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.
Thu, 6 Mar 14
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On this week’s podcast: BBC London 94.9’s David Friend alongside author Leonard Sellers, tell the story of German spies executed in the tower of London during the first world war. John Carter Cash speaks about his late father Johnny Cash and the release of a long lost album, Robert discovers the newly opened Clink Restaurant in Brixton prison and Mary Berry talks about her latest cook book "Mary Berry Cooks".
Thu, 27 Feb 14
19 days remaining
On this week's podcast: It's alright on the Monday, as Dennis Norden becomes Robert's latest “Listed Londoner” and speaks about his time in the RAF and working in TV & radio. Sex pistol, Glen Matlock pops in to chat about the beautifully designed book ”Personal archives of the 1996 Filthy Lucre Tour” complete with detailed account of the world tour plus unseen photographs & memorabilia. Plus we celebrate 30 years since "Spitting Image" hit our screens with creator Roger Law and voice artist & impressionist Kate Robbins.
Fri, 21 Feb 14
13 days remaining
On this week's podcast: Robert welcomes iconic photographer David Bailey into his studio to talk about his new exhibition “Bailey’s Stardust”. Author James Crawford, takes Robert up, up and away with aerial photographs from the 30's & 40's with the photography Book: 'Aerofilms: A History of Britain from Above' whilst biographer Barbara C. Morden recounts the extraordinary life of artist Laura Knight and Jazz legend Al Jarreau speaks about his career, which is still going very strong.
Fri, 14 Feb 14
6 days remaining
On this week's podcast: Singer songwriter Lisa Stansfield Joins Robert to talk about her new album ‘Seven’, her first in 10 years Ex-Wall Street trader turned writer, Turney Duff Speaks to Robert about his book “the Buy $ide” a tell-all book about the excesses of Wall Street whilst Jenny Malloy Speaks to Robert about her book “Hackney Child” that recounts her life story and experience growing up in care and novelist, journalist & former bus conductor Donald Hinds becomes Roberts latest "Listed Londoner".
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