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Daisy Goodwin on Victoria, Harry Benson, Lisa Hannigan

John Wilson talks to Daisy Goodwin, writer of ITV's new drama series Victoria, about the young Queen. Plus photographer Harry Benson and musician Lisa Hannigan.

John Wilson talks to writer Daisy Goodwin about Victoria, ITV's new 8-part drama series about the early life of Queen Victoria.

86 year old Scottish photographer Harry Benson, whose subjects have included the Beatles, Robert Kennedy and every US President since Eisenhower.

Irish singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan discusses the watery theme of her latest and highly acclaimed album At Swim.

And a new project, Books in Nicks, which puts literary books into prison cells.

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30 minutes


  • Daisy Goodwin

    Duration: 07:24

  • Lisa Hannigan

    Duration: 06:32

  • Books in Nicks

    Duration: 03:04

  • Harry Benson

    Duration: 10:27

Daisy Goodwin

Daisy Goodwin
Victoria by Daisy Goodwin begins on Sunday 28 August at 9pm

Lisa Hannigan

Lisa Hannigan

At Swim by Lisa Hannigan is out now.

Image credit: Rich Gilligan

Books in Nicks

Special Constable Steve Whitmore discusses books in custody.

Harry Benson

Harry Benson
Harry Benson: Seeing America is showing at the Scottish Parliament until 3 December.


Role Contributor
Presenter John Wilson
Interviewed Guest Daisy Goodwin
Interviewed Guest Harry Benson
Interviewed Guest Lisa Hannigan




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