Professor Angie Hobbs
Kirsty Young talks to Angie Hobbs, professor of the Public Understanding of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield.
Kirsty Young's castaway is Angie Hobbs, Professor of the Public Understanding of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield - a role which has brought her to the attention of a large audience.
Brought up in Surrey, she was the youngest of three children. Her older sister died when Angie was just 11 years old. To begin with, she did not flourish at school, but went on to earn a place at Cambridge where she gained a first class degree in Classics and subsequently a doctorate. A career in academia has followed - after many years at the University of Warwick, she moved, in 2012, to the University of Sheffield.
Producer: Isabel Sargent.
Because the Night
Comin' Thro' the Rye
- NOT APPLICABLE.
- Especially Recorded for Desert Island Discs.
Brian Johnston & Henry Blofield
Botham's Ashes Headingly Test 1981
- BBC SPORTS ARCHIVE /NOT AVAILABLE COMMERCIALLY.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Beethoven Symphony No 7 2nd movementPerformer: Herbert von Karajan. Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
- Beethoven: Symphonies Nos 4 & 7.
- Deutsche Grammophon.
- Feeling Good The Very Best of Nina Simone.
The Rolling Stones
- Sticky Fingers.
Take this Longing
- Leonard Cohens Greatest Hits.
Spem in AliumPerformer: Tallis Scholars. Performer: Peter Phillips.
- Spem in Alium.
The collected poems of W B Yeats
A harp with teach yourself books and plenty of strings
|Interviewed Guest||Angie Hobbs|
- Sun 1 Feb 2015 11:15
- Fri 6 Feb 2015 09:00