Live at Southbank Centre: A Charm Offensive

The critic, author and design consultant Stephen Bayley has written an e-book called Charm: A Victim's Guide. He joins Philip Dodd for a discussion on the pros and cons of charm with Rachel Johnson, novelist AL Kennedy and PR expert Mark Borkowski - from Castiglione's The Book of The Courtier to its role in politics, public life and modern middle management techniques.

Producer: Jacqueline Smith

Radio 3 is broadcasting live from a pop-up studio at London's Southbank Centre all day every day for the last two weeks of March. If you're in the area, visit the Radio 3 studio and performance space in the Royal Festival Hall Riverside Café to listen to Radio 3, ask questions and enjoy the special events.

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Thu 20 Mar 2014 22:00

BBC Radio 3 Live at Southbank Centre

BBC Radio 3 Live at Southbank Centre
Stephen Bayley, A L Kennedy, Rachel Johnson, Mark Borkowski and Philip Dodd at Radio 3's pop-up studio at Southbank Centre



Charm, by Stephen Bayley, is available now as an e-book.


Image: Stephen Bayley

A L Kennedy

A L Kennedy
Photo credit: Kevin Low

Mark Borkowski

Mark Borkowski
Photo credit: Sarah Lee

Rachel Johnson

Rachel Johnson
© The Evening Standard


Role Contributor
Interviewed GuestStephen Bayley
PresenterPhilip Dodd
Interviewed GuestRachel Johnson
Interviewed GuestAL Kennedy
Interviewed GuestMark Borkowski
ProducerJacqueline Smith

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