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Alexei Sayle, Reece Shearsmith, Mike Gayle, Bridget Christie, Emma Freud, Denai Moore, Cymbals

Duration:
45 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 29 June 2013

Clive Anderson talks to star and co-creator of television's The League of Gentlemen and Psychoville, Reece Shearsmith, about his role in Ben Wheatley's latest film, A Field in England, released in cinemas on July 5th

Writer and onetime agony aunt for teen magazine Just Seventeen, Mike Gayle tells Clive about his latest novel Turning Forty, which follows hot on the heels of his bestselling Turning Thirty.

Comedian Bridget Christie talks to Emma Freud about her new show A Bic for Her and why she wants to replace the costumes and props of previous shows with some simple frustration and shouting. A Bic for Her previews in London and the South East in July, then at The Stand, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, from 3 August

Alexei Sayle sheds light on his return to the comedy circuit after 16 years. Following his hit come-back performances at Soho Theatre, he takes his infamous and irreverent blend of political vitriol to London's Southbank Centre Queen Elizabeth Hall on Thursday 4th & Friday 5th July Southbank Centre and then from 13 - 25th August 2013 at The Stand, Edinburgh Fringe.

And there's live music in the Loose Ends studio from Cymbals who perform Window Edge, and from singer Denai Moore with Gone from her 'Saudade' EP, which is available now. Cymbals new single 'The End' is released on 22nd July.

Producer: Sukey Firth.

  • Reece Shearsmith

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    ‘A Field in England’ is released in UK cinemas on Friday 5th July.
  • Mike Gayle

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    ‘Turning Forty’ is published by Hodder & Stoughton and available now.

    Mike Gayle's official website

  • Bridget Christie

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    ‘Bridget Christie: A Bic For Her’ is at The Stand 1, Edinburgh Festival Fringe from Saturday 3rd to Thursday 25th August (not 12th August) at 11.10am.

    Bridget Christie's official website

  • Alexei Sayle

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    Alexei Sayle is performing at London’s Southbank Centre Queen Elizabeth Hall on Thursday 4th & Friday 5th July at 19.30. He’s also performing at The Stand, Edinburgh Festival Fringe from Tuesday 13th to Sunday 25th August.

    Alexei Sayle's official website

     

  • Cymbals

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    Cymbals are performing at BBC Introducing Stage, Larmer Tree Festival, Salisbury on Thursday 18th July, Castlepalooza, Tullamore on Saturday 3rd and Indiependence, Michelstown on Sunday 4th August.

    Cymbals' official website

     

  • Denai Moore

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    ‘Saudade EP’ is available now on Because Music.

    Denai is performing at Green Man Festival, Wales on 17th August.

     

    Denai Moore's official website

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