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Marcus Wareing, Adrian Edmondson, Adele Bellis, Nick Littlehales

Chef Marcus Wareing, actor Adrian Edmondson, sleep coach Nick Littlehales and Adele Bellis, a survivor of an acid attack, join Libby Purves.

Sleep coach Nick Littlehales, Adele Bellis, a survivor of an acid attack, actor Adrian Edmondson and chef Marcus Wareing, join Libby Purves.

Nick Littlehales is a sport sleep coach to some of the biggest names in sport including the British Cycling team, top Premiership and International football squads, and Olympic and Paralympic athletes. In his book, Sleep, he explains the strategies we can all use to get a better night's sleep by debunking the myths including why we might need less sleep than we think and the power nap - how we can nap with our eyes open in room full of people. Sleep is published by Penguin Life.

Adele Bellis was 22 when she suffered an acid attack arranged by her ex-boyfriend. She was left partially bald and lost her right ear. In her book, Brave, she recounts her experience and her recovery and how she hopes to turn it into a positive experience by educating young people about how to avoid abusive relationships. Brave - How I Rebuilt My Life After Love Turned to Hate is published by Harper Element.

Adrian Edmondson is an actor and comedian, best known from The Young Ones, Bottom, and The Comic Strip Presents, with his friend and collaborator, the late Rik Mayall. More recently he has appeared in TV series including One of Us and War and Peace, and in the West End in Waiting for Godot and Neville's Island. He stars in a new adaptation of William Leith's bestselling novel, Bits of Me are Falling Apart, a one-man play about the complexities of middle-age, adapted by himself and Steve Marmion, who directs. Bits of Me are Falling Apart is at the Soho Theatre.

Marcus Wareing is the chef of the two Michelin-starred Marcus at The Berkeley, The Gilbert Scott and Tredwell's in London. He has won numerous awards including Young Chef of the Year, a Michelin star at the age of 25, Restaurateur of the Year, and the winner of the first Michelin star for the Savoy Grill in the hotel's history. He is also a judge on MasterChef: The Professionals on BBC Two. His new book, Marcus At Home is published by Harper Collins.

Producer: Annette Wells.

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43 minutes

In the studio

In the studio
L-R: Adrian Edmondson, Nick Littlehales, Adele Bellis, Marcus Wareing

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Libby Purves
Interviewed Guest Nick Littlehales
Interviewed Guest Adele Bellis
Interviewed Guest Adrian Edmondson
Interviewed Guest Marcus Wareing
Producer Annette Wells

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