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Our original Sunday show is hosted by Robert Bound and Andrew Tuck, covering key interviews of the week and looking ahead to the next seven days.

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Award-winning photographer Davide Monteleone introduces his new exhibition and we meet the directors of new film The Possibilities are Endless, which explores musician Edwyn Collins’ rehabilitation following a stroke.

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276 19 Oct 2014
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Award-winning photographer Davide Monteleone introduces his new exhibition and we meet the directors of new film The Possibilities are Endless, which explores musician Edwyn Collins’ rehabilitation following a stroke.

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275 12 Oct 2014
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Andrew Tuck and Steve Bloomfield meet author Philip Marsden, who has written a book on why people feel so strongly about specific places and landscapes. We also discuss Encyclopedia Paranoiaca, a book that tries to list everything you should or could be afraid of and check the pulse of the Spanish culture scene.

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274 5 Oct 2014
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Kylie Minogue pops in for a chat, art critic Mel Gooding demystifies modern art for those who still don’t quite get it and we reveal how new documentary Still The Enemy Within tells the true story of the 1984 miners’ strike.

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273 28 Sep 2014
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We speak to writer Bill Hayton on the unrest in the South China Sea. We also hear about commercial opportunities in Africa and taste wines from Central London's first winery.

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272 21 Sep 2014
00:51:19

Andrew Tuck and Tom Edwards talk to the former French diplomat professor Jean-Pierre Filiu, who has attempted to write the definitive history of Gaza. Plus, Christopher Simon Sykes describes the challenges of writing a biography for art-great David Hockney, and food artist Sam Bompas presents some mind-altering plants and botanicals.

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271 14 Sep 2014
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On this episode of the Weekly we look to the future with former CIA intelligence analyst Mathew Burrows, talk money with John Lanchester and sample the latest East London liquor with Alexander Wolpert.

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270 7 Sep 2014
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Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound speak to author Jamie Bartlett about his voyage to the dark corners of the internet, hear from medical curator Carla Valentine, and meet Henry Hemming, who looks back on Geoffrey Pyke’s adventurous life as an inventor and spy.

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269 31 Aug 2014
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Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound learn how to write a modern ghost story with author Joanna Briscoe, hear how John Moore's latest album came about (and sing along too), and discuss Girl Soldiers in the US with Helen Thorpe.

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268 24 Aug 2014
00:53:34

We meet journalist and author David Eimer who tells of the lesser known parts of China that are beyond Beijing’s influence and hear the story of an American furniture manufacturer who successfully fought offshoring and helped save his town. Plus, we also look at the history of Europe’s largest street festival, the Notting Hill Carnival.

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267 17 Aug 2014
00:51:36

Julian Mash takes us on a tour of London’s famous Portobello Road, Zoe Cormier talks sex, drugs and rock and roll and Michael Schmidt discusses his new biography of the novel.

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266 10 Aug 2014
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Chris Ruen discusses how free content can harm creativity, writer and editor Jacques Testard chats about his new literary press Fitzcarraldo Editions, and historian Joanna Bourke explains the history of pain.

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265 3 Aug 2014
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We look at China’s expanding role in Africa with veteran foreign correspondent Howard W French, chat with Sasha Abramsky about The House of Twenty Thousands Books, and dive down a rabbit hole of big money in American politics with Politico’s Kenneth P Vogel.

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