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Weekly conversations with the world's greatest writers and thinkers to inspire and entertain, recorded at Hay Festival events globally.

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Weekly conversations with the world's greatest writers and thinkers to inspire and entertain, recorded at Hay Festival events globally.

    S3, Ep7 Kitty Corrigan

    S3, Ep7 Kitty Corrigan

    Magazine Journalist Kitty Corrigan selects nature writer and farmer John Lewis-Stempel from 2015, award-winning British-Turkish novelist Elif Shafak from 2013, and one of the major poets of the 20th Century and Nobel Prize winner for literature, the magnificent Seamus Heaney from Hay Festival 2006.

    The Hay Festival Podcast is supported by Baillie Gifford Investment Managers. Full-length Festival events can be watched over at hayfestival.org/hayplayer. Contact us at publicity@hayfestival.org or on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook @hayfestival.

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    S3, Ep6 Dylan Jones

    S3, Ep6 Dylan Jones

    The author and editor of GQ selects the remarkable Tracy Emin speaking in 2017, Simon Schama on the Story of the Jews, an epic tale of endurance against destruction, from Hay 2014 and Brigadier James Cowan, who commanded the Black Watch in Iraq and the multinational 11 Brigade in Helmand from 2011.

    The Hay Festival Podcast is supported by Baillie Gifford Investment Managers. Full-length Festival events can be watched over at hayfestival.org/hayplayer. Contact us at publicity@hayfestival.org or on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook @hayfestival.

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    S3, Ep5 Francine Stock

    S3, Ep5 Francine Stock

    The writer and broadcaster selects Ted Hughes from 1998, reciting poetry while the wind battered the Hay marquees, the indomitable Jody Williams in 2013, Astronomer Royal Martin Rees in 2016 and the magnificent Maya Angelou from 2002.

    The Hay Festival Podcast is supported by Baillie Gifford Investment Managers. Full-length Festival events can be watched over at hayfestival.org/hayplayer. Contact us at publicity@hayfestival.org or on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook @hayfestival.

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    S3, Ep4 Stephanie Merritt

    S3, Ep4 Stephanie Merritt

    The best-selling historical thriller writer (SJ Parris) choices include Wallander author Henning Mankell from 2011, Toni Morrison talking about her novel Beloved in 2014 and the irrepressible Jilly Cooper from 2018.

    The Hay Festival Podcast is supported by Baillie Gifford Investment Managers. Full-length Festival events can be watched over at hayfestival.org/hayplayer. Contact us at publicity@hayfestival.org or on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook @hayfestival.

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    S3, Ep3 Sarfraz Mansoor

    S3, Ep3 Sarfraz Mansoor

    The journalist and author of Greetings from Bury Park selects three distinctive and distinguished actors; Harry Belafonte from 2012, Charlotte Rampling in 2017 and the inimitable Peter Falk speaking in 2007.

    The Hay Festival Podcast is supported by Baillie Gifford Investment Managers. Full-length Festival events can be watched over at hayfestival.org/hayplayer. Contact us at publicity@hayfestival.org or on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook @hayfestival.

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    S3, Ep2 Georgina Godwin

    S3, Ep2 Georgina Godwin

    The broadcast journalist chooses The Tiger who came to Tea author Judith Kerr speaking in 2017, Toni Morrison talking to Razia Iqbal in 2014 and her brother and author Peter Godwin speaking at Storymoja in Nairobi in 2013.

    The Hay Festival Podcast is supported by Baillie Gifford Investment Managers. Full-length Festival events can be watched over at hayfestival.org/hayplayer. Contact us at publicity@hayfestival.org or on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook @hayfestival.

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