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Episode 8 - Claire Byrne
In this episode Alan chats to Claire Byrne, Irish journalist & broadcaster. Claire Byrne is an Irish journalist & broadcaster best known for her RTÉ One television show 'Claire Byrne Live' and also her radio show 'Saturday with Claire Byrne' on RTÉ Radio 1 which questions agendas, dissects the week gone by, and debates the likely issues of the week to come. In this episode Claire remembers an interview which had a major effect on her, how not to impress Donny Osmond in a interview and...
Episode 2 - Geoff Lloyd
In this episode Alan chats to British radio presenter and writer Geoff Lloyd, best known for his radio show on Absolute Radio, as well as TV writing credits which include: TFI Friday for Channel 4, Comic Relief for BBC One, and the sell-out Cakes and Ale at the Edinburgh Festival. In this episode Geoff speaks about how to work around PR stipulations regarding a guest, how the best conversations come from having an opinion, and how a recent interview with Adele highlighted how important...
Episode 1 - Dave Fanning
In this episode Alan chats to Irish broadcaster & writer Dave Fanning. Famous for always getting the first play of every U2 record, Dave is a renowned music interviewer owning an archive of interviews running into the thousands with the likes of Bob Dylan, Radiohead & Neil Young. Here Dave discusses how he believes revered UK interviewer Michael Parkinson is boring as hell, how TV star Graham Norton is the benchmark, conducting political interviews in Cambodia and who made him nervous to...