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Andi Peters; Aggie MacKenzie's Inheritance Tracks

Duration:
1 hour, 28 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 21 September 2013

Anita Anand and JP Devlin talk to Andi Peters, television presenter, voice actor and media executive, puppeteer Nigel Plaskitt who has worked on Spitting Image, Gerry Anderson's New Captain Scarlet and is the man behind the PG Tips Monkey, Robin Mackness, one of the first people to import, in significant numbers, duvets to the UK, thus helping to change the bedroom habits of millions, John Ironmonger whose travels have deepened a love of leeches and rhinos, revel in the Inheritance Tracks of Aggie McKenzie, former M16 operative turned presenter of 'How Clean is Your House' and 'Storage Hoarders' and spend the day with the Brownlee Brothers who talk about their relationship, Yorkshire and the desire to win.

  • STUDIO GUEST :: ANDI PETERS

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    Andi Peters is a television presenter, broadcaster and media executive. He was  a CBBC presenter in the late 80s and early 90s before moving on to present Live and Kicking. He now runs several successful businesses. He’ll be talking about TV, Richard Branson and baking.
  • HIGHCLERE CASTLE :: JP MEETS THE COUNTESS OF CARNARVON

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    JP meets the Countess of Carnarvon at  Highclere Castle - where Downton Abbey is filmed.

     

    Lady Carnarvon shows you the correct way to set a table

     

     

  • NIGEL PLASKITT :: THE ART OF PUPPETRY

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    Nigel Plaskitt is a leading puppeteer with Muppet Show and Spitting Image pedigree. He was Hartley Hare and Tortoise in Pipkins, the voice of Captain Black in Gerry Andersons New Captain Scarlet, and the puppeteer behind the PG Tips Monkey. He was also involved with the Gorillaz Demon Days: Live at the Manchester Opera House.

    He has just finished working on the BBC series “That Puppet Gameshow”.  He talks about his life and work and the use of  puppets on stage,  TV and in film.

     

    Find out more about the puppets Nigel has worked with.

  • INHERITANCE TRACKS :: AGGIE MACKENZIE

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    Aggie MacKenzie, former MI6 operative turned presenter of ‘How Clean is Your House’ inherits Donald Where's Your Troosers? by Andy Stewart and passes on Nina Simone's Here Comes The Sun.
  • ROBIN MACKNESS :: DUVET MAN

    Robin Mackness, was one of the first people to  import, in significant numbers, duvets to the UK,  thus helping to change the bedroom habits of millions.
  • DAY TRIP :: THE BROWNLEE BROTHERS

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    Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee otherwise known as the Brownlee Brothers raised our spirits when they won gold and bronze in the triathlon event at the Olympic Games last summer. Anna Bailey went to meet the brothers at Fountains Abbey in Yorkshire to talk about their relationship and the desire to win.

  • TRAVEL :: JOHN IRONMONGER

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    JW Ironmonger was born and raised in East Africa and  has a doctorate in zoology. He was once the world expert on freshwater leeches and also knows a great deal about  Rhinos.  John was 57 when his previous novel 'The Notable Brain of Maximilian'  was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award and the ‘Not the Booker’ prize. His latest book is a romance called 'The Coincidence Authority'. He talks about his travels through the lens of a zoologist and achieving  novel writing success later in life.

  • STUDIO PHOTO

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    From left: JP Devlin, John Ironmonger, Anita Anand, Andi Peters and Nigel Plaskitt

Credits

Presenter
JP Devlin
Presenter
Anita Anand
Interviewed Guest
Andi Peters
Interviewed Guest
Nigel Plaskitt
Interviewed Guest
Robin Mackness
Interviewed Guest
John Ironmonger
Interviewed Guest
Aggie MacKenzie
Producer
Chris Wilson

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