Hay Player

Jim Smith

Barry Loser is the best at football NOT

Hay Festival 2018, 

Join the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and Lollies winner, for a session of stories, laughs and draw-alongs. Jim will teach you how to draw Barry Loser and his mates as well as drawing live portraits of the audience.

7+

Hay Player

How To Eat

Hay Festival 1998, 
The Vogue and Times journalist Nigella Lawson discusses the pleasures and principles of good food with the great food writer Claudia Roden whose most recent publication The Book of Jewish Food has already become a classic of the genre. Chaired by Montagu Don whose Fork to Fork about growing and cooking food will be published later this year.

Hay Player

Christopher Duncan and Susan Scott

The Return of the Black Death: The Worlds Greatest Serial Killer

Hay Festival 2004, 
The Zoology Professor and the Social Historian, now widely consulted on bio-terrorism and emergent disease, report on their groundbreaking analysis of the series of plagues that ravaged Eorupe in the Middle Ages.

Hay Player

Alexander McCall Smith

Hay Festival 2005, 
The creator of The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency discusses Precious Ramotswe, Botswana, Edinburgh and crime with Paul Blezard.

Hay Player

Jessica Harrison-Hall

China: A History in Objects

Hay Festival 2018, 

From the earliest archaeological relics and rituals, through the development of writing and state, to the advent of empire, Harrison-Hall, head of the China section at The British Museum, charts the country's transformation from ancient civilisation to the world’s most populous nation and influential economy, showing us a myriad historical insights and cultural treasures along the way.

Hay Player

Soraya Mafi (soprano) & Simon Lepper (piano)

BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Recitals 1

Hay Festival 2018, 

The first of four recitals broadcast from Hay this week. 
Felix Mendelssohn’s Auf Flugeln des Gesanges Op.34 No.2; Fanny Hensel Warum sind den die Rosen so blass, Op.1 No.3; Felix MendelssohnLieder ohne Worte Op.30 No.3; Fanny Hensel Die Mainacht Op.9 No.6, Lieder ohne Worte Op.8 No.3; Felix Mendelssohn Suleika 1 Op.57 No.3; Robert Schumann Lied der Suleika Op.25 No.9; Clara Schumann Liebst du um Schőnheit Op.12 No.2; Robert Schumann Widmung Op.25 No.1; Johanna Müller-Hermann Lieder Op.2; Richard Strauss Schlagende Herzen Op.29 No.2, Das Rosenband Op.36 No.1, Ständchen Op.17 No.2, Morgen Op.27 No.4

Hay Player

Nadia Shireen

Billy and the Beast

Hay Festival 2018, 

When Billy and Fatcat discover a Terrible Beast making a Terrible Soup out of all of their friends, they are quick to react. Luckily Billy has a clever trick – hidden in her hair. BookTrust’s illustrator-in-residence introduces her new story as she champions the causes of more humour and inclusivity in picture-books.

3+

Hay Player

Misha Glenny, Bronwen Maddox

The Balkans

Hay Festival 2000, 
Glenny introduces a survey of Balkan history since 1804 that provides the context for the events of the 1990s explored in his earlier book The Fall of Yugoslavia. Chaired by the foreign editor of The Times.

Hay Player

Renato Cisneros y Jeremías Gamboa en conversación con Willard Díaz

Work in progress

Arequipa 2016, 
Dos autores peruanos con gran acogida por parte de la crítica y el público conversan con Willard Díaz sobre sus próximos libros. Con Renato Cisneros, escritor y periodista, autor de La distancia que nos separa, y Jeremías Gamboa, escritor, crítico literario y autor de Contarlo todo.

Hay Player

Jeffrey Masson

Dogs Never Lie About Love

Hay Festival 1997, 
The author of When Elephants Weep considers the question of whether, in one essential, dogs may be our superiors: is it not possible that they have purer, deeper and more intense emotions than humans? Can we rival the joy, the dissapointment, and yes, the love, of a dog? Everybody who has ever lived with a dog can tell you stories about how the profound feelings they have seen in their dog. Have we something important to learn from our evolutionary cousins? Masson thinks we do. Come and think out loud with him.

Hay Player

Deborah Devonshire talks to Susan Hill

Hay Festival 2002, 
Britain's première Duchess, NFU President, rebuilder of the Chatsworth Estate, has written magnificently about her house and garden at Chatsworth, and last year rocketed up the best-seller lists with a witty and entertaining book Counting My Chickens. She talks to the novelist and publisher Susan Hill.

Hay Player

Joe Simpson talks to Andrew St. George

Talking Mountains

Hay Festival 1996, 
The Mountaineer and author of This Game of Ghosts who won the NCR Book Award for Touching the Void talks to the historian and climber Andrew St. George about avalanches, earthquakes and the violence of nature, selves and society that he explores in his writing. His most recent book Storms of Silence "capyures the full terror of mountaineering" - The Times

Hay Player

Arnold Wesker

Denial

Hay Festival 1997, 
The British dramatist reads selected scenes from his new play Denial, assisted by playwright and actress Tracy Spoteswood.

Hay Player

Jon Lee Anderson en conversación con Jaime Abello Banfi

Cartagena 2016, 

Hay Player

Geoff Mulgan and Anthony Seldon

Artificial Intelligence and Our Future

Hay Festival 2018, 

Two of the most creative innovators in Britain discuss the impacts and opportunities of new technologies. Mulgan, CEO of NESTA, is the author of Big Mind: How Collective Intelligence can Change our World, which posits that this “bigger mind” – human and machine capabilities working together – has the potential to solve the great challenges of our time. Seldon is Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham and the author of The Fourth Education Revolution: How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Face of Learning.

