Libby Purves meets Dr Amy Lehman, founder of The Lake Tanganyika Floating Health Clinic; legendary soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa; writer Alex Shearer and champion jockey turned photographer Richard Dunwoody MBE. Published on March 5, 2014.
This week Libby Purves is joined by Dr Kevin Jones, an NHS Consultant and and sometime comedian, on a new short film 'Dying for a Laugh', in which comedians reflect (and joke) about the taboo subject of death and dying; stuntman and director Vic Armstrong, stunt double for Indiana Jones, on his book 'The True Adventures of The World's Greatest Stuntman'; Vidal Sassoon on a new film 'Vidal Sassoon - The Movie' about his life from his East End routes, to his beginnings on Bond Street and ultimately to international success and celebrity. Published on May 18, 2011.
This week Libby Purves is joined by actor Richard Rycroft who is appearing in The Office Party at the Pleasance Theatre; Sir Terry Wogan on his book, 'Wogan's Ireland'; Matt Croucher, a recipient of the George Cross on his book 'The Royal British Legion - 90 Years of Heroes'; and Kora virtuoso Sona Jobarteh who is performing at the Nour Festival of Arts. Published on October 26, 2011.
Libby Purves meets poet Owen Sheers; Stephen Grady who spent his boyhood in the French Resistance and Michael Wright who helped him write his memoir Gardens of Stone. Also on the programme was singer Michael Ball who has a new cd out called Both Sides now and Ffion Jones who has just been appointed the first female brewer at SA Brain brewery in Cardiff. Published on February 20, 2013.
Libby Purves talks to hat seller Colin Rosie;Ingrid Von Oelhafen with Tim Tate who talk about her part, as a child, in the Lebensborn programme which was established to increase Germany’s Aryan population; Chi-chi Nwanoku MBE who is principal double bass and a founder member of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE) which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year and Tristan Gooley who is a writer and expedition leader. Published on May 20, 2015.