The actor Laurence Fox is best known for playing DI James Hathaway in the ITV crime drama Lewis. He's now on the London stage playing a giant of history Charles de Gaulle in 'The Patriotic Traitor'. He is part of Britain's most famous acting dynasty that includes his father James, uncle Edward and cousin Emilia. He is now carving out a career in music and has just released his debut album. He joins Saturday Live to talk about his new role, his passion for music, and his love for the countryside.
The zoologist Lucy Cooke grew up in the English countryside and was fascinated with nature from an early age. Her new TV series shows the length that people go to save orphaned animals. She joins Saturday Live to talk about her own passion for animals, in particular the weird and unloved ones.
Listener Lorna Currie Thomopoulos is a collector of paper dolls. She describes her collection as historical, beautiful and cherished fragile object d'arts.
Giles Abbott has just returned from a storytelling festival in India. He started storytelling after vision loss at the age of twenty-five. He talks about his love for traditional stories.
Levi Roots shares his Inheritance Tracks: Say a Little Prayer by Aretha Franklin and To Zion by Lauryn Hill.
Wendy Hilling shares her experience of living with her full time carer Teddy the golden retriever.
Laurence Fox stars in 'The Patriotic Traitor' at Park theatre London
'Nature's Miracle Orphans' presented by Lucy Cooke and Patrick Aryee is on BBC 1. Next episode Sunday 28th February.
'My Life in His Paws' by Wendy Hilling is published on 25 February.
Producer: Dianne McGregor
Editor: Karen Dalziel.
Saturday Live studio guests
|Interviewed Guest||Laurence Fox|
|Interviewed Guest||Lucy Cooke|
|Interviewed Guest||Lorna Currie Thomopoulos|
|Interviewed Guest||Giles Abbott|
|Interviewed Guest||Levi Roots|
|Interviewed Guest||Wendy Hilling|