Charlotte Green's Culture Club

Charlotte Green's Culture Club

By Classic FM

Join Charlotte Green for interviews with some very special guests

Episodes

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Anne Reid

Charlotte meets Coronation Street legend and star of 'Last Tango in Halifax', Anne Reid.
17/02/15·11m 8s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Stephen Fry

Charlotte talks to national treasure Stephen Fry about hosting the Baftas.
12/02/15·8m 54s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Debbie Wiseman and Max Richter

It's a film music special this week as Charlotte meets Debbie Wiseman, who's composed the score for the TV adaptation of Hilary Mantel's 'Wolf Hall', and Max Richter who has written the music for 'Testament of Youth'.
28/01/15·21m 32s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Ji Liu and Kevin O'Hare

Charlotte meets the rising piano star Ji Liu who talks about his new album 'Piano Encores' and the Director of the Royal Ballet, Kevin O'Hare.
19/01/15·21m 9s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Gustavo Dudamel and James Corden

Charlotte chats with the charismatic Venezuelan conductor and the British actor who's making waves in Hollywood.
12/01/15·19m 12s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Eddie Redmayne and Jude Kelly

Charlotte talks with British actor Eddie Redmayne, starring as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, and Jude Kelly - director of London's South Bank.
04/01/15·23m 21s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Sarah Millican

The comedian Sarah Millican makes a second visit to the Culture Club to talk about her perfect Christmas.
22/12/14·19m 29s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Angelina Jolie

The Hollywood A-lister talks about 'Unbroken', which she produced and directed. It tells the powerful true story of Olympic track star and World War II hero Louis Zamperini.
15/12/14·13m 8s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with John Cleese

Charlotte meets the Monty Python comedy legend John Cleese who talks about his new book of memoirs.
30/11/14·15m 10s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Hugh Bonneville and Peter Capaldi

The Earl of Grantham and 'The Doctor' join Charlotte Green in this week's show. Hugh Bonneville deserts Downton for Paddington Bear, and Peter Capaldi talks about his colourful career.
23/11/14·27m 55s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Renee Fleming, Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins

It's a singing special on the Culture Club as Charlotte meets two of the biggest stars of opera - Renee Fleming and Alfie Boe. And Classic FM's John Suchet talks to Katherine Jenkins about her new album, Home Sweet Home.
13/11/14·35m 57s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Andrea Bocelli and Deborah Bull

The superstar Italian tenor talks about his forthcoming tour of the UK and Ireland, and how he prepares himself. And world-renowned ballet star Deborah Bull chats with Charlotte about her new radio show, Classic FM at the Ballet.
10/11/14·22m 19s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Mike Leigh and Angela Rippon

British director Mike Leigh talks about his acclaimed new film Mr. Turner, and Angela Rippon talks about a forthcoming performance of Britten's War Requiem.
02/11/14·21m 4s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Timothy Spall

The great British actor Timothy Spall joins Charlotte to talk about his latest role - as the painter Turner in Mike Leigh's acclaimed biopic of the artist.
26/10/14·12m 59s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with John Rutter

Charlotte Green meets one of the most popular of all contemporary composers, the master of spiritual choral music John Rutter.
19/10/14·10m 20s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Antonio Pappano and Alexander Armstrong

Charlotte Green meets the conductor Antonio Pappano at the Royal Opera House, and talks to Classic FM's new presenter Alexander Armstrong about his show, as well as Pointless and being the new voice of Dangermouse.
12/10/14·27m 55s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Juliet Stevenson and Stephen Fry

Charlotte Green talks to actress Juliet Stevenson about her career, roles for older women and the work-life balance.
06/10/14·23m 52s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Joanna Lumley

Joanna Lumley visits the Culture Club to talk about Silver Sunday, a special day honouring older people in UK society.
28/09/14·12m 15s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Wynne Evans, Liam Neeson, Alison Balsom and Simon Callow

Wynne Evans - sitting in for Charlotte Greeen - talks to Hollywood superstar Liam Neeson, actor Simon Callow and trumpeter Alison Balsom.
21/09/14·32m 57s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Wynne Evans, Rory Bremner and Charlie Higson

