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45 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 25 April 2009

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

Clive is joined by Elvis Costello, Nicholas Coleridge and Fay Ripley, and Jo Bunting talks to Elaine C Smith.

With music from Joe Gideon and the Shark and Elvis Costello.

  • Elvis Costello

    Elvis Costello

    Legendary singer-songwriter Elvis Costello talks to Clive Anderson about his latest album, ‘Secret , Profane and Sugar Cane’ and performs the track ‘Sulphur to Sugarcane’ live in the studio.

    Elvis Costello – Official
  • Nicholas Coleridge

    As Managing Director of Conde Nast UK, Nicholas Coleridge might well have his hands full with a bulging portfolio of magazines including Vogue, Tatler and Vanity Fair, but he’s still found time to squeeze out a new novel ‘Deadly Sins’, published by Orion.

    Nicholas Coleridge – Orion Books
  • Fay Ripley

    Fay Ripley

    With a re-imagined, updated ‘Reggie Perrin’ on our screens (Friday nights, 21.30pm, BBC One), Fay Ripley describes what it’s like playing the wife of a man who rebels against the monotony of life. The Cold Feet star also has a family and alliteration friendly cookbook on the boil, ‘Fay’s Family Food’, published by Penguin.

    Reggie Perrin
  • Elaine C Smith

    Elaine C Smith

    Jo Bunting talks to Elaine C Smith about stripping off each night when she appears in the Women’s Institute nude fundraiser Calendar Girls, at the Noel Coward Theatre, West End, London.

    Calendar Girls – Delfont Mackintosh Theatres
  • Joe Gideon and The Shark

    More music from London’s brother and sister duo Joe Gideon and The Shark, performing Hide and Seek from their debut album ‘Harum Scarum’. They can be seen on tours and at festivals throughout spring and summer.

    Joe Gideon and the Shark – Myspace


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