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UKIP’s Nigel Farage, Kingmaker in Waiting

He’s Britain’s most controversial politician, and he tells it like it is.  David Cameron? On Botox!  The BBC’s chairman Chris Patten? An old toad who should be abolished! And please don’t get him started on immigration. Wait a minute – this is The Garry Bushell Show!  The place where political ...read more →

200th Show Special - Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk with Ben Fountain

200th Show Special – Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk with Ben Fountain

Once every generation or two, a book comes along that incarnates our collective experience of war.  Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front was one such: Heller’s Catch-22 was another, and Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five was one more.  To this distinguished list must be added Ben Fountain‘s first novel, Billy Lynn’s Long ...read more →

Harry Potter and the Unmarried Mother

Harry Potter and the Unmarried Mother

We’re back! With more stories, more opinion and even more insight into that murky confluence that lies somewhere between the edge of publishing and the beginning of matters legal.  Big stories this show are: Sherlock Holmes is definitely in the public domain, judge rules Warning Drivers Of Speed Traps With ...read more →

The Secret Desires of Women

The Secret Desires of Women

Evie Blake is the name, Valentina is her scorching new mega-erotic novel – eat your heart out E.L. James, this is an author who can write! Based on the iconic character created by the Italian artist Guido Crepax, Valentina takes a male-created fantasy figure and gives her a real woman’s ...read more →

Peter Englund: The Beauty and the Sorrow

Peter Englund: The Beauty and the Sorrow

His origins were humble; a working-class boy from a small military town in northern Sweden, not far from the Arctic Circle.  Today, he is one of the most influential figures in the world of literature, because  Peter Englund is Permanent Secretary to the Swedish Academy, the body that awards the ...read more →

Pauline Black: Queen of 2-Tone

Pauline Black: Queen of 2-Tone

Garry’s guest tonight is Pauline Black – the charismatic leading lady of 2-Tone, the musical movement that combined the anger of punk with the joyous bounce of Jamaican Ska.  Arriving after the first waves of punk were receding, the new blue-beat bands put dancing and tunes back into pop. Pauline’s ...read more →

Litvinenko: Murder Most Foul

Litvinenko: Murder Most Foul

At the age of 43, a few weeks after he secured British citizenship, former KGB and FSB officer Alexander Litvinenko was murdered: the world’s first victim of polonium 210 poisoning.  The Litvinenko killing revealed that London has quietly become not only the single greatest centre of Russian capital outside Moscow, ...read more →