London Podcasts


Listen to some great podcasts including tips and advice when living in or visiting London.

DJ Pete Tong, actor Ben Bailey Smith, playwright Matilda Ibini & 'Bus travel in south London' author Chris Roberts DJ Pete Tong looks back at his career, Matilda Ibini with her new play Little Miss Burden. Robert Elms
Forty years of Madness with Suggs, 'Rocketman' director Dexter Fletcher & art critic Hettie Judah Madness celebrate 40 years, 'Rocketman' digital release and London's art scene and history. Robert Elms
Dave Peacock, Brian & Eddie Holland, Priscilla Presley with Jerry Schilling and Dan Cruickshank Chas and Dave's Dave Peacock, Motowns Holland brothers and Priscilla Presley celebrates Elvis. Robert Elms
Don Letts & Robert Gordon McHarg III, Tanita Tikaram & Pete Paphides, & Emily Chappell Don Letts discusses The Clash, songwriter Tanita Tikaram and cyclist Emily Chappell. Robert Elms
Richard Dadd The Murderous Artist - Delusions, The Devil and Decapitation Delusions, The Devil and Decapitation. A promising young artist who is set for great things, endures a bout of heatstroke in Egypt which turns out to be something far more serious. Possessed by an Egyptian god, things were about to get much worse for those around him. Macabre London
Emilio Estevez, Prince plus the fall of the Berlin Wall Actor and director Emilio Estevez on his latest film plus Prince's unfinished memoir. Robert Elms
Marcus Wareing, Tim Marshall and Ray Harryyhausen Celebrity Chef Marcus Wareing shares some of his every day recipes plus Ray Harryyhausen. Robert Elms
Jacqueline Wilson, the Foundling Museum and London's trees Jacqueline Wilson with the latest Tracey Beaker novel plus London's remarkable trees. Robert Elms
Tony Christie, Ray Connolly, and Ridley Road Market Legendary balladeer Tony Christie on his memoir and the history of Ridley Road Market. Robert Elms
Sienna Miller, Colin Grant and David Arnold Author Colin Grant speaks about his book 'Homecoming: Voices Of The Windrush Generation'. Robert Elms
The A to Z history of London, Rose Glass and Soho a gogo Robert is joined by award winning director Rose Glass plus the history of the A to Z. Robert Elms
Cerys Matthews, Rupert Goold and Eleanor Crow Listed Londoner singer Cerys Matthews and director Rupert Goold chats about 'Judy'. Robert Elms
Michael Russell, Denzil Forrester and Open House London Author Michael Russell chats about his book 'The City In Flames' and artist Denzil Forrester speaks about his new art exhibition. Robert Elms
Jeff Pope, Konnie Huq and Genaro Contaldo Jason Solomons speaks to Jeff Pope, the writer of ITV's new drama 'A Confession'. Robert Elms
Richard Ayoade and Julian Fellowes Jason Solomons speaks to the creator of 'Downton Abbey', Julian Fellowes and comedian Richard Ayoade. Robert Elms
Timothy Spall and Salman Rushdie Author Salman Rushdie speaks about his new book and actor Timothy Spall chats about L.S. Lowry. Robert Elms
The Bank of England and The Rolling Stones Celebrating 325 years of the Bank of England and the year that made The Rolling Stones. Robert Elms
Lee MacDonald, Woodstock and the underground Lee "Zammo" MacDonald becomes Robert's listed Londoner plus the Tube at night. Robert Elms
Gerty Simon, activism and anarchism plus what's in your DNA? Robert discusses the history of anarchism plus the lost photographs of Gerty Simon. Robert Elms
Gurinder Chadha, Clive Rowe and The Ashes Film director Gurinder Chadha talks about her new film 'Blinded By The Light'. Robert Elms
Ian Rawes, Uli Lenart and Posy Metz Urban field recorder Ian Rawes chat about his soundtrack of the sounds of the River Thames, Listed Londoner Uli Lenart from Gay's The Word bookshop and finding out more about the first ever Grade II listed supermarket. Robert Elms
Jim Matthews, Timothy Phillips and Liz Bruton Former soldier and author Jim Matthews about his new book 'Fighting Monsters' and 'Whose London' look at Epionage with Timothy Phillips and Liz Bruton. Robert Elms
