Bowie: Dancing Out In Space is a collaboration between 6 Music and Radio 4.
This two hour show presented by Stuart Maconie is a BBC Radio first, as the programme is broadcast simultaneously on both networks. It marks the fifth anniversary of David Bowie’s passing.
Throughout his life, Bowie predicted the future. He was a visionary artist whose natural fluidity, curious imagination and disregard for the rigidity of categories enabled him to foretell cultural change. In this future facing documentary, leading figures from music, literature, philosophy, technology and comedy talk about the impact of Bowie on their lives and how he always managed to be ahead of the curve. In order of appearance they are: Charli XCX, Maggie Aderin-Pocock, Chris Hadfield, Hanif Kureishi, Harris Reed, Christine and the Queens, Grayson Perry, Tony Visconti, Simon Critchley, Deborah Levy, Beth Greenacre, Ron Roy, David Baddiel and Ricky Gervais.