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The Bottom Line

Series 15

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC NewsLatest broadcast: on BBC News

The view from the top of business. What is the role of a business leader? To tell staff what to do or allow them to decide for themselves? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Evan Davis
Participant:
John Timpson
Participant:
Nikki King
Participant:
Gerry Robinson

A Good Read

John Timpson and John Bird

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Businessman John Timpson and Big Issue founder John Bird talk favourite books with Harriett Gilbert. Among the books for discussion is Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
John Bird
Interviewed Guest:
John Timpson
Producer:
Sally Heaven

Question Time

24/11/2016

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

David Dimbleby presents topical debate from London. On the panel are David Gauke, Chris Leslie, Tim Farron, businessman John Timpson and professor Mariana Mazzucato. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Dimbleby
Panellist:
David Gauke
Panellist:
Chris Leslie
Panellist:
Tim Farron
Panellist:
John Timpson
Series Editor:
Nicolai Gentchev
Executive Producer:
Hayley Valentine
Production Company:
Mentorn Scotland

The Bottom Line

Series 15

Who's the Boss?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS North AmericaLatest broadcast: on BBC WORLD NEWS Europe

What is the role of a business leader - to tell staff what to do or allow them to decide for themselves? Upside-down management is discussed by company bosses and Evan Davis. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Evan Davis
Participant:
John Timpson
Participant:
Nikki King
Participant:
Gerry Robinson

Duration: 36 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Kirsty Young interviews businessman John Timpson, who chooses the eight records that he would take with him to a desert island. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Young
Interviewed Guest:
John Timpson

Peter Jones Meets...

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Britain's top entrepreneurs reveal how they made their fortunes. Peter meets father and son John and James Timpson, and Judy Naake who sold tanning lotion St Tropez for millions. Show more

Contributors

Interviewer:
Peter Jones
Interviewed Guest:
John Timpson
Interviewed Guest:
James Timpson
Interviewed Guest:
Judy Naake
Director:
Dan Gooding
Series Producer:
Dan Gooding
Executive Producer:
Sam Lewens
Executive Producer:
Dave Stanford