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Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.

Armando Iannucci, the man behind The Thick of It, Knowing Me, Knowing You ... with Alan Partridge and The Day Today, chats to Clive talks about writing and directing his new film, In The Loop.

Clive meets actor Clarke Peters, who has appeared Damages and the cult TV hit The Wire and will be playing a young Nelson Mandela in the upcoming Channel 4 drama Endgame.

Hunter Davies offers Clive some tips on coping with the recession from his new book, Cold Meat and How to Disguise It: A History of Advice on How to Survive Bad Times, published by Frances Lincoln.

Arthur Smith talks all things cricket with Scyld Berry, editor of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2009.

Comedy comes from Robin Sebastian and Nigel Harrison, who perform sketches from the Kenneth Williams extravaganza Stop Messing About, playing at the Leicester Square Theatre in London.

With music from folk group Mawkin:Causley, playing The Jolly Broom Man from their new album, The Awkward Recruit.

Plus Sarah Jane Morris performs Promised Land from her 11th album, Where It Hurts.

Release date:

45 minutes

Last on

Sat 11 Apr 2009 18:15

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