Midweek: Diverse Conversation

Midweek: Diverse Conversation

Diverse conversation with Libby Purves and her four guests. The focus of Midweek is personal experience, the story behind the story. A mix of the famous, the infamous, and first time broadcasters. Forty-five minutes of lively conversation to start the day.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • Cathy Tyson and Sir Tim Smit

    Wed, 28 Jan 15

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Libby Purves actor Cathy Tyson; Sir Tim Smit, co-founder of the Eden Project; singer and songwriter Adam Cohen and designer Rupert Harry Miller.

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  • Anne Reid, Barbara Winton and Lord Alf Dubs

    Wed, 21 Jan 15

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Libby Purves meets Barbara Winton, daughter of Sir Nicholas Winton who orchestrated the Kindertransport rescue mission; Lord Alf Dubs who was one of the rescued children; actor Anne Reid; inventor Dr John C Taylor and horticulturalist and mixologist Lottie Muir.

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  • Judy Joo and Paul McKenna

    Wed, 14 Jan 15

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Libby Purves meets hypnotist and self-help writer Paul McKenna; theatre director Jonathan Church; chef Judy Joo and Rear Admiral Kit Layman.

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  • Gurinder Chadha and Julian Lloyd Webber

    Wed, 31 Dec 14

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Libby Purves is in the Radio Theatre with cellists Julian and Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, writer and director Gurinder Chadha, the High Commissioner for St Kitts and Nevis High Commissioner and poet Dr Kevin Issacs and comedian Milton Jones.

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  • Mike McShane and Barbara Dickson

    Wed, 24 Dec 14

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Libby Purves meets singer Barbara Dickson; actor Mike McShane; medic Dr Sarah Coombes and storyteller Giles Abbott.

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  • Barry and Bob Cryer and Andrew Gant

    Wed, 17 Dec 14

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Libby Purves meets Barry and Bob Cryer; violin maker Florian Leonhard; adventurer Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent and choirmaster Andrew Gant.

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  • Ian McMillan and Victoria Tennant

    Wed, 10 Dec 14

    Duration:
    43 mins

    Libby Purves meets poet and broadcaster Ian McMillan; actors Linda Marlowe and Victoria Tennant and musician Mike Vass.

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  • Ben and David Crystal and Lucy Cooke

    Wed, 3 Dec 14

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Libby Purves meets musician Keith Ball; wildlife expert Lucy Cooke; writers David and Ben Crystal and Angie Marchese, director of archives at Graceland.

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  • Janina Fialkowska and Dolores Payas

    Wed, 26 Nov 14

    Duration:
    41 mins

    Libby Purves meets concert pianist Janina Fialkowska; tailor Edward Sexton; Dolores Payas who translated books written by the travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor and voice coach Gary Catona.

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  • Scottee and Patrick Hughes

    Wed, 19 Nov 14

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Libby Purves meets surrealist painter Patrick Hughes, Pam Dix of Disaster Action, artist and performer Scottee and Dr Bryn Dentinger, mycologist at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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