Elizabeth Alker

Elizabeth Alker is currently a presenter for BBC Radio 3, where she hosts the Unclassified programme and also presents weekend editions of Breakfast. She joined the BBC as a researcher for Radio 4 in 2005 and soon after became a reporter and presenter for BBC Radio 6 Music.

After graduating from university she worked as a talent scout for Universal Classics and Jazz, and as a writer for Dazed and Confused. She is now preparing her first book, about the rich and broad debt that pop and rock owe to the classical canon.