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)

  • Val McDermid, Stellan Skarsgard and Roger Moore 12 Sep 14

    Fri, 12 Sep 14

    53 mins

    25 days remaining

    Author Val McDermid talks about her new book ‘The Skeleton Road’, Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgard chats about his latest thriller ‘In Order Of Disappearance’, this week’s ‘Whose London’ guest Professor Richard Vinen discusses National Service and James Bond legend Sir Roger Moore talks about his new book ‘Last Man Standing’.

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  • James Rhodes, Steven Knight and Lee Acaster 05 Sep 14

    Wed, 3 Sep 14

    36 mins

    16 days remaining

    Dotun Adebayo sits in for Robert and chats to classical pianist James Rhodes about his new channel 4 documentary and instrument amnesty, writer and director Steven Knight chats about his latest film ‘Locke’ shot entirely inside a car over the course of a long motorway journey and London based graphic designer Lee Acaster talks about the shot that won him this year’s British Wildlife Photography Award.

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  • Omid Djalili, David Bowie and Helen MacDonald 29 Aug 14

    Wed, 27 Aug 14

    48 mins

    9 days remaining

    Tim Arthur sits in for Robert Elms and talks with Chris Duffy and Kevin Cann as they reveal some of the hidden Duffy album photographs of David Bowie in their new book "Duffy/Bowie five sessions". Actor and comedian Omid Djalili recounts stories of his life growing up in London and his career as he speaks about the release of his autobiography and author turned Hawk trainer Helen MacDonald tells Tim about her book "H is for Hawk" and how & why she took on the challenge of taming one of nature’s wildest creatures.

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  • Rick Stein, Lenny Henry & Talking Statues 22/08/14

    Wed, 20 Aug 14

    42 mins

    2 days remaining

    On this week's podcast: Chef and TV presenter Rick Stein talks fish and a myriad of ways to cook it with the help of his new book "Rick Stein's Fish & Shellfish", comedian and actor Lenny Henry speaks about his Radio 4 sitcom "Rudy's rare records" which is jumping from the airwaves to the stage and the creative director of Sing London, Colette Hillier helps bring some of London's most iconic statues to life with her latest project, "Talking Statues".

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