Val McDiarmid and Benjamin Grosvenor on the Culture Club

Charlotte gets into the mind of crime writer Val McDermid, and meets the brilliant young pianist Benjamin Grosvenor.

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This week, Charlotte Green speaks to crime writer Val McDermid - originator of the popular TV series Wire in the Blood - about her career and her latest book The Skeleton Road.  What classical music does Val like to listen to while she’s writing?

The podcast is an extended version of the on-air interview.

The young piano star Benjamin Grosvenor also joins Charlotte to talk about recording his latest album, Dances , and the best – and worst – things about being on tour.

Charlotte Green's Culture Club with Val McDiarmid and Benjamin Grosvenor