Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

On the show today...

A great Variety of entertainment.

Ben Watt - British musician, DJ, record producer, author and radio presenter. Best known as one half of the duo Everything but the Girl - and married to Tracey Thorn, the other half. There's lots to talk about with Ben including his new memoir 'Romany and Tom, a forthcoming tour and appearing at the Aye Write Festival.

The Confessions of Gordon Brown is a brand new one-man play by acclaimed Emmy-nominated writer and director Kevin Toolis, Both Kevin and its star Billy Hartman chat to Janice.

Natalie Haynes is a comedian and writer. She gave up stand-up because she says she prefers tragedy to comedy which features heavily in The Amber Fury her latest book set in Edinburgh.

We promised variety, so all round performer and Panto Dame extraordinaire - Allan Stewart joins Janice to talk to about his 'Big, Big Variety Show' on at the King's Theatre in Edinburgh next week. He'll be joined in studio by Paul Zerdin - described as a ventriloquist for the South Park Generation.

This week saw the launch of the BBC's World War One At Home - a major project involving BBC radio stations across the UK, telling stories of how the war affected ordinary people's lives. Today we'll hear more about navigating all the stories on the dedicated webpage BBC World War One..

And for something completely different, we have a Comedy monologue from Ashley Storrie, as she continues her look at the Natural World.

Release date:

1 hour, 54 minutes

Last on

Fri 28 Feb 2014 14:05

The Confessions of Gordon Brown

The Confessions of Gordon Brown
The actor Billy Hartman in character as Gordon Brown.

The Janice Forsyth Show on Facebook

The Janice Forsyth Show on Facebook

Are you on Facebook? Well, so are we. Let's hook up.

BBC Arts: Get Creative


Get Creative | A year-long celebration of British arts, culture and creativity.