Star of America’s Got Talent, Las Vegas magician, Piff The Magic Dragon talks about making it big in America and his life in Britain before that. The latest twist in the Brexit story that could slow down the process of Britain leaving the EU and cause a constitutional crisis. And top US broadcasters Gene & Julie check in from Raleigh North Carolina with questions about British teeth, toilet paper and taxis.
This week, the American born broadcaster Paul Gambaccini addressed Peers and Members of Parliament about the “devastating impact” on his life after being wrongly accused of sex crimes. In this week’s episode of London Calling, it’s Part 2 of my chat with Paul. He had some pretty scathing things to say about London’s Metropolitan Police, describing them as “A third rate stasi”. American media consultant Walter Sabo checks in from Manhattan and proving that the show covers things that matter and some things that just don’t, there are tales of animal defecation as well!
This episode features British actor, Richard E. Grant, who’s appeared in over 80 films and television programs including Downton Abbey, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Jack & Sarah, L.A. Story, Dracula, The Hound Of The Baskervilles, Gosford Park, and The Iron Lady. Grant talks about growing up in Swaziland, accidentally seeing his mother have sex with a man who wasn’t his father, meeting Donald Trump and his new fragrance, “Jack Piccadilly 69.” Morning Show host, BJ Shea from KISW in Seattle checks in and talks bollocks, Jim McCabe from Philadelphia P.A. chats about scary clowns and we hear the shocking truth about the British Foreign secretary Boris Johnson.
In this episode, Graham Mack talks with an icon of British broadcasting – who happens to be an American, Paul Gambaccini. Mack also discusses a possible fist fight in the European Parliament. The show hears from Linda in California who discovered the show via Chicago and Michael Harrison checks in from Massachusetts.
Episode 3 features Dr. Alison Cronin who runs an ape and monkey rescue centre on England’s south coast. She’s originally from California, has been awarded an MBE by the Queen and has become quite famous here because of a reality TV show called Monkey Life. There’s also a call from Darren who talks about throwing bottles at the police and audio from the talk I gave at the Royal Institution in London.