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  • 30 Oct 2020
    Anne Bridge | Illyrian Spring | Book Club With Lucinda
    Book Club
  • 13 Nov 2020
    Agatha Christie | Come Tell Me How You Live | Book Club With Lucinda
    Book Club
  • 27 Nov 2020
    Agatha Christie | Murder in Mesopotamia | Book Club With Lucinda
    Book Club
  • 18 Dec 2020
    Charles Dickens | A Christmas Carol | Book Club With Lucinda
    Book Club
  • 22 Dec 2020
    Adam Le Bor | John Le Carré | Book Chat With Humphrey
    Book Chat
  • 07 Jan 2021
    Tom Rosenstiel | Oppo | Book Chat With Humphrey
    Book Chat
  • 15 Jan 2021
    Amor Towles | A Gentleman from Moscow | Book Club With Lucinda
    Book Club
  • 22 Jan 2021
    Julie Summers | Dressed For War | Book Chat With Lucinda
    Book Chat
  • 29 Jan 2021
    Lee Child | Blue Moon | Book Club With Humphrey
    Book Club
  • 05 Feb 2021
    David Mark | Suspicious Minds, Darkness Falls | Book Chat With Humphrey
    Book Chat
  • 12 Feb 2021
    Elly Griffiths | The Crossing Places | Book Chat With Humphrey
    Book Chat
  • 19 Feb 2021
    Jenny Hartley | Charles Dickens, The House of Fallen Women | Book Chat With Lucinda
    Book Chat
  • 26 Feb 2021
    Walter Tevis | The Queen’s Gambit | Book Club With Humphrey
    Book Club
  • 05 Mar 2021
    Turtle Bunbury | Ireland's Forgotten Past, The Irish Diaspora | Book Chat With Humphrey
    Book Chat
  • 12 Mar 2021
    Jane Austen | Persuasion | Book Club With Lucinda
    Book Club
  • 19 Mar 2021
    Elly Griffiths | Ruth Galloway Series | Book Chat With Lucinda
    Book Chat
  • 26 Mar 2021
    Deborah Moggach | The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The Black Dress | Book Chat With Lucinda
    Book Chat
  • 02 Apr 2021
    Michelle and Barack Obama | Becoming, A Promised Land | Book Club With Humphrey
    Book Club
  • 07 Apr 2021
    Mark Sanderson | Times Crime Critic Best Summer Reads | Book Chat With Humphrey
    Book Chat
  • 09 Apr 2021
    Roger Moorhouse | Berlin at War, Devil’s Alliance | Book Chat With Humphrey
    Book Chat
  • 16 Apr 2021
    John Preston | The Dig | Book Club With Lucinda
    Book Club
  • 23 Apr 2021
    Lesley Downer | The Shogun Quartet, The Last Samurai | Book Chat With Lucinda
    Book Chat
  • 30 Apr 2021
    Graham Greene | The Quiet American | Book Club With Humphrey
    Book Club
  • 14 May 2021
    Delia Owens | Where The Crawdads Sing | Book Club With Lucinda
    Book Club
  • 21 May 2021
    Hallie Rubenhold | The Five, The Harlot’s Handbook & Confessions of Henrietta Lightfoot | Book Chat With Lucinda
    Book Chat
  • 28 May 2021
    Harper Lee | To Kill A Mockingbird | Book Club With Humphrey
    Book Club
  • 04 Jun 2021
    Martine Bailey | The Prophet, The Almanack, An Appetite for Violets, The Penny Heart Book | Book Chat With Humphrey
    Book Chat
  • 11 Jun 2021
    Maggie O'Farrell | Hamnet | Book Club With Lucinda
    Book Club
  • 18 Jun 2021
    Flora Fraser | Beloved Emma, Princesses, Pauline Bonaparte: Venus of Empire, The Washingtons | Book Chat With Lucinda
    Book Chat
  • 25 Jun 2021
    Jonathan Calvert and George Arbuthnott | Failures of State: The Inside Story of Britain’s Battle with the Corona Virus | Book Club
    Book Club
  • 02 Jul 2021
    Jeremy Trevathan | Publishing Director At Macmillan | Inside Story With Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 02 Jul 2021
    Jeremy Trevathan | Publishing Director At Macmillan | The Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 09 Jul 2021
    Ian Rankin | A Song for the Dark Times | Book Club with Lucinda
    Book Club
  • 16 Jul 2021
    Daniel Hahn | Translator | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 23 Jul 2021
    Sir Muir Gray | Sod 60, Sod 70 | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 30 Jul 2021
    C J Carey | Widowland | Book Club with Humphrey
    Book Club
  • 06 Aug 2021
    Tim Marshall | The Power of Geography, Prisoners of Geography | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 13 Aug 2021
    Molly Gartland | The Girl from the Hermitage | Book Club with Lucinda
    Book Club
  • 27 Aug 2021
    Shrabani Basu | The Mystery of the Parsee Lawyer, Victoria & Abdul: The True Story of the Queen's Closest Confidant | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 02 Sep 2021
