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Wednesday - Sarah Walker

9am
A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Berlioz Overtures - Sir Andrew Davis conducts the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra.

9.30-10.30am
A daily brainteaser, and performances by our Artists of the Week, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

10.30am
Sarah Walker's guest this week is the chef and writer Tamasin Day-Lewis. Tamasin (daughter of the poet Cecil Day-Lewis and actress Jill Balcon, and sister of the actor Daniel Day-Lewis) has a weekly food column for the Daily Telegraph, and also writes for Vanity Fair, Vogue and Food Illustrated. Her cookbooks have covered a range of rural recipes, from the preparation of seasonal dishes and picnics to the art of pie-baking and slow cooking. She is known for her unique writing style, incorporating personal memories and anecdotes as well as background information about ingredients into her cookbooks. Recent titles include Tamasin's Kitchen Bible, Supper for a Song and Food You Can't Say No To. She is currently writing a new cooking book, Smart Tart.

11am: Sarah's Essential Choice

Beethoven: Piano Sonata in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2 'The Tempest'
Alfred Brendel (piano).

Release date:

3 hours

Last on

Wed 1 May 2013 09:00

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