Did you know Martin Clunes has his own production company? Called Clagland Productions, it has just released details of a major new television series commissioned by ITV.
Land-Fill My Heart With Martin Clunes is a travel series in which the Clunes tours the UK in celebration of culturally significant Land-fill sites.
Clunes said, “Many people don’t give much thought as to what happens to their rubbish after they bin-it. This series is going to change that.” Apparently Clunes has a long-held love of refuse gathering and its various methods of disposal, with particular interest in the landfill scheme.
“It fills my heart”, continues Clunes unprompted, “To see a once-forgotten love-less brown field site turned into rolling hills built upon discarded kitchen waste. Some people may criticise the scheme but thousands of seagulls can’t be wrong. Seagulls aren’t stupid.”
Land-Fill My Heart With Martin Clunes airs in the new year.
Via Clagland Productions
Martin Clunes (website)
A double whammy for The Herald.
FYLM Touring Aug 2013 to March 2014
Simon Munnery once more stabs at the void between dead film and live theatre, in his latest fylm-tastic national tour. A show of clever, thrilling comedy and visual sketches: all performed by Simon, amongst the audience, and projected live on screen.
ON TOUR AUGUST 2013 TO MARCH 2014:
August 1 to 26; The Stand, EDINBURGH
October 3; The Kazimier, LIVERPOOL
October 5; Marlowe Theatre, CANTERBURY
October 13; Harrogate Theatre, HARROGATE
October 14; The Library, LEEDS
October 17; Phoenix Theatre, EXETER
October 18; The Old Market, BRIGHTON
October 22; Norwich Arts Centre, NORWICH
November 2; West End Centre, ALDERSHOT
November 4; Fruit Space, HULL
November 15; MAC Arts, BIRMINGHAM
November 23; The Lowry, SALFORD QUAYS
March 11 to 22; Leicester Square Theatre, LONDON
Further dates throughout 2014 to be announced
The League Against Tedium
Simon Munnery’s The League Against Tedium is being repeated on BBC Radio 4 Extra at the moment.
A surreal hour of music and comedy, as Simon Munnery goes in search of The Greatest Waiter of All Time. From January 1997.
via BBC Radio 4 Extra – The League Against Tedium, Episode 1.
More Simon Munnery
Simon Munnery’s website
Simon Munnery @ flickr
Simon Munnery (League Against Tedium)
Simon Munnery @ YouTube
Simon Munnery (New Statesman archive)
Bakers welcome tougher penalties for plastic bread tray theft.
Finally the important issues of the day are being properly addressed.
source: Towel Day on facebook
Douglas Adams Radio Interview Triple J 1990
One morning in December 1990 Kylie Sturgess recorded on cassette my interview with Douglas Adams on Triple J. She kept it next to he bed for 20 years (with the erase tabs off) so now, here it is! He was in Australia for “Last Chance To See”.
Parrots, the Universe & Everything University of California 2001
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy