As a follow-up to last year's survey of his native London, cultured cockney, musician, impresario and punk-rock catalyst Malcom McLaren turns his attention to Los Angeles, with entertainingly personal observations, memories and anecdotes. "Utterly and hopelessly seduced" by the city's various shades of glamour since his introductory three-day-turned-four-year visit, McLaren has been a regular visitor over the last 30 years. The programme features reminiscences from staying in short-term rentals, plush weekend apartments and hotels, falling in love with a famous film star, working with Steven Spielberg and doing so much more.
Producers Kate Bland and Chris O'Shaughnessy
3/3. Tom Robinson concludes a special tribute to 60s studio wiz and eccentric Joe Meek , who pioneered futuristic sounds, often from home-made devices and heightened by echo and reverb.
Meek produced an enormous and eclectic body of work but led a life troubled by paranoia, depression and the then illegality of homosexuality. In February 1967 Meek fatally shot both his landlady and himself.
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