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Front Row

Clive James, Joe Joyce, Marin Alsop, Hunter Davies

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Clive James on the benefits of box sets, boxer Joe Joyce on the joy of painting, conductor Marin Alsop brings a touch of Brazil to the Proms, Hunter Davies remembers the Beatles. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Producer:
Angie Nehring
Interviewed Guest:
Joe Joyce
Interviewed Guest:
Marin Alsop
Interviewed Guest:
Hunter Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Clive James

Saturday Live

Wayne Hemingway

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

The Saturday Live road trip continues to Morecambe in Lancashire, where designer Wayne Hemingway joins Aasmah Mir and the Rev Richard Coles. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aasmah Mir
Presenter:
Richard Coles
Presenter:
JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest:
Wayne Hemingway
Interviewed Guest:
Dave Holt
Interviewed Guest:
Cedric Robinson
Interviewed Guest:
Helen Keen
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Moser
Interviewed Guest:
Margaret James
Interviewed Guest:
Hunter Davies
Producer:
Louise Corley

Wainwright Walks

Series 1

Episode 1: Haystacks

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Julia Bradbury explores the work of Britain's well-known fell walker and author Alfred Wainwright. She is in the Western Lakes to walk to the summit of the Haystacks fell. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Julia Bradbury
Executive Producer:
Eric Harwood
Participant:
Hunter Davies

Wainwright Walks

Series 1

Episode 2: Blencathra

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series in which Julia Bradbury explores the work of Britain's greatest fell walker Alfred Wainwright. Julia climbs her first mountain, Blencathra, and tackles Sharp Edge. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Julia Bradbury
Director:
Owen Rodd
Executive Producer:
Eric Harwood
Participant:
Hunter Davies

Wainwright Walks

Series 1

Episode 3: Castle Crag

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series in which Julia Bradbury explores the work of fell walker and author Alfred Wainwright. Julia is in the Borrowdale Valley to climb to the summit of Castle Crag. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Julia Bradbury
Executive Producer:
Eric Harwood
Participant:
Hunter Davies

Wainwright Walks

Series 1

Episode 4: Scafell Pike

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Julia Bradbury explores the work of fell walker Alfred Wainwright. She faces Scafell Pike, England's highest peak, and must reach the 978m summit before darkness falls. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Julia Bradbury
Director:
Owen Rodd
Executive Producer:
Eric Harwood
Participant:
Hunter Davies

Britain's Best Drives

Episode 4: Lake District

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Richard Wilson drives a convertible Triumph TR3A around some of the Lake District's most famous roads. He gets the lowdown on the area from author Hunter Davies. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Wilson
Participant:
Hunter Davies
Producer:
Jonney Steven
Participant:
John Jennings
Participant:
Chris Brown
Participant:
Jimmy Brown
Participant:
Richard Leafe

Midweek

Hunter Davies, Daniel Evans, Henry Normal, Fiona Bird

Duration: 43 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Lively conversation with Libby Purves and guests. Libby meets writer Hunter Davies, artistic director Daniel Evans, comedian and poet Henry Normal and forager and cook Fiona Bird. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest:
Hunter Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Daniel Evans
Interviewed Guest:
Henry Normal
Interviewed Guest:
Fiona Bird

Brand

Midweek

Front Row

Trust Me writer Dan Sefton, Atomic Blonde, Colm Toibin's Queer Icon, Posthumous publishing

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Arts news, interviews and reviews. When an artist dies, should their unfinished work be released or kept private? Anna Smith reviews Atomic Blonde. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Hunter Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Virginia Nicholson
Interviewed Guest:
Dan Sefton
Interviewed Guest:
Anna Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Colm Toibin