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Saturday Live

Jason Donovan

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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The actor and singer, Jason Donovan, joins Richard Coles and Suzy Klein. He talks about his life and a career that has seen him move from Neighbours' soapstar to chart pop idol, jungle survivor to Strictly finalist. In musical theatre he's starred as Joseph and Frank N Furter, and now plays Lionel Logue, the speech therapist to a stammering George VI, in a touring production of The King's Speech.

The Pulitzer Prize winning photo-journalist Lynsey Addario on her life behind the camera.

Saturday Live listener Penny Tomlinson describes how she coped with bereavement by joining the I Can't Sing Choir.

The former royal harpist Claire Jones describes her struggle with ME Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and the role music played in her recovery.

Lloyd Buck is accompanied by his Starling, Arnie. For more than 20 years Lloyd and his wife Rose have been world experts of in-flight and tracking filming with birds. He explains his affinity with birds and why he imprints, rather than trains them.

Lulu shares her Inheritance Tracks. She chooses Nighttime is the Right Time by Ray Charles and Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars.

The King's Speech is currently touring the UK, still to visit venues in Manchester, Woking, Sheffield, Belfast, Malvern, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Edinburgh, Leeds and Truro.

It's What I Do - A Photographer's Life of Love and War by Lynsey Addario, published by Corsair.

The album, Journey: Harp to Soothe the Soul by Claire Jones, is out now.

Lulu is celebrating her 50th year as a recording artist with a new album - Making Life Rhyme - to be released next month, followed by a UK tour in May.

Produced by: Louise Corley
Edited by Alex Lewis. Show less

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Coles
Presenter:
Suzy Klein
Interviewed Guest:
Jason Donovan
Interviewed Guest:
Lynsey Addario
Interviewed Guest:
Penny Tomlinson
Interviewed Guest:
Claire Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Lloyd Buck
Interviewed Guest:
Lulu undefined
Producer:
Louise Corley
Editor:
Alex Lewis

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