    Derek Niemann | A Tale of Trees: The Battle To Save Britain’s Ancient Woodland, A Nazi in the Family | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 03 Sep 2021
    Laurie Lee | As I Walked Out One Midsummer’s Morning | Book Club with Humphrey
    Book Club
  • 09 Sep 2021
    Frances Evesham | Murder At The Abbey | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 10 Sep 2021
    Molly Gartland | The Girl from the Hermitage | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 16 Sep 2021
    Dr Harlan Ullman | The Fifth Horseman and the New MAD: How Massive Attacks of Disruption Became the Looming Existential Danger to a Divided Nation and the World at Large | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 17 Sep 2021
    Wilkie Collins | The Moonstone | Book Club with Lucinda
    Book Club
  • 23 Sep 2021
    Helen Batten | The Improbable Adventures of Miss Emily Soldene: Actress, Writer, and Rebel Victorian | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 24 Sep 2021
    Linda Stratman | Gloucestershire Murders | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 30 Sep 2021
    Michael Jecks | The Moorland Murderers | Inside Story With Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 01 Oct 2021
    Humphrey Hawksley | Asian Waters, Man on Ice | Inside Story With Humphrey Hawksley
    Inside Story
  • 01 Oct 2021
    Sue Teddern | All At Sea | Book Club with Lucinda
    Book Club
  • 01 Oct 2021
    Armistead Maupin | Tales of the City | Author to Author Special
    Author to Author Special
  • 04 Oct 2021
    Louise Doherty | Platform Seven | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 07 Oct 2021
    Mary Loudon | My House Is Falling Down | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 08 Oct 2021
    Humphrey Hawksley | Man On Ice | Inside Story With Adam Williams
    Inside Story
  • 14 Oct 2021
    Anna Kennedy | Not Stupid: The Inspiring True Story of One Mother's Fight to Give Her Autistic Children the Quality of Life They Deserve | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 15 Oct 2021
    Deborah Moggach | The Black Dress | Book Club with Humphrey
    Book Club
  • 21 Oct 2021
    Liz Jensen | The Ninth Life of Louis Drax | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 22 Oct 2021
    Sue Teddern | All at Sea | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 28 Oct 2021
    Alison Bruce | The Moment Before Impact | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 28 Oct 2021
    Ian Rankin | A Song For The Dark Times | Author to Author with Lucinda
    Author to Author Special
  • 29 Oct 2021
    Mavis Cheek | Sleeping Beauties, Parlour Games | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 04 Nov 2021
    Vikas Swirap | Slumdog Millionaire | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 05 Nov 2021
    Justin Marozzi | Islamic Empires | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 11 Nov 2021
    Julie Summers | Jambusters | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 12 Nov 2021
    Mike Gayle | My Legendary Girlfriend, All The Lonely People | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 18 Nov 2021
    Emma Byrne | Swearing is Good for You – The Amazing Science of Bad Language | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 19 Nov 2021
    Tom Kenneally | The Dickens Boy | Book Club With Lucinda
    Book Club
  • 23 Nov 2021
    Lady Tessa Keswick | The Colour of the Sky after Rain | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 25 Nov 2021
    Phillipa Ashley | Cornish Christmas Books | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 26 Nov 2021
    Adam Le Bor | Dohaney Street | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 02 Dec 2021
    James Clarke | Bond photographed by Terry O’Neill | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 03 Dec 2021
    Sir Vince Cable | The Chinese Condundrum | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 09 Dec 2021
    Rachel Burton | A Bookshop Christmas | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 10 Dec 2021
    Charles Dickens | The Haunted Man | Book Club with Lucinda
    Book Club
  • 16 Dec 2021
    Martin Edwards | Editor of the British Library Classics | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 17 Dec 2021
