Chef Yotam Ottolenghi
Richard Coles and Andrea Catherwood meet chef and cookery writer Yotam Ottolenghi who talks about his life and work, JP Devlin meets a quilting group, travel writer Rory MacLean celebrates the volatile and extraordinary city of Berlin, the step sister of Anne Frank, Eva Schloss, shares her Inheritance Tracks, Alison Maguire talks about the loss of her young daughter to the rare and devastating disorder Mitochondrial Disease, Anne Olivier Bell, a 'Monuments Woman', talks about her work in 1945 trying to save art stolen or under threat of destruction by the Nazis- and meeting George Clooney, three listeners say 'thank you' for a past kindness large or small and Jamie Hunter talks about realising his childhood dream: flying as a specialist aerial photographer.
Produced by Chris Wilson.
Studio Guest: Yotam Ottolenghi
Interview: Alison Maguire
Alison Maguire works for the Lily Foundation to raise awareness and support for families with children who have mitochondrial disease. Alison says her inspiration comes from her daughter Niamh – who suffered from the disease and died aged only four.
Monuments Men: Anne Olivier Bell
Anne Olivier Bell was the only female member of the so called Monuments Men team, an allied band of 350 scholars and art historians, sent to protect historic buildings and rescue works of art from the Nazis during WW2. They are the subject of a new Geroge Clooney movie and though Anne was left out of the film, she doesn’t seem to mind a bit. She is also the last living member and now the only archivist of the Bloomsbury Group.
Travel: Rory Maclean
Inheritance Tracks: Eva Schloss
Auschwitz survivor, Eva Schloss, a childhood friend of Anne Frank, shares her Inheritance Tracks this week.
Eva inherits the Trout Quintet by Schubert and passes on ‘What a Wonderful World’ by Louis Armstrong.
Her latest book is called ‘After Auschwitz’.
Childhood Dreams: Jamie Hunter
Jamie Hunter dreamt of flying fast jets ever since he was 3 years old. He now travels the world taking aerial photos flying in the back seat of fighter jets, including the Red Arrows. He shares his story of how he made his childhood dream a reality.
Film of the new Royal Air Force Typhoon flight simulator experience for the London Science Museum by Jamie Hunter.
Aerial photo of The Red Arrows by Jamie Hunter.
Crowdscape: Quilting Group
|Interviewed Guest||Yotam Ottolenghi|
|Interviewed Guest||JP Devlin|
|Interviewed Guest||Rory MacLean|
|Interviewed Guest||Eva Schloss|
|Interviewed Guest||Alison Maguire|
|Interviewed Guest||Anne Olivier Bell|