Brian Perkins entertains an audience with a seasonal selection of his favourite prose and poetry.
Sir David Frost reveals some favourite pieces of writing that have given him pleasure throughout a distinguished career in broadcasting.
Barb Jungr and Adrian York provide the music to celebrate the occasion.
Political journalist and Today programme presenter James Naughtie shares some of the pieces of prose and verse which have entertained and inspired him over the years.
James Naughtie shares some of his favourite pieces of writing.
Veteran political journalist and presenter Peter Snow is on stage at the Drill Hall in London to present some of the favourite pieces of writing that have given him pleasure throughout a distinguished career in broadcasting.
On stage with him to read from a selection that ranges from AA Milne to Edward Gibbon, by way of Dylan Thomas, Dickens and Tennyson, are his daughter, actress Shuna Snow and actors Charles Dance and Alex Jennings
Terry Pratchett revels in some of his favourite pieces of writing.
Featuring readings from:
The Specialist by Charles Sale
the origin of species by Charles Darwin
food in england by dorothy hartley
sir george caley by j laurence pritchard
lamb-thoughts by jb morton (writing as beachcomber)
republican party reptile by pj o'rourke
once upon an ice age by roy lewis
roughing it by Mark Twain
the maze maker by michael ayrton
the junkman smiles by grg worcester
the poison principle by gail bell
the hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams
her majesty's mails: a history of the post-office and an industrial account of its present condition, by william lewins
household noises by paul jennings
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