Val McDermid, Ulrika Jonsson's Secret Life, John McCarthy in Utrecht, Glenn Tilbrook's Inheritance Tracks

Sian Williams and Richard Coles with crime writer Val McDermid and ex-offender Junior Smart who is helping gangsters escape a life of crime, Tony Lynn investigates the mystery of the Saltburn yarnbomber, broadcaster Jeremy Vine talks about his early career on Drainpipe Radio, TV presenter Ulrika Jonsson reveals her Secret Life, John McCarthy continues his exploration of Utrecht and Squeeze's Glenn Tilbrook shares his Inheritance Tracks.

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Sat 17 Nov 2012 09:00

STUDIO GUEST :: VAL MCDERMID

STUDIO GUEST :: VAL MCDERMID

Val McDermid talks to Richard and Sian about crime and redemption, the inevitability of her career and her love of knitting.

 

Val McDermid's website

 

Val McDermid is one of the judges charged with finding the 100 most powerful women in the UK.  Vote here for the Woman's Hour Power List

90 X 90 :: JEREMY VINE

90 X 90 :: JEREMY VINE

Celebrating 90 years of BBC radio, a selection of short features marking some memorable radio moments.

Radio 2 presenter Jeremy Vine tells us about Drainpipe Radio.

 

90 x 90

 

WHAT I LEARNT FROM PRISON :: JUNIOR SMART

WHAT I LEARNT FROM PRISON :: JUNIOR SMART

Junior Smart is an ex-offender who served 5 years for a drug related crime.  He now uses his experience to help other offenders and young people. 

 

Junior will be speaking at a conference on Empathy and Compassion in Society in London on 22nd – 24th November.

 

SOS Project

 

 

 

 

SECRET LIFE :: ULRIKA JONSSON

SECRET LIFE :: ULRIKA JONSSON
Ulrika reveals her secret life - doing crosswords.

SALTBURN YARNBOMBER MYSTERY :: TONY LYNN

SALTBURN YARNBOMBER MYSTERY :: TONY LYNN

Tony Lynn tells us about the mystery of the phantom knitters of Saltburn-by-the-Sea whose woollen figures appear all over the Teeside town.

Olympic yarnbombing.

Tell us about your local mystery.

INHERITANCE TRACKS :: GLENN TILBROOK

INHERITANCE TRACKS :: GLENN TILBROOK

Glenn Tilbrook from Squeeze inherits They Can’t Take That Away From Me by Sarah Vaughan and passes on Que Sera Sera by Sly and the Family Stone.

 

Squeeze are on tour across the UK until December 16th.

 

Glenn Tilbrook's website

 

 

TRAVEL :: UTRECHT PART 2

TRAVEL :: UTRECHT PART 2
In his second report from Utrecht, John McCarthy goes house hunting.

STUDIO PHOTO

STUDIO PHOTO
Sian Williams, Junior Smart, Richard Coles and Val McDermid.

Inheritance Tracks

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