Saturday Live

Real life but not as you know it. Radio 4's Saturday morning show is full of the stuff that matters, extraordinary stories, inheritance tracks, guerrilla reports, secret lives, poetry and more.

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23 May 2015
Rev Richard Coles and Aasmah Mir are joined by Jon Culshaw who talks about making a career out of impressions. Jack Andraka is a pioneering teenage scientist who discovered a way to detect some forms of cancer in their early stages. Heather Beagley remembers the excitement of being on the maiden voyage of the Queen Mary liner in 1936. Plus personal trainer Jonas Zimnickas tells about his Saturday and Alex Polizzi shares her Inheritance Tracks.
Dátum: 2015-05-23 Idő: 11:36:00
16 May 2015
Richard Coles and Aasmah Mir are joined by broadcaster Chris Tarrant. Glenys Newton won a storytelling competition with a story from her childhood. Dino Martins is an entomologist whose mission is to highlight the key role of pollination in the world. Iain Lauchlan has spent 40 years in the TV industry, specialising in pre school television programmes. Daniel Parker is a film make up artist, following in the footsteps of his father. Plus Inheritance Tracks from songwriter Guy Chambers.
Dátum: 2015-05-16 Idő: 11:31:00
9 May 2015
Presented by Richard Coles and Suzy Klein with DJ and veteran festival-goer Edith Bowman, Grammy award winning jazz singer Gregory Porter, camping fan Phoebe Smith and Emile Holba on what a world without mobile phones sounds like. Plus Dr Sandy Saunders one of the last survivors of the Guinea Pig Club and Inheritance Tracks from 'Queen of Shops', Mary Portas.
Dátum: 2015-05-09 Idő: 11:29:00
2 May 2015
Clinical psychologist and broadcaster Professor Tanya Byron joins Richard Coles and Aasmah Mir. Michelle Thomas pays people £1 for their story. Liesbeth Langford shares her family's story of growing up in occupied Holland and sheltering a young Jewish woman. Professor Greg Whyte tells us how he motivates people. Plus violinist Nigel Kennedy shares his inheritance tracks. And we speak to some of the die-hard fans who've been waiting for the royal baby.
Dátum: 2015-05-02 Idő: 11:21:00
25 April 2015
In the studio with Aasmah Mir and Richard Coles this week is Conchita Wurst winner of Eurovision 2014. Jo Pavey has competed in four Olympics and won bronze in the 10,000m at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, and then gold in the European Championships. Jon Frost is an experienced customs officer. Carrie Hope Fletcher has a phenomenally popular YouTube channel, ItsWayPastMyBedtime, a safe and positive space for young people to discuss their hopes and concerns online. Plus Inheritance Tracks from the creator of the The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, author Alexander McCall Smith.
Dátum: 2015-04-25 Idő: 11:26:00
18 April 2015
The comedian, writer and presenter Paul Merton joins Aasmah Mir and Richard Coles. Vanessa Mann on why she buys sets of postcards, with the aim to trace living relatives of the people who wrote and received them. Sailor and broadcaster Paul Heiney on his voyage from Falmouth to Cape Horn and back, to rediscover his son's voice through the medium of sailing. The i-magician Jamie Allan on how he who fuses sleight of hand with modern technology. JP Devlin meets Pete Waterman to talk model railways. Plus, Anita Dobson shares her Inheritance Tracks.
Dátum: 2015-04-18 Idő: 11:12:00
11 April 2015
Fashion designer, Dame Zandra Rhodes, joins Richard and Aasmah. Also, pianist Chilly Gonzales, bookbinder Mark Cockram and hairdresser Jon-Paul Holt who gave Kevin Keegan his curly perm. Plus, Inheritance Tracks from actor Tom Conti.
Dátum: 2015-04-11 Idő: 11:17:00
4 April 2015
On the biggest gardening weekend of the year garden designer and tv presenter Diarmuid Gavin joins Aasmah Mir and Suzy Klein. Also writer John-Paul Flintoff on The Family Project - a manual for people who want to discover their family story but don't know where to start. Also the extreme ornithologists who broke the world record for the number of species identified in a single calendar year. Ruth Miller and Alan Davies tell us whether it was worth it. Sophie Jewett is a York-based chocolatier and shares her easter egg decorating secrets, listener Dale Gibson on the Saturday joy of working with his swarm of urban bees. And the Inheritance Tracks of Helena Bonham Carter.
Dátum: 2015-04-04 Idő: 11:32:00
28 March 2015
The actor and singer, Jason Donovan, joins Richard Coles and Suzy Klein. Plus, Pulitzer Prize winning photo-journalist Lynsey Addario on her life behind the camera, Saturday Live listener Penny Tomlinson describes how she coped with bereavement by joining the 'I Can't Sing' Choir, former royal harpist Claire Jones describes her struggle with ME Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Lloyd Buck is accompanied by his Starling, Arnie. Lulu shares her Inheritance Tracks.
Dátum: 2015-03-28 Idő: 11:35:00
21 March 2015
Presenter and health expert, Dr Christian Jessen, joins Aasmah Mir and Rev Richard Coles. Also; Hugh Maynard has dealt with abandonment and rejection most of his life after being given up by his mother when just a few weeks old; Jackie Hagan is a comedian whose trip to hospital with a sore toe back in 2013, ended with her having a leg amputated and London based Imam, Mohammed al Hussaini tells us how he became a traditional Irish folk singer. Plus, JP Devlin talks with Barbara Taylor Bradford about her collection of handbags. And former soap star, Pam St Clement who played Pat Butcher in Eastenders shares her inheritance tracks.
Dátum: 2015-03-21 Idő: 11:19:00