Friday, 21 July 2017

The Radio Verulam Film Guide: Friday 21st July 2017

hello and welcom to SIMON'S LOVE ISLAND BLOG and this weak on the island that good lookin man got with that good lookin woman again and they did naughty stuff tehehehehehehehehe and then there was that other good lookin one (not that one) who was with that other good lookin one and they then did some naughty stuff teheheheheheheheheh and then there was that one who didnt get with nobody and so just sunbathed it was a good episode.

Ok, I don't know what that was, but Simon was in the studio to talk about the UK box office, new releases in the cinema, and his pick of films on TV for the coming week.

10.15pm – 1.05am

4.20pm – 6.15pm

Legally Blonde
3.45pm – 5.35pm

The Day after Tomorrow
8.00pm – 10.25pm

The Hangover
9.00pm – 11.05pm

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
7.45pm – 10.00pm

9.00pm – 11.15pm

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Chris' Film Club: Zombi 2

And to wrap up a Film Club week of 'Schlocky but fun', today Chris looks at 1979 Italian zombie movie 'Zombi 2'.

Released as a sequel to George A. Romero’s Dawn of the Dead (which was called Zombi in Italy) it was considered a ‘video nasty’ at it’s release in the UK. It also features a scene where a zombie fights a shark. What’s not to love?

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Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Bake It Easy with @heavensacupcake Oatmeal & Raisin Cookies

Lucy Clark and Hannah Coone joined us in the studio this week to talk all things baking! They even brought us some chocolate chip cookies and macarons.

This week Hannah talked us through oatmeal raisin cookies! Here's how to make them

Start with creaming (or thoroughly mixing) 310g butter, 280g light brown sugar and 140g caster sugar. Then mix in 2 eggs, followed by 290g plain flour, 2tbs cinnamon, 3tsp bicarbonate, 2tsp salt. After these are bound together, add the most important ingredients - 310g oats and 310g raisins. Give it a final mix!

Cook them in the oven for 10 minutes at 180 degrees (gas mark 4). After they come out, leave the cookies to set for a few minutes as they will seem really soft at first!

Not following any of these tips will result in a confused cookie, and as Hannah says, there is "nothing worse in life than a confused cookie".

If you want to hear the recipe first hand, head on over to and navigate to 5:30pm.

Drive Time Sessions with @Hidden_Jules_ sponsored by @FightingCocksSA

On this weeks Drivetime Sessions we were joined by the acoustic duo Hidden Jules. They performed their singles 'Can You Return' and 'Thorn Inside You' and performed a cover of 'Put Your Lights On' originally by Santana.

For more information on Hidden Jules, including details of their album "Spirits In My Wine" which is available now, you can visit their Facebook for more information about upcoming gigs.

If you would like to listen to the Drivetime Sessions again then visit and navigate to Wednesday at 5:30.

Chris' Film Club: Bad Taste

Schlocky Films continue to be the focus of the Film Club this week, with Chris looking at 'Bad Taste' today.

This 1987 Science Fiction/ Horror/ Splatter Comedy sees aliens invade the fictional New Zealand village of Kaihoro to harvest humans for their intergalactic fast food franchise. They find themselves having to face off against a four-man paramilitary force, of which at least one member appears to have gone insane.

Best known for being Peter Jackson's foothold into the film industry.