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Six programmes in which Georgina Boyes looks at ways mining has been portrayed in music.
5: Custom and Ceremony A trip through a year of mining celebration. The ceremonies range from
Christmas and New Year through to pay day; from Cob-a-Coaling for Bonfire
Night to a Mummers Play in Durham, and from traditional dances like the Grenoside Sword Dance and the Castieton Garland to a holiday for pit ponies.
9.00 Schmooze and Showbiz
A six-part series in which Ron Moody explores the role of the Jewish entertainer.
5: Ron looks at humour
Jewish style. Mel Brooks , Jackie Mason and Woody Allen crack the jokes and there's music from
Danny Kaye , Kinky Friedman and a man called Max Bacon.
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