Two Big Egos in a Small Car
Graham Chalmers and Charles Hutchinson
A passionately laid back overview of the arts and culture scene in York and Harrogate with observations on journalism. This podcast is hosted by Charles Hutchinson and Graham Chalmers and regular guests.
Episode 90: Bono and The Edge Play Ukraine; Karl Culley Returns to Harrogate for Charm Gig; Pretentious Documentary The Velvet Queen; What Happens When Critics Change Their Mind?; Messums Gallery Closes
May 14, 2022
Episode 89: Sheffield Leadmill Update; A Different Gary Barlow; BBC Post-licence Fee; New Fontaines DC Album; Magic Goes Wrong...But Right; The Divine Comedy Just Too Clever?
May 06, 2022
Episode 88: Grayson Perry on normal people; Record Store Day(s); Father John Misty's love-hate divide; bad lad René Magritte
April 29, 2022
Episode 87: Ai Weiwei at Kettle's Yard; Echo & The Bunnymen and Groove Armada gigs in Leeds; Barry Humphries unmasked; Andrew Stewart RIP
April 21, 2022
Episode 86: Interview Special with Martin Hutchinson about his new book about The Kinks; ; Ed Sheeran; A Clockwork Orange
April 13, 2022
Episode 85: York Open Studios and Staithes Festival; Oscars 2022, the fallout; Sheffield Leadmill's future; Michael Bay's Ambulance; Harry Sword and Public Service Broadcasting; what is Clifford's Tower?
April 07, 2022
Episode 84: Oscars Night; Live at Leeds outdoors; Pop Plagiarism; Taylor Hawkins RIP; McCartney at 80; Bono the Poet?; Edinburgh Film Festival
March 29, 2022
Episode 83: Covid arts update; Bobby Elliot and The Hollies' 60th Anniversary Tour; Michael Bracewell's London culture book, Souvenir; U2's Achtung Baby at 30; Ed Sheeran Copyright
March 21, 2022
Episode 82: Russia Sanctions; Barenaked Ladies and Benny Hill; Monolithic Undertow drone music update; Richard Bean's Hull of a new play; Harrogate Street Names go Hollywood
March 16, 2022
Episode 81: Interview Special with Storyteller Sam Freeman; Metronomy's troubling new album; Dr Peter Mills and Leeds' Indie Rock Heritage
March 11, 2022
Episode 80: Breaking Bielsa's Leeds bond; Ukraine; Cinema Fights Back; Discovering Curtis Harding; Hostile Documentary; Mark Lanegan RIP
March 04, 2022
Episode 79: Black Country, New Road New Album; P J O'Rourke RIP; The Beatles - The Rooftop Concert Film; The British Indie Influence on US Music Artists
February 25, 2022
Episode 78: Marti Pellow on Architecture; Substitute Singers; Branagh's Death On The Nile; Harry Sword's Book on Drone Music, Monolithic Undertow; Sting in the tail end
February 16, 2022
Episode 77: John Rushton D-Day Hero, RIP; The Paper Waits in concert; Kerouac Lives near Hebden Bridge; sophomore Black Country, New Road
February 11, 2022
Episode 76: Branagh's Belfast; Yard Act Debut Album; Gouldman vs. Chalmers; Ross Noble Live
February 03, 2022
Episode 75: Interview Special: Heath Common and Kerouac Lives
January 28, 2022
Episode 74: Licorice Pizza vs Once Upon a Time in Hollywood; No Nukes - Bruce Springsteen Live in 1979; New Venues in York and Edinburgh
January 21, 2022
Episode 73: How Panto coped with Covid; Peter Jackson's Beatles doc, Get Back; Mike Leigh's Naked and Britpop; The Tourist going down better than Novax in Australia
January 14, 2022
Episode 72: Looking Forward to Culture in 2022; Tributes to Joan Didion and Dean Stockwell
January 08, 2022
Episode 71: BBC in Streaming Success Shock and the Annual Review of the Cultural Year Just Gone
January 02, 2022
Episode 70: Covid's Impact on Events; Film Review - Don't Look Up; filming The Witcher in and around Harrogate; farewell to Uthink Piccadilly Pop-Up Artists Studios and Gallery; World Party's warning on climate change
December 25, 2021
Episode 69: Christmas Number One Update Parts 1 and 2; Ayn Rand and Atlas Shrugged; Why re-make West Side Story?; I Like Trains Live and Leeds v Manchester Bragging Rights
December 18, 2021
Episode 68: Albums of the Year; Streaming's ebb and flow; Damon Albarn Live at York Minster; What will be the Christmas Number One?
December 10, 2021
Episode 67: Adele, Apologia and No Shuffling; Blood Youth, metal and beer; James and The Happy Mondays as Manchester hits Leeds; Jagger Still a Bluesman at Heart; Harrogate Theatre's Pantomime; House Of Gucci.
December 02, 2021
Episode 66: BB King's favourite tipple; Film audiences upturn; This Is The Kit live at The Citadel in York; The Local Journalist, The Merry Pranksters and Jack Kerouac in Hebden Bridge; Exit Brexit festival, enter Unboxed festival, but what is it?
November 26, 2021
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