- - Living Legends with Opal Bonfante - -
- - Living Legends with Opal Bonfante - -
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Join Opal every week for a celebrity line up of legends old and new. The series kicks off with Pete Townshend and his first interview for fifteen years. Future guests include the likes of Frankie Laine, Peter Tork, Wayne Fontana, Marty Wilde and many more.
Interview with Uri Geller
This week Opal talks to world famous psychic and television personality Uri Geller. From his extraordinary childhood right through to his spoon bending antics, Opal finds out exactly what Uri Geller does in a typical day. Uri gives his side of how his friendship with Michael Jackson went wrong. From bending contraceptive coils to hidden cameras between his teeth, Uri tells all. We also find out exactly what the mystery package under his arm at the airport contained...
Sep 7, 2006
29 min
Interview with Richard Carpenter
Richard Carpenter talks to Opal live on the BigL. Richard talks about the artistic freedom he was given by his record label when he recorded back in his youth.
Aug 17, 2006
31 min
Interview with Wayne Fontana
Another week, another celebrity interview. Opal Bonfante is joined by Wayne Fontana, founder of The Mindbenders and chats with him live on the phone. Wayne talks about his satisfaction from performing in the UK and his current tour. Wayne talks about how the group started out in the Jets and forming what he describes as a ‘skittle group’.
Aug 1, 2006
14 min
Interview with Susannah Hoffs
The Bangles reunited in 2000 and have been releasing new music over the past three years. Susannah Hoffs speaks to Opal about how the band has been coming back together again. As a mother of two, Susannah chats with Opal about juggling family life with her passion for music as well as her thoughts on the success of the band back in the 1980’s.
Jul 15, 2006
23 min
Interview with Davy Jones
Opal is joined by a surprise guest on the phone, none other than the legendary and very lively Davy Jones from the Monkees.Jones talks about his fond memories of 60's music and frank opinions of today's pop stars.
Jun 30, 2006
22 min
Interview with Pete Townshend
In his first interview for fifteen years, Pete Townshend from The Who joins Opal Bonfante live on the phone to mark the first ever Living Legends Podcast. Pete talks about his forthcoming world tour, starting at Leeds University in the UK. Get a sneak preview of his future track, The Mirror Doors and find out all about his online novella and his memories of the old pirate radio stations.
Jun 23, 2006
24 min