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Comedian, actor and writer Charlie Higson chats to friends from the world of comedy about classical music and their own personal music journey, with all sorts of nonsense in between - from reminiscing about how they met to reviving some of their popular comedy characters. Featured friends include Bob Mortimer, Vic Reeves, and fellow stars of The Fast Show, Paul Whitehouse and Arabella Weir. A Scala Radio production.
 
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The best-selling author Cressida Cowell takes Clare for a nostalgic walk near Chichester in West Sussex. As well as writing the whoppingly successful ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ series, Cressida created ‘The Wizards of Once’ books which draw upon her childhood memories of roaming across the South Downs. She grew up in London but during school holida…
 
Bob Mortimer, one half of legendary comedy duo Reeves & Mortimer, chats to Charlie about the music from ‘Gone Fishing’, writing his autobiography, being such a good liar in ‘Would I Lie to You?’, sexy classical music and more.Episode 4 of the Charlie Higson and Friends podcast features an extract of ‘Alternate Repetitions’ by Laurent Dury, followed…
 
Bob Mortimer – one half of legendary comedy duo Reeves and Mortimer, and star of ‘Would I Lie to You?’ and ‘Gone Fishing’ – joins Charlie to chat about music, song lyrics, his favourite ever film, going to the opera, recovering from heart surgery, working with Paul Whitehouse, the similarities between fly-fishing and classical music – and plenty mo…
 
Johny Pitts talks to Jon McGregor about his latest novel Lean Fall Stand, inspired by a trip to Antarctica. Opening with sparse, barely describable landscape in the midst of a storm, it follows Robert "Doc" Wright's recovery in the aftermath and sensitively examines heroism, modern masculinity and the failure of words.Chester Himes is an often over…
 
In the second part of Charlie’s chat with his best and oldest friend, The Fast Show co-creator Paul Whitehouse, the friends talk about music snobbery, Match of the Day, John Lydon, going to the opera in a shorts and T-shirt, lockdown locks – and DJ Mike Smash also makes an appearance.The podcast features an extract of ‘Torna a Surriento’ by Ernesto…
 
Charlie Higson and Paul Whitehouse chat about their Fast Show comedy creations Ted and Ralph, their long-standing friendship, “pink rock”, pub quizzes, bat-eared listeners and more, as well as sharing some of their favourite classical music.This episode features an extract of the Altar Dance and Heavenly Pavane by Vaughan Williams, performed by the…
 
Elizabeth Day talks to Chris Power, writer of the short story collection Mothers, about his debut novel A Lonely Man. Robert Prowe is a struggling writer living in Berlin with his wife and two young daughters. One night he meets Patrick, a stranger with a story to tell, who is a ghostwriter for a Russian oligarch who is now being followed. Robert f…
 
Johny Pitts visits his local bookshop, Review in Peckham, as it prepares to reopen and talks to manager Ben Pope about missing bookseller recommendationsNaomi Ishiguro discusses her debut novel Common Ground, about a friendship across a cultural divide and the importance of open space for everyone.And we reflect on making room in our homes for Spri…
 
Glass artist, Arabella Marshall, takes Clare for a walk at Minsmere in Suffolk. Their focus is an old chapel ‘bleak and broken’ which provided Arabella with the inspiration for a major work of art: a new stained-glass window fitted into one of the ruin’s old apertures. It’s a striking modern feature in the abandoned building. The idea came to her w…
 
Sound Recordist, Ellie Williams, takes Clare for an audio-rich wander at Abbots Pool in North Somerset. Walking, she says, is as essential to her as food and sleep and – whether she’s recording, or not – she’s always super-aware of the richness of the sounds around her. En route she contemplates why her profession is still so male-dominated and how…
 
Do big cats roam the British countryside? It’s a long running debate, one that’s never far from the headlines. A few years ago on Ramblings, Clare saw what she described as an “enormous black cat” on a walk near Ross on Wye. Several newspapers followed this up, as did the ‘Big Cat Conversations’ podcast which is hosted by Rick Minter: he set up a c…
 
How many times have you been out for a walk and spotted intriguing shapes in the landscape? Your instinct tells you that these dips, hollows, lumps, bumps and oddly shaped stones aren’t natural features, but what on (and under) the earth are they? Mary-Ann Ochota is an anthropologist who writes about these curious archaeological forms and how to un…
 
Simon Gudgeon is one of our leading sculptors, but he didn't practice his art until his mid 40s. He'd worked as a solicitor, a photographer, and a landscape gardener before, one day, picking up a lump of clay to see what he could create. It wasn't long before he knew that sculpting was all he wanted to do. His distinctive creations, often inspired …
 
The Oscar winning producer of The King’s Speech, Gareth Ellis-Unwin, takes Clare on one of his regular rambles from Pangbourne in Berkshire to Goring on Thames in South Oxfordshire. Gareth had an unusual route into film-making and now works with the charity, ScreenSkills, which is trying to make it easier for people of all backgrounds to join the i…
 
Anneka Rice is a self-declared obsessive rambler who says she feels out of sorts if she doesn’t walk every day. Today she takes Clare on her favourite route along the banks of the Thames where she discusses how the river ‘tethers’ her, something she needs following a childhood that left her feeling ‘untethered’. Anneka became a household name in th…
 
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