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Jim Moir on Captain Beefheart

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Presented by Matthew Parris. Jim Moir, aka Vic Reeves, chooses the life of Don van Vliet - Captain Beefheart.

The comedian, actor and artist Jim Moir aka Vic Reeves is Matthew Parris' guest and chooses the life of Don van Vliet - the Dadesque musician and painter Captain Beefheart who has influenced many musicians since the 1960s. They are joined by Beefheart's biographer Mike Barnes to discuss the bizarre and complex persona developed by the Californian eccentric who died from MS in 2010.

Producer: Maggie Ayre.

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Fri 6 Apr 2018 23:00

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Jim Moir in studio with Matthew Parris and Mike Barnes

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Presenter Matthew Parris
Interviewed Guest Jim Moir
Interviewed Guest Mike Barnes
Producer Maggie Ayre

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