Guy Chambers, Nina Stibbe, Creativity and wellbeing


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When Guy Chambers teamed up with Robbie Williams in 1997, they created one of the most successful songwriting partnerships in British pop history. Now Guy has released his debut solo album called Go Gentle into the Light, performing hits such as Angels and Millennium on the piano. Writer Nina Stibbe has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction for her novel, Reasons to be Cheerful. She discusses the art of comic writing. Even a small amount of creativity can help you cope with modern life - so says new research by BBC Arts and University College London. The BBC Arts Great British Creativity Test surveyed almost 50,000 people to explore links between arts activities and wellbeing. Dr Daisy Fancourt, UCL Senior Research Fellow shares the key findings. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Edwina Pitman

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