Dr Irving Finkel is assistant keeper in The Middle Eastern Department of the British Museum. His collection of private diaries, written by ordinary people appears in the Wellcome Collection’s exhibition 'Identity: Eight rooms, nine lives' which runs until April.
Mark Rossiter is a television producer. He is making his directorial debut in a Channel 4 documentary First Cut: White Boy, Black Nanny, Mark searches for the nanny who brought him up over twenty years ago in South Africa. White Boy, Black Nanny is on Channel 4.
Professor Dinesh Bhugra is President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. He is also Professor of Mental Health and Cultural Diversity at the Institute of Psychiatry in London, specialising in psycho-sexual medicine. He'll be speaking at the 62nd Annual National Conference of the Indian Psychiatric Society on making psychiatry psychotherapeutic.
Diana Moran is the health and fitness expert, best known as Britain's 'Green Goddess', and was the first person to launch Breakfast Television in the UK. Now aged 70, she has released a new fitness DVD 'Easy Fit with Diana Moran' for those later on in life, largely neglected by the fitness market.
Diverse conversation with Libby Purves and her four guests. The focus of Midweek is personal…