Richard Coles and Anita Anand are joined by author Philip Pullman, wildlife rescuer Trevor Weeks and actor Sarah Gordy who was born with Down's Syndrome.
Richard Coles and Anita Anand are joined by author, Philip Pullman, wildlife rescuer, Trevor Weeks and upcoming young actor, Sarah Gordy who was born with Downs syndrome, and her mother, Jane. Choreographer Richard Alston choses his Inheritance Tracks, there's a visit to Betty's Reading Room on Orkney, a school Bell soundscape and Geoff Baker talks about the bid to break the British record of guitars playing in unison on the beach at Lyme Regis. JP Devlin fields your calls and emails.
Producer: Dilly Barlow.
STUDIO GUEST :: PHILIP PULLMAN
WILDLIFE RESCUE :: TREVOR WEEKS
Trevor Weeks runs his own ambulance rescue service and centre for sick and wounded animals and was recently awarded the MBE for his services to wildlife.
ACTOR AND MOTHER :: SARAH AND JANE GORDY
Sarah Gordy, who has appeared on TV in Upstairs Downstairs, on stage and in film, was born with Downs Syndrome. Jane, her mother says, “Sarah amazes me with her insight. She’s brilliant in some areas, hopeless at numbers but never boring”.
INHERITANCE TRACKS :: RICHARD ALSTON
BRITAIN’S BIGGEST EVER BAND :: GEOFF BAKER AND BEN KAPUR
2,700 gather on Lyme Regis beach to attempt a new record for the largest number of guitarists to play a song simultaneously - Buddy Holly's 'Rave On'. We talk to organiser Geoff Baker and the event’s lead guitarist Ben Kapur.
SOUND SCULPTURE :: SCHOOL BELL
TRAVEL :: BETTY'S READING ROOM
STUDIO PHOTO :: ANITA, TREVOR WEEKS, SARAH GORDY, RICHARD, JANE GORDY, PHILIP PULLMAN
|Interviewed Guest||Philip Pullman|
|Interviewed Guest||Trevor Weeks|
|Interviewed Guest||Sarah Gordy|
|Interviewed Guest||Richard Alston|
|Interviewed Guest||Geoff Baker|
|Interviewed Guest||JP Devlin|