Tag Archives: Spike Milligan

From Bombay to Sala Apolo, o’er the hills and far away – the Norman Watt-Roy interview

I should warn you before you get any further that there’s an underlying current of adulation in this here feature/interview. Another day and another musical hero brought to book (or the WonderWeb in this case), as I spend an all-too-quick … Continue reading

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Beyond the Boosh – the Noel Fielding interview

Memorably once described by Jimmy Carr as looking like ‘Rod Stewart has made love to a raven’, that there Noel Fielding’s back out on the road this month. Hot on the heels of a successful first couple of legs of … Continue reading

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Picture the poet, greet the griot – the Benjamin Zephaniah interview

When I spoke to Benjamin Zephaniah earlier this week, he was between a BBC radio interview and two days lecturing at West London’s Brunel University. The Lincolnshire-based dub poet, author and activist was then heading back for another radio broadcast … Continue reading

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Legendary poet redefines Black History Month – the Benjamin Zephaniah feature

It made perfect sense to invite legendary dub poet and writer Benjamin Zephaniah to launch Lancashire’s Black History Month celebrations. But somehow there was no real surprise that the star attraction was soon questioning the validity of the event he … Continue reading

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