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Christopher Biggins

Actor and TV personality Christopher Biggins joins Aasmah Mir and the Rev Richard Coles, along with retired rugby flanker Maggie Alphonsi and Russell Kane's Inheritance Tracks.

The actor and TV personality Christopher Biggins joins Aasmah Mir and the Rev. Richard Coles. Best known for his performances as Lukewarm in the BBC series of Porridge, Emperor Nero in I Claudius, and as Rev. Ossie Whitworth the wicked vicar in Poldark. He's one of the Great Dames of British Pantomime and was crowned 'King of the Jungle'. He talks about his career and latest work on the comedy album Wit & Whimsy.

Horologist, Steven Fletcher, is the third generation of clockmakers in his family. He's worked on many important timepieces - some dating back to the 17th century, and the clocks at Chequers.

Retired rugby flanker Maggie Alphonsi took 74 caps for England and 7 Six Nations titles during her international career. She discusses her career, her role in commentating and inspiring the next generation.

JP Devlin meets Saturday Live listener Anne Watson. She tells the story of losing her sight, learning to ice stake and finding love.

The comedian Russell Kane chooses his Inheritance Tracks: Can't Get Enough of Your Love by Barry White and The Waves by Einaudi.

Dixe Wills is an author, travel writer and regular winter camper. He describes how he travels around by train and bike in his quest to discover Britain's tiniest curiosities - from stations to islands, churches and tiny campsites.

The comedy album Wit & Whimsy is out now. A live show featuring performances of songs from the album is being staged at The Hippodrome in London's West End on Sunday 30 April, 2017.
Tiny Campsites by Dixe Wills is out now.
Russell Kane is on tour with his show 'Right Man, Wrong Age'.

Producer: Louise Corley
Editor: Anne Peacock.

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1 hour, 28 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Aasmah Mir
Presenter Richard Coles
Presenter JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest Christopher Biggins
Interviewed Guest Steven Fletcher
Interviewed Guest Maggie Alphonsi
Interviewed Guest Anne Watson
Interviewed Guest Russell Kane
Interviewed Guest Dixe Wills
Producer Louise Corley
Editor Anne Peacock

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