Maureen Lipman, Andy Bell
Richard Coles and Suzy Klein are joined by the actress and writer Maureen Lipman, artist John Dolan who was saved from homelessness by his dog George, and Alison Trim who received a memorable musical 50th birthday present. John McCarthy meets Level 42's Mark King and his mother Bridget on the Isle of Wight, twins Billy and Bob Seago explain how passing and failing the 11 plus affected their relationship, Allan and Margot Wells reflect on working together and their long association with the Commonwealth Games, and Erasure's Andy Bell shares his Inheritance Tracks.
Maureen Lipman stars in Daytona at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, London, until 23 August.
John Dolan's exhibition, John and George, is at the Howard Griffin Gallery London E1, until 17 August. John and George The Dog Who Changed My Life by John Dolan is published by Random House.
Andy Bell inherits Blondie's '(I'm Always Touched By Your) Presence, Dear' and he passes on 'Moments Of Pleasure' by Kate Bush. Andy Bell: Is Torsten the Bareback Saint at Assembly Venue 1, George Street, Edinburgh, from 6-16 August.
Producer: Louise Corley.
Mark King and mum Bridget with John at Gurnard Marsh
|Interviewed Guest||Maureen Lipman|
|Interviewed Guest||Alison Trim|
|Interviewed Guest||John McCarthy|
|Interviewed Guest||Mark King|
|Interviewed Guest||John Dolan|
|Interviewed Guest||Billy Seago|
|Interviewed Guest||Bob Seago|
|Interviewed Guest||Allan Wells|
|Interviewed Guest||Margot Wells|
|Interviewed Guest||Andy Bell|