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Clive Anderson, Thomas Dolby, Peter Snow, Jeremy Hardy, Carole Radziwill, Emma Freud, The Be Good Tanyas, The Ramona Flowers

Clive's in the Oval Office with broadcaster and author Peter Snow, whose new book 'When Britain Burned the White House' tells of when Britain attacked the heartland of the United States, defeating them in battle. Peter explains the consequences on both sides, resulting in the decision by the U.S and Britain never to fight each other again.

Clive has a Lunch Date with author and Real Housewife Of New York City Carole Radziwill, whose new book 'The Widow's Guide To Sex and Dating' is the story of Claire, a young widow who's asked to finish writing her husband's biography of a heartthrob movie star. Claire's surprised when he doesn't live up to his reputation. But having found her first Mr Right, does she deserve a second?

Emma Freud's Blinded With Science by musician and producer Thomas Dolby, who's made an impressionistic documentary about a mysterious island lighthouse near the East Anglian coat. With global warming and beach erosion threatening its very foundations, it will soon be a pile of rubble left to fall into the North Sea.

'Thomas Dolby's The Invisible Lighthouse Tour' is a transmedia performance, with a soundtrack from various stages of his career. Let's hope he's not feeling too Hyperactive!
Newsquiz's Jeremy Hardy Speaks To The Nation...or at least to Clive, about his new comedy tour, which addresses death, CBeebies, Michael Gove, hip hop, gender, class, ego, Blue Peter, Leni Riefenstahl, misogyny, the American Civil War, capitalism and Lassie! It kicks off at Newbury's Corn Exchange on 13th September.

With music from Canadian female folk trio The Be Good Tanyas, who perform 'September Field'.
With more music from Bristol-based electro Indie outfit The Ramona Flowers, who perform 'Brighter' from their 'Dismantle' EP

Producer: Sukey Firth.

Release date:

45 minutes

Last on

Tue 10 Sep 2013 04:15

Peter Snow

Peter Snow
‘When Britain Burned the White House’ is published by John Murray and available now.

Carole Radziwill

Carole Radziwill
‘The Widow’s Guide to Sex and Dating’ is published by Heron Books and available now.

Carole Radziwill

Thomas Dolby

Thomas Dolby
‘The Invisible Lighthouse’ is at Eden Project, Cornwall on Wednesday 11th, Harbourlights Picture House, Southampton on 12th, Watershed Cinema, Bristol on 14th September. Check Thomas’s website for details.

Thomas Dolby

Jeremy Hardy

Jeremy Hardy
Jeremy’s comedy tour starts on Friday 13th September at Newbury’s Corn Exchange and finishes on Sunday 22nd December at The Atkinson, Southport. Check his website for details.

Jeremy Hardy

The Ramona Flowers

The Ramona Flowers
‘Dismantle’ is available now on Distiller Records.

The Ramona Flowers are playing Phoenix, Exeter on Wednesday 11th, Mr Kyps, Poole on Thursday 12th and The Clarendon, Hartlepool on Friday 13th September. 

The Be Good Tanyas

The Be Good Tanyas
The Be Good Tanyas are playing at Reading Concert Hall on Saturday 7th September.