With his encyclopedic knowledge of pop’s past, Simon Philo would arguably be the RFM presenter you’d most want on your team for a pub quiz music round.
As subject leader of Pop Music In Society at the University of Derby, and the author of two popular books on music history, he spends his working life sharing his knowledge and passion.
It’s a wonder he finds the time and energy to also make the monthly ‘Children Of The Revolution’ show for RFM, but he does… and it’s brilliant.
Simon looks after all our Thursday night specialist shows, and he has recruited a number of great presenters to the station under the banner of The Pop Society Presents…
Nov 30: COTR St Andrew’s Day SpecialEvery 5th Thursday 7pm - 9pm
Prof Pop pops a kilt on for a Children Of The Revolution 'north of the border' special
(Oct 28) VPR LIVE: COTR Episode 105 Live!Every 4th Saturday 12pm - 2pm
Prof Pop presents a special live edition of Children Of The Revolution from the VPR studio
Children Of The Revolution: Covered
Join the Prof for an 'all-covers' special edition of COTR. But which ones are better than the originals?
COTR: Reggae Special!
Prof Pop with a one-off Children Of The Revolution reggae special for your 'fifth Thursday'
The One Outside Show
An occasional spin-off from Children Of The Revolution, Prof Pop spends a couple of hours with the sounds of 1983