Four radio interviews have been shortlisted for this year’s Nick Clarke Award, which celebrates the best broadcast interview of the year.
Steve Hewlett, Jon Manel and Eddie Mair are all nominated for Radio 4 while Matthew Bannister is shortlisted for a BBC World Service interview.
The award will be handed out at the Cheltenham Literature Festival on Sunday with the winner picking up a dozen bottles of red wine. The honour is named after former Radio 4 World At One presenter Nick Clarke, who died from cancer in 2006.
Here are the nominations:
Steve Hewlett, The Media Show – BBC Radio 4
Interview with Baroness Peta Buscombe
Mark Lawson, Mark Lawson talks to – BBC4
Interview with Anne Robinson
Matthew Bannister, Outlook – BBC World Service
Interview with Ameneh Bahrami
Stephen Sackur, Hardtalk – BBC World News Channel
Iterview with Courtenay Griffiths QC
Jon Manel, PM programme – BBC Radio 4
Interview with Daniel Biddle & Adrian Heili
Julie Etchingham, Tonight: A Year at Gunpoint – ITV News
Interview with Paul & Rachel Chandler
Jon Snow, Channel 4 News – Channel 4
Interview with John LeCarre
Eddie Mair, PM programme – BBC Radio 4
Interview with Julie Nicholson