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Terry Christian and Dr Kevin Fong

Presenter of The Word Terry Christian and space doctor Kevin Fong talk about books they love with Harriett Gilbert. Ray Bradbury, Matt Haig and Susan Hill are on the agenda.

Terry Christian was the infamous presenter of C4's The Word, and he's a voracious reader - a book a week. He chooses Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury, his partly autobiographical novel of a Midwestern childhood which brings back memories of the sheer happiness of the summer holidays.
Dr Kevin Fong is a consultant anaesthetist who's an expert in space medicine, and also a TV presenter. His choice is The Humans, an extraordinary book by Matt Haig, which raises questions about alien life, and our life.
Presenter Harriett Gilbert chooses Howards End is On The Landing by Susan Hill, about reading the books you already have in the house but have never opened. It inspires true confessions of classic authors never read..
Producer Beth O'Dea.

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30 minutes

Last on

Mon 7 Aug 2017 00:17

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Harriett Gilbert
Interviewed Guest Terry Christian
Interviewed Guest Kevin Fong
Producer Beth O'Dea

Broadcasts

  • Tue 1 Nov 2016 16:30
  • Fri 4 Nov 2016 23:00
  • Mon 7 Aug 2017 00:17

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