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Lissa Evans

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Episode 162 - Fun With Father Ted - Lissa Evans

Sitcom Geeks

Writer, producer and acclaimed comic novelist Lissa Evans tells us what it was like directing and producing Father Ted - and what makes a funny script.


24 Mar 2021

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Körbirodalmi Könyvajánló - Lissa Evans: Stuart Horten mágikus masinái

CsGyK Podcast

Könyvajánló és egy rövid részlet a történetből a Körbirodalmi Lépegető olvasási kihíváshoz. Készítette: Kincse Anna gyermekkönyvtáros Csorba Győző Könyvtár Körbirodalom Gyermekkönyvtár Zene: Varga Nadin További információk a kihívásról: https://gyermekkonyvtarak.csgyk.hu/category/lepegeto/


1 Mar 2021

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Victoria Hislop and Lissa Evans (Older authors are like a ripe fruit, or a stinky cheese)

Book Off!

Bestselling historical fiction writers Victoria Hislop and Lissa Evans join Joe Haddow for a war of the words. They talk about getting published in their forties, the joys of travel writing, reading each others work and the books they have enjoyed reading recently. For the Book Off, they put "The Shipping News" by Annie Proulx agains Tolstoy's "War and Peace" - but which one will win??See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


28 Oct 2020

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A Good Read: Lissa Evans & Sarah Keyworth

Books and Authors

Comedian Sarah Keyworth and author Lissa Evans talk about books they love with Harriett Gilbert. Sarah chooses Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed, Lissa picks Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood by Oliver Sacks and Harriett shines a light on Lady into Fox by David Garnett. Producer: Becky Ripley. Comment on instagram: @agoodreadbbc


21 Jul 2020

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Lissa Evans - You're Booked

You're Booked

As a special treat, here's our interview with the fabulous Lissa Evans, which we were planning to be the first episode in our sixth season, but that might have to wait for a while. But we didn't dare sit on this any longer as it's such a warm, wonderful, informative episode. Lissa is the author of many fantastic books including Old Baggage and Their Finest Hour and a Half. We talked to her about cosy reads, Father Ted, British movie scandals, funny books and her appearance in the Kenneth Williams diaries! For more information about Daisy's new newsletter Further Reading visit: https://furtherreading.substack.com/p/coming-soonBOOKSDaisy Buchanan - The SisterhoodHolly Bourne - PretendingLissa Evans - Old BaggageLissa Evans - Their FinestLissa Evans - Wed WabbitJohn Costello - Love, Sex and WarNorman Longmate - How We Lived ThenRodney Ackland - The Celluloid MistressEmlyn Williams - GeorgeDH Lawrence - Lady Chatterley’s LoverCéleste Albaret - Monsieur ProustJózef Czapski - Lectures on Proust in a Soviet Prison CampMary Bergstein - In Looking Back One Learns to SeeAlain De Botton’s - How Proust Can Change Your LifeMarcel Proust - Swann’s WayVictoria Wood - BarmyVictoria Wood - Up To You PorkyGeoffrey Willans - MolesworthJessica Mitford - American Way of DeathJessica Mitford - Hons and RebelsEvelyn Waugh - Loved OneJessica Mitford - Makings of a MuckrakerJohn Carey - Faber Book of ReportageElizabeth Taylor - The Devastating BoysDorothy Whipple - They Were SistersVarious - The Girl’s BudgetBarbara Nixon - See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


8 Apr 2020

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Dolly Alderton, Ayisha Malik, Lissa Evans - You're Booked Christmas Special!

You're Booked

Merry Christmas! And welcome to the You're Booked Christmas extravaganza live from the fabulous Allbright Members Club in London's glamorous Mayfair. We are joined by two former (and one upcoming) You're Booked guests - High Low podcast legend and author of Everything I Know About Love Dolly Alderton, author of This Green and Pleasant Land and the Sofia Khan novels Ayisha Malik and author of Old Baggage and Their Finest Hour and a Half Lissa Evans. They discussed cosy Christmas reads, festive meals in favourite books and Rod Stewart's many turkeys.BOOKSDaisy Buchanan - The SisterhoodDolly Alderton - Everything I Know About LoveAyisha Malik - This Green and Pleasant LandLissa Evans - Old BaggageLissa Evans - Wed WabbitLissa Evans - Their Finest Hour and a HalfKenneth Williams - DiariesLouisa May Alcott - Little WomenJK Rowling - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanApsley Cherry-Garrard - Worst Journey in the WorldAnnie Proulx - Shipping NewsRod Stewart - AutobiographyAlison Uttley - A Country ChildNancy Parent - Disney's Storybook CollectionJean Webster - Daddy Long LegsWilliam Boyd - Any Human HeartSusan Cain - QuietJL Carr - A Month in the CountryJoyce Lankester Brisley - Milly Molly MandySarah Chauncey Woolsey - What Katy Did at SchoolHelen Fielding - Bridget Jones’s DiaryNina Stibbe - Almost Perfect ChristmasStephen King - 22/11/63Kathy Lette - How To Kill Your HusbandDavid Nicholls - One DayAJ Pearce -...  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


16 Dec 2019

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Lissa Evans - in the land of the Wimbley Woos

In the Reading Corner

In this interview, Lissa Evans gives us a tour of the land of Wimbley Woos. Listen in to discover some of the secrets of Lisa's book, Wed Wabbit.


31 Mar 2019

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82: Lissa Evans, Sam West and Anthony McGowan

Read On - The Audiobook Show from RNIB

Lissa Evans chats about her books 'Old Baggage' and Wed Wabbit, Anthony McGowan narrates his own books for RNIB and Sam West on narrating new versions of 'The House of Cards' trilogy.


24 Aug 2018

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Lissa Evans and Katherine Rundell

Fun Kids Book Worms

The Costa Book Awards winner, Katherine Rundell chats to Bex all about her book The Explorer this week in the Book Club.  Lissa Evans author of Wed Wabbit, also chats to Bex about her book and about writing in rhyme. Plus, Frankie and Bex give a glimpse at Harry Potter book night and Imogen is back with 5 books to kick off your 2018! Find out more about everything featured on the Book Club podcast on the Fun Kids website at: http://www.funkidslive.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


27 Jan 2018

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Lissa Evans on Wed Wabbit

Fun Kids Meets

Bex chats to author Lissa Evans about her book Wed Wabbit. Bex finds out all about the book and The Land of Wimbley Woos, where everyone speaks in rhyme and its inhabitants looks like colourful dustbins!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


9 Jan 2018