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Wednesday - Sarah Walker with William Boyd

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 13 August 2014

Sarah Walker's guest this week is the author William Boyd. Also, at 9:30, our daily brainteaser: Back to the Beginning

9am
A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Gianandrea Noseda - Ten Years of Musica Italiana. We also have our daily brainteaser at 9.30.

10am
Artist of the Week: Nicola Benedetti

10:30
Sarah's guest this week is the prize-winning African-born author and screenwriter William Boyd, whose novels include A Good Man in Africa, An Ice Cream War, Any Human Heart and Solo - a new James Bond novel continuing the adventures of Ian Fleming's spy hero. His screenplays include Richard Attenborough's biopic Chaplin, recalling the glamorous life of the famous silent-film star, and The Trench (which Boyd also directed), set 24 hours before the battle of the Somme, and an adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Scoop.

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13 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Today's Brainteaser Answer - Back to the Beginning

    The music played:

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    Preludes: La fille aux cheveux de liin                                                       

    Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)

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