A compelling exploration into the unique psyche of the heart surgeon, by one of the profession’s most eminent figures. For heart surgeons, the inevitable cost of failure is death and in The Knife’s Edge, Stephen reflects on the unique mindset of those who are drawn to this exhilarating and often tragic profession.
Due to popular demand, we are delighted to welcome Andy Kershaw back to Fowey. Following sell-out performances throughout the UK, his show is based on his autobiography Andy Kershaw: No Off Switch.
Coal was once the most important commodity in the world. It fuelled the industrial revolution, lit the streets of towns and cities, shaped landscapes and created unique communities. Today coal is still a major source of energy.
George VI’s broadcast to the nation on the outbreak of war in September 1939, was the product of years of hard work with Lionel Logue, his iconoclastic, Australian-born speech therapist.
Will Kaufman’s Woody Guthrie and “Old Man Trump” is a song-and-spoken-word “live documentary” telling the story of Guthrie’s battles against his racist Brooklyn landlord, Fred C. Trump, father of the US president.
A writer knows that nothing comes from nowhere. All creative work builds on what came before. Nothing is completely original. Today we bring four Cornish writers together to discuss their influences, giving examples from their own work.
Coinciding with the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, renowned World War II historian, writer and broadcaster, James Holland draws on unseen archives and testimonies from around the world to offer a new perspective on this historic time.
Bestselling author, social historian and broadcaster Kate Williams’ Rival Queens: The Betrayal of Mary Queen of Scots, offers an electrifying new perspective on Elizabeth and Mary, and the most important relationship of their lives – that which they had with one another.
The defeat of France and the German occupation that followed was a dark time in Paris, especially for women. There were stark choices to be made, life or death decisions between collaboration and resistance.
Journalist, author and wife of Tony Booth, the English actor best known for his role in Till Death Us Do Part, and as the father-in-law of the former Prime Minister, Tony Blair; Steph Booth talks about her recently published memoir.
Born and raised in Cornwall, Kate Neale’s interest in Cornish Christmas carols was piqued during her research into Padstow’s unique tradition. This grew into her PhD study, which focussed on Cornish carolling traditions of Grass Valley, California and the Copper Triangle in South Australia.