Midweek: Barbara Dickson; Mike McShane; Dr Sarah...12/24/14
Libby Purves meets singer Barbara Dickson and actor Mike McShane.
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...
Midweek: Zelda la Grange and John Moloney
Mariella Frostrup is joined by former personal assistant to Nelson Mandela, Zelda la Grange; comedian John Moloney and country-blues musician Rattlesnake.
Midweek: Merlin Holland and David Charles Manners
Libby Purves meets audio describer Roz Chalmers; Merlin Holland, grandson of Oscar Wilde; writer and yoga teacher David Charles Manners and David Waterman of the Endellion String Quartet.
Midweek: Rebecca Front and Tom Karen
Libby Purves meets Rear Admiral David Pulvertaft, an expert on ships figureheads; designer and inventor Tom Karen; writer David Stuart MacLean and actor Rebecca Front.
Midweek: Angelique Kidjo and John Browne
Libby Purves meets St Andrews golf caddie Oliver Horovitz; Lord John Browne of Madingley; artist and journalist Helen Kirwan-Taylor and singer and activist Angelique Kidjo.
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