from the Royal Mint in South Wales.
The Royal Mint is the perfect way to make a lot of money - in fact 3,000 million coins a year, and most of it for foreign markets. Today John dicovers more about how the Royal Mint operates, its history, and the process of how our coins are made.
Richard Stilgoe presents the offbeat musical quiz which takes a tuneful meander through everything from pop to rock and jazz to classical.
Team captains Rod Argent and Kate Robbins are joined this week by Lynsey De Paul and Peter Skellern. Written by Jeremy Pascall and Paul Swern
Recorded at the Hippodrome, Golders Green, London. Robin
Stapleton conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday , with star singers Susan Bullock and Tito Beltran , and Geoff Eales (piano).
Introduced by Robin Boyle. Producer Alan Boyd
John Nettles reads a ten-part adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson 's classic adventure story.
6: The Pirates Attack the Stockade
Adapted by Trevor Royle Producer Bruce Young
First broadcast on BBC Radio
with the Radio 2 Arts Programme Iain visits Paris to celebrate the 700th anniversary of the alliance between Scotland and France... against England. His guests include the French Consul in Scotland, Jean-Claude Richard; wine historian Billy Kay; the director of the Lorient Festival, Jean-Pierre Pichard; and Scots poet Kenneth White, who lives in Brittany and lectures at the Sorbonne. Musical guests include the French Alligators.
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