BBC New Generation Thinker Dr Sarah Dillon at the Proms

imgresDr Sarah Dillon, BBC Radio 3 New Generation Thinker, will feature in two BBC Radio 3 Proms Extra broadcasts this Proms season. On Saturday 5th August she will contribute to a live discussion of H. G. Wells’ speculative fiction along with renowned science fiction writer Stephen Baxter who has been commissioned to write a sequel to The War of the Worlds.  On Thursday 18th August, Sarah will switch sides and present one in a series of Proms Extra events investigating Shakespeare’s portrayal of difference professions – Sarah will live interview leading actor Michael Pennington about Shakespeare’s portrayal of the profession he knew best. Both discussions will be cut for broadcast on Radio 3 in the interval of the evening’s prom.