Laurence Fox

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.

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1 hour, 28 minutes

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Sat 20 Feb 2016 09:00

Saturday Live studio guests

Saturday Live studio guests
L-R:  Richard Coles, Laurence Fox, Lucy Cooke,  Giles Abbott, Lorna Currie Thomopoulos, Aasmah Mir


Role Contributor
Interviewed GuestLaurence Fox
Interviewed GuestLucy Cooke
Interviewed GuestLorna Currie Thomopoulos
Interviewed GuestGiles Abbott
Interviewed GuestLevi Roots
Interviewed GuestWendy Hilling
PresenterAasmah Mir
PresenterRichard Coles
ProducerDianne McGregor
EditorKaren Dalziel

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