As part of their 30th anniversary celebrations Vince Clarke and Andy Bell talk about the important ‘first times’ that they have shared over the course of their career.

In this fifth extract from the interview they talk about their first ‘Shirley Temple’ diva moments, and receiving their first Erasure royalty cheques…

The music used is an acoustic version of ‘In My Arms’ from the limited-edition Erasure Information Service release ‘Buried Treasure’.

With apologies for the erratic sound quality!