Sharon Horgan, Maya Youssef, Samantha Harvey
Sharon Horgan on new film, Game Night, Maya Youssef performs on the qanun and Samantha Harvey discusses her latest novel, The Western Wind.
Sharon Horgan, the comedy actress and writer behind Pulling, Motherhood and Catastrophe features in her first major Hollywood film, Game Night. She tells Kirsty about the difference between working on American movies and British television and why series like Catastrophe aren't , in fact, sitcoms.
Syrian musician Maya Youssef brings her qanun into the studio and performs from her album Syrian Dreams.
Samantha's Harvey's latest novel, The Western Wind, is a literary medieval whodunit with an ingenious construction. She discusses its palindromic form and explains the significance of setting it in 1491.
Presenter: Kirsty Lang
Producer: Rebecca Armstrong.
Maya Youssef's album Syrian Dreams is out now.
Maya Youssef is playing in the UK on 08 March at St Mary's Music Hall in London; and at Songlines Encounter in London on 02 June 2018.
Image: Maya Youssef with her traditional Syrian instrument, the qanun.
Image credit: Igor Studio
Role Contributor Presenter Kirsty Lang Producer Rebecca Armstrong