Neil Humphreys, Award-Winning Author

Neil Humphreys, Award-Winning Author

Beautiful Game: Paying tribute to England’s World Cup-winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks
Beautiful Places: Singapore, The Garden City
Murder Mysteries: Mexico’s notorious El Chapo is convicted

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9 Feb 2019
25th Anniversary Of Four Weddings/Love Is All Around
Neil Humphreys and Jason reflect nostalgically on their London days to mark the 25th anniversary of Four Weddings and a Funeral, and its accompanying song, with plans in place for a mini-sequel for charity.

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Neil Humphreys On Crocodile Threat From Queensland Floods
Queensland's devastating floods have washed dangerous wildlife like crocodiles and snakes into suburban streets, prompting Neil Humphreys and Jason to marvel at the Aussies' resilience amidst adversity.

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Teacher's Pet Cold Murder Case Update With Neil Humphreys
With Jason's former PE teacher Chris Dawson free on bail ahead of trial for the 'Teacher's Pet' murder case in Australia, Neil Humphreys discusses how Dawson's third wife has stood by him, despite the serious allegations.

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Weekends: Neil Humphreys On The Financial Fight Over Plane Crash Footballer Sala
The discovery of the body of Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala after a plane crash is just the beginning of the grisly news about the Premier League recruit, says Neil Humphreys, as a fight begins over paying his transfer fee.

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Neil Humphreys On Actor Albert Finney's Death
Albert Finney, who died at the age of 82, inspired a generation of British actors, says author Neil Humphreys. Neil recalls his interview with the co-star of Erin Brockovich, which earned him an Oscar nomination.

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Neil Humphreys On Ann Siang Hill In Beautiful Places
With the start of the Year of the Pig, author Neil Humphreys signs the spotlight on Ann Siang Hill, near Chinatown, in our Beautiful Places segment.

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Neil Humphreys 'Don't Call Me Mr. John'
Neil and Jason, who share the same middle name, lament that they are almost always called 'Mr John' in their dealings in Singapore because of the confusion over their identities.

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2 Feb 2019
Neil Humphreys On Spurs Boss Pochettino's Modest Ambitions
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino says that finishing fourth in the Premier League to earn more money is more important than winning trophies, but author Neil Humphreys disagrees in our Beautiful Game segment.

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Neil Humphreys On Singapore's Bicentennial Celebrations
With year-long celebrations underway to mark Singapore's bicentennial, author Neil Humphreys joins Jason to discuss whether the arrival of Sir Stamford Raffles should mark the birth of Singapore or not.

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Neil Humphreys On Revamped Victoria Concert Hall
The Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall was reopened in 2014 after extensive refurbishment. Author Neil Humphreys says the historical building is the focal point of one of Singapore's most attractive enclaves.

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Neil Humphreys On Arrest Of Candy Floss Grandmother
In their Crime Mysteries segment, Neil Humphreys and Jason discuss the Atlanta grandmother who's taking legal action after being jailed for three months when authorities mistakenly ruled that the candy floss in her vehicle was an illegal drug.

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Ex-Record Rep Brian Harris & Neil Humphreys On Singer Paul Young
Known for his blue-eyed Soul from the 1980s, Paul Young has put personal setbacks behind him to plan more concerts for 2019. Songland Records' Brian Harris and author Neil Humphreys join Jason to discuss the British crooner's lasting appeal.

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26 Jan 2019
Beautiful Places With Neil Humphreys - Changi Beach Park
In our Beautiful Game segment, Neil Humphreys tells Glenn van Zutphen about his surprising connection to David Beckham and Singapore's business tycoon Peter Lim and how Becks and Lim are making a positive, but controversial change in an English town.

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Singapore's Circular Road
Circular Road in Singapore has a long and storied history; some good stories and some not so much. Listen as Neil Humphreys and Glenn van Zutphen talk about how the controversial lane has changed over the years and where it may be headed next.

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Beautiful Game With Neil Humphreys - David Beckham & Peter Lim
If you're looking to get away from the heat and pace of the city, venture out to Changi Beach Park on the far north-east side of the island. Neil Humphreys tells Glenn van Zutphen that you might be surprised at the historical significance of this off-beat destination.

