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Alison Weir – Anne Boleyn A King’s Obsession GORGEOUS READS with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous

01 May 2017

Alison Weir –  Anne Boleyn A King’s Obsession GORGEOUS READS with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous Back on Radio Gorgeous Alison Weir talks about her second in her Six Tudor Queens series. The joyful historian Alison expounds on what we can and can’t know about the queen Anne Boleyn who forever changed England. One thing…

Marie Elsa Bragg TOWARDS MELLBREAK Gorgeous Reads on Radio Gorgeous

29 Apr 2017

      Elsa-Marie Bragg TOWARDS MELLBREAK Author on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke Elsa-Marie Marie Bragg is a freelance priest who divides her time between North London and Cumbria. Her mother died when she was young therefore she was brought up by her Cumbrian family who were deeply old fashioned  with a strong sense…

Rowan Pelling’s The Amorist Magazine on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke

07 Apr 2017

Rowan Pelling’s The Amorist Magazine Rowan talks to Josephine about The Amorist magazine which is a romantic, witty and discursive erotic magazine – a flirtatious conversation, designed to appeal to women & men. Launching on April 26 2017. Special offer 6 issues for £6 http://www.theamorist.co.uk/pages/subscribe http://www.theamorist.co.uk/ Follow: @amorist_the   Brought to you by RADIO GORGEOUS…

BOUNDARY by Andrée Michaud Canadian French Bestselling AUTHOR on GORGEOUS READS

04 Apr 2017

  BOUNDARY by Andrée Michaud AUTHOR on Radio Gorgeous with Donna Freed If you went missing, who would look for you? Would Anyone? Governor General’s Literary award winner Canadian Andrée Michael talks with Donna Freed about her tenth novel.  #thriller #bestseller  #radiogorgeous Follow us on Instagram now : https://www.instagram.com/radio_gorgeous/    

Tracy Tynan WEAR & TEAR: The Threads of My Life GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke

30 Mar 2017

Tracy Tynan WEAR & TEAR: The Threads of My Life GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke Tracy Tynan HOLLYWOOD Costume Designer talks to Josephine about her bohemian, alcohol fuelled upbringing with her wild self obsessed parents Kenneth Tynan, theatre critic and Elaine Dundy, author her parents. Tracy finds solace through her love of clothes which leads to…

Llama Sutra Melanie Whipman Short Stories AUTHOR with Donna Freed

28 Mar 2017

Melanie Whipman Short Stories AUTHOR OF THE WEEK with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous Melanie Whipman’s Llama Sutra has been long-listed for the UK’s only short story collection prize: the Edge Hill Prize. The characters are vivid, the stories playful and cover a number of genres. Melanie also offers a range of writing services from…

Catherine Mayer ATTACK of the 50ft WOMEN How Gender Equality Can Save The World on Radio Gorgeous

24 Mar 2017

    Catherine Mayer ATTACK of the 50ft WOMEN How Gender Equality Can Save The World on Radio Gorgeous  Catherine Mayer President of the Women’s Equality Party talks to Josephine Pembroke about her new dangerous book ATTACK of the 50ft. WOMEN – How Gender Equality Can Save The World! #womensequality #wecan #feminism BUY THE BOOK: http://www.catherinemayer.co.uk/…

WENDY HOLDEN: Laura Lake & The Hipster Weddings with Josephine Pembroke on RADIO GORGEOUS

22 Mar 2017

WENDY HOLDEN: Laura Lake & The Hipster Weddings with Josephine Pembroke on Radio Gorgeous  You probably have read a Wendy Holden book on holiday, over a weekend, even in one sitting, compulsive, hilarious and quirky Wendy writes about the worlds she knows journalism, fashion, posh people and now she’s tackling those hipsters with her tenth novel…

Stay With Me AYOBAMI ADEBAYO Author of the Week on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke

19 Mar 2017

Stay With Me AYOBAMI ADEBAYO on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke Long listed by the Bailey’s Prize for fiction 2017 Ayobami’s first novel was also noticed and championed by the great Margaret Atwood.  #nigeria #fiction #baileysprize Follow: @ayobamiadebayo LOVE podcasts? Never miss one: sign up at  http://radiogorgeous.com/sign-up-newsletter/ Or follow https://www.instagram.com/radio_gorgeous/

Romantic Novelist of The Year Awards 2017 Donna Freed flirts with all the winners on RADIO GORGEOUS!

