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: Sir Michael Tippett - a Centenary Tribute

A tribute to one of our most distinguished composers, who died in January aged 93. It features a performance of his first great success, the Concerto for Double String Orchestra, and his last orchestral work, The Rose Lake. Sir Colin Davis , one of Tippett's greatest interpreters, conducts the London Symphony Orchestra. There are also excerpts from two documentaries: One Pair of Eyes:
Poets in a Barren Age from 1972 and Songs of Experience, made in 1985 to mark his 80th birthday. Presented by Michael Berkeley. Another chance to hear Tippett as Composer of the Week, Sun to Thu 12 midnight Radio 3

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Colin Davis
Presented By: Michael Berkeley.

: The Long Firm

1/4. Racketeer, porn king and Judy Garland fan, Harry Starks (Mark Strong) rules
60s Soho. His tale is told through the eyes of four characters who fall under his spell, in this dramatisation of Jake Arnott 's acclaimed novel. Also starring Derek Jacobi. (AD)
10.00 2/4. Fading starlet Ruby Ryder gets out of her depth. With Joe Absolom and Lena Headey. (AD)
11.00 3/4. Phil Daniels guest-stars as low-life speed dealer Jimmy. Also featuring Derek Jacobi. (AD) 12 midnight 4/4. Shaun Dingwall plays naive criminologist Lenny, who is enthralled by Harry the gangster.
First shown on BBC2 (5) (AD)

Contributors

Unknown: Judy Garland
Unknown: Harry Starks
Unknown: Jake Arnott
Unknown: Derek Jacobi.
Unknown: Lena Headey.
Unknown: Phil Daniels
Unknown: Derek Jacobi.
Unknown: Shaun Dingwall

: Gay Decade:

gay sex was decriminalised in 1967, but how much did that change the public view of homosexuals?

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