Kirsty Young's castaway this week is the designer and businesswoman, Anya Hindmarch.
Given her first handbag by her mother at 16, she knew that her future lay in fashion. At 18 she went to Florence to immerse herself in Italian style, and ended up deep in the world of Florentine leather, getting...
Kirsty Young's castaway this week is Dawn French.
Her career started back when dungarees were considered a legitimate fashion choice and she's built her reputation on borderline surreal skits and glowingly warm characterisations.
Brought up in a forces family she had to move schools a lot and...
Kirsty Young's castaway this week is the nun, writer and broadcaster Sister Wendy Beckett.
For over 40 years she's lived the life of a hermit, rising every day at midnight to spend seven hours praying. Her home is a caravan in the grounds of a Carmelite Monastery where she spends her days in...