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Yann Tiersen, Henry Hitchings and Joudie Kalla

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2 October 2016

Episode 378

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Breton composer Yann Tiersen discusses his soundtrack work for cinematic classic ‘Amelie’ and his new album ‘Eusa’, which celebrates his home: the island of Ushant. Plus: Henry Hitchings talks us through the world’s favourite reading spots as detailed in his new book ‘Browse: The World in Bookshops’ and UK chef Joudie Kalla explains why she’s looking to put the culinary culture of Palestine on a plate.

2 October 2016

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Chapter 1

Introduction

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Henry Rees-Sheridan joins Andrew Tuck and Tom Edwards to discuss the week just gone and the next seven days coming up.

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Chapter 2

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Yann Tiersen

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Yann Tiersen is a Breton musician best known for his evocative work on the cinematic masterpiece ‘Amelie’. His latest project is his first solo piano record ‘Eusa’, which is inspired by his home: the tiny Atlantic island of Ushant.

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Henry Hitchings

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Henry Hitchings’ new book ‘Browse: The World in Bookshops’ charts the world’s best places to purchase paperbacks. The writer, journalist and critic joins Tom Edwards to tell us more.

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Chapter 4

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Joudie Kalla

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Joudie Kalla is a London-based chef whose passion for food from her family’s Palestine home led her to her latest project ‘Palestine on a Plate’, a new book that celebrates the recipes of Palestine – and an accompanying app of the same name.

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