Morning magazine show. Aasmah Mir and Richard Coles are joined by comedian and actor Phill Jupitus. Irish folk singer Mary Black chooses her Inheritance Tracks.
Aasmah Mir and Richard Coles are joined by comedian Phill Jupitus. Having carved out a career in stand up, he was the voice that launched BBC 6 Music, spending 5 years presenting Breakfast. He is a regular on a multitude of TV and radio panel shows and was a team captain on Never Mind the Buzzcocks for 18 years. He starred in the West End musical Hairspray and more recently toured with the Mel Brooks' musical The Producers.
Sue Lawrence is a food writer and one of the very first Masterchef winners. After several successful books about Scottish cooking she has just written her very first novel about family secrets - after uncovering a few of her own.
Cassandro is one of the stars of Lucha Libre a highly choreographed form of Mexican wrestling. A drag queen in a world of machista's, we talk to him about rejection, addiction, salvation and the cultural impact of Lucha Libre.
Amanda Shipman is a Saturday Live listener who has designed a garden for her mum who has dementia. She was inspired after she noticed the way her mum still engaged with the flowers and bees in her garden. Amanda's design has just been accepted into Hampton Court Flower Show in 2016.
We also have the Inheritance Tracks of Irish folk singer Mary Black and the moment Jim Naughtie was reunited with a book he won in a school essay competition which had ended up in the possession of Radio 4 listener Peter Gray.
*Phill Jupitus will be starring in THREE different productions a day for the duration of the Edinburgh Festival which runs form 7th to 31st August.
*'Fields of blue flax' by Sue Lawrence is published by Freight books
*Cassandro stars in 'The Greatest Spectacle of Lucha Libre' which is taking place at York Hall, Hackney, London between 9-11th July.
*Mary Black choses Ewan McColl's 'School days over' and Bob Dylan singing 'Forever Young' as her Inheritance Tracks.
Producer: Alex Lewis
Editor: Karen Dalziel.
James Naughtie reunited with his school prize.
Studio Photo 11th July 2015
|Interviewed Guest||Phill Jupitus|
|Interviewed Guest||Mary Black|
|Interviewed Guest||Sue Lawrence|
|Interviewed Guest||Amanda Shipman|
|Interviewed Guest||James Naughtie|