Proms Plus Literary


BBC PROMSMahler In Words20130715

: conductor Kenneth Woods introduces a selection of unexpected readings about Gustav Mahler, including the composer's letters, reviews, biographies and eye witness accounts. Rana Mitter presents.

BBC PROMSThe Spy Who Came In From The Cold20130729

In a special event John le Carré celebrates the 50th anniversary of his groundbreaking Cold War espionage novel, The Spy who Came in from the Cold, the book which brought him international fame and which was described by Graham Greene as 'the best spy story I have ever read'. Anne McElvoy presents.

Recorded in front of an audience at the Royal College of Music as part of this year's Proms Plus events, with readings by John Shrapnel.