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Richard speaks to new Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman, she was one of the writers behind Byker Grove, and counts the rapper Tinie Tempah among her fans. She talks about wanting to use her two years as Laureate to get young people reading not just classics but all like the Twilight trilogy, she also talks about Michael Gove's planned changes to the History Curriculum and says it needs to reflect multicultural Britain.

Father Ted star Ardal O'Hanlon tells Richard all about his up coming tour and Richard crowns his "Moaner of the week" in the Moan In with David Quantick.

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Wed 5 Jun 2013 14:00