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Actor, Writer and Comedian David Mitchell

David Mitchell talks about playing William Shakespeare in Upstart Crow, former footballer Ray Parlour reflects on his career, and Amanda Holden shares her Inheritance Tracks.

With Aasmah Mir and the Rev Richard Coles

Actor and writer David Mitchell talks about playing William Shakespeare in new series Upstart Crow, his comedy partnership with Robert Webb, and being unable to read people, despite getting a lot of practice as team Captain on Would I Lie to You.

As the football season comes to an end, listener Angela Hallam talks about the craft of making football mascots, and her experiences of wearing the costume.

Former Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour reflects on his career, which included signing for Fulham aged 9 and cleaning boots as an apprentice.

Njambi McGrath is a comedian and antenatal teacher. She talks about finding her voice as a performer, growing up in Kenya and the difficult relationship with her father - which she talks about in her latest show.

Amanda Holden shares her inheritance Track: Meat Loaf's Dead Ringer for Love and Dolly Parton's 9 to 5.

Chester Town Crier David Mitchell talks about spending over two decades in the role, and explains why he's chosen an 18th century outfit.

Upstart Crow staring David Mitchell continues on Monday on BBC 2 at 10pm, except in Northern Ireland where it's on at 11.35pm.
Ray Parlour's autobiography The Romford Pele is out now
Amanda Holden can be seen on Britain's Got Talent at 8pm on ITV.

Producer: Claire Bartleet
Editor: Karen Dalziel.

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1 hour, 28 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Aasmah Mir
Presenter Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest David Mitchell
Interviewed Guest Angela Hallam
Interviewed Guest Ray Parlour
Interviewed Guest Njambi McGrath
Interviewed Guest Amanda Holden
Interviewed Guest David Mitchell
Producer Claire Bartleet
Editor Karen Dalziel
Presenter JP Devlin

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