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Richard Coles and JP Devlin with actor Robin Ellis aka Poldark. He talks about his role as the dashing Ross Poldark and about his newer-found role as a cookery writer.

Richard Coles and J P Devlin with actor Robin Ellis aka Poldark.
He talks about his former role as the dashing Ross Poldark and about his newer-found role as a cookery writer. We have the Inheritance Tracks of KT Tunstall. John McCarthy meets cartoonist, novelist, and jazz musician Barry Fantoni in his home town of Calais.
Rory McPhee savours the joys of seaweed, and Angelique Todd talks about her extraordinary life amongst the mountain gorillas of central Africa.

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STUDIO GUEST :: ROBIN ELLIS

STUDIO GUEST :: ROBIN ELLIS

Robin Ellis – heart throb of the 70’s and 80’s as the handsome Captain Ross Poldark of the hugely popular TV Series. He now lives in France with his wife, six cats and a hen, where his life-long passion for cooking plus a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes has led to him writing cook books and regular blogs on food and life in rural France.

 

Find out more about diabetes.

 

Photo credit: Meredith Wheeler.

INHERITANCE TRACKS :: KT TUNSTALL

INHERITANCE TRACKS :: KT TUNSTALL

Singer-songwriter KT Tunstall inherits ‘The Elements’ by Tom Lehrer, and passes on ‘Loser’ by Beck.

 

GORILLA EXPERT :: ANGELIQUE TODD

GORILLA EXPERT :: ANGELIQUE TODD

Angelique is a WWF primate specialist who has spent the last 14 years in the Central African Republic looking after a group of gorillas and building a family of her own. But when rebel groups overthrew the government in March this year, Angelique was forced to flee the country, and leave behind the gorillas she’d befriended and the place she calls home.  

 

More on Angelique’s work with the western lowland gorilla

 

 

MAFIA DAUGHTER :: KAREN GRAVANO

MAFIA DAUGHTER :: KAREN GRAVANO

Karen is the daughter of Sammy "The Bull" Gravano, who was one of New York’s most infamous Italian mobsters during the 70s and 80s. She tells us about her lavish upbringing as a mafia daughter, finding out as a teen that her father had been responsible for 19 murders, and the impact it’s had on her as an adult.

 

'Mob Daughter' by Karen Gravano with Lisa Pulitzer. Published by St Martin's Press 

 

 

 

TRAVEL :: CALAIS

TRAVEL :: CALAIS

Barry Fantoni is a founder of Private Eye, artist, playwright, novelist, cartoonist and now denizen of Calais. He tells John McCarthy why he has moved there and shows him round his new home town and the nearby seaside village of Wissant.

 

You can see one of Barry's paintings here

 

 

GUERILLA REPORT :: RORY MACPHEE

GUERILLA REPORT ::  RORY MACPHEE
Rory MacPhee is passionate about marine microalgae and holds a licence to harvest seaweed on the Lizard in Cornwall.

BROWN SIGNS – AMANDA HONE

BROWN SIGNS – AMANDA HONE

Amanda Hone tells us about her pastime known as ‘brown-signing’ - cataloguing tourist brown signs with the aim of inspiring us to start following brown signs as an alternative and spontaneous way to discover Britain.

 

Follow the brown signs....

 

 

STUDIO PHOTO :: ANGELIQUE TODD, ROBIN ELLIS, AMANDA HONE RICHARD AND JP

STUDIO PHOTO :: ANGELIQUE TODD, ROBIN ELLIS, AMANDA HONE RICHARD AND JP

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Presenter Richard Coles
Presenter JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest Robin Ellis
Interviewed Guest Barry Fantoni
Producer Dilly Barlow

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  • Sat 10 Aug 2013 09:00

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