Libby Purves is joined by Jessica Hynes, Mary Moore, Christopher Biggins and James Caan.
JESSICA HYNES Jessica Hynes is the actress and comedienne. She first came to fame as neighbour Cheryl in Caroline Aherne and Craig Cash's 1997 sitcom The Royle Family and went on to write and co-star in Spaced with Simon Pegg. She is currently in a revival of Alan Ayckbourn's The Norman Conquests at the Old Vic theatre until 20th December.
Mary Moore is the only child of the sculptor Henry Moore and was instrumental in setting up the Henry Moore Foundation in 1977. Her father is celebrated as one of the most important British sculptors of the twentieth century, with a new exhibition Henry Moore: Ideas for Sculpture opening in London in which many of his rare and unseen works will be on display. Henry Moore: Ideas for Sculpture is at Hauser & Wirth, 15 Old Bond Street, London W1 - 15th October to 14th November.
Christopher Biggins is the actor and television personality. In his autobiography Just Biggins:he tells of how after initially harbouring an ambition to become a vicar, he become a successful television actor in Porridge and Poldark. His most notable role to date has been to be crowned 'King of the Jungle' in ITV's I'm a Celebrity...Get me out of Here in 2007. Just Biggins: My Story is published by John Blake.
JAMES CAAN James Caan is the entrepreneur, probably best known as the new recruit to TV’s Dragon’s Den. In his autobiography The Real Deal he tells of how from an early age, he hankered to become a businessman – with his first enterprise selling leather jackets to raise funds for a Chopper bike. Following advice from his father he went on to build a business with a turnover of more than £100 million. The Real Deal: My Story from Brick Lane to Dragons’ Den is published by Virgin Books.
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