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Adam Buxton is a British comedian, actor and director who has appeared in films such as ‘Hot Fuzz’, ‘Stardust’ and ‘Son Of Rambow’ as well as a variety of TV shows in the UK. Since 2007 he has hosted ‘BUG’, a bi monthly live show that combines music ...

Adam Buxton is a British comedian, actor and director who has appeared in films such as ‘Hot Fuzz’, ‘Stardust’ and ‘Son Of Rambow’ as well as a variety of TV shows in the UK. Since 2007 he has hosted ‘BUG’, a bi monthly live show that combines music ...
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Adam Buxton is a British comedian, actor and director who has appeared in films such as ‘Hot Fuzz’, ‘Stardust’ and ‘Son Of Rambow’ as well as a variety of TV shows in the UK. Since 2007 he has hosted ‘BUG’, a bi monthly live show that combines music ...

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EP.101 - BOOK CLUB: 'THE CATCHER IN THE RYE' WITH SARA PASCOE & RICHARD AYOADE

7/21/2019
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Adam talks with Sara Pascoe and Richard Ayoade, (two British comedians who have also read and written, more than one book) about J.D. Salinger's classic 1951 novel 'The Catcher in the Rye'. SYNOPSIS: The story begins with 17 year old Holden Caulfield recuperating following a breakdown. The rest of the book is an account from Holden's point of view, of the events that lead to that breakdown, which took place the previous Winter in the days following his expulsion from Pencey Prep, a private...

Duration:01:12:53

EP.100 - JOE CORNISH & LOUIS THEROUX

7/13/2019
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Adam enjoys a suitably rambly conversation with his school friends, Joe Cornish and Louis Theroux that takes in Louis' appearance on Desert Island Discs, school reports, the most recent remake of A Star Is Born (SPOILER ALERT: key plot details are revealed) and a tape of Adam, Joe and Louis aged 18 doing David Bowie impressions, before we hear a new Song Wars style Bowie song from Joe, created specially for the 100th episode. CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE! Thanks to Seamus Murphy-Mitchel for...

Duration:01:18:57

EP.99 - FRANK SKINNER

7/7/2019
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Adam talks with British comedian Frank Skinner about his encounter with Mark E. Smith (frontman of legendary band The Fall), other favourite gits, challenging celebrity experiences, Charles Bukowski, arguing with the person you love, on line insults and Frank's evolution from Lad Mag hero to (according to Radio 4), public intellectual. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support. RELATED LINKS FRANK SKINNER 2019 TOUR DATES http://frankskinnerlive.com/ DR BUCKLE'S FALL...

Duration:01:11:21

EP.98 - MAYA FOA

6/29/2019
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Adam talks with Maya Foa, the director of Human rights charity Reprieve, about the questionable efficacy of the death penalty, torture, Jack Bauer, drone strikes, why Obama should have watched 'Dave' starring Kevin Kline, and whether I could get out of Guantanamo. Reprieve is a nonprofit organisation of international lawyers and investigators whose stated goal is to "fight for the victims of extreme human rights abuses with legal action and public education". Thanks to Séamus...

Duration:01:11:13

EP.97 - BOB MORTIMER & PAUL WHITEHOUSE

6/15/2019
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Adam talks with British comedians Paul Whitehouse and Bob Mortimer about Bowie, television, fishing, Athletico Mince, Stavros, Loadsamoney and other randomness. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Matt Lamont for additional editing, and Dan Hawkins for bass playing on the instrumental jingle at approx 43 mins (see link below for Dan's excellent on-line bass player service) GUARDIAN ARTICLE RE. MARTIN LUTHER KING...

Duration:01:01:33

EP.96 - CHARLOTTE CHURCH

6/8/2019
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Adam talks with Welsh singer Charlotte Church about birthdays, smells, Charlotte's plans to help children build a democratic school, my complaints about having to upgrade apps, (even though 'The Adam Buxton app' might need upgrading soon, so I can fuck off), as well as Charlotte's megastardom years and the pressure on her from the tabloid media at the height of her celebrity in the 90s. Thanks to Anneka Myson for additional editing and Seamus Murphy-Mitchel for production support. RELATED...

Duration:01:08:35

EP.95 - JOHN GRANT

6/2/2019
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Adam talks with American musician John Grant about travel stress, island survival, languages, favourite documentaries, John's last record 'Love Is Magic' (2018), horror films and favourite soundtracks, and growing up gay in a religious American family. This week's outro includes a visit from 'Country Man' presenter Monty Buggershop-Hooty who brings you some 'Sounds Of The Summer'. Visit the Adam Buxton app and open the Bonus Audio section for more music chat with John and accompanying...

Duration:01:11:04

EP.94 - NINA STIBBE

5/25/2019
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Adam talks with British writer Nina Stibbe, about David Sedaris, sex and inappropriate male behaviour from the 70s and beyond, and the dangers of writing about real people. There's also some discussion of dentistry and thigh vaginas. Nina is the author of 'Love Nina- Dispatches From Family Life' (2013), a collection of letters that she wrote to her sister Vicky in the 80s while working in North London as a nanny to the children of Mary-Kay Wilmers, who was the editor of the London Review of...

Duration:01:17:37

EP.93 - CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG

5/18/2019
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Adam talks with French-British actor and singer Charlotte Gainsbourg about pretentious hotels, overcoming her diffidence as a singer, Kanye West and separating the art from the artist, and her collaborations with Beck and film director Lars Von Trier, plus other important business. The conversation was recorded in London in December 2018. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Matt Lamont for additional editing. RELATED LINKS CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG - 'REST' (MUSIC...

