Celia Imrie, Claire Jones and Tom Morris on the Culture Club

Charlotte Green presents Classic FM’s weekly cultural highlights show with her guests this week - actress Celia Imrie and harpist Claire Jones.

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This week Charlotte talked to the popular British actress Celia Imrie. Born and raised in Guildford, Celia Imrie trained at the Guildford School of Acting and started her career on television in the early 1970s. She became most-known for her appearances with Victoria Wood. Her other television roles include Gloria Millington in Kingdom .

On film, she has appeared in Highlander , Hilary and Jackie , Bridget Jones' Diary , Calendar Girls  and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel . Celia talked about her new novel Not Quite Nice.

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Charlotte also got the lowdown about this year’s Bristol Proms from the Artistic Director Tom Morris, who’ll reveal some of the artists appearing at this special event at Bristol Old Vic. Click on the video below to watch him explaining how the Bristol Proms came about:

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Tom Morris on the Bristol Proms

Artistic Director of the Bristol Old Vic, Tom Morris, explains how their idea for the Bristol Proms came about and what makes it different from other classical music festivals.

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Later on in the show, the harpist Claire Jones joined Charlotte to talk about her new album Journey, which was released on 1 March.

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