Andi Peters; Aggie MacKenzie's Inheritance Tracks
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
HIGHCLERE CASTLE :: JP MEETS THE COUNTESS OF CARNARVON
NIGEL PLASKITT :: THE ART OF PUPPETRY
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.
INHERITANCE TRACKS :: AGGIE MACKENZIE
ROBIN MACKNESS :: DUVET MAN
DAY TRIP :: THE BROWNLEE BROTHERS
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
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.
|Interviewed Guest||Andi Peters|
|Interviewed Guest||Nigel Plaskitt|
|Interviewed Guest||Robin Mackness|
|Interviewed Guest||John Ironmonger|
|Interviewed Guest||Aggie MacKenzie|