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Camila Batmanghelidjh, Joan Collins, Luke Wright, Charlie Higson, John McCarthy

Richard Coles and Anita Anand with Kids Company founder Camila Batmanghelidjh and the Inheritance Tracks of Charlie Higson. Plus Joan Collins meets JP Devlin.

Richard Coles and Anita Anand with Kids Company Founder Camila Batmanghelidjh, The Inheritance Tracks of Charlie Higson, JP Devlin waxing lyrical with actress Joan Collins, the willowy sound of a cricket bat being fashioned, Ben Markus who was given, maybe, 12 months to live in January 2012 on finding love and the strength to KBO ( keep battling on ), topical poetry from Luke Wright and John McCarthy is joined by London writer Travis Elborough on a trail through the capital to see the sites of sights you can't see any more. They don't see the Euston Arch, old London Bridge, Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens or Battersea Park Funfair.

Producer Chris Wilson.

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1 hour, 28 minutes

Interview: Camila Batmanghelidjh

Interview: Camila Batmanghelidjh
Inspirational psychotherapist Camila Batmanghelidjh founded  Kids Company. She talks about her life and work.

Poetry: Luke Wright

Poetry: Luke Wright
Poet Luke Wright reflects on the programme with lyrical intent. 
Luke Wright is a British poet. Born in Hackney in 1982 Luke Wright was raised in North East Essex. Inspired by Martin Newell and John Cooper Clarke he began writing and performing poetry aged 17, whilst still at sixth form college in Colchester. Luke appears at the Roundhouse in London on 29th November.

Feature: JP Meets Joan Collins

Feature: JP Meets Joan Collins
Joan Collins talks to JP about her camel memorabilia, which includes two cushions, 18th century pictures and Wedgewood mugs. JP visits the actress and author at home to find out more about her collection.
Joan's latest book, 'Passion For Life' is her autobiography.

Interview: Ben Markus and Janet Croston

Interview: Ben Markus and Janet Croston
Ben Markus was diagnosed with cancer in January 2012 and given perhaps 12 months to live. Then he met Janet and he confounded the original prognosis. He and Janet talk about hope, love and life.

Travel: John McCarthy and Travis Elborough's Sites Unseen

Travel: John McCarthy and Travis Elborough's Sites Unseen

John McCarthy is joined by London writer Travis Elborough on a trail through the capital to see the sites of sights you can’t see any more. They don’t see the Euston Arch, old London Bridge, Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens or Battersea  Park Funfair.

Inheritance Tracks: Charlie Higson

Inheritance Tracks: Charlie Higson

Charles Murray Higson more commonly known as Charlie Higson, is an English actor, comedian and author whose latest book is called The Fallen, part 5 of a series of 7 books for young adults. He has also written and produced for television and radio.

 

Charlie chooses I'm Waiting For The Man by The Velvet Underground and Rolling by Randy Newman.

Feature: Cricket Bats

Feature: Cricket Bats
Tony Cook is a senior bat maker and talks about the making of a good cricket bat.

23 November 2013

23 November 2013
Luke Wright, Janet Croston, Ben Markus, Anita Anand, Camila Batmanghelidjh & Rev Richard Coles

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Richard Coles
Presenter Anita Anand
Interviewed Guest Camila Batmanghelidjh
Interviewed Guest Alan Johnson
Interviewed Guest Joan Collins
Interviewed Guest Ben Markus
Interviewed Guest Travis Elborough
Producer Chris Wilson

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  • Sat 23 Nov 2013 09:00

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