Monday - Sarah Walker with William Boyd
With Sarah Walker. Including Essential CD of the Week: Gianandrea Noseda - Ten Years of Musica Italiana; Proms Artist of the Week: Nicola Benedetti.
Sarah Walker's guest this week is the author William Boyd. Also, at 9:30, our daily brainteaser: Transport of Delight.
A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Gianandrea Noseda - Ten Years of Musica Italiana. We also have our daily brainteaser at 9.30.
Artist of the Week: Nicola Benedetti
Sarah's guest this week is the prize-winning African-born author and screenwriter William Boyd, whose novels include A Good Man in Africa, An Ice Cream War, Any Human Heart and Solo - a new James Bond novel continuing the adventures of Ian Fleming's spy hero. His screenplays include Richard Attenborough's biopic Chaplin, recalling the glamorous life of the famous silent-film star, and The Trench (which Boyd also directed), set 24 hours before the battle of the Somme, and an adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Scoop.
Today's Brainteaser Answer - Transports of Delight
The music played:
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Velocipede Polka Op.259
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Lorin Maazel (conductor)
DG 410 5162