Even As We Speak

Clive James reads from his new collection of essays.

Abridged by Duncan Minshull.

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01George Russell

02A Voice Is Born

03Noble Talking Heads

04Thorpie, Hoogie And The Golden Lolly

05Destination Europe And Running Beside Ron Clarke

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Clive James reads from his new collection of essays.

Abridged by Duncan Minshull.A series of talks by Clive James.

Today he muses on the abiding influence of one of his university lecturers.

Clive James muses on the abiding influence of one of his university lecturers.

Clive James muses on the influence of one of his lecturers, and the contents of his cellar

He muses on the influence of one of his university lecturers - and the contents of his cellar.

The essayist muses on the influence of one of his university lecturers - and the contents of his cellar.

Clive James muses on the influence of one of his university lecturers, and the contents of his cellar.

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Clive James reads from his new collection of essays.

Abridged by Duncan Minshull.A series of talks by Clive James.

Today he muses on the abiding influence of one of his university lecturers.

Clive James muses on the abiding influence of one of his university lecturers.

Clive James muses on the influence of one of his lecturers, and the contents of his cellar

He muses on the influence of one of his university lecturers - and the contents of his cellar.

The essayist muses on the influence of one of his university lecturers - and the contents of his cellar.

Clive James muses on the influence of one of his university lecturers, and the contents of his cellar.

02A Voice Is Born2001070320080415 (BBC7)
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Clive James on taking singing lessons.

It's all about 'support', don't you know?

Taking singing lessons - it's all about support and the booby trap in 'The Flower Song'.

It's all about support and the booby trap in 'The Flower Song'.

From July 2001.

Musing on taking singing lessons.

Musing on taking singing lessons. It's all about support and the booby trap in 'The Flower Song'. From July 2001.

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Clive James on taking singing lessons.

It's all about 'support', don't you know?

Taking singing lessons - it's all about support and the booby trap in 'The Flower Song'.

It's all about support and the booby trap in 'The Flower Song'.

From July 2001.

Musing on taking singing lessons.

Musing on taking singing lessons. It's all about support and the booby trap in 'The Flower Song'. From July 2001.

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Clive James muses on the first day of the televising of the House of Lords in 1985.

The writer muses on the first day of the televising of the House of Lords in 1985.

Clive James muses on the first day of televising the House of Lords in 1985.

Clive James muses on the first day of televising the House of Lords in 1985. Is parliament the right place for comedy?

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Clive James muses on the first day of the televising of the House of Lords in 1985.

The writer muses on the first day of the televising of the House of Lords in 1985.

Clive James muses on the first day of televising the House of Lords in 1985.

Clive James muses on the first day of televising the House of Lords in 1985. Is parliament the right place for comedy?

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2000 - The Sydney Olympics and Clive James cogitates on 'Thorpedo' Mania.

Thorpie, Hoogie and The Golden Lolly: 2000 - The Sydney Olympics and Clive James cogitates on 'Thorpedo' Mania.

Clive James ponders on the mania surrounding the swimmer they called the 'Thorpedo'.

2000 - The Sydney Olympics.

The 2000 Sydney Olympics - the essayist considers the swimmer they called the 'Thorpedo'.

The 2000 Sydney Olympics - the essayist cogitates on the mania surrounding the swimmer they called the 'Thorpedo'.

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2000 - The Sydney Olympics and Clive James cogitates on 'Thorpedo' Mania.

Thorpie, Hoogie and The Golden Lolly: 2000 - The Sydney Olympics and Clive James cogitates on 'Thorpedo' Mania.

Clive James ponders on the mania surrounding the swimmer they called the 'Thorpedo'.

2000 - The Sydney Olympics.

The 2000 Sydney Olympics - the essayist considers the swimmer they called the 'Thorpedo'.

The 2000 Sydney Olympics - the essayist cogitates on the mania surrounding the swimmer they called the 'Thorpedo'.

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Clive James on European Unity and The Joy of Gyms.

In his last essay, the writer shares thoughts on European Unity and The Joy of Gyms.

In the last of his essays, the writer shares thoughts on European Unity and The Joy of Gyms.

From July 2001.

In his last essays, the writer shares thoughts on European unity and the joy of gyms.

In the last of his essays, the writer shares thoughts on European unity and the joy of gyms. From July 2001.

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In his last essay, the writer shares thoughts on European Unity and The Joy of Gyms.