News from JH

Posted at 12:03 11/07/2017
JOHN CELEBRATES THE LIFE OF BARRY NORMAN.

John was saddened by the recent death of BARRY NORMAN and to celebrate his amazing life a Hannam Archive from John's interview at Barry's Hertfordshire home, in 2003, is now online. Just click on the Radio page of this website to hear the interview.

Posted at 20:42 09/07/2017
JOHN AT SEAVIEW WI.

John, who has been talking at WI's since the '70s, will be making his first ever appearance at the Seaview WI on Tuesday night, July 11, when he chats to members. Visitors are welcome.

Posted at 09:16 09/07/2017
JOHN ADDED TO GUESTS FOR THE IW LITERARY FESTIVAL.

John is honoured to be appearing at the IW Literary Festival in October, alongside such famous names as Andrew Marr and Jenni Murray. His forthcoming book, The John Hannam Showbiz Interviews, featuring stars of stage and screen, comes out in October. The chapters include John Mills, Charlton Heston, Frankie Howerd, Benny Hill, Liz Fraser and Jeremy Irons.

Posted at 09:11 09/07/2017
JOHN APPEARING AT WARNER'S, NORTON GRANGE.

On Sunday afternoon, July 9, John will be making an appearance at Warner's, Norton Grange, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, to talk about his book on Pop Stars of the '50s, '60s and '70s. Copies will be available to purchase. It is a Sixties Festival Weekend.

Posted at 17:41 02/07/2017
RISING STAR CARRIE HOPE FLETCHER NOW ONLINE.

One of Britain's fastest-rising your stars, Carrie Hope Fletcher, can now be heard on a brand new John Hannam Meets worldwide podcast. Just click on the radio page of this website for a direct link to the interview. She's appeared in West End hits like Les Miserables, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Mary Poppins. Her first book, All I Know Now, was number one in The Times best sellers. Currently she is touring Britain in The Addams Family, the hit musical comedy. Carrie has a huge following via social media

Posted at 11:42 24/06/2017
RICHARD TODD ARCHIVE NOW ONLINE.

When John was growing, up one of his biggest British movie idols was RICHARD TODD, who made huge movie hits like The Dam Busters, Yangtse Incident, Stage Fright and one he did not wish to talk about, The Long the Short and the Tall. This 2001 Hannam Archive is now online. Just click on the radio page of this website. Richard, who died in 2009, also talked about making The Hasty Heart, with Ronald Reagan.

Posted at 13:23 16/06/2017
JOHN HANNAM MEETS MARTI WEBB.

Great West End star MARTI WEBB is a guest on the latest John Hannam Meets podcast. Marti talks about her amazing career in top musicals, her latest tour with La Cage Aux Folles, and her memories of having chart hits. Just click on the radio page of this website to listen to it.

Posted at 18:29 09/06/2017
LES DENNIS, MIKE REID AND JIMMY CRICKET NOW ONLINE.

Comedian and actor LES DENNIS, whom John first met back in 1988, can be heard on a brand new John Hannam Meets podcast. Les is currently touring Britain in the great musical comedy, The Adams Family. Irish comedian JIMMY CRICKET has recently recorded an interview with John, during a visit to the Isle of Wight. Both these new interviews can be heard online. Just click on the radio page of this website to see these and others that are available. Also just online is a Hannam Archive from 1993, featuring the late comedian and actor MIKE REID. It was the last time John ever met Mike. This can also be heard via the radio page of this website.

Posted at 07:40 30/05/2017
PAUL ARMFIELD MEETS JOHN HANNAM.

In a rare turnaround, John is being interviewed live on stage by the Island's PAUL ARMFIELD on Wednesday June 21, at Newport's Quay Art Centre. John, who has interviewed over 5000 people during the last 44 years, will be on the other side of the microphone, when he chats to Paul. Tickets are available at just £5 from the Quay Arts Centre. John will also have copies of his new book, The John Hannam Interviews, the stories behind his interviews with pop stars of the '50s, '60s and '70s, available on the night.

Posted at 08:33 16/05/2017
NOTORIOUS CORRIE SERIAL KILLER ON JH MEETS.

BRIAN CAPRON, who played the notorious serial killer Richard Hillman in Coronation Street, is a guest on John's latest worldwide podcast. It's a fascinating interview - and John took his own black gloves!! It's now online. Just click on the radio page of this website and there is a direct link. You have been warned!!