Thursday - Sarah Walker with Victoria Glendinning
with Sarah Walker and her guest, the biographer, critic, broadcaster and novelist, Victoria Glendinning.
A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Victoria de los Angeles The Sweetheart Soprano REGIS. We also have our daily brainteaser at 9.30.
Proms Artist of the Week: Ivan Fischer
She has written biographies of personalities such as Edith Sitwell, Vita Sackville-West, Jonathan Swift, Anthony Trollope and Sir Stamford Raffles, which have been praised for their sensitive approach emphasizing the importance of romantic and family relationships, as opposed to larger historical forces. She has also written three novels, The Grown-Ups, Electricity and Flight. Vice-President of the Royal Society of Literature, Victoria was awarded a CBE in 1998.