Baroness Scotland, John McCarthy in Stratford-upon-Avon, Arlene Phillips in Manchester, Trevor Nunn's Inheritance Tracks

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Richard Coles and Sian Williams with former Attorney General Baroness Scotland, art detective Christopher Marinello who has recently recovered a Matisse that has been missing for 25 years, and Giselle Eagle and Richard Brown who are about to be castaway on a remote island. JP Devlin takes a Daytrip with Arlene Phillips CBE, and Patricia Purvis tells the story of a locket lost and found. John McCarthy goes in search of the bits of Stratford-upon-Avon that aren't dominated by Shakespeare and director Trevor Nunn shares his Inheritance Tracks.

Producer: Dixi Stewart.

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1 hour, 28 minutes

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Sat 12 Jan 2013 09:00

STUDIO GUEST :: BARONESS SCOTLAND

STUDIO GUEST :: BARONESS SCOTLAND

Former Attorney General Patricia Scotland joins Sian and Richard to talk about her family, life and work.

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DAY TRIP :: ARLENE PHILLIPS CBE

DAY TRIP :: ARLENE PHILLIPS CBE

Queen of dance Arlene Phillips goes back to the dance school where it all began in Manchester.
Arlene’s Ultimate Dance Challenge supports Save the Children.

 

PREPARING TO BE CASTAWAYS :: GISELLE AND RICHARD

PREPARING TO BE CASTAWAYS :: GISELLE AND RICHARD
In March, Giselle Eagle and Richard Brown will be fulfilling their dream jobs as wardens for the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales on the tiny island of Skokholm, home to 100,000 birds – and not much else!   They join Richard and Sian from Carmarthen.

TRAVEL :: STRATFORD

TRAVEL :: STRATFORD
John McCarthy visits Stratford-upon-Avon to investigate what’s not Shakespeare. He discovers ghost walks, a mechanical gizmo museum and a butterfly farm.

ART DETECTIVE :: CHRIS MARINELLO

ART DETECTIVE :: CHRIS MARINELLO
Art sleuth Chris was recently in the news for recovering Matisse’s Le Jardin which was stolen from a Stockholm museum 25 years ago.  He tells us his story.
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INHERITANCE TRACKS :: TREVOR NUNN

INHERITANCE TRACKS :: TREVOR NUNN
The theatre director Trevor Nunn chooses Coronation Scot from Paul Temple by Vivian Ellis and All you Need is Love by the Beatles.  Trevor’s production of Kiss Me Kate is at the Old Vic until March 2.

THE THING ABOUT ME :: PATRICIA PURVIS

THE THING ABOUT ME :: PATRICIA PURVIS
Patricia Purvis tells the story of a locket lost and found. 

I CHANGED MY LIFE :: JACKIE SWEENEY

I CHANGED MY LIFE :: JACKIE SWEENEY
After last week’s call out for stories about life changes, Jackie Sweeney got in touch to tell us how she went from make-up woman to nurse to wigmaker.

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STUDIO PHOTO :: Richard, Chris Marinello, Baroness Scotland and Sian

STUDIO PHOTO :: Richard, Chris Marinello, Baroness Scotland and Sian

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