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45 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 30 October 2010

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

Clive is joined by the artist and author Molly Parkin who reveals all in her memoir Welcome to Mollywood . Top Gear's James May is on a mission to save modern men - teaching them vital skills he feels they've lost in his new BBC Two series Man Lab. His book, How to Land an A330 Airbus, is on a similar theme......

And Geoffrey Robertson QC has written the afterword to the special edition of 'Lady Chatterley's Lover' to mark the 50th Anniversary of the obscenity trial against Penguin for publishing DH Lawrence's controversial novel.

Allegra McEvedy returns to Loose Ends and does a bit of improv with one of the founders of The Comedy Store Players, Richard Vranch as the troupe celebrate their twenty-fifth year.

With comedy from Edinburgh Comedy Award 2010 nominee Josie Long.

And music from bluegrass folk troupe The Southern Tenant Folk Union and the western swing trio Hot Club of Cowtown.

Producer: Cathie Mahoney.

Music Played

2 items
  • Molly Parkin

    Molly Parkin

    Welcome to Mollywood is published by Beautiful Books.

  • James May

    James May

    ‘Man Lab’ is on BBC Two on Sunday’s at 21.00pm. ‘How to Land an A330 Airbus’ is published by Hodder and Stoughton.

    Man Lab
  • Geoffrey Robertson QC

    Geoffrey Robertson QC

    The 50th anniversary edition of ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover’ by D.H. Lawrence is published by Penguin.

    As part of BB7's ‘Banned Season’, Clive Anderson introduces a series of banned book dramatisations, including Lady Chatterley’s Lover which is broadcast at 11pm on Saturday 30 October

    BBC 7 – Banned Season
  • Richard Vranch

    Richard Vranch

    The Comedy Store Players perform every Wednesday and Sunday evening at 9.00pm at The Comedy Store in London’s Leicester Square.

    There’s an anniversary special on Sunday 31 October.

    Comedy Store Players
  • Josie Long

    Josie Long

    Josie Long’s tour ‘Be Honourable’ plays at various dates in England and wales, including Huddersfield on Thursday 4, Scarborough on Saturday 6, Exeter on Sunday 7 and Swansea on Monday 8 November, finishing at the Forum, Nottingham on Sunday 5 December.

    Josie Long Tour – Just the Tonic
  • Southern Tenant Folk Union

    Southern Tenant Folk Union

    Southern Tenant Folk Union perform their ‘No WorkToday’ from their album ‘The New Farming Scene’.

    They play at The Musician, Leicester on Wednesday 10, Woolacombe Village hall on Friday 12, Molland Village hall on Saturday 13 and Swimbridge Village Hall on Sunday 14 November.

    Southern Tenant Folk Union
  • The Hot Club of Cowtown

    The Hot Club of Cowtown

    The Hot Club of Cowtown perform ‘Stay A Little Longer’ from their album ‘What Makes Bob Holler’, released on Monday 1 November.

    They perform at 'The Dixie Queen' steamboat, London on Sunday 31 October.

    The Hot Club of Cowtown


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