Robert Elms is a broadcaster, writer and former editor of The Face. He is best known for his long-running radio show on BBC London. His latest book The Way We Wore is a bestselling memoir on the history of youth culture fashion.
The King of Ivy League
John Simons was one of the leading menswear designers in 1960s London, introducing the Ivy League look to young, fashion-obsessed Mods. A new documentary The Neat Offensive about his life and distinctive style is now in the making. Jewish Book Week presents the man himself, his son and business partner Paul Simons, and admirer and fashion aficionado, broadcaster Robert Elms.
Woody Allen: Film by Film
Everyone has their favourite Woody Allen film – whether it’s one of his nervous but hilarious urban romances such as Annie Hallor Manhattan, or the later, lighter dramas such as Vicky Cristina Barcelona or Blue Jasmine. Film critic Jason Solomons and broadcaster Robert Elms have been talking London films on the radio for over 15 years now, every week. Guests on the show have included Ray Winstone, Gary Old...
Amy Winehouse: Songs, Style & St James’ Church
Featuring access to the Arena film Amy Winehouse: The Day She Came to Dingle
Part of Arena at Jewish Book Week
“The film really shows Amy as musician, song-writer and performer. Far too much is told about her failings and not about her talents – she was an extraordinary musician. If you think about the relationship between J...