Midweek: Barbara Winton, Lord Alf Dubs, Anne Reid, Dr...01/21/15
Libby Purves meets Barbara Winton, daughter of humanitarian Sir Nicholas Winton.
Midweek: Anne Reid, Barbara Winton and Lord Alf Dubs
Libby Purves meets Barbara Winton, daughter of Sir Nicholas Winton who orchestrated the Kindertransport rescue mission; Lord Alf Dubs who was one of the rescued children; actor Anne Reid; inventor Dr John C Taylor and horticulturalist and mixologist...
Midweek: Judy Joo and Paul McKenna
Libby Purves meets hypnotist and self-help writer Paul McKenna; theatre director Jonathan Church; chef Judy Joo and Rear Admiral Kit Layman.
Midweek: Gurinder Chadha and Julian Lloyd Webber
Libby Purves is in the Radio Theatre with cellists Julian and Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, writer and director Gurinder Chadha, the High Commissioner for St Kitts and Nevis High Commissioner and poet Dr Kevin Issacs and comedian Milton Jones.
Midweek: Mike McShane and Barbara Dickson
Libby Purves meets singer Barbara Dickson; actor Mike McShane; medic Dr Sarah Coombes and storyteller Giles Abbott.
Midweek: Barry and Bob Cryer and Andrew Gant
Libby Purves meets Barry and Bob Cryer; violin maker Florian Leonhard; adventurer Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent and choirmaster Andrew Gant.
Midweek: Ian McMillan and Victoria Tennant
Libby Purves meets poet and broadcaster Ian McMillan; actors Linda Marlowe and Victoria Tennant and musician Mike Vass.
Midweek: Ben and David Crystal and Lucy Cooke
Libby Purves meets musician Keith Ball; wildlife expert Lucy Cooke; writers David and Ben Crystal and Angie Marchese, director of archives at Graceland.
Midweek: Janina Fialkowska and Dolores Payas
Libby Purves meets concert pianist Janina Fialkowska; tailor Edward Sexton; Dolores Payas who translated books written by the travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor and voice coach Gary Catona.
Midweek: Scottee and Patrick Hughes
Libby Purves meets surrealist painter Patrick Hughes, Pam Dix of Disaster Action, artist and performer Scottee and Dr Bryn Dentinger, mycologist at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Midweek: Sondra Lee and Roger Law
Libby talks to sopranos and sisters, Sophie and Mary Bevan; satirist and ceramicist Roger Law; Sondra Lee who is an actor, dancer, director and teacher; and Douglas Ward who is a former band leader & is the author of The Berlitz Guide to Cruising and...
Midweek: Rev. Richard Coles and Peter Rankin
Libby Purves talks to war artist Arabella Dorman; the Reverend Richard Coles who is a parish priest and presenter of Radio 4's Saturday Live; former chef and baker Ted Davies and Peter Rankin who worked as Joan Littlewood's assistant.
Midweek: Grayson Perry and Tracey Miller
Libby Purves is joined by magician Drummond Money-Coutts, artist Grayson Perry, former gang member Tracey Miller and musician Thomas Lauderdale.
Midweek: Guy Martin and Sofka Zinovieff
Libby Purves meets motor cycle racer Guy Martin; former NHS consultant Dr David Drew; writer Sofka Zinovieff and theatre director Mark Bell.
Midweek: Guy Clutterbuck and Andrew Logan
Libby Purves meets gem hunter and dealer Guy Clutterbuck; Sculptor, artist and jewellery designer Andrew Logan; Diana Nammi who is the chief executive of the Iranian and Kurdish Women's Rights Organisation and David James who is a founder member of...
Midweek: Ray Winstone and Sir Ranulph Fiennes
Libby Purves meets actor Ray Winstone; adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes; singer and songwriter Martha D Lewis and animal behaviourist Dr John Bradshaw.
Midweek: Selina Hastings and Gary Witheford
Libby Purves meets Marawa Ibrahim, otherwise known as Marawa the Amazing who is a virtuoso of the hula hoop; Writer Selina Hastings who has written a new book about her father Jack Hastings, the 16th Earl of Huntingdon;Gary Witheford who is a ‘horse...
Midweek: Paul Merton and Alison Balsom
Libby Purves meets trumpeter Alison Balsom; Louise Cordingly, daugther of a POW chaplain in Singapore; comedian Paul Merton and cartogragher Jethro Lennox.
Midweek: Sandra Howard and Adam Hart
Libby Purves meets Adam Hart who is professor of science communication at the University of Gloucestershire and is co presenting Hive Alive about the secret life of bees on BBC Two; writer Maria Venegas who has written about her gangster father in her...
Midweek: Emma O’Reilly and Ruary Mackenzie Dodds
Libby Purves is joined by artist Joshua Sofaer who is the man behind The Rubbish Collection, an exhibition at the Science Museum;Emma O’Reilly who worked as a soigneur for the US Postal professional cycling and has written a book entitled The Race to...
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