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)

  • Alex Garland, The Clash's Paul Simonon & Trevor Nelson 23/1/15

    Fri, 23 Jan 15

    55 mins

    24 days remaining

    On this week's podcast: Film director Alex Garland joins Robert and Jason Solomons to talk about his latest film " Ex Machina", DJ and radio presenter Trevor Nelson pops in to talk about his new CD "The Trevor Nelson Collection 3" which came out this month and The Clash's Paul Simonon shows his artistic side to Robert as he talks about his new art exhibition at the ICA in London.

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  • Booker T Jones, Dreda Say Mitchell & Josie Long 16/1/15

    Wed, 14 Jan 15

    59 mins

    15 days remaining

    On this week’s podcast: Booker T Jones pops in ahead of his sold old shows over at Ronnie Scott’s. Author James Russell speaks about his book "Peggy Angus: Designer, teacher, painter" which highlights the life of London artist Peggy Angus. Comedian Josie Long drops by to talk about her new tour, which is coming to the Soho Theatre and we hear from Robert's latest listed Londoner, the crime author Dreda Say Mitchell.

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  • Tobias Till, London's larder and 50 exhibitions in 50 weeks 9/1/15

    Fri, 9 Jan 15

    46 mins

    10 days remaining

    On this week’s podcast: British artist and printmaker Tobias Till becomes Robert’s latest listed Londoner and speaks about his return to the London art fair plus how London inspires his work. The co-founder of the Herb Lester city guide publishing company, Ben Olins and Frankie Unsworth join Robert to talk about their latest guide, "London's Larder" which looks at where you can find the best groceries and food stuffs in London plus Fatos Ustek,the curator of the Fig-2 exhibition at the ICA tells Robert about her plans to hold 50 exhibitions over the next 50 weeks.

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  • Lorraine Pascale, Ray Brooks plus Bette & Joan 2/1/15

    Fri, 2 Jan 15

    34 mins

    3 days remaining

    On this week’s podcast, Robert is joined by actor turned author, Ray Brooks who came in to talk about his second novel "Lies" which he based on a character often seen in Brighton before his death. TV Presenter and Chef, Lorraine Pascale talks about her passion for cooking and being the Government’s first fostering ambassador and actresses Sarah Thom & Sarah Toogood are welcomed into the studio to tell us more about their play "Bette & Joan: The Final Curtain" which brings together two legendary icons and rumoured adversaries of the silver screen, Bette Davis and Joan Crawford.

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