Wynne Evans - sitting in for Charlotte Green - talks to two comedy geniuses: the impressionist Rory Bremner, who's just translated Bizet's 'Carmen', and 'Fast Show' star and author, Charlie Higson.
14/09/14·27m 36s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Lang Lang and Michael Palin

This week Charlotte Green talks to the superstar pianist Lang Lang about his new series of piano tutorial books, and with world traveller Michael Palin about his third volume of diaries.
08/09/14·26m 52s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Val McDiarmid and Benjamin Grosvenor

Charlotte Green meets the acclaimed crime writer Val McDiarmid about her new novel The Skeleton Road and Benjamin Grosvenor, the brilliant young British pianist.
01/09/14·21m 36s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

This week, Charlotte Green's guest is the former Master of the Queen's Music, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies. ‘Max’, as he is known, talks about his decision at the age of four to become a composer as well as his plans for his forthcoming 80th birthday. They also chat about how living in Orkney has affected his composing style.
25/08/14·13m 12s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Marion Cotillard

This week, Charlotte Green is joined by the French actress Marion Cotillard, who won an Oscar playing the legendary singer Edith Piaf in La Vie en Rose. She tells Charlotte about her new film Two Days, One Night which received rave reviews at Cannes earlier this year.
17/08/14·8m 31s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Simon Pegg

Charlotte Green talks to Simon Pegg about his new film Hector and the Search for Happiness. She also discusses the favourite movie soundtracks of Classic FM presenters, including Myleene Klass and Howard Goodall.
13/08/14·9m 20s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Pumeza

Charlotte meets the rising opera star Pumeza, who talks about her journey from the townships of Cape Town to the world's great opera house stages.
03/08/14·12m 2s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Alex James

This week, Charlotte Green is joined by Classic FM's very own Alex James to talk about his recently launched series on Classic FM, Alex James’s Date Night, and his upcoming festival, The Big Feastival, which he's hosting on his farm in the Cotswolds next month along with Jamie Oliver.
27/07/14·11m 46s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Ian McShane and Max Hole

Charlotte Green talks to one of the most powerful figures in classical music - Max Hole, Chairman and CEO of Universal Music Group International - about how it's time to buck the decline in the classical music recording industry. And Tim Lihoreau takes 'Hercules' with actor Ian 'Lovejoy' McShane.
20/07/14·18m 34s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Wynne Evans, Keira Knightley and Nicola Benedetti

The tenor Wynne Evans, sitting in for Charlotte Green, talks to Hollywood superstar Keira Knightley and the food writer Annabel Karmel, while Nicola Benedetti talks about her new album 'Homecoming'
13/07/14·29m 50s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Wynne Evans, Daniel Hope and Thomas Allen

Welsh tenor and broadcaster Wynne Evans sits in for Charlotte Green on this week's podcast. Wynne's guests are the violinist Daniel Hope, who talks about the forthcoming Bristol Proms, and opera legend Sir Thomas Allen who is currently appearing with Wynne in the Royal Opera's production of 'Ariadne auf Naxos'.
08/07/14·27m 32s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Jessye Norman

Charlotte Green meets the legendary opera star Jessye Norman who talks about her life in music and her new memoir, 'Stand Up Straight and Sing!'
29/06/14·15m 16s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Lesley Manville and Craig Ogden

Charlotte Green meets acclaimed actress Lesley Manville who recently won an Olivier Award for her role in 'Ghosts'. Charlotte also meets the brilliant guitarist Craig Ogden who'll talk about his brand new album which comes out at the end of June.
23/06/14·23m 6s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Rachel Portman

Charlotte Green talks to the film composer, Rachel Portman, who was the first female composer to win a film scoring Oscar, for Emma in 1996.She talks to Charlotte about her music for the new British drama film Belle and why she thinks silence plays an important part in film scoring.
16/06/14·11m 15s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Rhydian

Charlotte Green talks to Rhydian, the former X-Factor finalist who has just released his fifth album, which made it to No. 1 in the Classic FM chart. Rhydian talks about his career so far and spills the beans about life on the X-Factor.
09/06/14·9m 55s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Sir Mark Elder

Sir Mark Elder, Music Director of the Hallé in Manchester, talks to Charlotte Green about his life and music, Wagner, conducting, Sibelius and taking his orchestra into schools.
01/06/14·16m 18s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with guitarist John Williams

