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Not Even Music

By Ian Shaw
BBC Award-winning vocalist, actor and broadcaster presents his funny and often moving highly-personal stories from an excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past, and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir.

"A master of quietly fearless intimacy"
The Guardian

Produced by Jamie Safir

Original Music by Tristan Ryder
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Ep 12: Identity Crisis / Nowhere To Go But Everywhere
BBC Award-winning vocalist, actor and broadcaster presents his funny and often moving highly-personal stories from an excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past, and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir. "A master of quietly fearless intimacy"  The Guardian
20:41
May 13, 2021
Ep 11: Furniture Gate at Frowning Street / Catherine Deneuve Ate My Peanuts / Code
BBC Award-winning vocalist, actor and broadcaster presents his funny and often moving highly-personal stories from an excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past, and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir. "A master of quietly fearless intimacy" The Guardian Produced by Jamie Safir Original Music by Tristan Ryder
18:39
May 7, 2021
Ep 10: Hidden - Syria to Soho / Victoria Wood
BBC Award-winning vocalist, actor and broadcaster presents his funny and often moving highly-personal stories from an excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past, and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir. "A master of quietly fearless intimacy"  The Guardian 'My Brother' - Ian Shaw, The Theory Of Joy, Jazz Village / Harmonia Mundi
23:28
April 22, 2021
Ep 9 - Prelude to a Fascinating Day / Conversion Therapy
BBC Award-winning vocalist, actor and broadcaster presents his funny and often moving highly-personal stories from an excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past, and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir. "A master of quietly fearless intimacy"  The Guardian
21:49
April 15, 2021
Ep 8: Life After Lockdown / Molly Parkin & Me
BBC Award-winning vocalist, actor and broadcaster presents his funny and often moving highly-personal stories from an excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past, and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir. "A master of quietly fearless intimacy"  The Guardian
23:05
April 9, 2021
Ep 7: Shit Singer / I Found Your Blue Frisbee Today
BBC Award-winning vocalist, actor and broadcaster presents his funny and often moving highly-personal stories from an excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past, and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir.
19:44
April 3, 2021
Ep 6: Lover Man, Where Can You Be? / When Zoom Was An Ice Lolly
BBC Award-winning vocalist, actor and broadcaster presents his funny and often moving highly-personal stories from an excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past, and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir.
22:39
March 24, 2021
Ep 5 - Precious Moments / A Brave New World
BBC Award-winning vocalist, actor and broadcaster presents his funny and often moving highly-personal stories from an excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past, and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir. "A master of quietly fearless intimacy"  The Guardian Featured Music: 'Brave' - The London Gay Big Band featuring Ian Shaw Available to purchase here: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/brave/1051354321?i=1051354456
21:20
March 19, 2021
Ep 4: All Our Lives / My Eyes, My Eyes
BBC Award-winning vocalist, actor and broadcaster presents his funny and often moving highly-personal stories from an excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past, and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir. "A master of quietly fearless intimacy"  The Guardian Featured Music - 'All My Life' from the album 'Quiet Is The Star' by Georgia Mancio & Alan Broadbent, Roomspin Records 2020
20:04
March 11, 2021
Ep 3: Panic / Adventures Of You Before Me / Column Inches
BBC Award-winning vocalist, actor and broadcaster presents his funny and often moving highly-personal stories from an excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past, and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir. "A master of quietly fearless intimacy"  The Guardian
23:22
March 4, 2021
Ep 2: I Fell Asleep In A Jazz Club Toilet / Veronica Is My Bike / Corn On The Cob
BBC Award-winning vocalist, actor and broadcaster presents his funny and often moving highly-personal stories from an excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past, and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir.
21:38
February 24, 2021
Ep 1: I Want To Be In A Room With You / Daffodils / Mary Wilson
BBC Award-winning vocalist, actor and broadcaster presents his funny and often moving highly-personal stories from an excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past, and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir.
24:24
February 17, 2021
Ep 12: Christmas in Rome / A Good & Simple Man / Kate Bush & Me
Written and read by Ian Shaw Original music composed/performed by Tristan Ryder Produced by Jamie Safir
21:12
December 26, 2020
Ep 11 - Life of The Party / Claire Martin & Ronnie Scott / Stealing Time
Written and read by Ian Shaw Original music composed/performed by Tristan Ryder Produced by Jamie Safir
19:43
December 17, 2020
Ep 10: Snow In Brockley / I Can’t Play Tennis
Written and read by Ian Shaw Original music composed/performed by Tristan Ryder Produced by Jamie Safir
17:40
December 10, 2020
Ep 9: Laura Nyro & Me in New York / The Cathedral Mouse / Home Is A Strange Place
Written and read by Ian Shaw Original music composed/performed by Tristan Ryder Produced by Jamie Safir
17:28
December 3, 2020
Ep 8 - You Don't Look Like A Jazz Singer / Hunky Dory / Alice in France
Written and read by Ian Shaw Original music composed/performed by Tristan Ryder Produced by Jamie Safir
23:01
November 25, 2020
Ep 7: Love In A Pandemic / Emerys Presley / Sister Mary From Chicago
Written and read by Ian Shaw Original music composed/performed by Tristan Ryder Produced by Jamie Safir
20:26
November 18, 2020
Ep 6 - Teddy & Maud / Bermuda
BBC Award-winning vocalist, actor and broadcaster presents his funny and often moving highly-personal stories from an excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past, and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir. "A master of quietly fearless intimacy"  The Guardian Thanks to Jill Lloyd for filling in the gaps.
19:02
November 11, 2020
Ep 5 - Jazz & Salad / Seaside Garage / Poppies Parts 1 & 2
BBC Award-winning vocalist, actor and broadcaster presents his funny and often moving highly-personal stories from an excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past, and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir. "A master of quietly fearless intimacy"  The Guardian Excerpt from 'A Good And Simple Man' written and performed by Ian Shaw from the album Lifejacket (Linn Records 2009)
15:38
November 6, 2020
Ep 4 - Flowers in Cars / Snacks
BBC Award-winning vocalist, actor and broadcaster presents his funny and often moving highly-personal stories from an excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir. "A master of quietly fearless intimacy" The Guardian Produced by Jamie Safir Original Music by Tristan Ryder
19:55
October 28, 2020
Ep 3 - When Amy Met Fran / Thinktank / Bonfire
BBC Award-winning vocalist, actor and broadcaster presents his funny and often moving highly-personal stories from an excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir. "A master of quietly fearless intimacy" The Guardian Produced by Jamie Safir Original Music by Tristan Ryder
22:48
October 21, 2020
Ep 2: Dear Julian Clary / Of Mice and Men and Dogs / Wedding Dresses in Lewisham
BBC Award-winning vocalist, actor and broadcaster presents his funny and often moving highly-personal stories from an excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past, and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir. "A master of quietly fearless intimacy" The Guardian Produced by Jamie Safir Original Music by Tristan Ryder
23:21
October 14, 2020
Ep 1: A Mouse Called Keyring / I Am Italian Man / A Portrait of Murph
BBC Award-winning vocalist, actor and broadcaster presents his funny and often moving highly-personal stories from an excessively colourful life. Each episode contains a current diary musing, a portrait of icons present and past, and an excerpt from his forthcoming memoir. "A master of quietly fearless intimacy"  The Guardian 'A Portrait of Murph' - Mark Murphy https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Murphy_(singer)
22:35
October 6, 2020