16 Mar 2017

Romantic Novelist of The Year Awards 2017 Incorporating Goldsboro Books Romantic Novel of The Year Award Our literary editor Donna excitedly interviews the UK’s best romance writers as this years prestigious awards. Expect to meet: Sophia Bennett, Scarlet Wilson, Kate Johnson and Janet Gover. Hear Sophia Bennet here and all the rest of the fabulous winners…

themodeledit.com Mrs V gives us style & fashion advice on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke

09 Mar 2017

themodeledit.com Mrs V gives us style, fashion & culture on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke  Style on the go, dashing ex model Vanessa – Mrs V takes us on a whirlwind tour of The V&A’s fashion exhibition while she tells us how to have youth enhancing style – yes please!  Sign up to gorgeous Vanessa’s…

The Mother of Darkness Venetia Welby with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous AUTHOR of the Week

08 Mar 2017

The Mother of Darkness Venetia Welby with Donna Freed  AUTHOR OF THE WEEK on Radio Gorgeous The Mother of Darkness : How a messiah is born in the last of the seedy Soho streets Venetia Welby with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous A Radio Gorgeous exclusive: the first interview with explosive debut author Venetia Welby,…

Terms & Conditions Life in Girls’ Boarding Schools 1939-1979 by Ysenda Maxtone Graham

02 Mar 2017

Terms & Conditions Life in Girls’ Boarding Schools 1939-1979 by Ysenda Maxtone Graham Lashings of jolly japes, inedible food, schoolgirl crushes… but no education! A captivating book reveals what really used to happen at girls’ boarding schools. Author Ysenda Maxtone Graham tells us about her bestselling book; Terms & Conditions Life in Girls’ Boarding Schools…

Larchfield by POET Polly Clark Sainsbury’s Mag Book Choice with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous

01 Mar 2017

Larchfield by POET Polly Clark Sainsbury’s Mag Book Choice with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous Poet Polly Clark turned to fiction to tell the story of WH Auden’s time in Helensburgh on the west coast of Scotland teaching at a boy’s school and a struggling new mother in the still repressive town 80 years later. https://pollyclark.co.uk/…

The Art of Wearing Hats: What to choose. Where to find. How to style By Helena Sheffield on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke

22 Feb 2017

The Art of Wearing Hats: What to choose. Where to find. How to style By Helena Sheffield Josephine went to Atelier Millinery in Soho to meet the hat lover extraordinaire Helena Sheffield who not only knows the history of hats but how to look fabulous in them and avoid the dreaded hat hair.  Helena and…

From Yellow Star to Pop Star Dorit Oliver Wolff GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke

20 Feb 2017

From Yellow Star to Pop Star Dorit Oliver Wolff GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke I went all the way to Eastbourne to meet a woman who has led the most extraordinary life imaginable and it is all true. She is Dorit Oliver Wolf, and the the name of her memoir is FROM YELLOW STAR to…

THE WILD OTHER by Clover Stroud A Memoir on Radio Gorgeous with Donna Freed

16 Feb 2017

The Wild Other by Clover Stroud – A Memoir on Radio Gorgeous with Donna Freed Clover’s country idyll of a childhood was shattered at 16 when her mother suffered a massive brain injury. She was propelled into a life of free fall adventure but also recreated the circumstances of her own upbringing for her 5…

Sophie Kinsella My Not So Perfect Life QUEEN OF COMEDY FICTION on Radio Gorgeous with Donna Freed

15 Feb 2017

Sophie Kinsella My Not So Perfect Life AUTHOR OF THE WEEK with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous Appearances, especially on social media, are frequently deceiving. Sophie’s protagonist, Katie, comes to embrace her imperfect life through some bumbling mishaps. Sophie discusses finding her own voice and her evolution as a writer.  http://www.sophiekinsella.co.uk/ Follow: https://www.facebook.com/SophieKinsellaOfficial Twitter: @KinsellaSophie  Sign up…

The Curious History of Dating Nichi Hodgson JANE AUSTEN to TINDER on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke

09 Feb 2017

The Curious History of Dating Nichi Hodgson –  JANE AUSTEN to TINDER on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke on RADIO GORGEOUS you can hear Nichi Hodgson who is a journalist, broadcaster and author, she writes regularly about civil liberties, censorship issues and gender politics for The guardian, Vice and The Telegraph. Nichi is a regular on…

Sheena Kamal Eyes Like Mine DARK FEMALE LED THRILLER on Radio Gorgeous

06 Feb 2017

Sheena Kamal Eyes Like Mine Author of the Week with Donna Freed on Radio Gorgeous For fans of dark, female led thrillers like The Girl With The Dragon Tatoo, Sheena Kamal’s debut Eyes Like Mine is deliciously dark. Set in Canada – currently seen as an example of liberal democracy – Kamal invites a conversation…

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