Duration:01:14:59

EP.92 - JAMES ACASTER

5/11/2019
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Adam talks with British comedian James Acaster about school, a teenage religious/existential crisis, listening to music in cars, James's quest to find the best music of 2016, the joy of sulking and much other enjoyable business. The conversation was recorded in November 2018. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Matt Lamont for additional editing. RELATED LINKS THE ADAM BUXTON APP https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/the-adam-buxton-app/id1264624915?mt=8 JAMES ON...

Duration:01:20:23

EP.91 - MARLON JAMES

5/4/2019
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Adam talks with Jamaican writer Marlon James about the 80s, bad writing habits, heavy metal, why you should always consult Peter Gabriel about cultural appropriation, and the controversy that surrounded the 2019 Oscar winner for best film, 'Green Book'. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Matt Lamont for additional editing. RELATED LINKS MARLON JAMES 'IMAGINE' DOCUMENTARY (2016) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qj10m_J5kJY THE DAILY - WHAT HOLLYWOOD KEEPS WRONG...

Duration:01:19:51

EP.90 - RUBY WAX

4/26/2019
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Adam talks with comedian, writer and recipient of an OBE for services to mental health, Ruby Wax, about panel show terror, awkward interviews and dealing with depression. Ruby also strongly objects to Adam's choice of gift. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Anneka Myson for additional editing. Music and jingles by Adam Buxton RELATED LINKS RUBY WAX: HOW TO BE HUMAN TOUR DATES 2019 http://www.rubywax.net/tour.html FRAZZLED...

Duration:01:11:52

EP.89 - DAVID MITCHELL

4/19/2019
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Adam talks with actor, writer, and British TV panel show king, David Mitchell about bad habits, bad driving, bad small talk at school gates, the technical challenges of filming 'Peep Show', David's comedy influences and other important stuff. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support, Matt Lamont for additional editing and Dan Hawkins for bass playing on 'Supermarket Car Accident' jingle, which also features 'Soniccouture' virtual instrument plug-ins (see below for...

Duration:01:18:25

EP.88 - ADAM & JOE

12/25/2018
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Adam enjoys some festive waffle with Joe Cornish. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Matt Lamont for additional editing. Music and jingles by Adam Buxton (except for use of ‘Barnicle Bill The Sailor’ and karaoke backing tracks from ‘Hamilton’ by Lin Manuel Miranda for ‘Buckleton’ songs) RELATED LINKS BEAM (HOMELESS CHARITY) https://beam.org/ MS SOCIETY https://www.mssociety.org.uk/ ‘THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING’...

Duration:01:46:26

EP.87 - NISH KUMAR

12/10/2018
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Adam talks with British stand up comedian, actor and radio host Nish Kumar about football, communal baths, India, comedy, angry political exchanges and towards the end we take a deep dive into some of the music Nish has loved over the years, including Bob Dylan, Prince and the highs and lows of being a Bowie fan. Speaking of Zavid, there’s a very special musical treat at the end of our conversation for Nish and Bowie fans alike, depending that is, on your definition of the words ‘special’,...

Duration:01:23:03

EP.86 - MONA CHALABI

12/3/2018
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Adam talks to data journalist Mona Chalabi about therapy, sex, Seinfeld, biological determinism, orgasms, vaginas and statistics. Thanks to Seamus Murphy-Mitchel for production support and to Matt Lamont for additional editing. Music and jingles by Adam Buxton CONTRIBUTE TO THE ADAM & JOE CHRISTMAS PODCAST AT adam-buxton.co.uk Listen to jingles and bonus episodes, watch videos and pick up some podcast merchandise on the free ADAM BUXTON APP! http://adam-buxton.co.uk/app RELATED...

Duration:01:09:43

EP.85 - MICHAEL SCOTT MOORE

11/26/2018
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Adam talks with American journalist and novelist Michael Scott Moore, whose book ‘The Desert And The Sea’ tells the story of his capture in Somalia by pirates who held him hostage for nearly 3 years. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support Music and jingles by Adam Buxton, except clip from ‘Until The Lion Learns To Speak’ by K’naan Listen to jingles and bonus episodes, watch videos and pick up some podcast merchandise on the free ADAM BUXTON...

Duration:01:07:38

EP.84 - ROISIN CONATY

11/17/2018
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Adam talks with British comedian, writer and actor Roisin Conaty about haircuts, celebrity encounters, TV makeup disasters, TV panel show trauma, truth goggles, angry judgementalism and chocolate. And Rosie unveils a satirical Brexit song. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support Additional editing by Anneka Myson: http://annekamusic.co.uk/ Music and jingles by Adam Buxton RELATED LINKS ROISIN LIVE AT THE APOLLO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6b-ntrZ6Qk ‘GAMEFACE’ -...

Duration:01:09:14

EP.83 - SIMON PEGG

11/12/2018
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Adam talks with British actor, comedian and action figure Simon Pegg about booze, drugs, teen romance, David Bowie, Tom Cruise, Star Trek circularity, Star Wars trolls, Big Train and other random whiffle. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support Music and jingles by Adam Buxton (except ‘Star Trek’ theme composed by Alexander Courage) RELATED LINKS BIG TRAIN - WANKING IN THE OFFICE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ufaDIdq37o BIG TRAIN - SHOWJUMPERS AND...

Duration:01:21:14

EP.82 - TASH DEMETRIOU

11/3/2018
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Adam welcomes back his friend, British actor, comedian and writer Tash Demetriou to the podcast and tries out some ill advised ‘bants’ in the course of talking about her part in ’Stath Lets Flats’ with her brother Jamie, painful break ups, becoming an angry ‘womon’, appearing in the TV version of Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clements’ vampire mockumentary ’What We Do In The Shadows’ Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and Matt Lamont for additional editing. Music and...

Duration:01:14:45