Episodes
Episode Seven. We've really enjoyed making these episodes & one of you emailed us suggesting James and Producer Phil did their own personal Cinema Stories recommendations. I mean, we're here to give you what you want, right? So here's a "Bonus" episode! Expect name-drops, further mentions of the Royalty Cinema in Bowness-on-Windermere, and find out what James has in common with expired film-director-turned-critic Micheal Winner. You've been warned...! For information regarding your data...
Published 11/06/19
Published 11/06/19
Episode Six. Any movie fan will know Steven Woolley. As a producer of 'The Crying Game' and 'Carol' he’s a multiple awards nominee, whilst his distribution company Palace was an eighties phenomenon, releasing films by the likes of David Lynch and the Coen Brothers. But he started out working in London cinemas, first as an usher then as an owner. No better person, then, to talk us through his three favourite places to watch movies, including an LA hotspot famous for 40 years of its regular...
Published 10/30/19
Episode Five. The super-cool movie journalist Rhianna Dillon joins us this episode of Cinema Stories, relaying tales of Brighton movie visits, a mishap at an East London pop-up and that miserable bunch of old men better known as ‘film critics’. Rhianna’s one of our favourite broadcasters - fresh, funny and forthright. You’re going to love this one. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 10/23/19
Episode 4. That Emily Johnston, she's one of our favourite lifestyle bloggers and... ahem... ‘influencers’, known to thousands as Fashion Foie Gras. Travel, interiors, clothes and showbiz - she covers them all. She’s also an American in the UK so gives us an insight into teenage movie-going in the States as well an excruciating moment at her first London film premiere. And if there are any embarrassed fans of 'Titanic' out there, fear not... Emily’s here for you.  For information regarding...
Published 10/16/19
Episode three is here! You’ll have heard comedian Gareth Gwynn on a host of BBC radio shows (R4's 'Now Show', 'Ankle Tag' & his own show on BBC Radio Wales) and now he brings his gags to Cinema Stories for an hilarious journey through his three favourite picture palaces. Not only do you get the lowdown on what’s hot and what’s not, cinema-wise, in the South Wales area, but Gareth also remembers a time watching a movie about volcanoes in a strange man’s garage. In Iceland. What other...
Published 10/09/19
In our second episode it’s the renowned journalist Miranda Sawyer talking us through her three favourite cinemas (James has been a fanboy of her writing since the days of the legendary Smash Hits magazine). She kicks things off in her home town of Wilmslow (yes, home to TV’s 'The Real Housewives of Cheshire'), before moving on to her student years in Oxford and then adult life hanging out at one of the coolest cinemas in London. For information regarding your data privacy, visit...
Published 10/02/19
In this, our first episode, we say hi to Stephen Merchant. You all know him, right? He co-created The Office and Extras for the telly, starred alongside Hugh Jackman in Logan and wrote and directed the recent wrestling hit Fighting with My Family. He’s also James’s old mate from university days so they couldn’t help but reminisce about their time as film students. But since the premise of this show is for guests to discuss their three favourite cinemas, Merch also took us back to his...
Published 09/25/19
CINEMA STORIES with JAMES KING is a new podcast celebrating the multiplexes, the fleapits and the independent gems that have shaped our cinema-going. In this teaser episode Director, Comedian, and all round top guy, Stephen Merchant chats to James about one of his all time cinema bugbears! Hear the full episode soon! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 09/12/19