Exploring the life and work of Jake Thackray, the undervalued genius famous for his biting satire and understated irony. A rare example of a British singer-songwriter in the troubadour tradition, Thackray could be darkly vicious, but was also able to write haunting and romantic songs. His words and music have influenced a generation of musicians and writers.There is more about Jake Thackray elsewhere on this blog.
Monday, November 03, 2008
Jake Thackray on BBC2 tonight
Late this evening (11.20 England, 11.30 Scotland, 11.50 Wales) BBC2 is showing Jake on the Box. This is a programme: