Mon, 20 Oct 14
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This week Bryan Ferry joined us to talk about his album Avonmore. Mikael and Fredrick from Swedish prog metal band Opeth were on the show. Aled Jones left a mouldy pineapple in the studio which meant that we were infested with flies. Tim Minchin was on the show talking about his book and film, Storm. Plus David Byrne chatted about his musical with Fatboy Slim, Here Lies Love.
Tue, 14 Oct 14
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Well here it is, another fun-packed download with all the best bits from this week of Radcliffe and Maconie shows. Ross Noble dropped by MegaCity to tell us about his tour Tangentleman. After an incident where Mark was mistaken for a homeless man and his dog, we heard about the times you’ve been mistaken for people about town. Sex Pistol Johnny Rotten AKA John Lydon came to our studios to talk about his autobiography. Comedian and author David Baddiel chatted to us about his new children’s book The Parent Agency. Rob Newman talked to the boys about his New Theory Of Evolution tour.
Tue, 7 Oct 14
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Besuited Bard Of Salford John Cooper Clarke was on the show talking about 6 Music's Sound Of Style season. Comedian and Have I Got News For You team captain, Paul Merton told the boys about his autobiography, Only When I Laugh. After the Chain, Producer Lizzie and Stuart demonstrated to Mark exactly how to do the Monkey dance. Queen guitarist Brian May joined them to talk about the book he's written about his handmade guitar, the Red Special. Plus comedian and poet Tim Key was on the show.
Mon, 29 Sep 14
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Stuart manned the good ship Radcliffe and Maconie solo this week. He spoke to former Boo Radleys' guitarist Martin Carr about his new solo album The Breaks. During Monday’s Music News with Alkerpops, Stuart had to give an update on the frozen ice-pop snack Jubblys in order to stall an important announcement. Authors Mark Billingham and Martyn Waites came by the studio to talk about their (not so serious) book, Great Lost Albums. The one and only, Official Prog God Peter Gabriel chatted to him about 25 years of Real World Records. Plus Richard Aoyade was on the show as was Simon Armitage.
Mon, 22 Sep 14
2 days remaining
This week we had a John-A-Thon as both Johnny Marr *AND* John Grant joined us to talk about what they’re up to on Wednesday. Stuart joined the show from London on Tuesday and had to be quickly called away for a meeting. While he was gone, who should drop by the studio? But Bob Dylan! And he even brought along another one of his BIG RECORDS. King of the keyboard, Rick Wakeman was on the show on Thursday as was Sean Tillmann AKA Har Mar Superstar.
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