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A Nostalgic Chat with Steve James

Back in 2016, I had the pleasure of having a Skype video chat with Steve James, successful music producer and the son of my comedy hero, the one and only Sid James. This interview was first published on Sid's Place, my tribute blog to Sid. With it being Father's Day today, I thought it an appropriate time to republish my chat with Steve here as he recalls many wonderful memories about life with his famous dad.





Life With Sid James
Steve James is one of the most admired record producers/engineers in the music industry. In a career spanning over forty years, he has worked with some of the biggest names in music, including Paul Young, Peter Skellern, Toyah, Ginger Baker and Neil Innes. He recorded Monty Python's Always Look on the Bright Side of Life and has even worked on The Teletubbies!

Steve also happens to be the son of Sid James.




A Croissant and a Chat It is just after midnight as I make the video call to Steve James. He comes into view with the plush surroundings of a v…