Deborah Bull and Sam Leith

Deborah Bull, former Principal Dancer with the Royal Ballet, talks about her longstanding affection for Mr Pye by Mervyn Peake, an original and amusing tale set on Sark. Journalist and author Sam Leith, literary editor of The Spectator, advocates 77 Dream Songs by John Berryman, a collection of poetry he's passionate about. Presenter Harriett Gilbert's choice is News of a Kidnapping by Gabriel García Márquez, a non-fiction work detailing kidnappings in Colombia by the Medellín Cartel and Pablo Escobar.
Producer Beth O'Dea.

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Fri 4 Mar 2016 23:00


Role Contributor
PresenterHarriett Gilbert
Interviewed GuestDeborah Bull
Interviewed GuestSam Leith
ProducerBeth O'Dea

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