Private Passions

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Private Passions

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En BBC Radio 3

Harry Cliff

Harry Cliff is a particle physicist working on the Large Hadron Collider – the huge particle...

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Percival Everett

The American writer Percival Everett is enjoying a moment in the spotlight: his novel The Trees...

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Alison Owen

Alison Owen is one of the UK’s leading film producers. Her credits range from the zombie...

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Edith Hall

Edith Hall is Professor of Classics at Durham University – and her passion for her subject...

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Sathnam Sanghera

Sathnam Sanghera is a best-selling writer and journalist. He grew up in Wolverhampton to Punjabi...

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Professor Sue Black

Professor Lady Sue Black is one of the world’s leading forensic scientists. She says “I have...

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David Mitchell

David Mitchell is the author of nine time-traversing, genre-bending novels. His first,...

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John Krebs

John Krebs is a zoologist who has specialised in the behaviour of birds. Although he was the son...

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Helena Newman

Helena Newman has many strings to her bow, She is the Chairman of Sotheby’s Europe and the...

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Mark Cousins - Sound of Cinema Sunday

Michael Berkeley’s guest is the film-maker, producer and writer Mark Cousins. His documentary...

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Michael Winterbottom

Michael Winterbottom is one of Britain’s most prolific and eclectic film directors: his work...

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Ray Cooper

The percussionist Ray Cooper is often referred to as the ‘father of rock and roll percussion’. He...

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Raymond Blanc

Raymond Blanc is one of the finest chefs in the world and he is completely self-taught. He grew...

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Louise Welsh

Louise Welsh worked in a second-hand bookshop in Glasgow before she took the plunge to become a...

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Lorna Dawson

Professor Lorna Dawson is one of the UK’s leading forensic scientists. She examines soil in order...

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Merlin Sheldrake

Merlin Sheldrake is a biologist and writer with a mission: to make us look at and understand...

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Nina Stibbe

Nina Stibbe was fifty when she first became a published writer with Love Nina, a collection of...

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Johnny Flynn

Johnny Flynn is a polymath – as comfortable as an actor on stage and screen as he is writing and...

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Dame Ottoline Leyser

Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser first realised plants are extraordinary and astonishing at school,...

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Walter Murch

Walter Murch is a Hollywood legend. He’s won three Oscars for his sound and editing work on...

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