Jo Good show: Poet John Cooper Clarke with and former Stranglers frontman Hugh Cornwell, comedian Paul Foot and designer Martin Waller.
Hugh Cornwell talks to Jeremy Sallis about album and tour …
Life in the Stranglers is never dull
"With (singer) Hugh Cornwell I tried to talk to him but he slammed the phone down on me. It is a shame. For me he was a very close friend and collaborator for 16 years and I’m not the kind of person who can write someone out of their life."
The Stranglers in Dubai: Flag-bearers of punk music
"I think people have reassessed The Stranglers and the last three albums have really turned people’s opinions of us around."
Ahead of Irish Village gig, The Stranglers’ JJ Burnel muses on the politics of punk
"The 'they' he is referring to is punk’s golden duo, The Clash and the Sex Pistols, both of which The Stranglers predate by a year or so."
Hugh Cornwell talks to Sue Marchant about album and tour …
Legendary British punk rock band The Stranglers refuse to be intimidated by BDS
"My thinking is, if someone invited to perform professionally, I weigh the offer and decide to accept it or not. I accepted the offer to play in Israel. Full stop."
Punk Poet Laureate Dr John Cooper Clarke joins Jools for an evening of wit and repartee, including a live performance with Hugh Cornwall, Jools and the band and a selection of top tunes from the good Doctor’s portmanteau.
Sally Butcher chats about her new book and Dr John Cooper Clarke and Hugh Cornwell discuss their first collaborative album.
Mark Radcliffe presents the show solo, and is joined by acclaimed poet Dr John Cooper Clarke and esteemed singer / songwriter (and founding member of The Stranglers) Hugh Cornwell, who are here to play a live set in the Salford studio.