Saturday Live with James Nesbitt

With Aasmah Mir and the Rev Richard Coles

James Nesbitt talks about going back to his childhood home to play Colin Howell in real life drama The Secret, the return of Cold Feet and his Shakespearean roles.

Edward Wilson-Lee has just published the book Shakespeare in Swahililand, he talks about growing up in Kenya and the bard's legacy in parts of Africa.

Composer and musician William Lyons will be bringing Shakespearean music to life- bringing the shawm, bass dulcian, recorder and renaissance flute and bagpipes to play live in the studio.

Listener Paul Kynaston is Assistant Head Teacher at Malvern Primary School in Liverpool. He invited JP Devlin to meet the schoolchildren in the drama club to hear what they think about Shakespeare.

And offering a distinctive celebration of Shakespeare from Stratford-upon-Avon, JP Devlin will be hearing listener stories about their Shakespearean triumphs and tragedies, and talking to a Codpiece expert Victoria Bartels. She'll be explaining why this particular pouch was de rigueur in the 15th and 16th centuries and why it went out of fashion. Actor Kingsley Glover takes centre stage to be our codpiece model.

BBC 6 Music breakfast presenter Shaun Keaveny shares his Inheritance Tracks: The Isley Brothers, This Old Heart of Mine and Purple Rain by Prince.

The Secret staring James Nesbitt begins on April 29 on ITV at 9pm.
Shakespeare in Swahililand is out now.

Producer: Claire Bartleet
Editor: Karen Dalziel.

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1 hour, 28 minutes

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Sat 23 Apr 2016 09:00

Studio guests and presenters on 23rd April 2016

Studio guests and presenters on 23rd April 2016
L-R William Lyons, Aasmah Mir, Richard Coles, James Nesbitt, Edward Wilson Lee

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterAasmah Mir
PresenterRichard Coles
Interviewed GuestJames Nesbitt
Interviewed GuestEdward Wilson-Lee
Interviewed GuestWilliam Lyons
Interviewed GuestPaul Kynaston
Interviewed GuestJP Devlin
Interviewed GuestVictoria Bartels
Interviewed GuestKingsley Glover
Interviewed GuestShaun Keaveny
ProducerClaire Bartleet
EditorKaren Dalziel

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