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Learn how to become a Parisian in one hour

French comedian Olivier Giraud tells Alison Weeks why his observations on Parisian life are a hit on both sides of the Channel

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Interview with Sir Terry Wogan

Radio and television broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan has had a home in France for almost two decades. He talks to Zoë McIntyre about the benefits 
of French life and being able to shop in peace

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Henri Matisse: the master of colour

During a career spanning six decades, HENRI MATISSE created a vast body of work that changed the course of 20th-century art. Zoë McIntyre outlines his eventful life

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Robert Lyndsay

My France: Robert Lindsay

Actor Robert Lindsay was once a student of mime in Paris and is starring in the new West End musical Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, set on the French Riviera. He tells Caroline Bishop about his long association with France

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Russell Watson

Interview with Russell Watson

The English tenor RUSSELL WATSON talks to Caroline Bishop about working with the creators of the musical Les Misérables on his latest album, learning French and holidaying in Normandy

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Author Francesca Simon © Francesco Guidicini

Interview with Francesca Simon

Children’s author Francesca Simon, creator of the Horrid Henry series, talks to Eve Middleton about her Parisian childhood, and what France means to her now

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Louis de Bernieres © Ivon Bartholomew

Interview with Louis de Bernière

Best known as the author of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, writer LOUIS DE BERNIÈRES talks to Anna McKittrick about his French roots and the inspiration he finds on visits across the Channel

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