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Mark Lawson Talks To...

David Attenborough

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Mark Lawson talks to David Attenborough about his career as one of the nation's best-loved TV presenters, bringing colour TV to Britain and commissioning Porridge and Monty Python. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Four HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

One of Britain's greatest exponents of the detective novel, the late PD James talks about her need to write, the impact that the two world wars have had on her, religion and death. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Interview with the comic and naturalist. Bill delves into his past, from his early passion for wildlife to his varied TV career and the effects of his mother's mental illness. Show more

Mark Lawson Talks To...

Marguerite Patten

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Marguerite Patten reflects on nine decades of cookery, from being one of the first celebrity TV chefs to her performances at the Palladium and the writing of over 170 books. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Cookery writer Claudia Roden talks to Mark Lawson about her memories of growing up in Cairo in the 1930s, the true origins of pasta, and going kosher for her Book of Jewish Food. Show more

Mark Lawson Talks To...

Sir Patrick Moore

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Mark Lawson talks to the astronomer and English eccentric Sir Patrick Moore about his early life, career and the future of space exploration in an interview recorded in 2007. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

From playing princes to professors and cardinals to comedians, Jonathan Pryce is one of Britain's most versatile actors. He talks to Mark Lawson about his life and career. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Actress and writer Maureen Lipman talks to Mark Lawson about life after the death of her husband Jack Rosenthal, working with Roman Polanski and being the face of a BT ad campaign. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Mark Lawson talks to the actress Liz Smith about her life and career. She reflects on her lonely childhood, her days as a single mother and her determination to become an actress. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Quentin Blake talks to Mark Lawson about life as one of Britain's best known illustrators and children's authors and whose most prolific collaboration was with Roald Dahl. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Mark Lawson talks to the actress Julie Walters about her life and career, as she explores her working class roots, struggles with self-confidence and finding peace at 60. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Private Eye editor Ian Hislop discusses his role as a satirist with Mark Lawson. He talks about the importance of Christianity to him and his years in Have I Got News For You? Show more