Joe Moran, Gina Yashere, Lisa Stansfield, Carey Marx, Scottee, NYPC
Clive speaks to comedian Gina Yashere, a former lift engineer, she was always going up... Gina made her comedy debut at the Edinburgh Festival in 1996 and went on to sell out shows around the world, including America, where she has been living for the last few years. Gina Yashere: Live! is her new show which she is touring nationally.
Scottee is this week's guest interviewer and in his hot seat is Rochdale's finest, Lisa Stansfield. Lisa's career has spanned over three decades, and racked up sales of nearly 20 million records. After 10 years out of the limelight, Lisa returns with her first studio album in 9 years. 'Seven' is released on the 21st October and she will be embarking on a European tour later in October. In the Loose Ends studio Lisa performs 'Conversation' from her forthcoming album.
Joe Moran is a prof. of Cultural History and his new book 'Armchair Nation' reveals the fascinating and sometimes surprising history of telly. Joe walks Clive through the story of the goggle box from the first demo of TV by John Logie Baird (in Selfridges), to the fear and excitement that greeted its arrival in households (some viewers worried it might control their thoughts), to what JG Ballard thought about Big Brother.
Novelist and broadcaster Carey Marx is the only comic to win the New Zealand Comedy Festival Best International Show Award twice. Carey joins Clive to chat about how having a heart attack inspired his latest stand up show 'Intensive Carey' which he debuted at this year's Edinburgh Festival.
And also performing live in the Loose Ends studio, London based alt-pop outfit NYPC with their latest single 'Things Like You' released on 21st October. Their eponymously titled album is out on the 7th October.
Producer: Debbie Kilbride.