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A Good Read

Robert Webb and Hugo Rifkind

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Comic actor and writer Robert Webb and award-winning journalist Hugo Rifkind talk about favourite books with presenter Harriett Gilbert. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Robert Webb
Interviewed Guest:
Hugo Rifkind
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

A Good Read

Adam Kay and Farrah Jarral

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Two former doctors, writer Adam Kay and broadcaster Farrah Jarral, join Harriett Gilbert to talk about favourite books by Mohsin Hamid, David Sedaris and Per Petterson. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Adam Kay
Interviewed Guest:
Farrah Jarral
Producer:
Mair Bosworth

A Good Read

Tony Parsons and Olly Mann

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Tony Parsons and Olly Mann talk favourite books with Harriett Gilbert including Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty and Never Mind by Edward St Aubyn. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Tony Parsons
Interviewed Guest:
Olly Mann
Producer:
Mair Bosworth

A Good Read

Juno Dawson and Pandora Sykes

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Writers Juno Dawson and Pandora Sykes discuss favourite books Bonjour Tristesse, Neuromancer and The Versions of Us with Harriett Gilbert. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Juno Dawson
Interviewed Guest:
Pandora Sykes
Producer:
Sally Heaven

A Good Read

Loyd Grossman and Skin

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Food lover Loyd Grossman and singer Skin from rock band Skunk Anansie talk to Harriett Gilbert about their favourite books, which include The Underground Railroad. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Loyd Grossman
Interviewed Guest:
Skin
Producer:
Sally Heaven

A Good Read

Isy Suttie and Lolly Adefope

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Isy Suttie, writer and actress of Peep Show fame, joins comedian Lolly Adefope to discuss their favourite books with Harriett Gilbert. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Isy Suttie
Interviewed Guest:
Lolly Adefope
Producer:
Becky Ripley

A Good Read

Samira Ahmed and Elis James

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Harriett Gilbert is joined by writer and broadcaster Samira Ahmed and comedian and actor Elis James to discuss favourite books. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Elis James
Producer:
Becky Ripley

A Good Read

Anne-Marie Duff and Louise O'Neill

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Harriett Gilbert is joined by actor Anne-Marie Duff and author Louise O'Neill to discuss favourite books. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Anne-Marie Duff
Interviewed Guest:
Louise O'Neill

A Good Read

Steph McGovern and Jayde Adams

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Broadcaster Steph McGovern and comedian Jayde Adams talk about books with Harriett Gilbert. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Steph McGovern
Interviewed Guest:
Jade Adams
Producer:
Sally Heaven

A Good Read

Sathnam Sanghera and Hadley Freeman

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Sathnam Sanghera and Hadley Freeman talk favourite books with Harriett Gilbert, including Spring by David Szalay and The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Sathnam Sanghera
Interviewed Guest:
Hadley Freeman
Producer:
Mair Bosworth

A Good Read

Professor Mark Miodownik and Diana Henry

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Scientist Mark Miodownik and food writer Diana Henry tell Harriett Gilbert about the books they love. Flann O'Brien, Elizabeth Taylor and chef Gabrielle Hamilton are the authors. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Mark Miodownik
Interviewed Guest:
Diana Henry
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

A Good Read

Joanna Trollope and Sabrina Mahfouz

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Harriett Gilbert, Joanna Trollope and Sabrina Mahfouz talk about their favourite books with Harriett Gilbert. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Joanna Trollope
Interviewed Guest:
Sabrina Mahfouz

A Good Read

Kit de Waal and Nina Stibbe

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kit de Waal and Nina Stibbe talk favourite books with Harriett Gilbert, including The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro and Reflections in a Golden Eye by Carson McCullers. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Nina Stibbe
Interviewed Guest:
Edmund de Waal
Producer:
Mair Bosworth

A Good Read

Bernardine Evaristo and Jolyon Rubinstein

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Harriett Gilbert's guests are writer Bernardine Evaristo and comedian Jolyon Rubinstein. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Bernardine Evaristo
Interviewed Guest:
Jolyon Rubinstein

A Good Read

Phill Jupitus and Robin Ince

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Comedians Phill Jupitus and Robin Ince talk to Harriett Gilbert about books they love. Dada, Soviet-era science fiction and a dark new crime novel make the cut. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Phill Jupitus
Interviewed Guest:
Robin Ince
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

A Good Read

Terry Deary and Shappi Khorsandi

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

4 Extra Debut. Terry Deary, Shappi Khorsandi and Harriett Gilbert discuss books by GK Chesterton, Sue Townsend and John McGahern. From 2013. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Terry Deary
Interviewed Guest:
Shaparak Khorsandi
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

A Good Read

Vanessa Feltz and Elvis McGonagall

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

4 Extra Debut. Harriett Gilbert, Vanessa Feltz and Elvis McGonagall discuss books by Javier Marias, AA Milne, Jeff Torrington. From 2013. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Vanessa Feltz
Interviewed Guest:
Elvis McGonagall
Producer:
Beth O'Dea

A Good Read

Jacqueline Wilson and Richard Osman

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

4 Extra Debut. Dame Jacqueline Wilson, Richard Osman and Harriett Gilbert on books by Michael Frayn, Shena MacKay and Per Petterson. From 2013. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Jacqueline Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Osman

A Good Read

Ricky Ross and Tom Heap

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

4 Extra Debut. Ricky Ross, Tom Heap and Harriett Gilbert on books by Philip Kerr, Ron Ferguson and Elizabeth Taylor. From 2013. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Ricky Ross
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Heap
Producer:
Maggie Ayre

A Good Read

Russell Kane and Peter Lord

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Peter Lord and Russell Kane talk about their favourite books with Harriett Gilbert, including Susan Pinker's The Village Effect and Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Peter Lord
Interviewed Guest:
Russell Kane
Producer:
Sally Heaven