Discover the many faces of France: chefs, authors, artists, architects, singers, restaurateurs... people just like you, with a passion that ties them to France. Listen as they share their scintillating stories, treasured memories and favourite French places.

The French Village Diaries: meet the author – interview Susan Herrmann Loomis

Meet Susan Herrmann Loomis, award-winning author of 'In a French Kitchen', journalist, and professional chef.
 France

Literature meets French Politics: Manuel Valls - interview

When you think of politicians, you don’t often think of literature. Most politicians are more comfortable with a white paper than a copy of Pride and Prejudice. Which makes former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls so interesting.
 France

Inspiring women: Li Chevalier - the ink of the soul and spirit

Meet inspiring woman Li Chevalier, who works with Indian(*) ink to create beautiful abstract artwork
 Paris, France

Interview: Jacqui Brown of The French Village Diaries – life, blogging & wellbeing

Join us as we chat about life in France & living like a local with Jacqueline Brown of The French Village Diaries.
 France

Inspiring women : Katia Dayan - the effect of the Butterflies

Find out how inspiring woman Katia Dayan has changed the lives of many people with disabilities.
 France

Inspiring women: Lucille Desjonquères – corporate ‘skirt hunter’

Meet inspiring woman Lucille Desjonquères, fighting for equality in the boardroom.
 France

French literature in translation – an interview with Sam Taylor: translator of ‘The Perfect Nanny’

Join us for an eye-opening interview with Sam Taylor, translator of Leïla Slïmani's 'Chanson Douce'.
 France

Inspiring women: Annette Girardon – customised jewellery

Predestined for a career as a businesswoman, Annette Girardon chose to take a more creative path.
 France

Inspiring Women: Fatéma Hal – an exceptional passion for cuisine

Meet Fatéma Hal, a successful French-Moroccan chef who has an inspiring story of ambition & passion
 Paris, France

Inspiring women: Kara Molinari - well-being designer

Meet inspiring woman Kara Molinari, who works to bring positivity and well being to interior spaces.
 Paris, France