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2 February 2008
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Bob Bell and his leeks
Bob Bell (pictured right) shares his love of the leek.

Zeeshan Hashmi is a Muslim serving in the British Army; we hear k.d. lang's Inheritance Tracks; & Mark Reynier, who liked a whiskey so much he bought the company. 

Plus, Fi is joined in the studio by Adam Hart-Davis & poet Matt Harvey
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Adam Hart-DaviesAdam Hart Davis is one of the UK’s best ambassadors for science & history. After a stint in publishing he went to work for Yorkshire TV & has presented programmes such as Local Heroes, What the Romans/Tudors/Stuarts & now Ancients Did For Us.
whiskeyA chance encounter with a bottle of whisky at a wine fair in 1984 led Mark Reynier to decamp to a remote Scottish island. Mark is now the very successful owner of the Bruichladdich whisky distillery on the Hebriddean island if Islay.
Muslim British soldiersZeeshan Hashmi was born in Pakistan, before migrating to Britain where he fulfilled a lifelong ambition to join the armed forces. One of only 340 Muslim men & women in the British Army, he served two tours of duty in post 9/11 Afghanistan & one in Kosovo.
KD LangCanadian singer-songwriter & 4 time Grammy Award winner, k.d. lang shares her Inheritance Tracks: 'Crying' by Roy Orbison & 'The Valley' by Jane Siberry
Bob Bell with his prize-winning leeksLike his father and grandfather, Bob Bell is a champion leek grower. He's grown them for 50 years & he shares with us his love of leeks
Matt HarveyPoet, columnist & enemy of all that’s difficult & upsetting - Matt Harvey is our poet this week
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