Ep. 254 - Jim Sweeney

Jim Sweeney is a member of the world famous improvisational group the Comedy Store Players, with other members including Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence, Neil Mullarkey, Richard Vranch, Sandi Toksvig and Jeremy Hardy with many celebrity guests such as Eddie Izzard, Caroline Quentin, Phil Jupitus, Greg Proops and Mike Myers. He’s been in Who's Line Is It Anyway?, Blackadder, One Foot In the Grave, Kiss Me Kate, and on radio was in Just a Minute, All the Young Dudes and the improvised comedy, The Masterson Inheritance. In 1985, Jim was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, a progressive disease which disrupts the ability of parts of the nervous system to transmit signals. He now lives in a home with 24 hour care, which is where Mike spoke to him.

Jim Sweeney is guest number 254 on My Time Capsule and chats to Michael Fenton Stevens about the five things he'd like to put in a time capsule; four he’d like to preserve and one he’d like to bury and never have to think about again .

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Produced and edited by John Fenton-Stevens for Cast Off Productions .

Music by Pass The Peas Music .

Artwork by matthewboxall.com .

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