    Michael Ridpath | Launch Code, On The Edge | Inside Story with Humphrey Hawksley
    Inside Story
  • 23 Dec 2021
    Richard Mills | The Beatles and Fandom | Inside Story with Lucinda Hawksley
    Inside Story
  • 24 Dec 2021
    Lucinda Hawksley | Dickens and Christmas | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 30 Dec 2021
    Parag Khanna | The Future is Asian, Move: The Forces Uprooting Us | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 31 Dec 2021
    Ernest Hemingway | The Old Man and the Sea | Book Club with Humphrey
    Book Club
  • 06 Jan 2022
    Hilary Brown | Foreign Correspondent, War Tourist | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 07 Jan 2022
    Anthony Franze | The Outsider, Every Last Fear | Inside Story with Humphrey Hawksley
    Inside Story
  • 12 Jan 2022
    Joanne Harris | Chocolat | Author to Author Special
    Author to Author
  • 13 Jan 2022
    Greg Jenner | Ask A Historian: 50 Surprising Answers to Everything You Wanted to Know | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 14 Jan 2022
    Odd Harald Hauge | Everest: The Death Zone, Great Bear | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 20 Jan 2022
    David Hewson | The Garden Of Angels | Inside Story With Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 21 Jan 2022
    Jeremy Seal | A Coup in Turkey | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 27 Jan 2022
    Tanya Holt | Too Embarrassed to Sing | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 28 Jan 2022
    Richard Osman | Thursday Murder Club | Book of the Month with Lucinda
    Book of the Month
  • 03 Feb 2022
    Rory Cellan Jones | Always On - Hope and fear in the Smartphone Era | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 04 Feb 2022
    Billy Kenber | Sick Money: The Truth about the Global Pharmaceutical Industry | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 10 Feb 2022
    Geoff Payne | Somewhere To Live | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 11 Feb 2022
    Sophie Hannah | The Killings at Kingfisher Hill (Hercule Poirot story), The Couple at the Table | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 17 Feb 2022
    Anne Sebba | Ethel Rosenburg: A Cold War Tragedy, Jennie Churchill: Winston’s American Mother | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 21 Feb 2022
    Damian Le Bas | The Stopping Places: a Journey Through Gypsy Britain | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 24 Feb 2022
    Lena Sisco | You're Lying | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 25 Feb 2022
    Tom Clancy | The Hunt for Red October | Book Club with Humphrey
    Book Club
  • 03 Mar 2022
    Nicola Beauman | A Very Great Profession: The Woman’s Novel 1914-39 | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 04 Mar 2022
    Carole Walker | Lobby Life | Inside Story With Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 10 Mar 2022
    Tobias Jones | The Dark Heart of Italy, Ultra: The Underworld of Italian Football | Inside Story With Tobias Jones
    Inside Story
  • 11 Mar 2022
    Simon Winchester | The Professor and the Madman | The Inside Story With Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 17 Mar 2022
    Arthur I Miller | Author of The Artist in the Machine | The Inside Story With Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 18 Mar 2022
    Melanie Hewitt | Looking For The Durrells | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 23 Mar 2022
    Dr Harlan Ullman | The Fifth Horseman and the New MAD | Author to Author With Humphrey
    Author to Author
  • 24 Mar 2022
    Peter Hughes | A History of Love and Hate in 21 Statues | Inside Story With Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 25 Mar 2022
    Janice Hallett | The Appeal | Book Of The Month With Lucinda
    Book Of The Month
  • 31 Mar 2022
    K.J. Howe | Sky Jack | Inside Story With Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 01 Apr 2022
    Susan Saunders | The Age-Well Project | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 07 Apr 2022
    Namita Gokhale | The Blind Matriarch, Jaipur Journals, Dining Rhada, The Quest for Love | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 08 Apr 2022
    Thomas Mogford | The Plant Hunter | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 14 Apr 2022
