23 November 2013 4:06 PM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

As pop luminaries queue up to appear on their forthcoming LP, we talk to surviving members of the BBC's Radiophonic Workshop, responsible for the theme music for many classic shows, including Doctor Who

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As musical legends go, they're a funny bunch. Five well-turned-out but unassuming gents, harrumphing and making small talk, they could easily be retired accountants at the golf club – were it not for the fact that they're busy wiring together enough vintage synthesisers and tape machines to make a young hipster techno producer faint with joy, all while the most peculiar boinging noises emerge from various speakers. Oh, and their manager's on the phone to Hot Chip's people, while the drummer from the Prodigy is sitting in the corner tapping his sticks.

As per usual, though, the veteran tinkerers are mostly concerned with matters electronic. »

- Joe Muggs

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