PJ Harvey has been named as one of the five guest editors who will take over Radio 4’s Today programme during the festive period.
The other guest editors will be: Sir Tim Berners Lee, Director of the World Wide Web Consortium; Eliza Manningham Buller, former Director General of MI5; broadcaster Michael Palin; and Antony Jenkins, Group Chief Executive of Barclays.
The five guest editors’ programmes will air on Today between Thursday 26 and Tuesday 31 December. The guest editors take responsibility for around half of the programme’s output.
According to a BBC Radio 4 press release, Harvey’s programme “will showcase some of her many influences, political, poetical and musical.”