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Saturday Live

Michelle Collins

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Aasmah Mir and the Rev. Richard Coles talk to the actress Michelle Collins about her love of markets and clothes, her singing and acting career from EastEnders to Coronation Street, and her latest role in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Wayne Hemingway shares his passion for classic cars, boot sales and his vast collection of vintage vinyl.

The 'natural navigator' Tristan Gooley, explains how to read water - drawing on his own pioneering journeys to reveal the clues, signs and patterns in ponds, puddles, oceans and even in the bath. And Tom Gregory remembers swimming the Channel at the age of 11.

JP Devlin meets Pat Stewart aka "The Girl in the Spotty Dress" to hear about the iconic 1950s photograph taken of her and friend Wendy Clarke on Blackpool Promendade, her association with Laurel and Hardy and the significance of song her husband left her.

And the film director, Peter Greenaway, shares his Inheritance Tracks: An Elephant Never Forgets, performed by Henry Hall and the BBC Dance Band, and Concerto in A minor for Bassoon, composed by Antonio Vivaldi and performed by Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields and Neville Marriner.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is currently playing at Cliffs Pavilion, Southend and is then on tour around the country.
How to Read Water, by Tristan Gooley is out now.
The Classic Car Boot Sale is at Lewis Cubitt Square, King's Cross, London N1C 4UZ, today and tomorrow, 16 / 17 April.
Peter Greenaway's latest film 'Eisenstein in Guanajuato' is in cinemas now.

Producer: Louise Corley
Editor: Beverley Purcell. Show less

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Michelle Collins
Interviewed Guest:
Wayne Hemingway
Interviewed Guest:
Tristan Gooley
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Gregory
Interviewer:
JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest:
Pat Stewart
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Greenaway
Producer:
Louise Corley

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