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A Good Read

John Timpson and John Bird

Duration: 30 minutes

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

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

Famous, Rich and Homeless

Series 1 Reversions

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Five celebrities spend ten days experiencing homelessness. Annabel Croft, Hardeep Singh Kohli, Rosie Boycott, Bruce Jones and the Marquis of Blandford sleep rough in London. Show more

Famous, Rich and Homeless

Series 1 Reversions

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Celebrities experience homelessness. The four are sent to live in hostels, which they find to be a more intimidating environment than the streets. Will their attitudes change? Show more

Question Time

2020

27/02/2020

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Fiona Bruce presents from Middlesbrough. Nadhim Zahawi MP, Jon Ashworth MP, crossbench peer John Bird, journalist Alison Phillips and divorce lawyer Ayesha Vardag are on the panel. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Fiona Bruce
Panellist:
Nadhim Zahawi
Panellist:
Jon Ashworth
Panellist:
John Bird
Panellist:
Alison Phillips
Panellist:
Ayesha Vardag
Executive Producer:
Nicolai Gentchev
Director:
Rob Hopkin
Production Company:
Mentorn Media

This Week

19/05/2016

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Andrew Neil reviews the political week with Michael Portillo and Liz Kendall. They talk about conspiracies with David Icke. John Bird explains how governments fail the poor. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Panellist:
Liz Kendall
Panellist:
Miranda Green
Panellist:
John Nicolson
Interviewed Guest:
John Bird
Interviewed Guest:
David Icke
Assistant Producer:
James Fitzgerald
Producer:
Arryn Moy
Assistant Editor:
Richard Garvin
Director:
Claire Bellis
Executive Producer:
Robbie Gibb
Executive Producer:
Samir Shah

Daily Politics

05/02/2015

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Andrew Neil and Jo Coburn are joined by Big Issue founder John Bird to discuss the news from Westminster, including the Rotherham child abuse scandal. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Andrew Neil
Presenter:
Jo Coburn
Interviewed Guest:
John Bird
Interviewed Guest:
Barry Chuckle
Interviewed Guest:
Paul Chuckle

Famous, Rich and Homeless

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Five celebrities spend ten days experiencing homelessness. Annabel Croft, Hardeep Singh Kohli, Rosie Boycott, Bruce Jones and the Marquis of Blandford sleep rough in London. Show more

Famous, Rich and Homeless

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Celebrities experience homelessness. The Marquis of Blandford quits on day three, and Rosie Boycott, Hardeep Singh Kohli, Annabel Croft and Bruce Jones are sent to live in hostels. Show more

Sunday Morning Live

Series 6

Episode 8

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Sian Williams presents a live discussion. On the anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki she asks: do nuclear weapons keep us safe? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Sian Williams
Production Coordinator:
Caoimhe Cassidy
Producer:
Marie Irvine
Assistant Producer:
Cathy McMorrow
Panellist:
Matthew Syed
Panellist:
Andrew Pierce
Panellist:
John Bird
Panellist:
Bharti Tailor
Panellist:
Julie Bindel
Panellist:
Peter Jenkins
Interviewed Guest:
Bruce Kent
Interviewed Guest:
Clarke Carlisle
Participant:
Tommy Sandhu
Participant:
Ade Adepitan

Loose Ends

Emily Watson, Lord John Bird, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Rick Wakeman, Eliza Carthy and The Wayward Band, Phil Gayle, Clive Anderson

Duration: 47 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Clive Anderson and Phil Gayle are joined by Emily Watson, Lord John Bird, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Rick Wakeman and Eliza Carthy for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Anderson
Presenter:
Phil Gayle
Interviewed Guest:
Emily Watson
Interviewed Guest:
John Bird
Interviewed Guest:
Rick Wakeman
Performer:
Eliza Carthy
Producer:
Sukey Firth

Celebrity Mastermind

2009/10

Episode 8

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Four celebrities face John Humphrys and the black chair. Guests are director Michael Winner, newsreader Mishal Husain, comedian Dom Joly and actor and satirist John Bird. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Participant:
Michael Winner
Participant:
Mishal Husain
Participant:
Dom Joly
Participant:
John Bird

Yes, Prime Minister

Series 2

Episode 6: The Patron of the Arts

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Classic political sitcom. Jim Hacker faces embarrassment when Sir Humphrey tells a bigwig friend in the arts that the government is planning to cut grants. Show more

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Simon Monk:
John Bird
Dorothy Wainwright:
Deborah Norton
Bill Pritchard:
Anthony Carrick
Annie Hacker:
Diana Hoddinott
Writer:
Antony Jay

Famous, Rich and Homeless

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Nick Hancock, Julia Bradbury, Willie Thorne and Kim Woodburn sleep rough on the streets of London to experience the harsh reality of homelessness in the UK. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Nick Hancock
Participant:
Julia Bradbury
Participant:
Willie Thorne
Participant:
Kim Woodburn
Expert:
John Bird
Executive Producer:
Kieran Smith
Series Producer:
Claire McFall
Producer:
Sue Medhurst
Assistant Producer:
Adam Perkins
Production Manager:
Emma Thompson
Production Coordinator:
Danielle Parrish
Production Coordinator:
Holly Hubble

Famous, Rich and Homeless

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Nick Hancock, Julia Bradbury, Willie Thorne and Kim Woodburn immerse themselves in the lives of real people living with long-term homelessness. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Nick Hancock
Participant:
Julia Bradbury
Participant:
Willie Thorne
Participant:
Kim Woodburn
Expert:
John Bird
Executive Producer:
Kieran Smith
Series Producer:
Claire McFall
Producer:
Sue Medhurst
Assistant Producer:
Adam Perkins
Production Manager:
Emma Thompson
Production Coordinator:
Danielle Parrish
Production Coordinator:
Holly Hubble

One Foot in the Grave

Series 5

Episode 6: The Exterminating Angel

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Available for 12 months

Sitcom about a grumpy pensioner and his long-suffering wife. A disaster of truly biblical proportions descends when the Meldrews are invited out. Show more

Contributors

Victor Meldrew:
Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew:
Annette Crosbie
Nick Swainey:
Owen Brenman
Lewis Atterbury:
John Bird