Charlotte Green is joined by the original guitar hero, John Williams. He discusses his long and illustrious career as well as his decision to retire from solo concerts this year. He’ll also talk about his success in expanding the guitar repertoire over the years, his training with Segovia and his favourite recordings.
27/05/14·13m 50s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Karl Jenkins and Viggo Mortensen

Charlotte is joined by actor Viggo Mortensen who talks about his varied film roles – from the Lord of the Rings trilogy to his acclaimed new crime movie 'The Two Faces of January'. And 'The Armed Man' composer Karl Jenkins joins Charlotte in the studio to look back on his 70th birthday concert at the Royal Albert Hall and also discuss his brand new album Motets.
19/05/14·21m 31s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Jon Snow and Debbie Wiseman

Jon Snow discusses his career as a journalist, his musical education as a chorister at Winchester cathedral, and his love of the music of Bach. And one of Britain's most accomplished composers of film and television music, Debbie Wiseman, talks about her recent score for A Poet In New York – an acclaimed TV movie about the final days of Dylan Thomas.
05/05/14·22m 31s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Juliette Binoche and Jenny Eclair

Charlotte talks to actress Juliette Binoche about her new film, 'A Thousand Times Good Night' in which she plays a war photographer. Writer and comedian Jenny Eclair, meanwhile, tells Charlotte about her stage show, Grumpy Old Women: 50 Shades of Beige, currently touring the UK.
30/04/14·18m 36s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Emma Thompson, Celia Imrie, Chiwetel Ejoifor and Joseph Calleja

On this week's Culture Club, Emma Thompson and Celia Imrie talk to Charlotte Green about their new film 'The Love Punch'. The star of '12 Years a Slave', Chiwetel Ejiofor talks about his latest release 'Half of a Yellow Sun', and tenor Joseph Calleja tells Charlotte about his role singing Faust at the Royal Opera House.
13/04/14·28m 4s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Fiona Shaw and SOL3 MIO

This week, Charlotte is joined by the new family singing sensation from New Zealand, SOL3 MIO . Charlotte also welcomes the acclaimed actress Fiona Shaw who talks about her upcoming play at the Barbican in London, The Testament of Mary.
06/04/14·20m 17s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Sir Neville Marriner, Andrew Marriner and Joshua Bell

To mark the great British conductor's forthcoming 90th birthday, Charlotte Green went to the home of Sir Neville Marriner himself to reminisce with him about his life and career. She also speaks to his son, the clarinettist Andrew Marriner and the current Music Director of the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Joshua Bell.
30/03/14·32m 14s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Alison Balsom and Harry Christophers

Charlotte Green talks to the trumpeter Alison Balsom about her latest album of French music, and with Harry Christophers - maestro of The Sixteen - about the vocal ensemble's latest Choral Pilgrimage.
25/03/14·19m 43s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Kirsty Wark

Charlotte Green talks to the broadcaster Kirsty Wark about her debut novel, a family drama set on the island of Arran.
23/03/14·10m 54s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Brian Cox and Michael Rosen

Charlotte Green talks to Professor Brian Cox about how to attract more women into science and engineering, and to the poet Michael Rosen about World Book Day and his book, 'We're going on a Bear Hunt', which is 25 years old.
09/03/14·20m 43s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Ruby Wax and Patrick Hawes

Comedian and writer Ruby Wax talks to Charlotte Green about her new book and tour, Sane New World, and to composer Patrick Hawes about his new musical project, Angel.
04/03/14·17m 1s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with David Arnold

The master of movie music David Arnold talks to Charlotte Green about his career, his work on the London 2012 Olympics, and this year's BAFTA and Academy Awards.
23/02/14·17m 48s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Howard Goodall

Charlotte Green talks about the BAFTA Awards with film and TV composer - and Classic FM's Composer in Residence - Howard Goodall.
16/02/14·13m 42s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Emily Watson and Sir James Galway

Charlotte Green meets the acclaimed actress Emily Watson who is starring in The Book Thief, and talks to Sir James Galway about his project to teach the flute through online videos.
11/02/14·16m 22s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Ralph Fiennes and Ji Liu

