A Good Read is an Arts programme.

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A Good Read

Countdown's Dictionary Corner expert Susie Dent and Woman's Institute Chair Janice Langley discuss their favourite books with presenter Harriett Gilbert, including An Unsuitable Job for a Woman by PD James, Red Love - The Story of an East German Family by Maxim Leo, and A Walk Across the Sun by Corban Addison.

Genre: Arts

Running Time: 30 minutes (approx)

When is A Good Read next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio 4 Extra October 3rd, 6:30pm and on BBC Radio 4 Extra October 4th, 12:30am. See more...

Main Cast

Harriett Gilbert
John Wilson
Chloe Petts
Image for Maureen LipmanMaureen Lipman
Helen Lewis
Frankie Boyle
Image for John SergeantJohn Sergeant
Susie Dent
Janice Langley
Image for Sheila HancockSheila Hancock
Image for Eileen AtkinsEileen Atkins
Image for Will SmithWill Smith
Image for Vanessa RedgraveVanessa Redgrave
Image for Julian Rhind-TuttJulian Rhind-Tutt
Image for Sally PhillipsSally Phillips
Roger Michell
Kamal Ahmed
Image for Neil PearsonNeil Pearson
Image for David MorrisseyDavid Morrissey
Pippa Haywood