33 episodes

This is Jools and Jim's Joyride. Join Jools Holland and Jim Moir as each week they invite a special guest to put on their seatbelt and take to the road, as they chatter with friends about transport, travel, trips and tittle tattle.
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Jools and Jim's Joyride Jools Holland & Jim Moir

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This is Jools and Jim's Joyride. Join Jools Holland and Jim Moir as each week they invite a special guest to put on their seatbelt and take to the road, as they chatter with friends about transport, travel, trips and tittle tattle.
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    Joe Pasquale

    Joe Pasquale

    “Well-travelled Victorians” Jools and Jim take to the skies this week with King of the Jungle, Joe Pasquale.
    The comedian and actor tells tales of sheltering in a wardrobe during a missile strike, and digital dexterity in a swimming pool; while Jim admits to giving a teacher an unusual haircut and Jools offers a theory regarding unicorns.
    Joe recounts the difficulties of flying in a Russian fighter jet, and the three discuss ancient flutes, whether a dragonfly is a fairy (or vice versa), and how to tell the time in the jungle…
    A Dig! Studios / Warner Music Entertainment podcast.
    Produced by Molly Stewart.

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    • 34 min
    Bella Freud

    Bella Freud

    Strapping on her helmet to join Jools and Jim this week is fashion designer Bella Freud. Bella takes the two chaps from Tunbridge Wells to Morocco, and there’s talk of stow-aways, sleeping in the luggage rack and her father’s infamous driving. Plus Jim confesses to not taking his boots off, and Bella shares a truly terrifying train-related nightmare. The three consider more theories for avoiding jetlag, and Bella describes sleeping in luggage racks, a real Brief Encounter, and why a riding donkey is better than riding a camel…
    A Dig! Studios / Warner Music Entertainment podcast.
    Produced by Molly Stewart.

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    • 29 min
    Glen Baxter

    Glen Baxter

    This week absurdist artist Glen Baxter joins Jools and Jim for a surreal snowy cruise to Greece by way of Leeds, Liege and the Grand Canyon.Talk turns from Glen’s camping catastrophe to steel rivets, iron filings and finding the beauty in decaying industry, while Jim recalls an unexpected monument in the desert and Jools has a momentary lapse of memory. There’s more love for the Low Countries and the three talk transcontinental car journeys, the benefits of mural painting, and being “backstage” at Monument Valley…
     
    A Dig! Studios / Warner Music Entertainment podcast.
     
    Produced by Molly Stewart.
     

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    • 32 min
    Lolly Adefope

    Lolly Adefope

    Comedian and actress Lolly Adefope dons her driving gloves as she joins Jools and Jim for a jaunt on this week’s episode of Joyride.
     
    The star of Ghosts and This Time With Alan Partridge talks childhood holidays in Paris, getting the bus and painting in lockdown, while Jools recalls a Maître d’ with cat-like reflexes and Jim reveals a chance encounter with the Spice Girls.
     
    Lolly considers playing the harp, and the three discuss surviving car journeys in Nigeria, lying about your profession, and the cinematic potential of a plateful of herring…
     
    A Dig! Studios / Warner Music Entertainment podcast.
     
    Produced by Molly Stewart.

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    • 33 min
    Brad Paisley

    Brad Paisley

    Jools and Jim take a virtual trip stateside this week as they’re joined on Zoom by country music superstar, Brad Paisley.
    The Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter talks to Jools and Jim about his venture to help end food poverty in Nashville; plus there are more tales of paranormal activity, and Jim tells a lie or two.
    Brad and Jools discuss the optimism of cars from the 1960s, and the three discuss the power of a good TV car, the poetry of country music, and why we drive on the left (or right) hand side…
     
    A Dig! Studios / Warner Music Entertainment podcast.
    Produced by Molly Stewart.

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    • 30 min
    Ben Okri

    Ben Okri

    This week Jools and Jim are joined by Booker Prize winning novelist and poet Ben Okri for a magical metaphorical journey of the mind.
    Jools and Jim consider how to define an age, while Ben invites the pair to consider the transporting possibilities of music, literature, and even the smell of mince and onions.
    Ben recalls a vibrant childhood in Lagos, and the three discuss white cars in hot countries, the “cruel smell” of the Thames, and whether a hat can be used as a shopping bag…
     
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    • 30 min

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