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Sheila McClennon

Sheila McClennon chooses her BBC Radio highlights, including a graphic designer continuing his search for a rare and beautiful typeface - dumped in the river Thames 100 years ago.

Pick Of The Week
Chosen and presented by Sheila McClennon
Featuring in her best of BBC Radio this week is a graphic designer continuing his search for a rare and beautiful type face - dumped in the river Thames one hundred years ago. Steve Punt attempts to find out whether novelist Emile Zola was murdered and a writer retraces Van Gogh's steps on the night he cut off his ear - can she discover more about what happened?
There's also the incredible story of a library hidden in a bombed out Syrian basement which is giving locals under siege hope for the future.
And as Sir Garfield Sobers turns 80 - a celebration of a true sporting gentleman.
Producer Pauline Harris
Production team - Rachel Gill.

45 minutes

Last on

Sun 31 Jul 2016 18:15