Two Big Egos in a Small Car

Episode 58: Petrol, Panic Stations and the Arts; Could Bond ever be Woke?; Angela Carter on Sexism; Interviewing Michael Parkinson; Harrogate Beer Week

September 30, 2021 Graham Chalmers and Charles Hutchinson Season 2 Episode 58
Two Big Egos in a Small Car
Episode 58: Petrol, Panic Stations and the Arts; Could Bond ever be Woke?; Angela Carter on Sexism; Interviewing Michael Parkinson; Harrogate Beer Week
Show Notes

Late to the microphone after his tour of petrol stations to observe queues and 'Out of Fuel' notices, Charles gets straight down to business with the much anticipated release of No Time to Die, the latest instalment in the Bond franchise and the last hurrah for Daniel Craig  as 007. Charles asks Graham if this is an attempt to change the blueprint for the British secret agent? Graham talks about Angela's Carter's prescient final novel,  Wise Children and how it lifted the lid on sexism in Hollywood. way before #MeToo. The duo discuss Michael Parkinson as an interviewer and the problems he sometimes created for himself with female guest whilst conducting some of the best ever television interviews. Graham reports on the inaugural Harrogate Beer Week and Charles presses him to define what makes a beer 'craft'.