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45 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 12 February 2011

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

Clive is joined by comedian, actor and former presenter of Have I Got News for You - Angus Deayton. Angus brings his hosting skills to a new panel game for Radio 4 'It's Your Round'. The show has a simple format - there isn't one. Each comedy panellist has to invent their own round for the others to play. Miles Jupp asks his adversaries What Does My Dad Know?

James Fleet is well known for appearing in many a Richard Curtis project - Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill and for being the nice but dim Hugo in The Vicar of Dibley. Now he plays a much sterner part in Richard Bean's play The Heretic at the Royal Court Theatre, a black comedy exploring the divisive issues around climate change and orthodox science.

From one former barrister to another, Clive talks to the BAFTA award winning writer Peter Moffat. His latest primetime BBC One drama 'Silk' staring Maxine Peake and Rupert Penry-Jones explores the lives, loves and hard cases of barristers in the front line of criminal law.

Comedy writer and performer Andrew McGibbon talks to Emma Freud about his new book 'I Was Douglas Adams's Flatmate'. A collection of interviews with friends or collaborators of some the the 20th century's most elusive and notorious figures - Jon Canter's time with the Hitchhikers Guide Creator, the tailor who created the 'Man in Black' image for Johnny Cash and even Andrew's own spell as the drummer for Morrissey.

On Valentine's Weekend, one of Stateside's finest country-soul-rock bands Drive-By Truckers play a special acoustic performance of Everybody Needs Love from their eleventh album, Go-Go Boots.

And the 21 year old described by The Guardian as 'Major Star Alert' Caitlin Rose performs Own Side Now from her critically acclaimed album of the same name.

Producer: Cathie Mahoney.

Music Played

2 items
  • Angus Deayton

    Angus Deayton

    ‘It’s Your Round’ is broadcast on Thursday 17 February at 23.00pm on BBC Radio 4.

    It’s Your Round.
  • James Fleet

    James Fleet

    ‘The Heretic’ is at the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at The Royal Court until Saturday 19 March.

  • Silk


    Peter Moffat's drama ‘Silk’ starts on Tuesday 22 February at 21.00pm on BBC One.

  • Andrew McGibbon

    Andrew McGibbon

    ‘I was Douglas Adams’s Flatmate, And Other Encounters with Legends’ is published by Faber and Faber.

  • Drive-By Truckers

    Drive-By Truckers

    Drive by Truckers perform ‘Everybody Needs Love’ from their album ‘Go-Go Boots’, released on Monday 14 February. Their documentary film 'The Secret to a Happy Ending' is available to download from various digital platforms.

    Drive-By Truckers
  • Caitlin Rose

    Caitlin Rose

    Caitlin Rose plays her latest single ‘Own Side Now’ released on 21st February from her album of the same name which is out now.

    She's at London's Borderline on Monday 7, Oxford, Exeter, Glasgow, Manchester University on Saturday 12 and Birmingham Glee on Sunday 13 March.

    Caitlin Rose


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