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The biggest names in entertainment, culture and the arts speak in-depth to 5 live.

The biggest names in entertainment, culture and the arts speak in-depth to 5 live.
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BBC

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The biggest names in entertainment, culture and the arts speak in-depth to 5 live.

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English


Episodes

Neil Jordan

4/17/2019
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The Oscar-winning director on his new psychological thriller Greta and why he thinks people will soon be paying not to be famous. (photo courtesy of Patrick Redmond)

Duration:00:24:34

Sabrina Cohen-Hatton

4/15/2019
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Sabrina talks to Nihal about how she went from being homeless to becoming a senior firefighter – and how fearing for her partner’s life led her to research the way we all make life or death decisions.

Duration:00:34:55

James Morrison

4/12/2019
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The singer songwriter talks parenthood, childhood and why he sometimes sings with his eyes closed.

Duration:00:27:59

Candice Carty-Williams

4/10/2019
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The author talks to Nihal Arthanayake about her debut novel Queenie, why she’s had enough of micro-aggressions, the perils of modern dating and much more. You can also search BBC Sounds to hear Tamara Lawrence reading Queenie.

Duration:00:41:05

ZAWE ASHTON

4/9/2019
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“I was basically playing a character I loved.” Zawe Ashton on playing Vod in Fresh Meat and her new memoir Character Breakdown

Duration:00:36:52

WESTLIFE

4/8/2019
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Nicky, Mark and Shane on getting Westlife back together and Brexit (Brian’s exit that is.)

Duration:00:25:23

MARC MARON

4/4/2019
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Comedian and podcast host Marc Maron on 'committing his life' to comedy, the letters he gets from WTF listeners and why he had to lock away the cats when he interviewed President Barack Obama in his garage.

Duration:00:40:10

slowthai

3/28/2019
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“Music was the only thing I was good at.” slowthai talks tattoos, ambition and his debut album.

Duration:00:32:36

Jack Savoretti

3/19/2019
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Why the romance of the 1960’s Riviera inspired his new album and how having children helped him to grow up.

Duration:00:30:29

Angie Thomas

3/14/2019
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“Hip hop inspired my generation.” The Hate U Give author on music, faith, opportunity and her new novel

Duration:00:34:39

Dido

3/7/2019
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Dido talks to Nihal about the inspiration for her new album, the flip and Arsenal.

Duration:00:31:13

Bryan Adams

3/6/2019
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Chart success “never really mattered to me.” The Canadian star on working with Ed Sheeran for his new album and surviving the success of that single.

Duration:00:28:12

Terry Hall

3/5/2019
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“I’d had enough of being recognised.” The Specials singer on success, depression and the band’s first album for 20 years.

Duration:00:41:25

Rose McGowan

3/4/2019
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The actor, activist, writer and public speaker Rose McGowan talks to Nihal Arthanayake about the impact of her memoir, Brave, the #MeToo campaign, and her life and career.

Duration:00:46:17

100 Headliners

3/2/2019
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Headliners@100; Sally Field, Lily Allen, Thom Yorke, Noel Gallagher and other highlights of our first hundred episodes.

Duration:00:33:15

Julie Hesmondhalgh

2/28/2019
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The Coronation Street, Happy Valley and Broadchurch star chats to Nihal about her new book, A Working Diary.

Duration:00:40:08

Michael Dapaah

2/27/2019
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The “Man’s Not Hot” star on playing Big Shaq and how he beats on-stage nerves.

Duration:00:16:47

Ricky Gervais

2/26/2019
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Ricky talks to Nihal about his new Netflix comedy After Life, why his head MIGHT be shrinking, and what he thinks of awards ceremonies.

Duration:00:25:17

Neneh Cherry

2/25/2019
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“I belong to different places in different ways.” Neneh talks to Nihal about music, family and belonging.

Duration:00:24:38

Joe Cornish

2/13/2019
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Director Joe Cornish on his new film based on the legend of King Arthur and why “a bit of anxiety is healthy” in film making.

Duration:00:35:46