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)

  • Mary Portas and Noah Stewart

    Wed, 25 Feb 15

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Libby Purves meets retail guru Mary Portas; opera singer Noah Stewart; glass artist Peter Layton and florist Rosemary Hughes.

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  • Mark Strong and Maggie Alphonsi

    Wed, 18 Feb 15

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Libby Purves meets actor Mark Strong; former rugby player Maggie Alphonsi; artist Daphne Todd and blues and jazz singer Carol Grimes.

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  • Pam St Clement and Adam Walker

    Wed, 11 Feb 15

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Libby Purves meets actor Pam St Clement; academic and journalist Professor John Sutherland and his son Jack; swimmer Adam Walker and concert pianist Sam Haywood.

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  • Bonnie Langford and Nick Wisdom

    Wed, 4 Feb 15

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Libby Purves meets actor Bonnie Langford; Nick Wisdom, son of Norman; Tom Vaughan, co-founder of Juliana's Discotheque; Dr Aaron Rosen who devised the Jewish Museum London's exhibiton called Love and student Zack McGuiness.

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  • 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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