Mr Flibble Talks To... Barrie Banter
Chris talks to Mr Flibble about the release of Brittas and his appearance in the forthcoming Tomb Raider movie.
18 July, 2002
Chris Barrie
Mr Flibble's right hand provided by
Andrew Ellard
Chris Barrie's Top Ten Movies
1 Witness (1985)
2 Breaker Morant (1980)
3 Speed (1994)
4 Being There (1979)
5 The Italian Job (1969)
6 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
7 The Great Escape (1963)
8 Bullitt (1968)
9 Appointment to London (1953)
10 Se7en (1998)
Chris Barrie's Top Ten Comedies
1 Fawlty Towers
2 Yes Minister
3 I'm Alan Partridge
4 One Foot in the Grave
5 Dad's Army
6 The Two Ronnies
7 Morcambe and Wise
8 Slinger's Day
9 Pets Win Prizes
10 Triangle)
Chris Barrie's Top Ten Bands
1 The Beatles
2 Bob Dylan
3 David Bowie
4 Elton John
5 Elvis Presley
6 Bobby Rydell
7 The Band of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
8 Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen
9 James Last (especially the album Melodies of the Century)
10 Father Abraham and the Smurfs
Chris Barrie's Top Ten Diesel Locomotives (To be read out in the voice of a railway anorak.)
1 CLASS 52 (Western) - Handsome, unique, one of the greatest sounding engines of all time. One hell of a way to kick off that holiday in Devon!
2 CLASS 55 (Deltic) - Nearly as gorgeous sounding as a 52. A genuine 100mph mainline locomotive
3 CLASS 40 - The 'Whistler' with its 16 wheels (12 driving) was the first mainline diesel express locomotive
4 CLASS 33 - Sterling work on our southern rails for the most part - surrounded by third rail electric tedium
5 CLASS 08 (Shunter) - Introduced well over 40 years ago and probably set for another 40 years\ work
6 CLASS 31 - Unglamorous but a great Jack of all trades
7 CLASS 20 - Whether solo or in tandem, Mr Reliable
8 CLASS 42 (Warship) - The 52's little brother, sad that it had such a short career
9 CLASS 37 - Looks like a 40 from a distance. Where would British Freight Haulage be without them?
10 CLASS 24/25/26/27 - I'm determined not to include CLASS 47!