My Time Capsule

2/3/2023

Ep. 259 - Tommy Cannon

Tommy Cannon was one half of the legendary comic double act, Cannon and Ball, until his friend and partner, Bobby Ball’s sad death in 2020. Cannon and Ball’s prime time Saturday night television series, the Cannon and Ball Show, was one of ITV’s most successful series, it ran for twelve years with audiences often as high as twenty million viewers. They even made their own film, The Boys In Blue, in 1982. Tommy and Bobby went on to make their own games show, appeared in the fifth series of I’m a Celebrity, Shooting Stars with Bob Mortimer and Vic Reeves, Last of the Summer Wine, on the Kenny Everett Television Show, and appeared together in a Christmas Special of Lee Mack’s BBC comedy, Not Going Out. Tommy has also played a regular character in the ITV soap, Emmerdale. He is still performing today, with his one man show, Rock On Tommy: An Audience with Tommy Cannon, set to be seen all over the country in 2023 and 2024.Tommy Cannon is guest number 259 on My Time Capsule and chats to Michael Fenton Stevens about the five things he'd like to put in a time capsule; four he’d like to preserve and one he’d like to bury and never have to think about again .Tommy’s tour dates and tickets: https://www.awaywithmedia.com/tours/tommy-cannon .Follow Tommy Cannon on Twitter: @TheTommyCannon .Follow My Time Capsule on Twitter, Instagram & Facebook: @MyTCpod .Follow Michael Fenton Stevens on Twitter: @fentonstevens & Instagram @mikefentonstevens .Produced and edited by John Fenton-Stevens for Cast Off Productions .Music by Pass The Peas Music .Artwork by matthewboxall.com .This podcast is proud to be associated with the charity Viva! Providing theatrical opportunities for hundreds of young people.
1/27/2023

Ep. 257 - Ronnie Golden

Ronnie Golden is a musician, composer, and stand up comedian. Ronnie started as a teenage guitarist, opening shows for Tom Jones, Scott Walker and Engelbert Humperdinck. He worked with David Bowie in his Beckenham Arts Lab days then went on to form the cult new wave group, Fabulous Poodles who outsold both The Clash and The Jam in America in the early 80’s. After that he was doing stand-up as a member of the Comic Strip with regulars Rik Mayall, Ben Elton, French and Saunders and Alexei Sayle. He was in the first series of BBC 2’s The Young Ones as Buddy Holly, hanging from the ceiling in his parachute. His voice was regularly heard on Spitting Image as Roger Daltry, Mick Jagger and many more. His comedy double act with his friend Barry Cryer yielded several successful Edinburgh shows and a live cd, Rock ‘N’ Droll. They regularly performed their 2 hour show in theatres across the UK right up to Barry’s death in 2022.Ronnie Golden is guest number 257 on My Time Capsule and chats to Michael Fenton Stevens about the five things he'd like to put in a time capsule; four he’d like to preserve and one he’d like to bury and never have to think about again .Ronnie’s song Too Much Juice sung by Chaka Khan - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9oD6C4J1voRonnie’s former band Fabulous Poodles - https://open.spotify.com/artist/565xMlSzNCYpRH0kbulq3A?si=q4rxss39T0WDjHYSUpfD4AFollow Ronnie Golden on Twitter: @RonnieGolden1 .Follow My Time Capsule on Twitter, Instagram & Facebook: @MyTCpod .Follow Michael Fenton Stevens on Twitter: @fentonstevens & Instagram @mikefentonstevens .Produced and edited by John Fenton-Stevens for Cast Off Productions .Music by Pass The Peas Music .Artwork by matthewboxall.com .This podcast is proud to be associated with the charity Viva! Providing theatrical opportunities for hundreds of young people.
1/20/2023

Ep. 255 - Rachel Fairburn

Rachel Fairburn is a stand up comedian and podcaster who was featured in Chortle’s ‘One to Watch’ list in 2020. She has been a finalist of several prestigious comedy competitions including Funny Women, City Life Comedian of the Year, the NATYS and English Comedian of the Year. Rachel is co-host of the worldwide smash hit podcast All Killa No Filla, which he hosts with her friend Kiri Pritchard McLean. With a huge international following of over a quarter of a million listeners and growing, they’ve taken the podcast on several sell-out UK tours and a tour of the USA. She’s also started a new podcast, Ghoul Guide.Rachel has been a staple of the Edinburgh Fringe since 2014, with 6 critically acclaimed solo shows under her belt and she featured in the ‘40 jokes of the fringe’ by the Daily Telegraph in 2018 and ‘Best Jokes from Edinburgh Fringe 2022’ in The Times. Her TV credit's include Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled, Richard Osman’s House of Games and The Russell Howard Hour Life Lessons. Rolling Stone magazine described her as, “Very much the Rock’n’Roll star of British Comedy”.Rachel Fairburn is guest number 255 on My Time Capsule and chats to Michael Fenton Stevens about the five things she'd like to put in a time capsule; four she’d like to preserve and one she’d like to bury and never have to think about again .Listen to All Killa No Filla here: podfollow.com/937224870 .Listen to Ghoul Guide with Rachel Fairburn here: podfollow.com/1651875677 .Follow Rachel Fairburn on Twitter and Instagram @rachelfairburn .Follow My Time Capsule on Twitter, Instagram & Facebook: @MyTCpod .Follow Michael Fenton Stevens on Twitter: @fentonstevens and Instagram @mikefentonstevens .Produced and edited by John Fenton-Stevens for Cast Off Productions .Music by Pass The Peas Music .Artwork by matthewboxall.com .This podcast is proud to be associated with the charity Viva! Providing theatrical opportunities for hundreds of young people.