Actor Dame Harriet Walter; writer and director Richard Curtis; singer and songwriter Suzi Quatro and former jockey Declan Murphy join Libby Purves for the final edition of Midweek. Richard Curtis CBE is a writer, director and campaigner. His films include Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, Bridget Jones's Diary, Mr Bean, Love Actually and The Boat That Rocked. His television comedies include Blackadder and the Vicar of Dibley. He is vice- chair of Comic Relief which he co-founded after visiting Ethiopia during the 1985 famine. He has co-produced the Red Nose Day Live night for the BBC since 1988 ...
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Loudon Wainwright III and DJ David Rodigan join Libby Purves.
Singer Patti Boulaye, dancer David Toole and actor Charlie Condou join Libby Purves.
Actor Sir Patrick Stewart and comedian and writer Shappi Khorsandi join Libby Purves.
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Actor Stephen Boxer and writer Sheila Kohler join Libby Purves.
Percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie and comic Milton Jones meet Libby Purves.
Lady Antonia Fraser and Stephen K Amos join Libby Purves.
Presenter and producer Richard Osman and campaigner Peter Willcox join Libby Purves.
Katie Melua and Nigel Havers join Libby Purves in the BBC Radio Theatre.
Actor Sophie Thompson joins Libby Purves.
Novelist Ken Follett joins Libby Purves.
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Actor Bradley Walsh and novelist Salley Vickers join Libby Purves.
Melanie C, Douglas Hodge and football referee Howard Webb join Libby Purves.
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Physicist Helen Czerski and composer Odaline de la Martinez join Libby Purves.