Listen to Episode 8 – Michael Morpurgo
Concluding Season 10, Tone is joined by highly acclaimed author Michael Morpurgo at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. Michael has written over 130 novels and is a former Children’s Laureate. Michael’s best known works include War Horse and Private Peaceful. In the conversation, Michael talks about his creative writing process and dicusses his recently published novel Flamingo Boy.
Find out more about Michael and his latest books at: www.michaelmorpurgo.com
Listen to Episode 7 – Joan Armatrading
Joining Tone at the Palace Theatre, Westcliffe on Sea is one of the country’s most recognisable and best loved singer songwriters, Joan Armatrading. In this conversation, Joan shares her passion for both composing music and writing lyrics. Joan’s songs cross a wide range of genres, and include ‘Love and Affection, ‘All the way from America’, and recently ‘I Like It When We’re Together’ from her latest album, Not Too Far Away.
You can follow Joan and find her latest tour dates at: www.joanarmatrading.com
Listen to Episode 6 – Julie Fowlis
In the Highlands of Scotland, presenter Tone is joined by renowned Gaelic folk singer and musician Julie Fowlis. In their musical conversation, Julie talks about her latest album, Alterum and her fascination with the Gaelic language.
Visit www.juliefowlis.com to find out more.
Listen to Episode 5 – Chris Vine
The 2 Show takes to the rails at the Talyllyn Railway in conversation with railway enthusiast and children’s author Christopher Vine, who talks about his experience of constructing locomotives, sharing his knowledge in engineering and the Peter’s Railway book series.
Listen to Episode 4 – Phil Hadland
Presenter’s Tone and Alex are joined by palaeontologist and museum curator Phil Hadland at the Folkestone Museum and later on the beach. As well as learning about the museum, the team also find out whether dinosaurs roamed the beaches of Folkestone 120 million years ago.
Listen to Episode 3 – Will Travers OBE
The 2 Show had the great opportunity to speak to the President of the international wildlife charity, the Born Free Foundation, Will Travers OBE, who spoke passionately about the welfare of wild animals being kept in zoos. Will also shared his views on the recent move by Seaworld to end their Orca breeding programme.
For more information about the Born Free Foundation, visit: www.bornfree.org.uk
Listen to Episode 2 – Jenny Seagrove
Presenters Tone and Rosie are joined by film and theatre actress Jenny Seagrove at Mane Chance Sanctuary, her rescue centre for abandoned horses and ponies. Jenny talks about her career as an actress in films including Local Hero and Another Mother’s Son, and the work of Mane Chance, which also hosts visits from children with special needs to engage them with the ponies.
For more information about Mane Chance, visit: www.manechancesanctuary.org/
Listen to Episode 1 – Matt Baker
In a historic episode, The 2 Show meets The One Show, in conversation with presenter Matt Baker! Matt talks about some of his favourite guests on The One Show, his time on Blue Peter and the Rickshaw Challenge for Children in Need.