Joan Collins, Jamie Cullum, Cleo Rocos, Enda Walsh, Scottee, Sweet Baboo
Clive Anderson is joined by Joan Collins, Jamie Cullum, Enda Walsh, Scottee, Cleo Rocos and Stephen Black AKA Sweet Baboo for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.
Actress, author and ultimate glamourpuss Joan Collins has just hit London's West End with her acclaimed one woman show. She talks to Clive about her career, most notably playing Alexis Carrington in glitzy soap opera Dynasty. 'One Night With Joan' reveals the stories and secrets of a Hollywood legend. It's at the Leicester Square Theatre and touring until the end of April.
Clive's busking with playwright and screenwriter Enda Walsh, whose screenplay credits include 'Disco Pigs' and the award winning 'Hunger' about the 1981 Irish hunger strike. Enda wrote the book of the multi-award winning musical 'Once'; the story of an Irish busker's meeting with a young Czech mother and is a celebration of love, friendship and music. It's at London's Phoenix Theatre until Saturday 30th November.
Performer Scottee is this week's guest interviewer, and cracks the whip with Miss Whiplash herself, comedy actress Cleo Rocos, who reveals what life was like as Kenny Everett's sidekick. Cleo enjoys a tipple 'in the best possible taste'and her new book The Power Of Positive Drinking' is a masterclass on how to drink and be merry, ensuring that every drinking occasion snowballs into a glorious and triumphant event.
Clive tickles the ivories with multi-talented musician, producer and broadcaster Jamie Cullum, who's back to talk about his sixth album 'Momentum'. Having sold over ten million records worldwide, collaborating with artists from Stevie Wonder to The Roots, Jamie performs in the Loose Ends studio 'Everything You Didn't Do' from his new album.
More music this week from Stephen Black AKA Sweet Baboo, who performs 'If I Died' from his album 'Ships'.
Producer Sukey Firth.
‘Ships’ is available on Monday 22nd April on Moshi Moshi Records.
Sweet Baboo’s on tour and is playing The Cookie Club, Leicester on Monday 22nd, The Lexington, London on Tuesday 23rd and Academy 2, Oxford on Wednesday 24th April. Check his website for details.