Current track

Title

Artist

0

Mobile phone contracts, `The Two Popes`, `Atlantics` and top Christmas music for pets

Gabriella Peralta, Rory McGowan, Emma Street, Andy Webb, Sue Douthwaite, Louise Glazebrook, Richard Fitzwilliams, Roisin Bulger, Alex Lewczuk and Joe Lee discuss movies, affordable art, favourite festive songs for pets, SME growth forecasts and saving money on mobile phones amongst many other topics in the latest Morning Edition of 2019.

0

The Annual Christmas Song Contest, Award winning jokes, mince pies and Gary W Wietgrefe

The Lincoln University Choir, Anna Lewis, Alex Lewczuk, Beverley Spencer, Elouise Sheehan, Keera Allsebrook, Emily Boston, Ada Ivanova, Bruce Dessau, Tessa Snart, Zoe Jameson, Barbara Stretch, Ed James, Stephanie McCourt, Phil Leirness and Robin Pierce take the musical wheel and journey from Lincoln to Wales, South west Mexico and LA in the penultimate Wed Midweek […]

0

Lincoln Food and Gift Fair 2019

In which Chloey Rose, Keera Allsebrook, Emma Street, Tessa Snart and Alex Lewczuk connect with the Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, German Chocolate Kisses, Neil Curtis, Rosie Crust, Frizzy Haych, Apidae, Personalised Clothingm the Siren Radio News Team, Belgium Waffles, Jane Hague Country Art, Tracy Cox the Little Chocolatierm The Event Gallery`s Kay Johns, Molly`s Magic […]

0

Prince Andrew, `Marriage Story`, Faffing , Gifting, The Lincoln Eco-Workshop and Single-use plastic avoidance

Gabriella Peralta, Emily Boston & Keera Allsebrook. move from Gibraltar to London with Royal correspondent Richard Fitzwilliams, Tyneside with Ian Lennox, Eco-workshops at the University of Lincoln with Ellen Baker, time saving life tips with Ferne McCann, Gifting with Jez Rose, Bake-off Challenges with Williams Sitwell and the changing use of plastic with Miranda Krestovnikoff […]

Background

SPOILER Episode 50: Singin’ in the Rain

Written by on 2nd August 2019

“The sun’s in my heart and I’m ready for love”

The Spoiler team are back for series 8 and what better way to celebrate our 50th episode than by finally acknowledging the elephant in the recording studio that’s been hanging over Paul since series 1; Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly’s definitive film musical ‘Singin’ in the Rain’. It’s no secret that Andy and Rachael both adore this eternal classic but a self-sabotaging Paul is having none of it, putting off watching it until the first day back at work after the Christmas holidays and subsequently dismissing everything as annoying, bizarre and too yellow. That said, he just can’t get the ‘Good Morning’ song out of his head! Andy tells the story of his previous, magical viewing of the film on the big screen and Rachael warns of the dangers of trying to recreate the dance moves in real life. While everyone agrees that the central romance completely lacks chemistry, a grumpy Paul fails to get anyone else to say a bad word about Donald O’Connor’s Cosmo or the famous title routine, which he thinks Morecambe and Wise did better. And Andy gives Paul an intensive grilling with a specially-prepared set of notes designed to highlight the contradictions in our beloved host.

Elsewhere, Andy takes an in-depth look at a comparatively overlooked Hollywood musical, Mervyn LeRoy and Busby Berkley’s 1933 classic ‘Gold Diggers of 1933’.

This episode of Spoiler is brought to you by the letter C.

This week’s scale: Singin’ in the Rain or a wet Wednesday night in Wigan