The Mrs Barbara Nice & Friends Podcast

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Like every other podcast this week, Barbara was fortunate to host Stewart Lee for a chat about his upcoming film about the band The Nightingales called "King Rocker" as well as reminicences about his early career in Birmingham and how much curry you need to eat these days to make a film.

Show Notes

Like every podcast going this week, Mrs Barbara Nice and Friends was fortunate to be able to chat with comedian Stewart Lee to talk about the film he has in part funded, produced, interviewed and promoted along with Michael Cummings (Brass Eye, Toast of London): King Rocker

The film focuses on Birmingham alternative rock band "The Nightingales" and Stewart chats to Barbara about the making of the film as well as their shared history in the band's early days in Brum when Stewart was a fledgling standup and Barbara was part of her own groups the Surprises and The Ever-Readys

They manage to unearth some stories about their shared past on the Birmingham music scene unique to them as well as working out how many curries it takes to make a film and how Frank Skinner's memories of being in the band made everyone question their collective memories.
 
You can watch King Rocker on Sky Arts on 2 consecutive saturdays (6th/13th) at 9pm
(Freeview Channel 11) and on its catch up service thereafter.

https://kingrockerfilm.com/

(Original image credit Douglas Cumming)

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What is The Mrs Barbara Nice & Friends Podcast?

Mrs Barbara Nice is finally persuaded to sit down for half an hour or so and share what's she's been getting up to that week.
Spend time in Barbara's world and meet some of her friends too as they discuss topics close to her heart.