This week Libby Purves is joined by Tom Isaacs, Simon Williams, Ruth Waterman and Dr Berta Joncus.
TOM ISAACS Tom Isaacs was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease at 27 years old. He has written a book Shake Well Before Use about his epic fund raising walk around Britain’s coastline. It is published by Cure Parkinson’s Press at £16.99.
Simon Williams is an actor/writer and director and probably best known for playing Major James Bellamy in the 1970’s drama Upstairs Downstairs. He is appearing in Terence Rattigan’s Deep Blue Sea which is on at the Vaudeville Theatre, the Strand, London until Saturday 19 July.
Ruth Waterman is an international violinist. Her concerts have taken her all over the world and she is particularly noted for her performances of Bach. Her book When Swan Lake Comes to Sarajevo is published by Canterbury Press. DR BERTA JONCUS
Dr Berta Joncus is Director of Music Studies for St Anne’s and St Hilda’s College at Oxford University. She is consultant to the exhibition Handel and the Divas which is at the Handel House Museum, London until 16 November.
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