Midweek: Paul Merton, Alison Balsom, Louise Cordingly,...09/24/14
Libby Purves meets comedian Paul Merton and trumpeter Alison Balsom.
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.
Midweek: Sir Roy Strong and Marcus Brigstocke
Libby Purves meets Sir Roy Strong; comic Marcus Brigstocke; horsewoman Venetia Williams and singer Polly Bolton at the Hay-on-Wye Festival.
Midweek: Hetain Patel and Daniel Antoine
Libby Purves meets British Museum curator Dr Daniel Antoine; translator and editor Brendan King; artist Hetain Patel and writer Sue Swingler.
Midweek: Tony Hatch and Le Gateau Chocolat
Libby Purves meets songwriter Tony Hatch; cabaret performer Le Gateau Chocolat; adventurer Bob Shepton and entrepreneur Barb Stegemann.
Midweek: Gruff Rhys and Brigid Keenan
Libby Purves meets writer and journalist Bridget Keenan; singer and songwriter Gruff Rhys; dancer and choreographer Corey Baker and nature writer Richard Kerridge.
Midweek: Sir Richard Eyre and Andrew Fusek Peters
Libby Purves meets writer Abbie Ross; director Sir Richard Eyre; poet and and wild swimmer Andrew Fusek Peters and Peter Francis, warden of Gladstone's Library.
Midweek: Baroness Trumpington and Pauline Butcher Bird
Libby Purves meets Baroness Jean Trumpington; Pauline Butcher Bird, former secretary to Frank Zappa; science writer David Adam and James Sawyer of the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA).
Midweek:Sir Roger Bannister and Prof Kevin Warwick
Libby Purves meets former athlete Sir Roger Bannister; professor of cybernetics Kevin Warwick; actor Rachael Stirling and writer Diana Darke.
Midweek: Ray Cooney and Cambridge Jones
Libby Purves meets cabaret performer Eve Ferret, World War Two Hurricane pilot Eric Carter, director and playwright Ray Cooney and photographer Cambridge Jones.
Midweek: Steve Hewlett and Ayo
Libby Purves meets ventriloquist Steve Hewlett; mountaineer Jamie Andrew; singer/songwriter Ayo and former sheep farmer turned barrister Philip Walling.
Midweek: Mike McCartney and Gary Morecombe
Libby Purves meets Gary Morecambe, son of Eric; novelist Rebecca Gowers; filmmaker Sara Ishaq and photographer and musician Mike McCartney.
Midweek: Professor John Carey and Eduardo Niebla
Libby Purves meets language enthusiast Benny Lewis; literary critic Professor John Carey; flamenco guitarist Eduardo Niebla and comedian Lynn Ruth Miller.
Midweek: Emma Bridgewater and Merry 'Corky' White
Libby Purves meets Merry 'Corky' White who is a professor of anthropology, a writer and cook. Her book Cooking for Crowds is published by Princeton University Press; Cassidy Little is a former Royal Marine turned actor who plays the title role in The...
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