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 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
Episode 65: ABBA's New Album; The Return of Charm Gigs; Soft Cell Live in Leeds; New British Film Mothering Sunday
November 18, 2021
Episode 64: Guest Special - New British Horror, Wyvern Hill's Jonathan Zaurin and Pat Garrett
November 10, 2021
Episode 63: Guest Special: Director Cherie Federico from York's Aesthetica Short Film Festival; Adele's Algorithms; The Young'uns' Gig Theatre; Public Service Broadcasting's Bright Magic; French Dispatch Follow-up
November 03, 2021
Episode 62: Joana Vasconcelos at Yorkshire Sculpture Park; Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch; rising filmmaker Lewis William Robinson; Steve Harley on Sting; Created In York makes way for Menkind - why?
October 28, 2021
Episode 61: Interview Special With Knaresborough based DJ, Author and Beatles Buff, Rory Hoy
October 21, 2021
Episode 60: No Time to Die Review; Nightfever in Dundee's V & A; Field Music Live in Leeds; The Manic Street Preachers and The Waterboys live in York
October 15, 2021
Episode 59: Why is No Time To Die so long?; Genesis and Scritti Politti in concert in Leeds; how to judge/not judge Battle of the Bands; Michael Moorcock's sci-fi Muzak.
October 07, 2021
Episode 58: Petrol, Panic Stations and the Arts; Could Bond ever be Woke?; Angela Carter on Sexism; Interviewing Michael Parkinson; Harrogate Beer Week
September 30, 2021
Episode 57: The Woman in Black; Mugabe, My Dad and Me; Waitress; Covid Passports and Nadine Dorries?; Billie Marten; Billionaires in Space; the Future of Album Covers; People We Love
September 20, 2021
Episode 55: The return of Edinburgh International Film Festival and Leeds Festival; Harrogate Theatre's Our Gate; not so British Sea Power
September 02, 2021
Episode 54: London and York After Step 4; M Night Shyamalan’s New Film, Old; Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Sharon Latham Exhibition; Julian Barnes On Art In Classic Debut Novel, Metroland; How Good Was Solo George Harrison?
August 05, 2021
Episode 53: Harry Potter First Edition; Ralph Fiennes in TS Eliot's Four Quartets; Music Filmmaker Tony Palmer's Turn to be Documentary Subject; Amy Winehouse, Ten Years Gone; Dreamers Versus Schemers.
July 31, 2021
Episode 52: Culture Under Covid Update; Barbara Hepworth at the Hepworth; Vanguard and Colston Statue Exhibitions in Bristol
July 20, 2021
Episode 51: Nadine Shah; Euro 2020 and the arts; Alan Ayckbourn vs Harold Pinter; Whither British Experimental Novelists; York's Pop Up Piccadilly
July 16, 2021
Episode 50: Supernova; These Hills Are Ours; Chris Simpson and Magna Carta
July 07, 2021
Episode 49: Radiohead; Test Events Update; Peter Jackson's Get Back; Glastonbury Festival Overload; The Magic Christian; Tapestry versus Blue; Exhibitions in Yorkshire
July 01, 2021
Episode 48: Where Next for the Cultural Sector; Celebrating Ben Wheatley; In Praise of Blue Plaques.
June 24, 2021
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