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Daisy Goodwin on Victoria, Harry Benson, Lisa Hannigan

August 24th, 2016

Episode 1257 of 1306 episodes

John Wilson talks to writer Daisy Goodwin about Victoria, ITV's new 8-part drama series about the early life of Queen Victoria. 86 year old Scottish photographer Harry Benson, whose subjects have included the Beatles, Robert Kennedy and every US President since Eisenhower. Irish singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan discusses the watery theme of her latest and highly acclaimed album At Swim. And a new project, Books in Nicks, which puts literary books into prison cells.

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