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  1. 14/01/2015

    Lively and diverse conversation with weekly guests.

    First broadcast: 14 Jan 2015

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  2. 31/12/2014

    Lively and diverse conversation with weekly guests.

    First broadcast: 31 Dec 2014

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  3. 24/12/2014

    Lively and diverse conversation with weekly guests.

    First broadcast: 24 Dec 2014

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  4. Barry and Bob Cryer, Florian Leonhard, Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent, Andrew Gant

    Libby Purves meets Barry and Bob Cryer and choirmaster Andrew Gant.

    First broadcast: 17 Dec 2014

  5. Ian McMillan; Victoria Tennant; Mike Vass; Linda Marlowe

    Libby Purves meets poet and broadcaster Ian McMillan and actor Linda Marlowe.

    First broadcast: 10 Dec 2014

  6. Lucy Cooke; Angie Marchese; David and Ben Crystal; Keith Ball

    Libby Purves meets musician Keith Ball and wildlife expert Lucy Cooke.

    First broadcast: 03 Dec 2014

  7. Janina Fialkowska; Dolores Payas; Edward Sexton; Gary Catona

    Libby Purves meets concert pianist Janina Fialkowska and tailor Edward Sexton.

    First broadcast: 26 Nov 2014

  8. Scottee; Patrick Hughes; Pam Dix; Dr Bryn Dentinger

    Libby Purves meets surrealist painter Patrick Hughes and artist and performer Scottee.

    First broadcast: 19 Nov 2014

  9. Roger Law; Sophie Bevan; Mary Bevan; Sondra Lee; Douglas Ward

    Libby Purves meets ceramicist Roger Law and sopranos Sophie and Mary Bevan.

    First broadcast: 12 Nov 2014

  10. Arabella Dorman, the Rev Richard Coles, Ted the Bread Davies, Peter Rankin

    Libby Purves meets the Rev Richard Coles and artist Arabella Dorman.

    First broadcast: 05 Nov 2014

  11. Grayson Perry; Thomas Lauderdale; Drummond Money-Coutts; Tracey Miller

    Libby Purves meets artist Grayson Perry and musician Thomas Lauderdale.

    First broadcast: 29 Oct 2014

  12. Guy Martin, Dr David Drew, Sofka Zinovieff, Mark Bell

    Libby Purves meets motorcycle racer Guy Martin and writer Sofka Zinovieff.

    First broadcast: 22 Oct 2014

  13. Andrew Logan, David James, Guy Clutterbuck, Diana Nammi

    Libby Purves meets artist Andrew Logan and gem hunter Guy Clutterbuck.

    First broadcast: 15 Oct 2014

  14. Ray Winstone; Sir Ranulph Fiennes; Dr John Bradshaw; Martha D Lewis

    Libby Purves meets actor Ray Winstone and adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes.

    First broadcast: 08 Oct 2014

  15. Selina Hastings, Gary Witheford, Dr David Skinner, Marawa Ibrahim

    Libby Purves meets biographer Selina Hastings and horse whisperer Gary Witheford.

    First broadcast: 01 Oct 2014

  16. Paul Merton, Alison Balsom, Louise Cordingly, Jethro Lennox

    Libby Purves meets comedian Paul Merton and trumpeter Alison Balsom.

    First broadcast: 24 Sep 2014

  17. Professor Adam Hart, Maria Venegas, Sandra Howard, Paul Roseby

    Libby Purves meets writer Sandra Howard and bee expert Professor Adam Hart.

    First broadcast: 09 Jul 2014

  18. Emma O'Reilly, Joshua Sofaer, Ruary Mackenzie Dodds, Danny Braverman

    Libby Purves meets Emma O'Reilly, the woman who blew the whistle on Lance Armstrong.

    First broadcast: 02 Jul 2014

  19. Zelda la Grange, John Moloney, Rattlesnake

    Mariella Frostrup is joined by Nelson Mandela's former personal assistant, Zelda la Grange

    First broadcast: 25 Jun 2014

  20. Roz Chalmers, Merlin Holland, David Charles Manners, David Waterman

    Libby Purves meets Merlin Holland, grandson of Oscar Wilde and cellist David Waterman.

    First broadcast: 18 Jun 2014

  21. Rebecca Front, Tom Karen, David Pulvertaft, David Stuart MacLean

    Libby Purves meets actor Rebecca Front and designer of the Reliant Robin, Tom Karen.

    First broadcast: 11 Jun 2014

  22. Angelique Kidjo, John Browne, Helen Kirwan-Taylor, Oliver Horovitz

    Libby Purves meets singer and activist Angelique Kidjo and Lord John Browne of Madingley.

    First broadcast: 04 Jun 2014

  23. Sir Roy Strong; Venetia Williams; Polly Bolton; Marcus Brigstocke

    Libby Purves meets Sir Roy Strong and comic Marcus Brigstocke at the Hay-on-Wye Festival.

    First broadcast: 28 May 2014

  24. Hetain Patel, Daniel Antoine, Sue Swingler, Brendan King

    Libby Purves meets artist Hetain Patel and British Museum curator Dr Daniel Antoine.

    First broadcast: 21 May 2014

  25. Tony Hatch, Le Gateau Chocolat, Bob Shepton, Barb Stegemann

    Libby Purves meets songwriter Tony Hatch and cabaret performer Le Gateau Chocolat.

    First broadcast: 14 May 2014

  26. Gruff Rhys, Brigid Keenan, Richard Kerridge, Corey Baker

    Libby Purves is joined by singer Gruff Rhys and nature writer Richard Kerridge.

    First broadcast: 07 May 2014

  27. Sir Richard Eyre, Andrew Fusek Peters, Abbie Ross, Peter Francis

    Libby Purves meets director Sir Richard Eyre and wild swimmer Andrew Fusek Peters.

    First broadcast: 30 Apr 2014

  28. Baroness Trumpington, David Adam, Pauline Butcher Bird, James Sawyer

    Libby Purves meets Baroness Jean Trumpington and science writer David Adam.

    First broadcast: 23 Apr 2014

  29. 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

  30. 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

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