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 (5)

  • Lilly Allen, Cycling for Girls & Kate Williams 18/04/14

    Wed, 16 Apr 14

    57 mins

    28 days remaining

    On this week's podcast: Singer Lilly Allen becomes Roberts' latest "Latest Londoner" and talks about her new album "Sheezus", historian Kate Williams Continues her look back at some of London’s Historical women, with Teresa Cornelys the great eighteenth century Soho nightclub queen taking centre stage and we round off with two of Roberts favourite interests cycling & girls with Caz Nickin the author of "The Girls' Bicycle Handbook: Everything You Need to Know About Life on Two Wheels"

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  • Michael Palin, Charlie Chaplin, The Crimson Field & The History of London 11/04/12

    Fri, 11 Apr 14

    54 mins

    23 days remaining

    On this week's podcast: Python Michael Palin speaks to Robert about the re-release of his DVD "The New (In)Complete Complete and Utter History of Britain" plus his one man stage show to coincide with the release of his latest set of diaries. Biograpgher Peter Ackroyd turns his attention to the little tramp,Charlie Chaplin,author David Long Tells the history of 2000 year old London with his book "A History of London in 100 places" and we hear from the writer and creator of new BBC WWI drama, The Crimson Field, Sarah Phelps.

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  • Dave Davies, Ray Winston & The Midnight Express 4/4/14

    Fri, 4 Apr 14

    58 mins

    16 days remaining

    On this week's podcast: Kinks guitarist Dave Davies becomes Robert's latest listed Londoner and talks about his first UK concert for 13 years. Ray Winston joins Robert and Jason Solomons to talk about his acting career and his role in the blockbuster "Noah" plus Billy Hayes, Speaks to Robert about his new one man show "Riding the Midnight Express" that relives his story as an international drug smuggler as depicted in his book and later film "Midnight Express".

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  • With Rory Bremner, ShaoLan and Denis Lawson

    Fri, 28 Mar 14

    39 mins

    9 days remaining

    On this week's episode comedian and impressionist Rory Bremner talks about his role in Noel Coward’s ‘Relative Values’. Author and teacher Shoa Lan explains her 'chineasy' way of reading Chinese and actor Denis Lawson answers the famous 15 questions as the Listed Londoner.

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  • With David Barry, Sam Roberts and Meg Simmons

    Fri, 21 Mar 14

    31 mins

    2 days remaining

    Actor and writer David Barry on his book ‘Muscle’, Sam Roberts from ‘Ghostsigns’ and Meg Simmons, archive director for Bond production company Eon, on ‘Bond In Motion’ exhibition at the London Film Museum.

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