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Books To Live By with Mariella Frostrup

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Mariella uncovers surprising stories from the world’s best loved personalities as they talk her through their favourite books.

Mariella uncovers surprising stories from the world’s best loved personalities as they talk her through their favourite books.
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United Kingdom

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BBC

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Mariella uncovers surprising stories from the world’s best loved personalities as they talk her through their favourite books.

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English


Episodes

Cate Blanchett

4/11/2019
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Oscar winning star Cate Blanchett invites Mariella to her home in the South Downs to peruse her bookshelves. After being greeted at the door by Doug the Pug, the pair settle down to discuss Cate’s most loved books, discovering the role they’ve played throughout her life – whether as part of her Australian childhood or influencing her performances on stage and screen. In her picture book choice you’ll meet the Bunyip – a mythological creature whose story she loved so much she now reads it to...

Duration:00:37:55

Dominic West

3/28/2019
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Join Mariella as she visits the rural retreat of Dominic West, star of The Wire and Les Misérables, to unveil his secret hopes and fears through the books he loves. You’ll discover his favourite story to read his children, the travel classic that sent him on his way and the surprising autobiography he highly rates. Stick around and you’ll even witness him reading aloud his most treasured graphic erotic poetry. Mariella learns how these books have inspired and guided him throughout his life -...

Duration:00:36:52

Welcome: Books To Live By... with Mariella Frostrup

3/7/2019
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Hear about the books that have shaped the lives of globally celebrated movers and shakers, as Mariella visits them in their homes, hotels and dressing rooms to find out why their reading matters.

Duration:00:02:28