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  • Peter de la Billière talks to Hugh Purcell

    Supreme Courage

    Peter de la Billière talks to Hugh PurcellThe General tells tales of Victoria Cross Heroes.

    Hay Festival 2005, Friday 27 May 2005, 6pm - The Elmley Foundation Theatreaudio available

  • Jamie O'Neill and Jessica Cohen

    Jamie O'Neill and Jessica CohenThe writer and co-creator of Earthfall's dance theatre piece At Swim Two Boys introduce their collaboration, before the first of three Festival performances.

    Hay Festival 2005, Friday 27 May 2005, 6pm - The Review Stageaudio available

  • Charles Williams

    Pétain

    Charles WilliamsThe Biographer introduces his life of the French military hero and national leader.

    Hay Festival 2005, Saturday 28 May 2005, 9am - The Channel 4 Stageaudio available

  • Miffy 1

    Miffy 1Join storyteller Liz Fost and the white bunny herself to celebrate her 50th birthday.

    (Age 3-5)

    Hay Festival 2005, Saturday 28 May 2005, 9.15am - The Review Stageaudio available

  • Michael Wood

    Travel in Time: Adventures in History and Myth

    Michael WoodThe intrepid historian quests for Shangri-la, the Golden Fleece, the Queen of Sheba, and the Holy Grail.

    Hay Festival 2005, Saturday 28 May 2005, 10am - The Copella Marqueeaudio available

  • Jonathan Freedland

    The Columnist

    Jonathan FreedlandThe Policy Editor analyses the day's papers and the role and art of the columnist. What is it they do exactly? And why are there so many?

    Hay Festival 2005, Saturday 28 May 2005, 10am - The Elmley Foundation Theatreaudio available

  • Sue Townsend talks to Catherine Lockerbie

    Sue Townsend talks to Catherine LockerbieThe comic diarist turns her darker satire on today with Adrian Mole and the Weapons of Mass Destruction.

    Hay Festival 2005, Saturday 28 May 2005, 10am - The Channel 4 Stageaudio available

  • Miffy 2

    Miffy 2Join Storyteller Liz Fost and the white bunny herself to celebrate her 50th birthday.

    Ages 3-5

    Hay Festival 2005, Saturday 28 May 2005, 10.15am - The Review Stageaudio available

  • Stephen Fry

    A&B Filmmaker's Series

    Stephen FryThe actor/director/screenwriter (Wilde, Bright Young Things) discusses and show four of his favourite scenes with Peter Florence.

    Hay Festival 2005, Saturday 28 May 2005, 11.30am - The Filmfour Cinemaaudio available

  • Peter Brook talks to Michael Kustow

    Peter Brook talks to Michael KustowThe iconic theatre director discusses his work with his autobiographer. His production of Tierno Bokar opens at Warwick in June.

    Hay Festival 2005, Saturday 28 May 2005, 11.30am - The Copella Marqueeaudio available

  • Thomas Friedman

    The World is Flat

    Thomas FriedmanA brief history of the globalized world in the twenty-first century according to the legendary New York Times columnist. Chaired by Jamie Naughtie.

    Hay Festival 2005, Saturday 28 May 2005, 11.30am - The Elmley Foundation Theatreaudio available

  • Simon Barnes

    How to be a Bad Birdwatcher

    Simon BarnesRSPB columnist and best-selling ornithologist communicates his passion infectiously. Look around you ...

    Hay Festival 2005, Saturday 28 May 2005, 11.30am - The Channel 4 Stageaudio available

  • Marie Darrieussecq, Rupert Thomson, Louise Dean

    New Fiction

    Marie Darrieussecq, Rupert Thomson, Louise DeanBroadcaster Paul Blezard discusses new fiction. Darrieussecq's White is set on and Antarctic station. Thomson's satirical fable Divided Kingdom is set here in the UK. Dean's This Human Season is set in Belfast in 1979.

    Hay Festival 2005, Saturday 28 May 2005, 11.30am - The Review Stageaudio available

  • Alexander McCall Smith

    Alexander McCall SmithThe creator of The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency discusses Precious Ramotswe, Botswana, Edinburgh and crime with Paul Blezard.

    Hay Festival 2005, Saturday 28 May 2005, 1pm - The Copella Marqueeaudio available

  • Timothy Garton Ash

    Free World

    Timothy Garton AshAs the UK accedes to the chairs of both the G8 and the EU, the leading geo-political thinker is optimistic about Britain's potential brokering power between Europe and America, and the consequent possibilities.

    Hay Festival 2005, Saturday 28 May 2005, 1pm - The Elmley Foundation Theatreaudio available

  • Jeremy Deller talks to Tim Marlow

    The Tate etc. Magazine Platform

    Jeremy Deller talks to Tim MarlowThe Turner Prize-winner talks about his work with music, folk, culture and performance.

    Hay Festival 2005, Saturday 28 May 2005, 1pm - The Channel 4 Stageaudio available

  • Peter Whybrow

    American Mania

    Peter  WhybrowWhybrow sees an affluance in America that far outstrips need and rampant greed spawning the addictions of consumer culture: food, money and technology, and calls for collective action in refocusing the pursuit of happiness.

    Hay Festival 2005, Saturday 28 May 2005, 1pm - The Review Stageaudio available

  • John Humphrys

    Lost for Words

    John HumphrysToday Programme inquisitor examines the use and abuse of the English language eviscerating cliché, jargon and bullshit

    Hay Festival 2005, Saturday 28 May 2005, 2.30pm - The Copella Marqueeaudio available

  • Ron Oxburgh and David king

    Greenpeace Platform

    Ron Oxburgh and David kingClimate change and fossil fuels explored by the Chairman of Shell and the Government's top scientist. Chaired by Stephen Tindale, CEO of Greenpeace

    Hay Festival 2005, Saturday 28 May 2005, 2.30pm - The Elmley Foundation Theatreaudio available

  • Langlands and Bell

    Langlands and BellThe artists celebrated for their analysis of the architecture of power discuss their radical work The House of Osama Bin Laden.

    Hay Festival 2005, Saturday 28 May 2005, 2.30pm - The Channel 4 Stageaudio available

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