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Ruby Wax

Richard Coles and Aasmah Mir are joined by writer, comedian and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax. With Ray Quinn's Inheritance Tracks and 'the Korean Englishman' Josh Carrott.

Ruby Wax joins Richard Coles and Aasmah Mir to talk about how she brings her knowledge of neuroscience, spiked with comedy, to her one woman show.

David Reynolds explains how his grandfather's letters, and enthralling childhood stories of the Wild West, inspired him to embark on a road trip along Highway 83 from Canada to the Mexican border. He describes some of the local characters he met, the three different types of cowboys that still exist today and why he thinks Sacagawea should be on US bank notes.

Pete Ross meets some of the visitors to the Dragon Café in Borough, London - the UK's first 'mental health café' and creative space.

We hear why dancing science teacher Dr. Richard Spencer choreographs his college biology lessons to music, and how this has led to him becoming a top 10 finalist for the $1m (£650,000) Global Teaching Prize.

The singer Ray Quinn chooses his Inheritance Tracks: My Special Angel by Malcolm Vaughan and Eye of the Tiger by Survivor.

And Josh Carrott - aka 'The Korean Englishman' - tells us why he is on a mission to bring Korean culture to the UK through his YouTube Channel.

Sane New World: Taming the Mind - runs at St James Theatre, London from 2-14 March 2015.
Slow Road to Brownsville by David Reynolds is published by Greystone Books.
'They Say Love' - the first single from Ray Quinn's new album - is released on Monday 23 February.

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1 hour, 28 minutes

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Sat 21 Feb 2015 09:00

Studio photo-21/02/2015

Studio photo-21/02/2015
LtoR David Reynolds, Ruby Wax, Josh Carrott, Richard Coles and Ollie Kendal.

Korean snacks

Korean snacks
Korean snacks courtesy of guest Josh Carrott, including silk worms!

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Role Contributor
Presenter Richard Coles
Presenter Aasmah Mir
Interviewed Guest Ruby Wax
Interviewed Guest David Reynolds
Interviewed Guest Richard Spencer
Interviewed Guest Ray Quinn
Interviewed Guest Josh Carrott
Interviewed Guest Peter Ross
Producer Louise Corley
Editor Karen Dalziel

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