Women Talking About Cars

Episodes

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0101Dawn French2016113020161207 (BBC7)
20161208 (BBC7)

Victoria Coren Mitchell interviews Dawn French about her life, and the cars she has known!

Victoria Coren Mitchell interviews Dawn French in the first of a new series in which famous women look at their lives from the perspective of the cars they have known, the journeys they've been on and the things they keep in their boot for emergencies.

Hear what Dawn wrote on the back of her first car; find out which comedian totalled her beloved Cortina; and discover the advantages of the refrigerated glove compartment.

Car descriptions read by Josette Simon.

A BBC Studios production.

0102Olivia Colman2016120720161214 (BBC7)
20161215 (BBC7)

Victoria Coren Mitchell interviews famous women about their lives through the cars they have known, the journeys they've been on and the things they shout in traffic.

This week Olivia Colman reveals the nickname of her beloved Morris Minor, and answers that crucial question for any award-winning actress: "What are you driving these days?"

With car descriptions read by Josette Simon.

Produced by Gareth Edwards

A BBC Studios Production.

Victoria Coren Mitchell interviews Olivia Colman about her life and the cars she has known

0103Sarah Millican2016121420161221 (BBC7)
20161222 (BBC7)

tells Victoria Coren Mitchell about her life and the cars she has known.

Victoria Coren Mitchell interviews some of the country's most remarkable women about their lives via the cars they have known. This week Sarah Millican reminisces about her Dad's long lost Granada and describes a traffic jam that lead to some desperate measures...

With car descriptions read by Josette Simon.

Sarah Millican tells Victoria Coren Mitchell about her life and the cars she has known.

0104 LASTGermaine Greer2016122120161228 (BBC7)
20161229 (BBC7)

Victoria Coren Mitchell talks to Germaine Greer about her life and the cars she has known.

Victoria Coren Mitchell interviews famous women about their life and the cars they have known. This week Germaine Greer talks about the journeys she has been on and the cars she has travelled in, including her first Mini, a series of Triumphs, and Australia's own car, the mighty Holden.

Car descriptions read by Josette Simon.

0201Sheila Hancock2017090720170914 (BBC7)

Victoria Coren Mitchell asks Sheila Hancock about her life and the cars she has known.

The first in the new series of the off-beat light-hearted interview show. Victoria Coren Mitchell meets actress and writer Sheila Hancock for a programme that uses the cars Sheila has known to take us on a trip through her remarkable life from the first stirrings of her theatrical ambitions through to the day John Thaw fell for her and why the number of seats in a Morgan sports car is important, and thence to the enduring lure of a Jaguar and how the trick of getting older is actually to speed up...
With contributions from our studio audience and tongue in cheek readings from Morwenna Banks.
Produced by Gareth Edwards

A BBC Studios Comedy Production.

0202Jo Brand2017091420170921 (BBC7)

Comedian Jo Brand tells Victoria Coren Mitchell about her life and the cars she has known.

Comedian and actress Jo Brand is Victoria Coren Mitchell's companion for this week's edition of the show that uses our guest's cars as a way to take us through her life. Find out how Jo Brand's rally-driving past was ended by romance; how her car became an impromptu counselling couch for comedians; the vital importance of the right kind of snacks; and when you shouldn't risk a roadside wee.

With car descriptions read by Morwenna Banks
Produced by Gareth Edwards

A BBC Studios Comedy Production.

0203Esther Rantzen2017092120170928 (BBC7)

Victoria Coren Mitchell talks to Esther Rantzen about her life and the cars she has known.

The light hearted interview show where Victoria Coren Mitchell interviews a well known woman about the cars she has known and uses them as a vehicle to talk about her life. This week Esther Rantzen tells the story of her journey from her first memories of her grandmother's sedate Hawker Siddely limousine through to the intensity of the That's Life years and helming one of the nation's most popular television programmes through to the joys of becoming a grandmother herself. And you can find out what no driving test examiner should ever say to a successful candidate.
With contributions from the audience and readings by Morwenna Banks.
Produced by Gareth Edwards

A BBC Studios production.

0204 LASTClaudia Winkleman2017092820171005 (BBC7)

Victoria Coren Mitchell chats with Claudia Winkleman about her life and her cars.

Last in the current series of the show that uses a famous woman's cars as a vehicle to talk about her life. This week Victoria Coren Mitchell talks to Claudia Winkleman about everything from friendship and family to the dangers of unfashionable shoes, via the joys of the black cab and the sentimental value of an ageing Volkswagen. Plus Claudia has some thoughts on how to make horses a lot safer...
With contributions from the studio audience and car descriptions read by Morwenna Banks.
Produced by Gareth Edwards

A BBC Studios Production.