Sandi Toksvig

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Monday, July 18, 2005

Sandi Last Week

Friday 15th July
TOPICS: Serendipity, duelling, the history of soaps and underwater cycling.
Alkarim Jivani assisted Sandi throughout the show, actress Kerry Skinner, who is appearing at the
Scoop Open Air Theatre, popped in, and we were led through the streets of London by Leo Hollis author of The Cadogan Book of Historic London Walks.
Featured in our arts round-up were:
The Proms, Rock A Hula in Belair Park and The Lambeth Country Show.


Thursday 14th July - 'Reindeer - it's like eating Dunlop that has been cooked for a very long time'
TOPICS: The power of words, French news and children's stories.
Sandi was joined today by Carol Sarler, Julie Samuel dropped by to talk about the
Merry Wives of Windsor at the Gatehouse and Michael Booth discussed his new book about Hans Christian Anderson.


Wednesday 13th July - 'I once mimed a sink plunger in a Spanish hardware shop, they were very alarmed' -Annie
TOPICS: Aha pirates aha, aha, old prostitutes, prunes, a naked woman on horseback at The Hackney Empire.
Annie Caulfield played second fiddle, Sandi with a patch on one eye simultaneously celebrated Trafalgar Square and the history of pirates.


Tuesday 12th July - 'You're never really naked if you're wearing fake tan.' Jenny
Jenny Eclair in for Sandi with Hilary O'Neil.
TOPICS: Household cleaners and QVC, Prymark underpants, Poncho's fashionable for fifteen minutes.
Guests today from The Imperial War Museum, Hugh - who suffered at the hands of the Japanese during the second world war and Jenny Wood curator of an exhibition 'Captive' contrasting the harrowing art drawn by British prisoners of war and the official commissioned art. To find out more
CLICK HERE click the London Site and 'Captive'


Monday 11th July - 'Muffs don't normally come in pairs - unless you're lucky.' -Sandi
TOPICS TODAY: Ballet, wannabe stars, the history of liquorice, secular fame and Coca Cola.
Bonnie Langford breezed in and Jane Hackett the Director of Ballet Central.
CLICK HERE to find out more about the Central Ballet.
Sherlock Holmes, Sandi celebrated the life of Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle and invited you to write a limerick:
Hi Sandi,Thought this up in the car - Said Holmes in the Great Grimping Mire,That barking is causing me ire,It's not Baskervilles hound, that's running around,It's the dachshund of Mrs McGuireLove,Mike
Sandi,have a butchers at this"I’ll be having none if this slouching & shirking"said Holmes to Watson ‘you’re supposed to be working’we haven’t much time, to solve this crime,I’m off to boil wash my Merkin.Thanks Ian

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