The Chap, Wimbledon book fest and the battle for Sky Robert is round your manor in Wimbledon plus he celebrates 20 years of "The Chap". Robert Elms
Will Poulter, Tom Bradby and pleasure palaces Actor Will Poulter joins Robert plus how the Victorians invented mass entertainment. Robert Elms
Steven Berkoff, Jo Malone and Tower Bridge Perfumer Jo Malone becomes listed Londoner and Tower Bridge celebrates 125 years. Robert Elms
Celebrating 25 Years of the Robert Elms Show Robert Elms celebrates 25 Years on BBC Radio London with a whole host of special guests. Robert Elms
Diego Maradona, The Italian Job and Charlotte Philby Jason Solomons speaks with the producer of the new Diego Maradona documentary. Robert Elms
Tayari Jones, Jack Monroe and Pellici's of Bethnal Green Author Tayari Jones with her award winning novel plus listed Londoner Nevio Pellici. Robert Elms
The Flying Squad, protest and power and the HF artsfest Neil Root on the flying squad, plus this year's Hammersmith and Fulham arts festival. Robert Elms
Lucy Worsley on Queen Victoria plus the garden of the year 2018 Robert broadcasts live from the 2018 garden of the year plus historian Lucy Worsley. Robert Elms
Benjamin Zephaniah, the Dead Ringers and Sound Unbound Robert is joined by the poet Benjamin Zephaniah plus the cast of Dead Ringers. Robert Elms
Trevor Eve, Nigel Slater and Jordan Mooney Actor Trevor Eve speaks about his debut novel and food writer Nigel Slater on "Toast". Robert Elms
Timothy Spall, Chris Difford and Linda Grant Actor Timothy Spall on his latest film plus Squeeze's Chris Difford is listed londoner. Robert Elms
Colin Blunstone, Libby Liburd and Jes Bond Robert speaks to Colin Blunstone of from The Zombies ahead of his show at The Borderline. Robert Elms
Jeffrey Boakye, Lesley-Ann Jones and Mark Amies Author Jeffrey Boakye chats about his new book 'Black-Listed' and music journalist Lesley-Ann Jones speaks about her memoir. Robert Elms
Vas Blackwood, Gavin Bryars and Nicole Taylor Sam Delaney speaks with screen writer Nicole Taylor and Robert is joined by Gavin Bryars. Robert Elms
Ben Elton, Caroline Lawrence and Malcolm McDowell Comedian and writer Ben Elton chats about his latest book 'Identity Crisis'. Robert Elms
Stewart Copeland and Carol Morley Drummer with The Police, Stewart Copeland chats about his upcoming concert. Robert Elms
Nick Lowe, Kate Brown and Alan Dein Celebrating Nick Lowe's 70th birthday and author Kate Brown. Robert Elms
Simon Amstell, Mark Aimes and 'Goodbye Europe' Writer Simon Amstell chats about his new film 'Benjamin'. Robert Elms
Ricky Gervais and Luci Gosling Comedian Ricky Gervais chats about his new six-part Netflix series 'After Life'. Robert Elms
Prince, sports shoes and London's new sewer system We hear about a photography exhibition on the singer Prince plus the history of trainers. Robert Elms
The joys of South London, Les Black and Justin Finlayson Vince Raison and Andrew Grumbridge on South London and London's latest blue plaque. Robert Elms
YolanDa Brown, Lord Byron and London Stories Saxophonist YolanDa Brown on her new music prize plus saving Soho's Coach and Horses pub. Robert Elms
Steve Harley, Philip Glenister and Shakespeare with a twist The cockney rebel Steve Harley sings live and actor Philip Glenister is Listed Londoner. Robert Elms
Paddy McAloon, Luke Turner and Nicole Farhi Prefab Sprout's Paddy McAloon chats about his solo album 'I Trawl The Megahertz'. Robert Elms
Charlie Connelly, Grace Bonner Wales and John Lanchester Robert speaks to author Charlie Connelly about his new book "Last Train To Hillversum". Robert Elms
Joe Wicks, Talvin Singh OBE plus Ian Hislop and Nick Newman Joe Wicks speaks about his latest book "Veggie Lean in 15" and Ian Hislop with his play. Robert Elms
Dame Kelly Holmes, Vault Festival and Bill Curbishley Robert speaks to the double Olympian champion Dame Kelly Holmes about her new book. Robert Elms
The London Short Film Festival, Industrial London and "Ghost" Robert discovers the industrial history of Cricklewood and the London Short Film Festival. Robert Elms