The Wilson Dixon Line. Jesse Griffin. Copyright: BBC.

The Wilson Dixon Line

BBC Radio 2 stand-up. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2009. Stars Jesse Griffin and Jesse Budd.

The Wilson Dixon Line

Musical comedy act Wilson Dixon performs some of his best known songs for Radio 2

BBC Radio 2
4   (1 series)
Jesse Griffin and Jesse Budd
Jesse Griffin
Lianne Coop

Outlaw Country singer Wilson Dixon (Jesse Griffin), the music legend born and raised in Cripple Creek, Colorado, descends on London for a string of rare performances singing songs from his first album, Wilson Dixon's Greatest Hits, his acclaimed second album, Introducing Wilson Dixon, and his album of love songs, I Love You But I Also Want To Hurt You.

In this four-part series, an affectionate tribute to the philosophy of traditional country music, which also includes four "live" sessions, Wilson expounds his views on life, love and relationships through dry, observational songs and anecdotes delivered with a deadpan, surreal edge. Wilson's sharp observations on everyday life are juxtaposed with his laid-back country delivery and draw the audience into his surreal redneck world full of larger-than-life characters and situations.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 14th May 2009 on BBC Radio 2 at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 4th June 2009 on BBC Radio 2 at 10pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Saturday 21st November 2020 at 11:30pm on Radio 4 Extra

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