Hay Festival unveils 2019 BBC lineup

News - Festivals Monday, 15 April 2019

More than 50 TV and radio programmes will be broadcast from the festival

Hay Festival and the BBC have unveiled the line-up for the BBC Tent at Hay Festival Wales 2019 (23 May to 2 June).

The 53 programmes broadcasting from the festival will include BBC World News' Talking Books, HardTalk and Click, BBC Two's Front Row Late, BBC Radio 2's Jo Whiley Show, and shows from BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 3, BBC Asian Network, BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester.

Guests will include Fatima Bhutto, Simon Schama, Kapka Kassabova, Jeanette Winterson, Naomi Wolf, Nicci Gerrard, David Olusoga, John Browne, Dieter Helm, Siri Hustvedt, Rachel Parris, and Nigel Owens; and among the show hosts will be Jo Whiley, Mary Beard, Fi Glover, Jane Garvey, George Alagiah, Qasa Alom, Spencer Kelly, Adam Rutherford, Grace Dent, Nick Robinson, Tim Harford, and Ian McMillan.

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