has his own band – Samson and Delilah. He will be taking to the airwaves to play listeners his own song choices during the three hour session. He speaks about the influence of his mum on his musical tastes, the song that featured in the first dance at his wedding, his father’s free gig for Queen in Hyde Park, and his life and work as founder of his own production company, Sundog Pictures. He also chats to one of his friends Michael Franti, about his new song.
Hear Sam Branson on Virgin Radio from 10am - 1pm this Sunday 26 June – listen on digital radio, online at virginradio.co.uk or via the Virgin Radio app.
Muse frontman Matt Bellamy, 37, and his glamorous model beau Elle Evans, 26, took some time out from the gruelling Drones Tour to enjoy some immersive horror at Secret Cinema’s 28 Days Later production on Saturday evening in London.
The British rocker was joined by his support acts from his tour including Som Wardner of My Vitriol and Sarah Barthel of Phantogram on Saturday for the latest offering from Secret Cinema.
2016 has been a busy year already for Bellamy who won a Grammy for Best Rock Album in February, announced as a Glastonbury headliner and now in the midst of a huge world tour. With only one day off in London, you might expect him to relax and unwind, but instead he took his rocker pals to don doctors scrubs and run away from zombies in the latest offering from Secret Cinema.
Muse, winners of umpteen best live band awards, would have been used to the huge spectacle, but the frightening scenes in the production caused Evans and Barthel to scream on numerous occasions as they raced around the secret location. Ever the British gent, Bellamy held Evans' hand throughout as their blossoming romance continues.
Matt Bellamy said after the show:
“That was brilliant, it was just the escape we needed, I love the film and Secret Cinema's production was great."
28 Days Later is a post apocalyptic thriller, often attributed to reinvigorating the entire zombie genre on a whole, starring Cillian Murphy as Jim, a bicycle courier who awakes from a coma to find that a virus has spread amongst the population, all but resulting in complete societal collapse.
The narrative then unfolds to follow the journey of Jim as he struggles to come to terms with what has happened and, ultimately, survive in a London that has been torn apart by the infected.
Secret Cinema presents 28 Days Later is on now until 29th May 2016 with tickets starting from £40. For more information visit www.secretcinema.org/tickets.
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