with the Early Show
News, views and music, plus a review of the morning's newspapers.
with Laurie Rosenberg.
with news, travel, weather and another selection of the greatest hits of all time.
with Rev John Rackley.
with dedications and requests. Including at
10.00 Pick of the Hits.
talks to the people who make the news. Plus today: your legal questions answered.
prepares for the weekend with music from 40 years of No 1 hits and at 2.30 the star guest interview.
Mark Steyn hosts the panel game which spotlights musicals from stage and screen. Team captains Louise Gold and Dick Gold
Vosburgh are joined by this week's guests Lorna Dallas and Michael Roberts.
Producer Chris Neill
Recorded at the Hippodrome, Golders Green, Barry Wordsworth conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, leader Martin Loveday.
Friday Night's Star Singers are Marilyn Hill Smith and Adrian Clarke , with Serenata Voices directed by David Beavan. Introduced by Robin Boyle. Producer Alan Boyd
Roy Newsome presents a selection of new releases from the world of brass bands, including the latest from the Black Dyke Mills,
BNFL and Britannia Building Society Bands, as well as some vintage recordings from 1930s cornet virtuoso
Jack MacKintosh , now on CD for the first time.
Seamus McKee with the Radio 2 Arts Programme, is in Bangor, Co Down, at Aspects, the only literature festival devoted solely to living Irish writers.
Ciaran Carson ,
Matthew Sweeney and Joan Newman offer poetry,
James Simmons sings Yeats and his own ballads, playwright Marie Jones discusses her work, Joan Lingard talks on writing for young people, A N Jeffares and Katie
Donovan muse on women writers, and Deirdre Purcell celebrates the publication of her fourth novel. Wild
Flowers sing a cappella style, and Frank Gallagher performs his own contemporary Irish music. Producer Chris Spurr
with Jazz Notes
Lillian Boutte in concert at
Ronnie Scott 's, Birmingham.
with Night Ride
Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought with Dr Pauline Webb.
More music and crack.
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