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6M01John Cooper Clarke20120506

As part of 6 Music Celebrates: The Written Word legendary Salford punk poet John Cooper Clarke presents A Month of Sundays throughout May.

John first became famous at the end of the 70s during the punk scene and he has since become known as the "punk poet" and "the bard of Salford'. In 1978 he toured with Bill Nelson's band Be Bop Deluxe, and was signed by Epic Records.

He has toured with Linton Kwesi Johnson, and has performed alongside Joy Division, The Sex Pistols, The Buzzcocks, The Fall, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Elvis Costello amongst many others.

The Arctic Monkeys printed his poem Out of Control Fairground inside their single Fluorescent Adolescent in 2007, and Alex Turner of the band says he takes inspiration for his lyrics from John's work.

John Cooper Clarke presents A Month of Sundays.

6M01Karl Hyde20120408

As we continue our 10th Birthday Celebrations, throughout April BBC 6 Music Celebrates: Dance Culture and for A Month of Sundays the voice behind Underworld, Mr Karl Hyde takes over the station for 4 special 2 hour shows.

Expect to hear house to hoe down, rock to rock steady, folk to funk, and that's just the first show, as Karl opens a door into the mind & the music that's inspired & influenced him over the years.

Take a trip on the Underworld tour bus to hear the music that inspires Karl Hyde.

6M02Karl Hyde20120415

takes the hot seat.

6M03Karl Hyde20120422

takes the hot seat.

6M03Music Fans From The Film World, With Richard Ayoade20110717

The IT Crowds and Submarine director Richard Ayoade takes the hot seat to present this weeks Month of Sundays.

Join Richard on a sonic excursion of 90s grunge and Laurel and Hardy tracks and what it was like working with The Arctic Monkeys Alex Turner on the soundtrack to Submarine.

IT Crowd star and Submarine director Richard Ayoade takes the hot seat.

6M04Music Fans From The Film World, With Sam Riley20110724

Control actor Sam Riley and former frontman of Leeds band 10,000 Things hosts this weeks Month of Sundays.

Hear the music that inspired Sam and why he disliking U2 led him to forming 10,000 Things.

Playing the role of Ian Curtis in the film Control won Sam numerous awards including the British Independent Film Award for "Most Promising Newcomer" and a BAFTA "Rising Star" nomination.

Control actor Sam Riley hosts A Month of Sundays.

6M04Music Fans From The Film World, With Sam Riley20110828

Control actor Sam Riley and former frontman of Leeds band 10,000 Things hosts this week's Month of Sundays.

Hear the music that inspired Sam and why he disliking U2 led him to forming 10,000 Things.

Playing the role of Ian Curtis in the film Control won Sam numerous awards including the British Independent Film Award for "Most Promising Newcomer" and a BAFTA "Rising Star" nomination.

Sam opens up and tells you what it was like to work with fellow actor Sam Morton and acclaimed director Anton Corbijn on Control and why he'll never be as rock'n'roll as The Cribs.

Control actor Sam Riley hosts A Month of Sundays.

6M04 LASTKarl Hyde20120429

takes the hot seat.

6M05Music Fans From The Film World, With Samantha Morton20110731

Award winning and Oscar nominated actress Samantha Morton has dug deep and selected a beautiful hour worth of music special to her, often filmic and atmospheric with songs that are important to her as an actress, director and with music that evoke strong memories from her life so far.

Sam, who is a regular listener to 6Music, talks about how difficult she found it to choose so few tracks from the millions she loves out there for A Month of Sundays.

They'll be tracks you know by Talking Heads, PJ Harvey and Fleetwood Mac, but she has also chosen some tunes from artists who educated her including BDP.

It's music that evoke a spectrum of emotions which make her feel alive, or want to dance, to cry, to scream and to fall in love.

Award winning actress Samantha Morton has selected a beautiful & personal hour of music.

6M06Music Fans From The Film World, With Sally Hawkins20110807

Award winning actress Sally Hawkins presents this week's Month of Sundays, choosing the tracks that she loves and wants you to hear.

Sally won a Golden Globe for her performance in Mike Leigh's Happy-Go-Lucky and played the lead role in the BAFTA nominated Made In Dagenham.

This is a rare occasion to get a taste of what one of the best British actresses around likes to listen to.

RADA trained Sally Hawkins made her film debut in the Mike Leigh films All or Nothing and Vera Drake.

She has worked with the who's who of the world of directing including Woody Allen in Cassandra's Dream, Matthew Vaughan with Layer Cake, starred in Lone Scherfig's An Education, as well as Richard Ayoade's Submarine and Mark Romanek's Never Let Me Go to name a few.

Her latest role in the film adaptation of Jane Eyre will be released next month.

Award-winning actress Sally Hawkins chooses the tracks she loves and wants you to hear.

6M07Music Fans From The Film World, With Nick Frost20110814

Following in the footsteps of his movie buddies Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright, Nick Frost swaps Hollywood for headphones for an hour to play you his favourite songs.

The actor, screenwriter and comic rose to prominence after playing the TA-obsessed Mike Watt in British cult sitcom Spaced, and has gone on to perfect the buddy role with films like Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and Paul.

He'll next be heard, but not seen in Steven Spielberg's 3D CGI epic The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn, where he plays one half of the Thompson and Thomson detectives alongside Simon Pegg.

We can't guarantee a TinTin exclusive but we can guarantee an amusing anecdote or three.

Nick Frost swaps Hollywood for headphones for an hour to play you his favourite songs.

6M08Music Fans From The Film World, With Jamie Bell20110821

Actor Jamie Bell takes a breather from Hollywood by taking over 6Music for an hour to play you some of his favourite songs from some of his favourite artists.

Since winning a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in 2001 for his lead role in coming of age film Billy Elliot, Jamie Bell has played a mix of leading roles in small independent films and supporting roles in big budget films such as Peter Jackson's version of King Kong.

He'll next be seen but not heard in the title role of Steven Spielberg's 3D motion capture epic The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn.

For the next 60 minutes expect to hear the soundtrack to Jamie's career to date.

Actor Jamie Bell takes over 6 Music for an hour to play you the music he loves.