The Miles Kington Interview

Three famous historical figures reveal some surprising insights into their lives and times when interviewed by Miles Kington.

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19930112]

The second of six programmes in which

Miles Kington interviews famous characters from history and fiction. Robinson Crusoe

"Funny thing was, I had quite a strong Yorkshire accent when I arrived on the island and I passed it on to the parrot - 'Ey oop, it all depends', he'd say. And 'Ah reckon so, lad'." Robinson Crusoe performed by Bob Peck. Producer Anne-Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930112]

Unknown: Robinson Crusoe

Unknown: Bob Peck.

Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930119]

The third of six programmes in which Miles Kington interviews characters from history and fiction. Mona Lisa.

"Leonardo was insufferable. He knew more than any man or woman I have ever met, and he knew it. He treated me as a sounding board...." Mona Lisa performed by Miranda Richardson.

Producer Anne-Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930119]

Unknown: Mona Lisa.

Unknown: Miranda Richardson.

Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930126]

Six programmes in which Miles Kington interviews famous characters from history and fiction.

4: Arthur Conan Doyle

"There are so many artists who are famous for the one thing they want to be forgotten. Do you know they are still writing new adventures about that man? Unbelievable!"

Conan Doyle performed by Edward Hardwicke.

Producer Anne-Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930126]

Unknown: Arthur Conan Doyle

Unknown: Conan Doyle

Unknown: Edward Hardwicke.

Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930202]

Miles Kington interviews famous characters from history and fiction. 5: John Brown

"Here comes her man in the kilt. You could hear her courtiers thinking it - Queen Victoria's northern bodyguard, her Highland heathen man."

Performed by Bill Paterson. Producer Anne-Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930202]

Unknown: John Brown

Unknown: Bill Paterson.

Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930209]

The final programme of the series in which Miles Kington interviews famous characters from history and fiction. 6: Josephine

"I can sympathise with your Lady Diana. When I married into the Bonapartes, I united the whole family against me." Performed by Jane Lapotaire.

Producer Anne-Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930209]

Unknown: Jane Lapotaire.

Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971129]

Three famous historical figures reveal insights into their lives and times when interviewed by Miles Kington. 1: Roger Allam plays Dr Samuel Johnson. Producer Viv Black Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971129]

Interviewed By: Miles Kington

Interviewed By: Roger Allam

Unknown: Dr Samuel Johnson.

Producer: Viv Black

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971206]

Three famous historical figures reveal some surprising insights into their lives and times when interviewed by Miles Kington.

2: Fiona Fullerton plays Mata Hari. Producer Anne Marie Cole Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971206]

Unknown: Fiona Fullerton

Unknown: Mata Hari.

Producer: Anne Marie

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971213]

The last of three programmes in which famous historical figures reveal insights into their lives and times when interviewed by Miles Kington. Simon Cadell plays Bonnie Prince Charlie. Producer Anne Marie Cole Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971213]

Interviewed By: Miles Kington

Interviewed By: Simon Cadell

Unknown: Bonnie Prince Charlie.

Producer: Anne Marie Cole

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Roger Allam plays Dr Samuel Johnson.

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Fiona Fullerton plays Mata Hari.

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Simon Cadell plays Bonnie Prince Charlie.