The Verb at Free Thinking: 1/2 'The Many'
The Verb broadcasts from Radio 3's Free Thinking Festival on the theme of 'The One and the Many'. Ian McMillan is joined by Joanna Trollope, The Unthanks and Kirsty Taylor.
This week The Verb comes from Radio 3's Free Thinking Festival at Sage Gateshead. The theme of the festival was 'The One and the Many', and for this edition, Ian McMillan and guests are turning their attention to 'The Many'.
Joining Ian are the best-selling author Joanna Trollope, whose new book 'An Unsuitable Match' (Mantle) examines the bumpy journey towards harmony for blended families and Verb New Voice Kirsty Taylor, whose work tells the untold stories of children growing up in the care system, and Verb regular Hollie McNish performs.
We also hear from The Unthanks, who perform music from their recent collaboration with actor and writer Maxine Peake, 'The Last Testament of Lillian Bilocca', a play with music about a Hull hero, the leader of the headscarf revolutionaries, Lillian Bilocca.
Presenter: Ian McMillan
Producer: Cecile Wright.
Starring in Council Property with Kirsty Taylor are Will Wainright, Maia Broughton and Kayle McCoy