Two Big Egos In A Small Car

An off the cuff overview of the arts, film, music and culture scene in Yorkshire and beyond with attitude, knowledge and, occasionally, humour!

The podcast is hosted by two of Yorkshire’s most experienced arts writers, Charles Hutchinson and Graham Chalmers – with regular guests.

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Two Big Egos In A Small Car

Hosted by: Charles Hutchinson & Graham Chalmers.

Episode 180: Interview special with Chantel McGregor

Episode 180: Interview special with Chantel McGregor

Charles and Graham welcome special guest, musician, Chantel McGregor. Bradford born, Chantel is a rock musician and female guitar prodigy, who enrolled at the Leeds College of Music and became the first student in the college’s history, to achieve a 100% pass mark at...

Episode 179: Return to the River’s Edge

Episode 179: Return to the River’s Edge

Graham looks back on Return to the River's Edge; the cult 1986 teen film directed by Tim Hunter that foretold Twin Peaks and the Grunge movement. Charles reports on a new documentary about Michael Powell & Emetic Pressburger. Made in England : The Films of Powell and...

Episode 178: Monet in York

Episode 178: Monet in York

Graham reports on his meeting with David Remfry, Britain's coolest artist, aged 81. Graham met him at his new exhibition, at The Mercer Gallery, Harrogate's only public gallery, once again proving itself indispensable with a high quality exhibition of national...

Episode 177: Seriously Taylor Swift

Episode 177: Seriously Taylor Swift

Graham has a confession to make - he's worrying about Taylor Swift. Is it time to take one of the world's newest billionaires seriously? Charles is drawn to Graham's more positive view of the Sam Taylor-Johnson Amy Winehouse biopic. This show broadcasts every Sunday...

Episode 176: Remembering Graham Naysmith from the Pale Saints

Episode 176: Remembering Graham Naysmith from the Pale Saints

Graham recounts interviewing Steve Howe of Yes about their forthcoming UK tour and York Barbican gig. Benjamin Francis Leftwich live in Leeds? Yes please! Charles is captivated by a fascinating gig at Leeds' Brudenell Social Club. Graham enters the crazy world of data...

Episode 175: Steve Howe and Yes

Episode 175: Steve Howe and Yes

Graham recounts interviewing Steve Howe of Yes about their forthcoming UK tour and York Barbican gig. Benjamin Francis Leftwich live in Leeds? Yes please! Charles is captivated by a fascinating gig at Leeds' Brudenell Social Club. Graham enters the crazy world of data...

Episode 174: Jesus and Mary Chain back on good form

Episode 174: Jesus and Mary Chain back on good form

Charles and Graham get heady with the quality of the new album from the Jesus and Mary Chain and celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Glasgow band. Glasgow Eyes is their best album in over twenty years. This show broadcasts every Sunday at 8pm. An off the cuff...

Interview Special with Music Journalist Dave Simpson

Interview Special with Music Journalist Dave Simpson

Graham and Charles take the opportunity to interview music journalist Dave Simpson as a followup to the previous episode looking at the grassroots music venue crisis sweeping the country. it so happens that Dave had just the other week written about this very subject...

Two Big Egos in a Small Car #165 – Poor Things

Two Big Egos in a Small Car #165 – Poor Things

Graham discusses two jarring moments in an otherwise brilliant new book about Pauline Boty, the most overlooked British Pop Artist of the 1960s. Charles and Graham reflect on the new film by Greek director, Yorgos Lanthimos, Poor Things, which features an astonishing...

Two Big Egos in a Small Car #164 – Indie Band & Their Hype

Two Big Egos in a Small Car #164 – Indie Band & Their Hype

This show broadcasts every Sunday at 8pm. An off the cuff overview of the arts, film, music and culture scene in Yorkshire and beyond with attitude, knowledge and, occasionally, humour! The podcast is hosted by two of Yorkshire’s most experienced arts writers, Charles...

Two Big Egos in a Small Car #162 – Christmas Presents

Two Big Egos in a Small Car #162 – Christmas Presents

Graham's Christmas presents are, possibly, the best arts-related presents anyone got this year anywhere on the planet and very well worth talking through. Graham wonders if Michael Mann's new movie Ferrari is finally the first great film made about cars. Charles...

Two Big Egos in a Small Car #161 – Review of the Year Pt 2

Two Big Egos in a Small Car #161 – Review of the Year Pt 2

Charles and Graham continue looking back at their cultural highlights from 2023, this time focusing on their films of the year. This show broadcasts every Sunday at 8pm. An off the cuff overview of the arts, film, music and culture scene in Yorkshire and beyond with...

Two Big Egos in a Small Car #160 – Review of the Year Pt 1

Two Big Egos in a Small Car #160 – Review of the Year Pt 1

Charles fights through the floods to join Graham for a review of the cultural year. The duo discuss the films, plays, books and albums that most impressed them in 2023. This show broadcasts every Sunday at 8pm. An off the cuff overview of the arts, film, music and...

Two Big Egos in a Small Car #159

Two Big Egos in a Small Car #159

Graham is wondering just what is the role of BBC 6Music in light of the latest official radio listening figures after a scheduling revamp? Plus, why if MOJO magazine is 30 years old does it feel more like 80? Graham contests that The Rolling Stones had an underrated...

Two Big Egos in a Small Car #156

Two Big Egos in a Small Car #156

Graham is wondering just what is the role of BBC 6Music in light of the latest official radio listening figures after a scheduling revamp? Plus, why if MOJO magazine is 30 years old does it feel more like 80? Graham contests that The Rolling Stones had an underrated...

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