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Polly Samson, author of A Theatre for Dreamers with Donna Freed

24 Jun 2021

Charmian Clift left London in 1954 with her husband and children to live on the Greek island of Kalymnos. The following year, they moved to Hydra where they were the forerunners of a bohemian artist community. Leonard Cohen stayed with them when he first visited the island. Her vivid memoirs of this time have been…

Those Who are Loved by Victoria Hislop, Victoria discovered a prison island for communists in Greece and discovered dark secrets.

03 Aug 2020

This novel is out NOW as a paperback, it was delayed due to Covid. The gripping new novel by Sunday Times number one best seller Victoria Hislop is set against the backdrop of the German occupation of Greece, the subsequent civil war and a military dictatorship, all of which left deep scars. Themis is part of a…


25 Sep 2016

VICTORIA HISLOP Hellenophile, CARTES POSTALES from Greece Author on RADIO GORGEOUS Best selling Author Victoria Hislop talks Greece, the evil eye, revenge, tattoos and acrobats.  Follow @VicHislop LOVE this? sign up & never miss another interview on

Anne Zouroudi THE FEAST OF ARTEMIS – Author of the Week with Donna Freed

20 Jan 2015

  Anne Zouroudi was a high flying executive until she had her Shirley Valentine moment and married the sexy Greek fisherman she met on holiday. When she moved back to England as a single mother, she created teh Greek Detective – Hermes Doktoros who travels the Greek islands, solving mysteries and righting wrongs. The series…

Andrea Gillies The Enlightenment of Nina Findlay AUTHOR OF THE WEEK

08 May 2014

AUTHOR OF THE WEEK: Andrea Gillies, The Enlightenment of Nina Findlay Andrea Gillies started her publishing career with Keeper, a journal of how she and her family moved to a massive house on a remote Orkney island, to care for her mother-in-law who suffered from dementia and also kept a B and B as well…