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)

  • LL Alan Edwards, Shakespeare & Medieval Clothing 24/4/15

    Fri, 24 Apr 15

    58 mins

    27 days remaining

    On this week's podcast: PR Guru Alan Edwards becomes Robert's latest "Listed Londoner" and speaks about the new live exhibition & event at the V&A Museum "Always Print the Myth" which hosts debates with some of the biggest names in public relations. Contributor Laura Wright and author Dr Louise Sylvester speak to Robert about clothing from Medieval London with the help of Dr Sylvester’s new book "Medieval Dress and Textiles in Britain" plus the journalist, academic and historian, Cat Arnold joins Robert on the Bard’s birthday to speak about her book "Globe: Life in Shakespeare’s London".

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  • Maxwell Hutchinson, Adam Faith & Inside Harley Street 17/4/15

    Fri, 17 Apr 15

    51 mins

    20 days remaining

    On this week's podcast: I'ts the return of the Max! as Maxwell Hutchinson makes his return to the show following his stroke earlier this year. David and Caroline Stafford join Robert to talk about their latest biography which charts the rise and fall and rise and fall again of one of Robert's favourite Londoners, Adam Faith and acclaimed director Vanessa Engle speaks about her new three part BBC documentary series "Inside Harley Street" which takes a look at the epicentre of private health care in London, from Oncologists to Leech Doctors.

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  • Gurinder Chadha, Ben Aaronovitch, Record shops of Soho & Curses 10/4/15

    Fri, 10 Apr 15

    59 mins

    13 days remaining

    Nick Zair chats about Roman curse tablets found in Britain, author Ben Aaronovitch speaks about his book "Rivers of London" and Cityread, where he’ll be visiting a library in every London borough to try to get everyone reading. While Robert reminisces over his record shop memories with curator Leon Parker who is about to put on his latest exhibition "Record Shops of Soho from 1946 to 1996" and film director Gurinder Chadha tells Robert about her latest project which is taking her well known film "Bend It Like Beckham" and transporting it to the London stage as a musical.

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  • Russell Crowe, LL Anthony C. Grayling & The Museum of London 3/4/15

    Fri, 3 Apr 15

    55 mins

    6 days remaining

    On this week's podcast: Actor Russell Crowe joins Robert to speak about his directorial debut "The Water Diviner" while Philosopher Anthony C. Grayling becomes Roberts latest "Listed Londoner" and speaks about his new book "The Challenge of Things" and the director of the Museum of London, Sharon Ament tells Robert about the Museum's ambition to relocate from London wall to Smithfield General Market.

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