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Live at Southbank Centre: A Charm Offensive

Stephen Bayley, Rachel Johnson, AL Kennedy and Mark Borkowski join Philip Dodd to discuss charm, from Castiglione's The Book of the Courter to modern politics and PR.

The critic, author and design consultant Stephen Bayley has written an e-book called Charm: A Victim's Guide. He joins Philip Dodd for a discussion on the pros and cons of charm with Rachel Johnson, novelist AL Kennedy and PR expert Mark Borkowski - from Castiglione's The Book of The Courtier to its role in politics, public life and modern middle management techniques.

Producer: Jacqueline Smith

Radio 3 is broadcasting live from a pop-up studio at London's Southbank Centre all day every day for the last two weeks of March. If you're in the area, visit the Radio 3 studio and performance space in the Royal Festival Hall Riverside Café to listen to Radio 3, ask questions and enjoy the special events.

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BBC Radio 3 Live at Southbank Centre

BBC Radio 3 Live at Southbank Centre
Stephen Bayley, A L Kennedy, Rachel Johnson, Mark Borkowski and Philip Dodd at Radio 3's pop-up studio at Southbank Centre

Charm

Charm

Charm, by Stephen Bayley, is available now as an e-book.

 

Image: Stephen Bayley

A L Kennedy

A L Kennedy
Photo credit: Kevin Low

Mark Borkowski

Mark Borkowski
Photo credit: Sarah Lee

Rachel Johnson

Rachel Johnson
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Credits

Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Stephen Bayley
Presenter Philip Dodd
Interviewed Guest Rachel Johnson
Interviewed Guest AL Kennedy
Interviewed Guest Mark Borkowski
Producer Jacqueline Smith

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