Phil Williams in for Simon Mayo is joined by Dave Spikey and Shooting Stars host Vic Reeves. Includes analysis of Tory proposals to curb binge drinking, plans to release the Evening Standard for free and, are airline flying costs too high?
Conservatives want to call time on anti-social drinking
Home Affairs Correspondent Daniel Sandford analyses Tory plans to tackle binge drinking. Phil also speaks to the retail representatives about the tactics which include higher tax on alco-pops.
Airline costs flying too high?
British Airways has introduced charges for booking flight seats. Spokespersons from Monarch airlines, Lonely Planet and moneysupermarket.com look at the price passengers now pay.
Vic Reeves and his Vast Book of World Knowledge
The Shooting Stars host talks about his personally illustrated guide to all you need to know about everything.
Getting laughs from local news
Phoenix Nights actor Dave Spikey reveals his obsession for local newspapers with his new book, He Took My Kidney, Then Broke My Heart.
Dave Spikey's NHS past
Continuing his conversation with Phil Williams, Dave reveals the life he led before becoming a stand-up comedian... as a haematologist. He also casts doubts on a Phoenix Nights reunion.
What do you expect to get for free?
The Evening Standard will soon be given away free and millions are already sharing material online. Are you only interested in what you can get for nothing?
- Wed 7 Oct 2009 13:00