Extraordinary stories, unusual people and a sideways look at the world. Amanda Redman on her latest role; night trains, shepherds' huts and the healing power of horticulture.
Amanda Redman, best known for her role as DSI Sandra Pullman in BBC1's New Tricks, joins Rev Richard Coles and Aasmah Mir to discuss filming in Sri Lanka for a new TV medical drama, her early years in hospital following a scalding accident and why she set up The Artists' Theatre School.
Andrew Martin has had a passion for night trains since childhood. He talks about his recent experiences recreating journeys across Europe.
JP meets up with Saturday Live listeners who are related to cast members from Brief Encounter, to reunite them with Cyril Raymond's diaries.
Dave Morris shares his passion for Shepherds' Huts and describes how he restored one that was featured in Far From the Madding Crowd.
The gardener and designer, Joe Swift, explains how he came to gardening via a post punk band and a spell on a kibbutz, what it takes to win gold at the Chelsea Flower Show and the healing power of horticulture.
Bill Turnbull chooses his Inheritance Tracks: 'Three Little Maids' from the Mikado by Gilbert and Sullivan and 'Che Gelida Manina' sung by Vittorio Grigolo, from Puccini's La Boheme.
The Good Karma Hospital is on ITV on Sunday night at 9pm.
Night Trains - The Rise and Fall of The Sleeper by Andrew Martin is published on 9th February.
Shepherd's Huts and Living Vans, by Dave Morris, is published by Amberley Publishing.
Joe Swift is on A Man About a Garden Tour 2017.
The album 'Bill Turnbull's Relaxing Classics' is out now.
A Man About The Garden UK Tour 2017
David Morris is a rural enthusiast who has travelled around Britain photographing shepherds' huts and has created a book ‘Shepherds’ Huts & Living Vans’.
The Waterson Hut, (pictured) which he restored.
The inside of Waterston hut
Presenters and Guests in the studio - 4th Feb 2017
|Interviewed Guest||Amanda Redman|
|Interviewed Guest||Andrew Martin|
|Interviewed Guest||JP Devlin|
|Interviewed Guest||Dave Morris|
|Interviewed Guest||Joe Swift|
|Interviewed Guest||Bill Turnbull|