Hay Player

Philip Lymbery

Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were

Hay Festival 2018, 

Climate change and poaching are not the only culprits behind so many animals facing extinction. The campaigning CEO of Compassion in World Farming argues that the impact of consumer demand for cheap meat is equally devastating and it is vital that we confront this problem if we are to stand a chance of reducing its effect on the world around us. He talks to Matt Stadlen.

Philip Lymbery

Hay Player

Daniel Samper Pizano, Jon Lee Anderson y Álex Ayala Ugarte en conversación con Jaime Abello

Premio Crónica de Viajes Michael Jacobs.

Cartagena 2016, 
Estos periodistas conforman el tribunal de la segunda edición del Premio Michael Jacobs 2016 de crónica de viajes. Daniel Samper, Premio Maria Moors Cabot, de la Universidad de Columbia, es autor de más de treinta libros y colabora con diversos medios internacionales.
Jon Lee Anderson es un reputado periodista de The New Yorker, para el que ha escrito las más variadas crónicas sobre América Latina. Álex Ayala Ugarte fue el ganador de la primera edición del Premio Michael Jacobs y el fundador de Pie Izquierdo, primera revista boliviana de periodismo narrativo. Coordina la charla Jaime Abello, director general y cofundador de la Fundación Gabriel García Márquez para el Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano (FNPI).

Hay Player

De Palenque hacia Cartagena y de Cartagena para el mundo

Cartagena 2015, 
Mucho más que un género musical, la champeta es un fenómeno cultural, un estilo de vida para miles de cartageneros. Se ha tomado las calles de la ciudad y, hoy, forma parte esencial de la música colombiana. Sus creadores nos cuentan un pedazo de la historia: los músicos Charles King “El Palenquero Fino”, Louis Towers “El Razta”, Viviano Torres y el productor Juan Daniel Correa Salazar, en una conversación moderada por el periodista y escritor Mauricio Silva Guzmán. A continuación tendrá lugar el concierto de Charles King y Los Inteligentes.

Hay Player

Valerie Grove

Dear Dodie

Hay Festival 1996, 
The Biographer and Times' columnist introduces her life of Dodie Smith, the playwright and novelist whose immortal classics include One Hundred and One Dalmations and I Capture the Castle.

Hay Player

Joyce Lorimer

Raleigh's Discoveries

Hay Festival 1996, 
As part of the Hakluyt Society's 150th Anniversary Professor Joyce Lorimer celebrates the adventures and discoveries of Sir Walter Raleigh, the great Elizabethan voyager in the Americas and the Indies.

Hay Player

Stephen Poliakoff talks to Sheena McDonald

Hay Festival 2003, 
A conversation with one of Britain's most admired stage and television playwrights, creator of Shout Across The River, Breaking the Scilence, Caught on a Train, Close My Eyes  and most recentley The Lost Prince. He talks to the broadcaster and journalist Sheena McDonald.

Hay Player

Jaime Abello Banfi en conversación Gustavo Tatis

Aspectos desconocidos de la vida de García Márquez, en la mirada de siete autores.

Cartagena 2016, 
"Gabo, genio universal del Caribe" es una colección de siete libros sobre García Márquez publicados por Collage Editores que abarca aspectos desconocidos de la vida y obra del Premio Nobel de Literatura, desde su nacimiento hasta su muerte. Sus autores son Jorge García Usta, Jacques Gilard, Julio Olaciregui, Álvaro Suescún, Joaquín Mattos, Ariel Castillo y Gustavo Tatis.

Hay Player

Suzanne O'Sullivan en conversación con Jaime Bernal Villegas

Cartagena 2017, 
Los casos más sorprendentes y perturbadores de los males que el cerebro puede infligir a nuestro propio cuerpo son investigados por la neuróloga Suzanne O´Sullivan en Todo está en tu cabeza. La mayoría aceptamos sin problema que el corazón palpite con fuerza cuando vemos a la persona que amamos secretamente, o la sudoración que brota en nuestra frente ante el nerviosismo que nos provoca tener que hablar en público. Pero lo que no llegamos a imaginar es cuán dramática y exagerada puede llegar a ser la reacción de nuestro cuerpo ante según que emociones. O’Sullivan conversa sobre el fascinante mundo de las enfermedades psicosomáticas.
Suzanne O'Sullivan en conversación con Jaime Bernal Villegas

Hay Player

Christine Chinkin

The LSE Lecture: The Challenge of Women, Peace and Security

Hay Festival 2018, 

The United Nations Security Council’s agenda on Women Peace and Security seeks the inclusion of women’s experiences into decision and policy-making about conflict and its aftermath, encompassing women’s participation, preventing and protecting against sexual violence and post-conflict relief and recovery. Chinkin will consider the challenge presented in making a top down Security Council agenda meaningful to women on the ground. Professor Christine Chinkin, CMG, FBA, is the Director of the LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security and a leading human rights and international law expert. Chaired by Stephanie Boland of Prospect magazine.

Christine Chinkin

Hay Player

Mujeres que dicen verdades. María Elvira Samper, Juanita León y Alejandra de Vengoechea, en conversación con Juan David Correa

Cartagena 2017, 
El momento que vive el mundo es en extremo delicado por cuenta de los ataques a las mujeres. A pesar de la revolución femenina que se dio a mediados del siglo XX, en muchas esferas aún son tratadas como ciudadanas de segunda. El mundo del periodismo no es la excepción. Esta conversación, con tres de las más destacadas periodistas colombianas, indaga en sus vidas y carrera y se pregunta cómo han luchado contra viento y marea por hacerse un lugar en un mundo tradicionalmente reservado a los hombres.