The first of five shows reviewing the songs competing in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. This week, we have Ann Squires of ESC Armchair joining us as our first special guest judge as we look at the songs in the first half of Semi-final 1.
We also take time to pay tribute to both Katie Boyle and Lys Assia after their recent passing.
Здравствуйте! Time for the second round. The second jury rehearsal has been done and dusted, half the scores are in, and now we have the impossible task of trying to deduct who will be getting a flight home on Friday morning.
Kylie watched the jury rehearsal on the screens in the press centre, while John was in the arena to take in the live experience. Let’s see if and how their opinions are affected…
The fourth of five shows reviewing the songs competing in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. This week, we have Ann Squires of ESC Armchair joining us as our fourth special guest judge as we look at the songs in the second half of Semi-final 2.
After a week-long absence, the team are back alongside special guest Elliot from The Euro Trip to discuss the final two weeks of the national final season, and take a look back at some of the best national final songs that will not be in Kyiv this year.
A lot of monkey-ing (or rather, gorilla-ing) around this week as we discuss a new Eurovision “meme”, we have a surprise from the French and we preview national finals in Hungary, Malta and (briefly) Poland. We also have our weekly news updates, plus we answer listener’s questions.