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Good Morning Sunday with Clare Balding

1 hour, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 13 July 2014

Clare Balding hosts the topical faith show. Her guest is Will Hodgkinson whose book "The House Is Full Of Yogis" was published in June by Harper Collins. It's a witty description of his adolescent experiences when his father discovered the spiritual path of the Brahma Kumaris. Clare's faith guest is the Tibetan Buddhist writer and academic Alison Murdoch. With inspirational music and chat.

Producer: Janet McLarty.

Music Played

21 items
  • Image for The Dream Academy

    The Dream Academy Life In A Northern Town

    Blast From The Past (Various Artists, Warner E.S.P.

  • Image for Sam Cooke

    Sam Cooke You Send Me

    Sam Cooke - The Man & His Music, RCA

  • Image for Amy Grant

    Amy Grant Deep As It Is Wide

  • Image for Fisherman's Friends

    Fisherman's Friends Cousin Jack

  • Image for Dolly Parton

    Dolly Parton Try

    Blue Smoke, Sony Music

  • Image for Carpenters

    Carpenters Sing

    The Carpenters - Yesterday Once More, A&M

  • Image for Elbow

    Elbow One Day Like This

    (CD Single), Fiction, 1

  • Image for Duotone

    Duotone Married To The Sea

  • Image for Emily Maguire

    Emily Maguire Keep Walking

  • Image for Joshua Radin

    Joshua Radin Tomorrow's gonna be better

  • Image for Karl Jenkins

    Karl Jenkins Inner Peace

  • Image for Andy Williams

    Andy Williams Can't Get Used To Losing You

    The Best Love Songs...Ever! (Various), Virgin

  • Image for a-ha

    a-ha Hunting High & Low

    A-Ha - Hunting High & Low, Warner Bros., 5

  • Image for Fingersnaps

    Fingersnaps Blackbirds

  • Image for Ben Watt

    Ben Watt Forget

    (CD Single), Caroline International, 1

  • Image for The Drifters

    The Drifters Under The Boardwalk

    Very Best Of Ben E.King & The Drifters, Global Television

  • Image for David Bowie

    David Bowie Oh You Pretty Things

    David Bowie - Best Of Bowie, EMI

  • Image for George Harrison

    George Harrison Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)

    Living In The Material World, Apple, 2

  • Ride With Me

  • Image for Fairground Attraction

    Fairground Attraction Perfect

    The No.1 Acoustic Rock Album (Variou, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Travis

    Travis Flowers In The Window

    (CD Single), Independiente

  • Will Hodgkinson

    Will Hodgkinson

    Will Hodgkinson is rock and pop music critic for The Times. His mother, Liz Hodgkinson, is a well-respected journalist for the Daily Mail, and his brother Tom Hodgkinson created The Idler. His father Neville was an award-winning science writer until he discovered the Brahma Kumaris in 1983. He has lived with them in a retreat in Oxfordshire for nearly 20 years. Will's book 'The House Is Full Of Yogis' is a light-hearted account of the trials and tribulations of his own adolescence which coincided with his father's spiritual awakening. 

    'The House is Full of Yogis' by Will Hodgkinson was published in June by Harper Collins ISBN 978-0-00-751463-2


    Will Hodgkinson

  • Alison Murdoch

    Alison Murdoch

    Alison Murdoch is a lay spokesperson for Buddhism in the UK and former Director of the Foundation for the Development of Compassion and Wisdom. 

    The Foundation for the Development of Compassion and Wisdom 




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