Alan Cumming's Shelves

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In Alan Cumming's house you'll find some shelves. Well, lots of shelves in fact, and on these shelves are curiosities, rarities, and oddities, that Alan has collected throughout his varied and colourful career. Artefacts if you will from the museum of Alan's life. In each episode of this podcast Alan reaches for one of these items, to tell the story behind it, ruminating on the memories it brings up. 

However, Alan does not do this alone. His guests range from Cyndi Lauper and a pair of white leather gloves to Geri Halliwell and (lots and lots of) Spice Girls merch, and even Sir Ian McKellen and a hemp dog collar. We've also got Monica Lewinsky and a Creative Coalition Award, Fay Ripley and a Red Carpet Photo, and Jane Horrocks and a polaroid from Second Best. 

Not all guests will be famous though. Alan's life has taken many a twist and turn, and so there will be guests you don’t know yet, but their stories are brilliant. 

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Episode Date
Introducing: SOLAR (starring Alan)
Apr 22, 2022
Susie Gorgeous and a Mickey Mouse Alarm Clock
Dec 21, 2021
Caroline Thompson and a stolen Butter Dish
Dec 21, 2021
Carla Gugino and a Happy Meal Toy
Dec 14, 2021
Jennifer Jason Leigh and a little Cardboard Box
Dec 07, 2021
Cynthia Rowley and a Polaroid of 5 Chimps
Nov 30, 2021
Bojana Novakovic and a Table Read Polaroid
Nov 23, 2021
Iman and a Flight of Garden Stairs
Nov 16, 2021
Andrew St Clair and a Lamp Shade Picture
Nov 09, 2021
Matthew Bourne and a Disneyland Snap
Nov 02, 2021
Lulu and a 45
Oct 26, 2021
Nikola Barisic & Jimmy Wilson and a Sesame Street Sign
Oct 19, 2021
Marisa Berenson and a Jar of Jam
Oct 12, 2021
Christopher Brosius and Postcards of a naked Alan
Oct 05, 2021
Chris Sweeney and a Portable Recorder (A Homo Sapiens Mash Up Episode)
Sep 28, 2021
Rosario Dawson and a pair of Leopard Print Ears
Sep 21, 2021
Susie Gorgeous & Andrew St Clair and a Photograph of a Pony(ish)
Sep 14, 2021
Jane Krakowski and a set of Stone Age Cutlery
Sep 07, 2021
David Remfry and a Painting of Alan and Honey
Aug 31, 2021
Kirsty Wark and an old Cassette Tape
Aug 24, 2021
Rob McGarry and a George W Bush Squeaky Dog Toy
Aug 17, 2021
Bowen Yang and a Test Tube filled with Sperm
Aug 10, 2021
Ali Selim and a Minnesotan Teddy Bear
Aug 03, 2021
Glenda Bailey and the August 2001 issue of Marie Claire
Jul 27, 2021
Sam Mendes and an old Boot
Jul 20, 2021
Eddie Roche and a Picture with Oprah
Jul 13, 2021
Monica Lewinsky, an Award, and some Bracelets
Jul 06, 2021
Jane Horrocks and a Signed Polaroid
Jun 29, 2021
Christian Hook and a Painting of Alan
Jun 22, 2021
Brooks Ogden and a Big Christmas Bauble
Jun 15, 2021
Fay Ripley and a Premiere Picture
Jun 08, 2021
Forbes Masson and a Victor & Barry Cassette Tape
Jun 01, 2021
Geri Halliwell and a Spice Girls Lunch Box
May 25, 2021
Barnaby Harris and an Explicit Yoga Mat
May 18, 2021
Sir Ian McKellen and a Hemp Dog Collar
May 18, 2021
Cyndi Lauper and a Pair of White Leather Gloves
May 18, 2021
Coming Soon (Trailer)
May 06, 2021