Jools and Jim's Joyride
Season 5, Ep. 8
With the car keys safely locked away, Jools and Jim raise a glass with wine afficionado Olly Smith for the last episode in this series of Joyride.
Irish wine, Greek retsina and hobbyist fizz are all on the menu as the presenter, columnist and author delights in the potential for “liquid time travel”, and explains how Jools is responsible for his love of classic cars.
Jools considers the lapel width in American car brochures, while Jim tosses down a boozy gauntlet: and the three discuss operating musical machinery while under the influence, Napoleonic brandy, and travelwear of the highest order…
A Dig! Studios / Warner Music Entertainment podcast.
Produced by Molly Stewart.
Season 5, Ep. 6
This week Jools and Jim take a trip in a WWII jeep with composer, producer and Chas & Dave drummer Nik Hodges.Nik shares tales of touring with Chas & Dave, rose-tinted memories of roadside eateries and the world of collectible military vehicles. Meanwhile, there’s talk of drunk wasps, phallic spaceships and Jim explains Bob Mortimer’s passion for hard boiled eggs,The three consider the evolution of an accent, eccentric vs traditionalist driving, and the lengths Jools will go for a fish finger sandwich; plus Jim shares his vision for an underwater future…A Dig! Studios / Warner Music Entertainment podcast.Produced by Molly Stewart.
Season 5, Ep. 5
Broadcaster Shaun Keavney makes a break for it after being “landlocked in his postcode” as he joins Jools and Jim for this week’s episode of Joyride. From Neasden to LA, Shaun ponders seeing (and not seeing) the sights, while Jools confesses to an unlikely annual pilgrimage. The three talk long-life lightbulbs, whether zeppelins deserve another chance, and the enchanting smell of steam. But after recounting a terrible train journey to Edinburgh, Shaun questions whether his episode of Joyride will even make the cut…A Dig! Studios / Warner Music Entertainment podcast.Produced by Molly Stewart.
Season 5, Ep. 4
After briefly getting stuck in the Blackwell tunnel, Vick Hope takes Jools and Jim from Tanzania to Nicaragua via “real America” in this week’s Joyride.The broadcaster and journalist shares stories of electronic tango in Argentina, a glittering necropolis in Brazil and eating jollof rice from a camping stove in Scotland. Meanwhile Jim’s close encounter with a lion doesn’t quite match up to Vick’s.Jools questions what it means when a man gives you stones, and the three discuss haircuts (good and bad), functional boat journeys, and buying counterfeit money at the airport… A Dig! Studios / Warner Music Entertainment podcast. Produced by Molly Stewart.