Live from Hull, the UK City of Culture 2017
Paddy O'Connell sits in for Jeremy Vine, live from Kingston upon Hull. We discuss what this 'city of culture' status means for Hull.
Paddy O'Connell sits in for Jeremy Vine.
Paddy visits the UK City of Culture for 2017: Kingston upon Hull.
We discuss what this 'city of culture' status means for Hull as we get to know the place, and debate the merits of investing public money in the arts.
A local historian tells us how Hull was devastated in the blitz, and we visit the last surviving fishing boat from city's once-thriving fishing industry.
We hear the story of the Humber Bridge. It's the UK's longest suspension bridge yet was once branded a bridge 'from nowhere to nowhere'.
And we hear from the 94-year-old lady who's raised more than £100,000 for charity over 25 years by dressing as a bee.