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Steve’s interview with Laurel & Hardy expert John Ullah is among the features in February’s edition of Birmingham Now, now available on YouTube. Other guests include the author and musician Lee Benson, creator of Henry Egg, and the owner of the city’s Uprawr Studios.
The extended version of Birmingham Now‘s interview with rising funk star Thomas Atlas is now available on the show’s YouTube channel. Thomas talks to co-host Des Tong about his new album deal, working on the award-winning film Hello Darlin’ and why he no longer appears on stage as “Tom C Walker”.
The egg-centric pianist and children’s author Lee Benson dropped in whilst we were filming the February episode of Birmingham Now yesterday at the city’s famous Uprawr Studios. He and Des Tong discussed Lee’s music career, art gallery (sadly, now closed) and burgeoning reputation as a painter. He even brought along a few of his Henry […]
Our January episode launched tonight, featuring all the usual fun. plus interviews with singer-songwriter Thomas Atlas and award-winning film producer Patrick Carney. You can watch it here.
We were over at Sutton Coldfield Town Hall yesterday morning, filming Des Tong and Gary James the main section of Birmingham Now‘s January edition (which will be available from 27 December, the perfect tonic if you’re bored with Xmas repeats — on the telly, that is, rather than from too much turkey).
We don’t believe you can have too much of a good thing, so we’ll be posting extended versions of the interviews used in Birmingham Now over on the show’s YouTube channel, beginning with Wolverhampton-born singer-songwriter Rebecca Downes,
We were back at Birmingham’s Uprawr Studios this afternoon, to film the second of Des Tong’s ‘Featured Artist’ slots for Birmingham Now. This time, his guest was Sutton Coldfield-born singer-songwriter Thomas Atlas, the funk artiste formerly known as Tom C Walker.
December’s Birmingham Now is now live on our YouTube channel—please subscribe here. Tune in for your passport to the Best of Brum!
Midlands telly legends Des Tong and Gary James joined us at the Jam House in Birmingham’s St Paul’s Square this morning to shoot their contributions to the first episode of Birmingham Now. The full show will be released via YouTube on 25 November.