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  1. 23/04/2014

    Lively and diverse conversation with weekly guests.

    First broadcast: 23 Apr 2014

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  2. Sir Roger Bannister, Prof Kevin Warwick, Rachael Stirling, Diana Darke

    Libby Purves meets Sir Roger Bannister and professor of cybernetics Kevin Warwick.

    First broadcast: 16 Apr 2014

  3. Eric Carter, Ray Cooney, Cambridge Jones, Eve Ferret

    Libby Purves meets director and playwright Ray Cooney and photographer Cambridge Jones.

    First broadcast: 09 Apr 2014

  4. Steve Hewlett, Jamie Andrew, Ayo, Philip Walling

    Libby Purves meets ventriloquist Steve Hewlett and singer-songwriter Ayo.

    First broadcast: 02 Apr 2014

  5. Gary Morecombe, Rebecca Gowers, Sara Ishaq, Mike McCartney

    Libby Purves meets Mike McCartney and Gary Morecambe, son of Eric.

    First broadcast: 26 Mar 2014

  6. Professor John Carey, Benny Lewis, Eduardo Niebla, Lynn Ruth Miller

    Libby Purves meets Professor John Carey and comedian Lynn Ruth Miller.

    First broadcast: 19 Mar 2014

  7. Sam Etherington, Cassidy Little, Emma Bridgewater, Merry 'Corky' White

    Libby Purves is joined by ceramicist Emma Bridgewater and anthropologist Merry White.

    First broadcast: 12 Mar 2014

  8. Sacha Corcoran, Austin and Howard Mutti-Mewse, Gideon Lewis-Kraus, David Probert

    Libby Purves meets film fans Austin and Howard Mutti-Mewse and auctioneer David Probert.

    First broadcast: 26 Feb 2014

  9. Arthur Smith, Dr Akiko Mikamo, Martin White, Tom Mitchell

    Libby Purves meets comedian Arthur Smith and plant hunter Tom Mitchell.

    First broadcast: 19 Feb 2014

  10. Ben Garrod, Jack Charles, Clare Salaman, Colin Jones

    Libby Purves meets primatologist Ben Garrod and Australian Aboriginal actor Jack Charles.

    First broadcast: 12 Feb 2014

  11. John Wardley, Mandy Rice-Davies, Barbara Taylor Bradford, Marc Lucero

    Libby Purves meets Mandy Rice-Davies and novelist Barbara Taylor Bradford.

    First broadcast: 05 Feb 2014

  12. Sally Magnusson, Steven Isserlis, Dan Hurley, Tommy Hanover

    Libby Purves meets broadcaster Sally Magnusson and cellist Steven Isserlis.

    First broadcast: 29 Jan 2014

  13. Robert Powell, Mike Rutherford, Catherine Weate, Harry Shearer

    Libby Purves meets actor Robert Powell and musician Mike Rutherford.

    First broadcast: 22 Jan 2014

  14. Lilla Rowcliffe, Philip Mould, Peter Hain, Susie Boyt

    Libby Purves meets Peter Hain MP and art dealer Philip Mould.

    First broadcast: 15 Jan 2014

  15. Jo Brand, Henry Winkler, Clive Rowe, Richard Mawbey

    Libby Purves goes to the panto with Jo Brand and Henry Winkler.

    First broadcast: 01 Jan 2014

  16. Imogen Stubbs, Mary Kenny, John Julius Norwich, John Halpern

    Libby Purves meets actor Imogen Stubbs and journalist Mary Kenny.

    First broadcast: 18 Dec 2013

  17. Jamie Cullum, Richard Dawkins, Greg Davies, Sophie Andrews, Pam Blackwood

    Libby Purves meets musician Jamie Cullum and Professor Richard Dawkins.

    First broadcast: 11 Dec 2013

  18. June Brown, James Torme, Jo Bell, Dr Peter Sharrock

    Libby Purves meets actor June Brown and jazz singer James Torme.

    First broadcast: 04 Dec 2013

  19. Jancis Robinson, Jihan Bowes-Little, Thomas Harding, Chris 'Brolga' Barns

    Libby Purves meets wine writer Jancis Robinson and Kangeroo Dundee, Chris 'Brolga' Barns.

    First broadcast: 27 Nov 2013

  20. Andy McNab; Cheryl Knight; Joseph Boyden; John Lloyd

    Libby Purves meets former soldier-turned-writer Andy McNab and producer John Lloyd.

    First broadcast: 20 Nov 2013

  21. Philip Pittack, Martin White, Annie Tempest, Nicholas Shakespeare, Dillie Keane

    Libby Purves meets author Nicholas Shakespeare and singer-songwriter Dillie Keane.

    First broadcast: 13 Nov 2013

  22. Courtney Pine, Rula Lenska, Andrew Davidson, Amrik Singh

    Libby Purves meets jazz musician Courtney Pine and actor Rula Lenska.

    First broadcast: 06 Nov 2013

  23. Rita Moreno, Dan Burt, John Wilson, Holly Mumby-Croft

    Libby Purves meets Hollywood legend Rita Moreno and conductor John Wilson.

    First broadcast: 30 Oct 2013

  24. Paul Michael Glaser, Thomasina Lowe, Emily Maguire, Harry Ritchie

    Libby Purves meets actor and director Paul Michael Glaser.

    First broadcast: 23 Oct 2013

  25. Jack and Michael Whitehall, Sir Nicholas Hytner, Andrea Coleman, Sandra Noel

    Libby Purves meets the National Theatre's Sir Nicholas Hytner and comic Jack Whitehall.

    First broadcast: 16 Oct 2013

  26. Alexander Armstrong, Wilbur Smith, Harry Redknapp, Anna Walker

    Libby Purves meets actor and comedian Alexander Armstrong and novelist Wilbur Smith.

    First broadcast: 09 Oct 2013

  27. Emma Thompson, Richard Noble, Linda Thompson, Dr Paul Abel

    Lively and diverse conversation as Libby Purves meets actor Emma Thompson.

    First broadcast: 02 Oct 2013

  28. Alexei Sayle, Barry Norman, Jacqui Dankworth, Don Bachardy

    Libby Purves meets film critic Barry Norman and singer Jacqui Dankworth.

    First broadcast: 25 Sep 2013

  29. Ava Astaire, Michael 'Mini' Cooper, Franc Roddam, Doug Allan, Ewan Clayton

    Libby Purves meets Fred Astaire's daughter Ava, and wildlife cameraman Doug Allan.

    First broadcast: 18 Sep 2013

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