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Michael Parkinson talks to Mark Lawson on a range of subjects including journalism, cricket, flirting with his guests, meeting Muhammad Ali and his run-ins with Emu and Meg Ryan.

Antony Sher talks to Mark Lawson about growing up as a white South African, working with his partner Gregory Doran and bringing Shakespeare to life.
Phil Collins tells Mark Lawson about his time as singer/drummer with Genesis, his successful solo career and his move into the world of movie soundtracks.
Mark Lawson talks to notorious literary bad boy Martin Amis, who speaks candidly about his relationship with his father Kingsley and the death of his sister Sally.
Horror writer Stephen King talks to Mark Lawson about his life and work.
Episodes 2022
Mark Lawson talks to legendary broadcaster Terry Wogan about his life and 50-year career, from his early years on Irish radio to his ever-popular Radio 2 show.
Barry Cryer talks to Mark Lawson about his career, which as well as writing for The Two Ronnies and Morecambe and Wise, included three weeks at Number One in Finland.
Episodes 2021
Mark Lawson talks to actress Liz Smith about her life and career. She reflects on her lonely childhood, her days as a single mother and her determination to join the acting profession.
Mark Lawson talks to actor and director Richard Wilson, best known for playing Victor Meldrew in One Foot in the Grave, about his life and work.
Mark Lawson talks to Sanjeev Bhaskar about his background and how it inspired him to turn the British Asian experience into comedy.
Mark Lawson talks to screenwriter Jimmy McGovern about his life and career in television drama, his memories of working-class Liverpool and the impact of Catholicism on his work.
Galton and Simpson talk about their famous creations Hancock's Half Hour and Steptoe and Son, how they met each other in hospital, and why they stopped working together.
Mark Lawson talks to prolific writing duo Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais about their careers, from classic comedy The Likely Lads to recent drama Spies of Warsaw.
Episodes 2020
Mark Lawson talks to Dame Diana Rigg about her life and 50-year career, exploring her conflicted views on being a sex symbol and the pleasures of professional success in her 70s.
Episodes 2018
This is BBC Four of the TV-show Mark Lawson Talks To... was broadcast by BBC4 on Tuesday 18 December 2018 at 0:05.
Episodes 2015
Award-winning writer and director Sir David Hare talks frankly to Mark Lawson following the publication of his much-anticipated memoir The Blue Touch Paper. Hare, one of Britain's foremost political playwrights, rose to fame in the 1970s with Plenty, his play about post-war disillusion. He then went on to write a string of...
From princes to professors and cardinals to comedians, star of stage and screen Jonathan Pryce is one of Britain's most versatile actors. Here he talks to Mark Lawson about his life and extensive career.
Mark Lawson talks to the internationally successful author Alexander McCall Smith, whose No.1 Ladies Detective Agency series of books, set in Botswana and centring on the investigations of the redoubtable Precious Ramotswe, have sold in their millions around the world.
Mark Lawson talks to the Booker Prize-winning writer Kazuo Ishiguro about his life and career.
From Calendar Girls to Cranford, Celia Imrie has been a familiar face on both TV and film for more than four decades. Ahead of her latest cinema release The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, and the publication of her first novel Not Quite Nice, the actress talks to Mark Lawson about her life and career.