Running Away

Tim Samuels joins five famous guests as they put the demands of their hectic daily lives on hold and escape for a few hours.

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01Shami Chakrabarti20100517

Tim Samuels joins five famous guests as they put the demands of their hectic daily lives on hold and escape for a few hours.

Shami Chakrabarti, director of the pressure group Liberty, prises herself away from the confines of her small, windowless office and her email and heads for the British Film Institute on London's Southbank, only to take a seat in a darkened room of a very different kind and indulge in her favourite form of escape - going to the pictures.

Shami Chakrabarti, director of Liberty, heads for the British Film Institute.

01Shami Chakrabarti2008102720091128

Shami Chakrabarti, director of the pressure group Liberty, prises herself away from the confines of her small, windowless office and her email and heads for the British Film Institute on London's Southbank, only to take a seat in a darkened room of a very different kind and indulge in her favourite form of escape - going to the pictures.

Shami Chakrabarti, director of Liberty, heads for the British Film Institute.

Shami Chakrabarti, director of the pressure group Liberty, heads for the British Film Institute to indulge in her favourite form of escape.

02Andrew Sachs20100518

Tim Samuels joins five famous guests as they put the demands of their hectic daily lives on hold and escape for a few hours.

Actor Andrew Sachs needs little persuasion to take a well-earned break from penning his autobiography and enjoy a grand day out at the zoo - and a stroll down memory lane.

Actor Andrew Sachs takes a trip to London Zoo.

02Andrew Sachs2008102820091205

Actor Andrew Sachs needs little persuasion to take a well-earned break from penning his autobiography and enjoy a grand day out at the zoo - and a stroll down memory lane.

Actor Andrew Sachs takes a trip to London Zoo.

Actor Andrew Sachs takes a break from penning his autobiography and enjoys a trip to London Zoo.

03Nitin Sawhney20100519

Tim Samuels joins five famous guests as they put the demands of their hectic daily lives on hold and escape for a few hours.

Musician and composer Nitin Sawhney escapes the dark confines of his studio to the hustle and bustle of the Science Museum and one of his favourite pastimes - the search for connections between Hindu philosophy and quantum physics.

Musician and composer Nitin Sawhney goes to the Science Museum.

03Nitin Sawhney2008102920091212

Musician and composer Nitin Sawhney escapes the dark confines of his studio to the hustle and bustle of the Science Museum and one of his favourite pastimes - the search for connections between Hindu philosophy and quantum physics.

Musician and composer Nitin Sawhney goes to the Science Museum.

Musician and composer Nitin Sawhney goes to the Science Museum to search for connections between Hindu philosophy and quantum physics.

04Hugh Dennis20100520

Tim Samuels joins five famous guests as they put the demands of their hectic daily lives on hold and escape for a few hours.

Hugh Dennis escapes his punishing schedule on the comedy circuit and takes one of his favourite walks - through glorious countryside near his home on the Sussex Downs - to the oldest woods in the land.

04Hugh Dennis2008103020091219

Hugh Dennis escapes his punishing schedule on the comedy circuit and takes one of his favourite walks - through glorious countryside near his home on the Sussex Downs - to the oldest woods in the land.

Comedian Hugh Dennis takes one of his favourite walks near his home on the Sussex Downs.

Comedian Hugh Dennis takes one of his favourite walks through the countryside near his home on the Sussex Downs.

05Baroness Julia Neuberger

05Baroness Julia Neuberger

05 LASTBaroness Julia Neuberger20100521

Tim Samuels joins five famous guests as they put the demands of their hectic daily lives on hold and escape for a few hours.

Baroness Julia Neuberger - rabbi, social reformer and member of the House of Lords - takes a morning stroll through the Victorian gardens and hothouse in the heart of Royal Leamington Spa for a brief respite from a full diary of engagements.

Baroness Julia Neuberger takes a stroll through the Victorian gardens in Leamington Spa.

05 LASTBaroness Julia Neuberger2008103120091226

- rabbi, social reformer and member of the House of Lords - takes a morning stroll through the Victorian gardens and hothouse in the heart of Royal Leamington Spa.

Baroness Julia Neuberger - rabbi, social reformer and member of the House of Lords - takes a morning stroll through the Victorian gardens and hothouse in the heart of Royal Leamington Spa for a brief respite from a full diary of engagements.

Baroness Julia Neuberger takes a stroll through the Victorian gardens in Leamington Spa.