Private Passions

Private Passions

Por BBC
En BBC Radio 3

Greta Scacchi

From Hollywood to European art house cinema, from Shakespeare to contemporary drama, Greta Scacchi is one of our most...

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Eugenia Cheng

At first glance chocolate brownies, puff pastry and Battenberg cake don’t seem to have a great deal in common with...

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Henry Blofeld

Ahead of this week's first test against India, Michael Berkeley's guest is cricket commentator Henry Blofeld. Henry...

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Ronan Bennett

Ronan Bennett is a novelist and screenwriter whose latest drama series on the BBC, "Gunpowder", dramatizes the story...

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Anna Pavord

Michael Berkeley's guest is Anna Pavord, the distinguished writer about gardens and landscape. Her best-known book is...

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Stephen Hugh-Jones

Stephen Hugh-Jones is a fellow of King's College Cambridge and has spent 45 years researching - and living among -...

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Janine di Giovanni

Janine di Giovanni has spent more than two decades reporting from some of the most dangerous places on earth:...

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Timberlake Wertenbaker

Timberlake Wertenbaker is one of our leading playwrights, adapters and translators. Her parents were American, but...

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Alexandre Desplat

Alexandre Desplat is one of the world's leading composers of film music, with more than 120 scores to his name. His...

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Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson began her working life busking and writing songs, and when one of her songs became a children's book,...

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Glenda Jackson

For three decades Glenda Jackson was one of our most acclaimed actors, winning BAFTAs, Golden Globes and Emmys, and...

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Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon is Professor of Clinical Psychology at Columbia Medical Center in New York, and a writer with a...

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John Sutherland

The scholar and critic John Sutherland talks to Michael Berkeley about his passions for film, music, and Victorian...

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Tanita Tikaram

Tanita Tikaram became an overnight success when she was only a teenager; her debut album "Ancient Heart" sold four...

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Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall was only twenty-four when in she went to live among the chimpanzees of Gombe National Park in Tanzania,...

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Rose Tremain

Rose Tremain is one of our finest writers, and her bestselling books - both novels and short stories - are garlanded...

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Roger Allam

Roger Allam is an actor equally at home with Shakespeare, musical theatre, detective shows, and comedy on both radio...

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Jonathan Bate

Sir Jonathan Bate is one of the leading Shakespeare scholars of our time. He's also a biographer, broadcaster and...

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Melly Still

Melly Still is a theatre and opera director whose work has been described as inventive, ambitious and magical. She...

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Sunil Khilnani

Professor Sunil Khilnani is the Director of the India Institute at King's College London and the presenter of Radio...

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