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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.

Recent Episodes

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 LoveSeptember 20, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 55: The return of Edinburgh International Film Festival and Leeds Festival; Harrogate Theatre's Our Gate; not so British Sea PowerSeptember 02, 2021 Episode artwork 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 artwork 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 artwork Episode 52: Culture Under Covid Update; Barbara Hepworth at the Hepworth; Vanguard and Colston Statue Exhibitions in BristolJuly 20, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 51: Nadine Shah; Euro 2020 and the arts; Alan Ayckbourn vs Harold Pinter; Whither British Experimental Novelists; York's Pop Up PiccadillyJuly 16, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 50: Supernova; These Hills Are Ours; Chris Simpson and Magna CartaJuly 07, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 49: Radiohead; Test Events Update; Peter Jackson's Get Back; Glastonbury Festival Overload; The Magic Christian; Tapestry versus Blue; Exhibitions in YorkshireJuly 01, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 48: Where Next for the Cultural Sector; Celebrating Ben Wheatley; In Praise of Blue Plaques.June 24, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 47: Interview Special with Harrogate Poet and Nature Writer, Rob CowenJune 17, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 46: The Himalayan Gardens; T-Rex Update; Life's a Drag with Velma Celli; Metronomy's English Riviera; Top 20 Most Inspirational Novels; The Other Masked Singer Saga; Nomadland Revisited; CruellaJune 09, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 45: Music Re-evaluation: Nick Drake, Bowie, Dylan & Sinead O'Connor; Graham's Lonely Film Club Nights; Flagging Up In Memoriam Tribute; Grayson Perry, Top of the Pots...June 03, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 44: Rain & The Lakes; Nomadland, Yes Or No?; No Point To Eurovision?, Paul Weller's Fat Pop: Love Trails In York & Audio Tours; Doom & Gloom For Zoom? May 27, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 43: Two Steps Forward, But Step 3 Back?; Deer Shed At Base Camp; Theatre Reviewing At Last; Marc Bolan & T Rex: 21st Century Boy; Street Art & "Heroes"; Manic Street Preachers, Pretentious Or What?May 19, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 42: Post Election Fallout; Cuts to Arts Subjects in Academia; The New Live Streaming Normality; New Exhibitions in Harrogate; Disappointing EndingsMay 12, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 41: Creeping Threat to Live Events; Teenage Age Fanclub; Sound of Metal; Tom Cruise; Dead Good Festival; Chris Simpson and Magna Carta; Lies, Lies, LiesMay 05, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 40: Oliver Stone and JFK at 30; Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl; Does Jazz Equal Happiness?; Les McKeown and Jim Steinman; New Gigs and Plays AnnouncedApril 28, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 39: Interview Special: Benjamin Francis LeftwichApril 21, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 38: Top Three Albums of the Year So Far; Stuart Cosgrove's Harlem 69; If and The Rolling Stones; Prince Philip; Alan AyckbournApril 14, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 37: Lawrence Ferlinghetti; Olly Alexander; Harrogate’s Secret Rock Connections; Update on Pandemic Funding; Tony Palmer; Kelly Jones; Romeo and Juliet; Vaccine Passports April 08, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 36: Music Special - An Interview with Tom Beer from York Band, Bull; Chris Simpson and Magna Carta; Gigs Upsurge and Female Artists on Festival BillsApril 01, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 35: Roadmap Update; Peter Lorimer RIP But "Dirty Leeds" Tag Never Dies; Brutal North; Bono's Statue Status; Census Boredom and Saying Yes to YesMarch 25, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 34: ‘Mother’ Songs; Podcast Power; Iconic Albums in Hindsight; James Acaster’s Lonliness of a Long Distance Listener; Oliver Stone; What’s On in Harrogate.March 18, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 33: The Roadmap Route; George Pyman RIP; the Art of Reviewing; James's Sweet 16th; Gigs UpdateMarch 11, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 32: Will Music Festivals Return?; Mogwai and Arab Strap Albums; Supreme Girl Groups; The Death of Cinema and David Byrne's True Stories March 03, 2021 Episode artwork