Robert Elms

Robert Elms

Robert Elms brings you the latest queries, notes and best bits from his BBC London show over the past seven days. The man with a passion for the capital shares his thoughts, feelings and views on what makes the city tick. Every Friday download your weekly view from Robert's side of London life.

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Recent episodes (4)

  • Wilko Johnson, Guy Baker, James Evans and Randall Wright 21 Nov 14

    Fri, 21 Nov 14

    62 mins

    26 days remaining

    Legend Wilko Johnson talks about his new single ‘Muskrat’, this week’s Listed Londoner is Guy Baker, James Evans chats about his new book ‘Merchant Adventurers’ and film maker Randall Wright discusses his new feature-length documentary.

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  • Terry O'Neill, Bryan Ferry, Nick Hornby & Roger McGough 14/11/14

    Thu, 13 Nov 14

    56 mins

    18 days remaining

    Poet and president of the poetry society Roger McGough CBE talks about his new book "It Never Rains", Photographer extraordinaire Terry O’Neil also takes a bow as Robert flicks through the pages of "25 Years of Rock and Roll" his latest photography book which also happens to be an exhibition over in Chelsea. And we hear from Bryan Singer who came in to talk about and his new album "Avonmore" plus we have Robert’s latest listed Londoner, the author, screenwriter and Arsenal Fan Nick Hornby

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  • Sir Bob Geldof, Billy Idol, James Ellroy & Neneh Cherry 7/11/14

    Mon, 10 Nov 14

    59 mins

    15 days remaining

    Robert welcomes Sir Bob Geldof into the studio to talk about "So Modern, the Boomtown Rats collection", Neneh Cherry becomes Robert’s latest listed Londoner and author James Ellroy talks about his new book "Perfidia" the first in his new "LA Quartet" plus Billy Idol looks back on his life and career in his memoir "Dancing with myself".

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  • Mike Leigh, Sheila Hancock & Huw Edwards & The Windmill Theatre 31/10/14

    Tue, 28 Oct 14

    52 mins

    2 days remaining

    British film and theatre director, Mike Leigh Joins Robert to talk about his latest film "Mr Turner" about the life of British painter J.M.W. Turner. Actress turned author Sheila Hancock tells Robert about writing her debut novel, "Miss Carter’s War" which she completed at the age of 81. We remember revudeville at Soho’s now gone Windmill Theatre with Jill Shapiro and broadcaster and BAFTA award-winning journalist, Huw Edwards speaks about his new book "City Missions - The story of London’s Welsh chapels" which chronicles the religious traditions of the Welsh in London.

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