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Richard Coles and Suzy Klein with comedian Paul Whitehouse, Lady Churchill's secretary Heather White-Smith, polar explorer Ben Saunders and Francis Urquhart's Inheritance Tracks.

Richard Coles and Suzy Klein with comedian Paul Whitehouse, Lady Churchill's secretary Heather White-Smith, polar explorer Ben Saunders, pargetting plasterer Martin Ward and Francis Urquhart's Inheritance Tracks. Plus JP Devlin in the BBC Radio Theatre with audience members from The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy.

Producer: Dixi Stewart.

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Sat 29 Mar 2014 09:00

Paul Whitehouse

Comedian and writer Paul Whitehouse discusses the multitude of characters he’s created for shows including Harry Enfield’s Television Programme, The Fast Show, Down The Line and Nurse.

Churchill's Secretary: Heather White-Smith

Heather White-Smith spent three years working with the Churchills at Downing Street.

My Years With the Churchills - A Young Girl's Memories is published by Cotesworth Publishing

Polar Explorer: Ben Saunders

Polar Explorer: Ben Saunders
In February 2014, Ben Saunders became the first person in history to complete Captain Scott's Terra Nova expedition to the South Pole and back. In doing so, he and his teammate Tarka L'Herpiniere set the world record for the longest ever polar journey on foot, covering 1800 miles in 105 days. He talks about what it takes to be a polar explorer and to test the limits of human endurance.  

Read Ben’s  Antarctic blog from the Scott Expedition here.

Inheritance Tracks : Francis Urquhart

For Radio 4’s Character InvasionHouse of Cards Francis Urquhart shares his Inheritance Tracks, courtesy of his creator Michael Dobbs and actor Ewan Bailey.

Crowdscape: JP Devlin meets 'Hitchhikers Guide' fans

JP talks to fans of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy at a special live event in London's BBC Radio Theatre, as part of Character Invasion.

Soundscape: Plastering

Martin Ward has been plastering for 40 years, ever since he plucked the profession from a list at a careers evening as a boy. He’s still using his original trowel!  

Studio guests

Studio guests
Richard, Suzy, Paul, Ben, Heather


Role Contributor
Presenter Richard Coles
Presenter Suzy Klein
Interviewed Guest Paul Whitehouse
Interviewed Guest Heather White-Smith
Interviewed Guest Ben Saunders
Interviewed Guest JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest Mark Ward
Producer Dixi Stewart


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