A series of five programmes written and adapted by Eddie Braben from the original 1970s radio series. Guests include Richard Mathews
, Ann Hamilton ,
Michael Kilgarriff and singer Clodagh Rodgers , with music from Peter Knight and his Orchestra.
Producer John Browell
As a prelude to their series starting on Wednesday, Birmingham-based a cappella quintet Black
Voices perform in a concert recorded during the Belfast Festival at Queen's
University. Introduced by their founder and musical director Carol Pemberton.
Producer David Corser
A century after Henry Bluff sang some musical comedy favourites for the first record made in Britain, the album has become virtually extinct. In this musical celebration of the LP, artists like Cliff Richard pay tribute to the black disc, vinyl junkies talk about their addiction, and Peter Jones delivers thirty-three-and-a-third fascinating facts about this much-loved form of sound reproduction.
Producer Trevor Aston Rpt
Ken Bruce introduces another episode of Round the Horne
This week, Kenneth Williams is the "Camp" Commandant of Stalag 15 in a show which features Rambling Sid Rumpo, Celia and Binky, Jules and Sandy and Secret Agent Horne.
[NB Radio Times says 'Rambling Sid Rumpole' in error]
Presenter (Comedy Classics):
Fifty years ago Robert Farnon set foot on British soil from his native Canada and since then he has been a major influence on the musical life of Great Britain.
David Jacobs introduces tonight's concert, in which Farnon conducts his own compositions and some of his arrangements, with vocal guest Angela Christian and the BBC Concert Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday.
Including at 8.20 Interval David Ades, secretary of the Robert Farnon Society, looks at the jazz and swing side of Farnon's work.
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