Cillian Murphy is set to make his return to radio later this month

Cillian Murphy Pic: Brian McEvoy

He’s had quite the radio hiatus, but now it looks as though Cillian Murphy will be making his grand return to the airwaves.

Yes, the BBC recently announced that Cillian will be back once again for a brand new series of his acclaimed radio show Cillian Murphy’s Limited Edition.

The show will air on Sundays on BBC Radio 6 Music from 10pm-12am, starting the 17th of September.

The first series of Cillian Murphy’s Limited Edition aired in autumn 2020, with the second in autumn 2021, so safe to say it’s been some time!

Anticipating what listeners can expect, the BBC revealed: “The new series sees Cillian discuss some more of his favourite music as he brings listeners a nocturnal playlist to end the weekend.

“He’ll share songs from all corners of his record collection and share why they hold a special place in his life.

“Cillian is no stranger to 6 Music and has presented numerous programmes on the network since 2013,” the network added.

While Cillian himself added how excited he was to be back, saying: “It’s been a while, but I am thrilled to be back playing tunes on 6 Music, my favourite radio station in the world.

Cillian Murphy, Peaky Blinders
Pic: Anto Byrne

“The show will be a sound collage of new, old and limited edition tunes for your discerning ears… can’t wait.”

Previous artists whose records were featured across the past two series’ include Bicep, Big Thief, Carly Simon, David Bowie, Grace Jones, Marvin Gaye, Nick Cave, Pixies, Prince, The Stooges, Thin Lizzy and more.

Sounds like quite the mix…

We’re hooked!

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