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‘S Marvellous: Brian Wilson at the Royal Festival Hall September 18th 2011

What happens when the ultimate West Coast musician takes on the ultimate East Coast sound? You get a lot more xylophones in Gershwin. (God Only Knows performed at the Royal Festival Hall in 2002) Brian Wilson says he did an … Continue reading

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The Girl From The Black Country: An interview with Julie Walters

UPDATE May 19th 2014: Julie Walters was awarded the 2014 BAFTA fellowship last night for her lifetime achievement in acting. In the interview I did with her in 2011 she spoke with real passion about her fear for whether a … Continue reading

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When I Lived In Groovy Times – an interview with the Novelist Linda Grant

I spent a fascinating afternoon with award winning British writer, Linda Grant, this week, discussing her timely new novel, We Had It So Good, (published January 20th 2010) about the babyboomer generation and going through photos she’d dug out for my news cameras, to help analyse … Continue reading

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