    Nigel Planer | Jeremiah Bourne in Time | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 15 Apr 2022
    Austin S Camacho | The Hannibal Jones Mystery Series | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 21 Apr 2022
    Norman Musa | Amazing Malaysian | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 22 Apr 2022
    Lisa Edwards | Cheat Play Live: One Woman’s Journey to Fearlessness and Freedom | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 28 Apr 2022
    Caroline Busher | The Legend of Valentine Sorrow | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 29 Apr 2022
    Voltaire | Candide | Book Of The Month With Humphrey
    Book Of The Month
  • 05 May 2022
    Henrietta Heald | Magician of the North & Magnificent Women and Their Revolutionary Machines | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 06 May 2022
    Darina Allen | One Pot Feeds All & How to Cook: The 100 Essential Recipes Everyone Should Know | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 12 May 2022
    Helen McGinn | In Just One Day & The Knackered Mother’s Wine Guide | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 13 May 2022
    Sareeta Domingo | The Three of Us & Editor of Mills & Boon | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 19 May 2022
    Brian Patten | The Mersey Sound & The Book of Upside Down Thinking | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 20 May 2022
    Rachel Trethewey | The Churchill Girls, The Story of Winston’s Daughters | Inside Story With Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 26 May 2022
    Michael Vatikiotis | Blood and Silk: Power and Conflict in Southeast Asia | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 27 May 2022
    Winifred Watson | Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day | Book Of The Month with Lucinda
    Book Of The Month
  • 02 Jun 2022
    Lucinda Hawksley | Elizabeth Revealed | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 03 Jun 2022
    Alex Anstey | Under the Skin: A Dermatologist's Fight to Save the NHS | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 09 Jun 2022
    He Jiahong | Hanging Devils | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 10 Jun 2022
    Joe Treasure | The Book of Air | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 16 Jun 2022
    Lesley Thomson | The Detective's Daughter series & The Companion | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 17 Jun 2022
    Victoria Schofield | The Fragrance of Tears: My Friendship with Benazir Bhutto | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 23 Jun 2022
    Victoria Panton Bacon | Remarkable Journeys of the Second World War | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 24 Jun 2022
    George Orwell | Animal Farm | Book of the Month with Humphrey
  • 30 Jun 2022
    James Rosone | Battlefield Ukraine | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 01 Jul 2022
    Adam Lebor | Hitler’s Secret Bankers and Dohany Street | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 07 Jul 2022
    Antony Thomas | In the Line of Fire | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 08 Jul 2022
    Robert Sutter | Chinese Foreign Relations: Power and Policy of an Emerging Global Force | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 14 Jul 2022
    Janice Hallett | The Twyford Code | Inside Story with Lucinda Hawksley
    Inside Story
  • 15 Jul 2022
    Kirsty Stonell Walker | Stunner | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 21 Jul 2022
    Rosie Wilby | Is Monogamy Dead? | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 22 Jul 2022
    Mark McCrum | The Festival Murders | Inside Story with Lucinda
  • 28 Jul 2022
    Brian Appleyard | The Car | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 29 Jul 2022
    Pip Williams | The Dictionary of Lost Words | Book of the Month with Lucinda
  • 04 Aug 2022
    Stephen Keeler | Fifty Words for Love in Swedish | Inside Story with Lucinda
    Inside Story
  • 05 Aug 2022
    Jim Laurie | The Last Helicopter: Two Lives in Indochina | Inside Story with Humphrey
    Inside Story
  • 11 Aug 2022
    Alex Finley | VICTOR IN TROUBLE | Inside Story with Humphrey
  • 12 Aug 2022
    Gavin Collinson | An Accident in Paris | Inside Story with Lucinda