Tapestry (CBC radio)

Tapestry is a Canadian radio program, which airs Sunday afternoons on CBC Radio One featuring documentary and interview programming relating to spirituality, religion, philosophy and psychology.[1] The program was created by producer Peter Skinner and host Peter Downie.[1] The first episode was broadcast in September 1994.[2] Downie was a former host of the CBC Television program Man Alive, which was also about spirituality, faith and religion.[1] Skinner was an associate producer of Tapestry's predecessor on CBC Radio, Open House, as well as at Man Alive.

Genretalk show
Country of originCanada
Home stationCBC Radio One
Hosted byPeter Downie (1994-1996)
Mary Hynes (1996 - present)
Recording studioToronto, Ontario
Original releaseSeptember 11, 1994 (1994-09-11) – present

Peter Downie was the program's first host, for the 1994/95 and 95/96 seasons.[1] The program's current host is Mary Hynes.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d "CBC revamps radio lineup: Weekend version of The World At Six among new programs slated for this fall". The Globe and Mail, June 29, 1994.
  2. ^ "Tapestry". Canadian Communications Foundation.
  3. ^ "A nomad at play in radio land". The Globe and Mail, January 19, 2004.

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