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19 Jan 2019
Beautiful Places With Neil Humphreys - Gardens By The Bay East
Neil Humphreys takes Glenn van Zutphen on a journey to Gardens by the Bay East on our "Beautiful Places" segment.

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Murder Mystery With Neil Humphreys - Katherine Knight
Neil Humphreys talks about mass murder Katherine Knight with Glenn van Zutphen in our "Murder Mystery" segment.

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12 Jan 2019:
The Latest Troubles Of Wayne Rooney
The New Paper’s Neil Humphreys talks with Glenn van Zutphen about the latest troubles facing football star Wayne Rooney in the US with his arrest last month in Washington DC.

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The Botanic Gardens Is One Of Neil Humphreys’ Beautiful Places
The New Paper’s Neil Humphreys talks with Glenn van Zutphen in our Beautiful Places segment about Singapore’s Botanic Gardens and the new 8ha Gallop Extension.

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The Controversy Swirling Around Bohemian Rhapsody
Glenn van Zutphen talks with The New Paper’s Neil Humphreys about the simmering controversy over the film Bohemian Rhapsody's star Rami Malek and how Freddy Mercury is portrayed.

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5 Jan 2019:
Neil Humphreys On Beautiful Places - Singapore MRT And Meeting TV Stars
Neil takes a humorous look at the state of Singapore's MRT when compared with the London and NYC subways and shares his journey with his family to the Big Apple over the year-end holiday including meeting TV stars and real people. What will his mom do next?

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8 Dec 2018:
Neil Humphreys On David Villa's Japan Move
Neil weighs in after David Villa joins fellow World Cup winners Andres Iniesta and Lukas Podolski at Vissel Kobe as Japan takes over from China and India as the preferred destination for ageing superstars.

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Neil Humphreys On Busy Changi Airport Over XMAS Period
As the festive period approaches, author Neil Humphreys says his travels to other nations makes him extra grateful in for efficient Changi Airport, which features in our Beautiful Places' segment.

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Neil Humphreys' 20th Book, A Royal Pain In The Class
Neil Humphreys explains how a walk through a Singapore MRT station with his daughter was the inspiration behind his 20th book, A Royal Pain In The Class, released in time for Christmas.

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Neil Humphreys On Best And Worst XMAS Songs
Neil and Jason go through their favourite and most disliked Christmas songs while agreeing that good music makes the festive season memorable.

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1 Dec 2018:
Beautiful Game: Ballon d’Or preview
Croatia and Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric would be a worthy winner of football's Ballon d'Or for 2018 ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo, according to the The New Paper columnist Neil Humphreys.

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Beautiful Places: Orchard Road Christmas decorations
Some church leaders aren't happy with the Disney Christmas decorations on Orchard Road, but author Neil Humphreys says it's a much-needed attraction for the country's premier shopping destination.

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Jason's Former PE Teacher Charged With Murder
Jason's former PE teacher Chris Dawson has been charged with murder, almost 37 years after the disappearance of his wife in Sydney in Australia's most famous cold case.

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24 Nov 2018:
Aussie Murder Mystery With Jason & Neil
Jason and Neil discuss one of Australia's most fascinating cold cases surrounding the 1982 disappearance of Lyn Dawson, wife of Jason's former P.E. teacher Chris Dawson, which is now the subject of a 27-million downloaded podcast.

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Neil Humphreys On Whitney Houston
Neil and Jason share personal stories and discuss the incredible talent -- and sad demise -- of American pop icon Whitney Houston, the subject of an in-depth profile on Netflix.

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Bukit Timah Hill In Neil Humphreys' Beautiful Places
The highest point on the island, Bukit Timah hill has environmental and historical significance to Singapore. It is also where author Neil Humphreys almost lost his life, as he explains in our Beautiful Places segment.

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3 Nov 2018:
Sting On World Tour With Shaggy
With Sting on a world tour with Shaggy, Jason and Neil discuss the career of the former Police frontman, sharing personal stories about his most iconic songs. They also discuss why he fell out with his former band members.

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