Midweek: Diverse Conversation

Diverse conversation with Libby Purves and her four guests. The focus of Midweek is personal experience, the story behind the story. A mix of the famous, the infamous, and first time broadcasters. Forty-five minutes of lively conversation to start the day

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Tristan Gooley and Colin Rosie
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.
Dátum: 2015-05-20 Idő: 10:47:00
Cormac Murphy-O'Connor and Hoagy B Carmichael
Libby Purves meets conservator Lucy Branch; Hoagy B Carmichael, son of the composer, singer and bandleader; Cormac Murphy O'Connor, former cardinal archbishop of Westminster; and comedian Eddie Pepitone.
Dátum: 2015-05-13 Idő: 09:50:00
Anita Harris and Paul Rose
Libby Purves speaks to Zoe Phillips who is the senior asistant armourer at the Royal Opera House; art historian and curator Vanessa Nicolson; Paul Rose who is a polar explorer and ocean diver and the singer, dancer and actor Anita Harris.
Dátum: 2015-05-06 Idő: 10:54:00
Bruce Fogle and Mary Black
Libby Purves meets garden designer Gillian Potts, vet Bruce Fogle and singer Mary Black.
Dátum: 2015-04-29 Idő: 22:00:00
Jane Dolby and Polly Findlay
Libby Purves meets director Polly Findlay; writer Huan Hsu; comedian and performer Deborah Frances-White and Jane Dolby, founder of the Fishwives Choir.
Dátum: 2015-04-22 Idő: 14:44:00
Carl Davis and Caitlin Doughty
Libby Purves meets composer and conductor Carl Davis CBE, playwright Samantha Ellis, photographer Simon Annand and mortician Caitlin Doughty.
Dátum: 2015-04-15 Idő: 11:29:00
Steve Backshall and Mary Chamberlain
Libby Purves meets wildlife presenter Steve Backshall; writer and academic Mary Chamberlain; pickpocket entertainer James Freedman and retailer Trevor Pickett.
Dátum: 2015-04-08 Idő: 10:59:00
Anthony Seldon and Richard Goldstein
Libby Purves meets headmaster and writer Sir Anthony Seldon; former rock critic Richard Goldstein; chocolatier Paul Wayne Gregory and singer and songwriter Kimmie Rhodes.
Dátum: 2015-04-01 Idő: 11:39:00
Deidre O'Sullivan and Mark Vanhoenacker
Libby Purves meets archaeologist Deirdre O'Sullivan of the Greyfriars Research Team which discovered and excavated Richard III; pilot Mark Vanhoenacker; Frances Ross the great-granddaughter of engineer Sebastian de Ziani Ferranti and Penny Horner and Howard Jameson who co-founded the Jermyn Street Theatre.
Dátum: 2015-03-25 Idő: 11:40:00
Gerard Scarfe and Greg Wise
Libby Purves speaks to Eimear O'Callaghan who is a former BBC news editor whose book Belfast Days is based on her teenager diary; political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe; actor Greg Wise who is returning to the theatre after an absence of 17 years and rock climber Ben Moon.
Dátum: 2015-03-18 Idő: 11:14:00