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Sir Tim Rice on the latest Chess revival, food writer Diana Henry on the art of creating a menu, listener Talitha MacKenzie and Spinal Tap's Derek Smalls talks to JP Devlin.

Sir Tim Rice talks to Aasmah Mir and Richard Coles about bringing the musical Chess back to the West End. He also reflects on his career, love of cricket and performing himself.

Listener Talitha MacKenzie got in touch and is appearing on the programme to talk about her love of historical costumes and dance.

Robyn Hollingworth left her life in London and returned home to rural South Wales when her dad was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's. She's just published the frank diary she kept from this time.

Spinal Tap's Derek Smalls (the alter ego of Harry Shearer) talks to JP Devlin.

Gail Porter shares her Inheritance Tracks. She has chosen Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd and When Doves Cry by Prince.

Cook and food writer Diana Henry talks about how her recipes and menus have been influenced by her childhood, travels and experiences.

Chess is at the London Coliseum until Saturday 2nd June.

My Mad Dad: The Diary of an Unravelling Mind by Robyn Hollingworth is out now

Derek Smalls' album Smalls Change is out now.

How To Eat a Peach by Diana Henry is out now.

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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 Tim Rice
Interviewed Guest Diana Henry
Derek Smalls Harry Shearer
Interviewed Guest Talitha MacKenzie
Interviewed Guest Robyn Hollingworth
Interviewed Guest Gail Porter
Producer Claire Bartleet

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