Ralph Fiennes talks about his latest film The Invisible Woman in which he plays Charles Dickens. Charlotte Green also meets the brilliant young pianist, Ji Liu.
05/02/14·16m 58s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Alistair McGowan and Nigel Havers

Alistair McGowan talks about his life as an impressionist and actor, and his love of the music of Erik Satie. Charlotte Green also talks to actor Nigel Havers about his love for playing the cad.
28/01/14·18m 29s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Milos Karadaglic

Charlotte talks to the star guitarist from Montenegro who talks about his new album featuring Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez.
20/01/14·8m 17s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Eric Whitacre and Griff Rhys Jones

Charlotte talks about choral music with the composer Eric Whitacre, and chats Welsh culture and language with comedian and writer Griff Rhys Jones.
13/01/14·14m 29s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Idris Elba

Charlotte Green talks to the British actor Idris Elba about his role playing Nelson Mandela, and his iconic performances in Luther and The Wire.
05/01/14·17m 39s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Joan Bakewell and Penelope Wilton

In the latest episode of Charlotte Green's Culture Club, Charlotte chats with Joan Bakewell and Penelope Wilton.
22/12/13·16m 30s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Miranda Hart and Craig Ogden

Charlotte is joined by the comedian Miranda Hart who chats about her forthcoming live shows, her own cultural highlights of 2013 and proving that comedy and fitness go hand in hand! Charlotte also speaks with the guitarist Craig Ogden , whose latest album Christmas Time is climbing high in the charts.
08/12/13·13m 43s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Tony Robinson and Tim Rice

Charlotte Greeen talks to two knights of the realm - Sir Tony Robinson and Sir Tim Rice. Tony Robinson is playing Kenneth Grahame in The Wind in the Willows and Tim Rice is launching his new show, From Here to Eternity.
01/12/13·24m 0s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with David Suchet and Patrick Doyle

Charlotte Green speaks to David Suchet about playing Poirot for the last time, and Scottish movie music maestro Patrick Doyle who's celebrating his 60th birthday this year.
24/11/13·21m 58s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Oprah Winfrey and Harry Shearer

Nicholas Owen, sitting in for Charlotte Green, presents interviews with Oprah Winfrey and The Simpsons' voice artist Harry Shearer.
17/11/13·16m 20s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Sir Roger Moore and Sarah Millican

Charlotte Green speaks with one of Britian's finest actors, Sir Roger Moore, as well as comedian and fast-rising national treasure, Sarah Millican.
14/11/13·21m 25s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Steve Coogan and Roberto Alagna

Actor, comedian and writer, Steve Coogan talks to Charlotte about his new film with Judi Dench, Philomena, his comedy career and the enduring success of Alan Partridge. Charlotte also speaks to superstar tenor Roberto Alagna, who is performing as Cavaradossi in The Met’s Tosca.
03/11/13·23m 20s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Michael Morpurgo

This week, Charlotte Green’s guest is the author, poet, playwright and former Children’s Laureate, Michael Morpurgo. He talks about the success of War Horse on the page, stage and screen, and also reads an extract from his latest book, Pinocchio.
27/10/13·20m 39s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Julian Fellowes and Wynne Evans

Tenor Wynne Evans discusses his new album, titled Wynne, while Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes about adapting Romeo and Juliet for the big screen.
20/10/13·23m 54s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Jennifer Saunders

Jennifer Saunders shares stories about her career on the release of her new memoirs, Bonkers.
13/10/13·10m 58s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Gareth Malone

Charlotte Green meets choirmaster extraordinaire Gareth Malone who talks about his new project, Voices, which fuses the choral tradition with some unexpected contemporary music.
09/10/13·10m 53s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Julian Lloyd Webber & Nicoletta Pavarotti

Charlotte Green meets Julian Lloyd Webber who has just made an album of duets with his cellist wife. Charlotte also talks to Nicoletta Mantovani - widow of the late, great tenor Luciano Pavarotti - who was in the UK to collect a posthumous Lifetime Achievement for her husband.
09/10/13·13m 48s

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Stephen Fry

Broadcaster, writer and actor Stephen Fry talked to Classic FM's Charlotte Green about his involvement with the 2013 Deloitte Ignite festival at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden. The festival celebrates the joint bicentenary of musical greats Giuseppe
09/10/13·18m 19s
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