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13/06/2009

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1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 13 June 2009

Real life stories in which listeners talk about the issues that matter to them. Fi Glover is joined by journalist and author Sathnam Sanghera. With poetry from Lemn Sissay.

  • Studio Guest :: Sathnam Sanghera

    Studio Guest :: Sathnam Sanghera

    Author and journalist Sathnam Sanghera was born to Punjabi parents in the West Midlands and he joins Fi in the studio.

    'The Boy with the Topknot' by Sathnam Sanghera is published by Penguin.

    Sathnam's official website
  • Extraordinary Stories :: Russian Gulag

    Extraordinary Stories :: Russian Gulag

    Toby Hague set off for Moscow on a business trip in 2003. He thought he would only be gone a couple of days but it was over two years before he would return to London. He was found to be carrying a small amount of cannabis in his jeans pocket when he passed through customs in Russia and for that he was sentenced to hard labour in a Gulag – a prison camp a ten hour drive from Moscow in the frozen lands of Mordovia.

  • Inheritance Tracks :: Lindsay Wagner

    Inheritance Tracks :: Lindsay Wagner

    Former Bionic Woman, Lindsay Wagner inherited Mona Lisa by Nat 'King' Cole and passes on 'Open to Oneness' from her own meditation CD.

    Lindsay now runs workshops which promote spirituality and meditation.

    Lindsay's official website
  • Secret Life :: Marcus du Sautoy

    Secret Life :: Marcus du Sautoy

    Marcus du Sautoy is a mathematician and Professor for the Public Understanding of Science. But Marcus also loves football, is a huge Arsenal fan and plays for the English Writers team.

    Marcus' website
  • Poet :: Lemn Sissay

    Poet :: Lemn Sissay

    Lemn Sissay is a writer and poet born and raised in the Manchester area. Now based in London – he moved for love not for money - Lemn is writer in residence at The South Bank in London.

    Lemn's Official website
  • Topical Stories :: Heather Piercey, daughter of Lord Haw-Haw

    Topical Stories :: Heather Piercey, daughter of Lord Haw-Haw

    Heather Piercey's father was one of the most vehement anti- semites of his age. He was William Joyce, known as a Lord Haw-Haw for his part in promoting Nazi propaganda in an attempt to undermine the Allied campaign against Hitler.

    BBC News Story about Lord Haw-Haw

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