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Saturday Live

Stephen Mangan, Matt Cain, Orla Kiely and Dr Michelle Dickinson aka 'Nanogirl'

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

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Conversation from the actor Stephen Mangan, pop-up beach organiser Scott Barton, nanotechnologist Dr. Michelle Dickinson, and The Madonna of Bolton - Matt Cain.
With Orla Kiely's Inheritance Tracks. Presented by Aasmah Mir and the Rev. Richard Coles.

The actor Stephen Mangan talks about his hair, his 52 cousins and his new Channel 4 series Hang Ups! in which he plays a therapist, who has his own therapist.
Sean Randell shares his story of Thanks, to the couple who fostered him before he was adopted.
Scott Barton organises pop up urban beaches around the country. He describes what's happening today in Northfield, Birmingham; and we find out why he was once Lady Mayoress of Sheffield!
Dr. Michelle Dickinson - aka Nanogirl - is a nanotechnologist who shares her passion for nanobots, and reveals her Chicken in a Cup experiment.
JP Devlin meets Catherine Geddes who explains why she became homeless and how she transformed her life, helping other youngsters in the process.
Matt Cain - aka The Madonna of Bolton - on growing up gay in Bolton in the 1980s. He describes how Madonna's music and videos inspired him, and her fierce determination to succeed gave him the confidence to do the same - and to find his own voice.
And the designer Orla Kiely chooses her Inheritance Tracks - Night and Day by Cole Porter and 7 seconds by Youssou n'dour & Neneh Cherry.

Producer: Louise Corley
Editor: Beverley Purcell. Show less


Aasmah Mir
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Mangan
Interviewed Guest:
Scott Barton
Interviewed Guest:
Michelle Dickinson
Interviewed Guest:
Matt Cain
Interviewed Guest:
Orla Kiely
Louise Corley

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