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Afternoon Edition Extra

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Highlights from an afternoon of engaging news, sport and conversation. Including breaking news, big name interviews and experts on a variety of issues.


TV: Taboo, Idris Elba: Fighter & Sherlock  

Nihal and Sinead are joined by Taboo writer Steven Knight, plus reaction to the Sherlock finale and #SellItToMe

Behind the Scenes: Police Training  

Nihal visits the state of the art police training centre at Carr Gate in West Yorkshire.

Neil Patrick Harris  

Neil Patrick Harris talks to Sarah about his 30 year career, including his new role playing the creepy guardian of the Baudelaire children, Count Olaf in the new version of A Series of Unfortunate Events.

Tom Daley  

The double Olympic medallist talks to Sarah and Nihal about his life, his diving career and his new book ‘Tom’s Daily Plan’.

TV: Sherlock, No Offence & Revolting  

No Offence's Elaine Cassidy and Revolting's Heydon Prowse and Jolyon Rubinstein join Sarah, Nihal and Sinead. Plus Kevin O'Sullivan's verdict on the latest Sherlock episode.

Caroline Quentin, Alison Steadman, Mark Williams and Julia Bradbury  

The best of this week's big guests on Afternoon Edition

The Afternoon Edition Quiz of the Year  

A sideways look back over 2016. The Afternoon Edition Quiz of the Year with panellists Kiri Pritchard-McClean, Justin Moorhouse and Jenny Ryan.

TV Club: Review of 2016  

Buzzfeed's TV Editor Scott Bryan and the Radio Times' Frances join Eleanor Oldroyd & Colin Paterson Taylor review 2016's TV

Sylvia Patterson  

Music journalist Sylvia Patterson join Nihal and Elly to discuss her new book and looks back on some of her favourite interviewees from her days at Smash Hits and NME Her book "I'm Not With The Band" has been nominated for the Costa Book Award for best biography. It talks about her colourful career as a music journalist and also tells her personal story about growing up in Scotland, her relationship with her parents and some dodgy love affairs.

Behind the Scenes: Barnabus Manchester  

Nihal visits the Barnabus homeless charity to meet volunteers and the rough sleepers they help.

TV Club: Jonathan Creek, Doctor Who and Grantchester  

Emma Bullimore and Boyd Hilton share their top Christmas TV picks, with guests James Prichard, great grandson of Agatha Christie, and Daisy Coulam, screenplay writer for Grantchester.

Rich Hall, Paul Beatty, and Michael Lewis  

The best of the week's big guests on Afternoon Edition.

Guest Editor: Lutalo Muhammad  

The Olympic Taekwondo medallist asks "should more schools teach combat sports"?

TV Club: Muslims Like Us, Beyond Magic & Sexy Murder  

Kevin O'Sullivan & Sarah Doran review the week's biggest new shows.

Ron Suskind, Black Francis, Warren McKinlay, Michael Parkinson, and Jeanette Winterson  

The best of the week's big guests on Afternoon Edition.

Behind the Scenes: Abbey Road  

Nihal goes behind the scenes at one of the most famous recording studios on Earth.

TV Club  

TV Club with critic Joe Michalczuk and Andrea Mullaney from The Scotsman. On this week's instalment, I'm A Celebrity, In Plain Sight, Lawful Killing, Finding My Twin Stranger, This Is Us, and Mariah's World.

Jean-Michel Jarre  

The godfather of electronica talks about his life, career and the release of his third Oxygene album.

Trevor Noah, Bradley Walsh, Alfie Boe, Michael Ball & Vinny Paz  

Daily Show host Trevor Noah, Chase star Bradley Walsh, singers Alfie Boe and Michael Ball and boxer Vinny Paz.

TV Club  

TV Club with Scott Bryan from Buzzfeed and Frances Taylor from the Press Association.

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