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Saturday Live

Mark Watson

Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Available for over a year

Mark Watson is an award winning comedian who has written six novels. He explains why in spite of his success, his dream job is still to be a football commentator.

Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes make up The Shires, a British Country band. They discuss playing the Grand Ole Opry and how they both started out in choirs - one of them regularly singing for the Queen at Windsor Castle.

Toby Capwell has loved knights and shining armour since childhood. He is an experienced jouster, curator of Arms and Armour at The Wallace Collection and the man who escorted the remains of Richard III to Leicester Cathedral.

Parkour expert Charlotte Blake not only enjoys running, jumping and climbing her way across the urban landscape but also teaches the discipline to people with mental health problems.

Plus the Inheritance Tracks of Tom Fletcher author and singer from McFly.

Mark's tour 'I'm Not Here' finishes at the Old Vic on Feb 11th.

Armour of the English Knight 1400-1450 by Tobias Capwell is published by Thomas Del Mar Ltd.

The Shires single Daddy's Little Girl is on the album My Universe. Both are out now on Decca. Show less

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Mark Watson
Interviewed Guest:
Ben Earle
Interviewed Guest:
Crissie Rhodes
Interviewed Guest:
Toby Capwell
Interviewed Guest:
Charlotte Blake
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Fletcher

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