Producer Flick Roskrow
The antidote to panel games, from the Assembly Rooms, Bath. With
Humphrey Lyttelton , Willie Rushton , Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden and Paul Merton.
Colin Sell is at the piano.
Producer Jon Naismith
Originally broadcast on Radio 4
with New Country
A Smooth Operations production
The second of two programmes in which Hank Wangford goes to America to hear the stories behind his favourite railroad songs. This week, he hops on a train to New Orleans and plays his favourite railroad songs from the South. In Mississippi he finds out about hobos, rambling men and the greatest singer of train songs, Jimmy Rodgers.
A Takeaway production
The monthly series in which Miles Kington reviews books about music. On the eve of Radio 2's Country Season, David Allan discusses a new biography of Hank Williams with its author Colin Escott ,
David Collings and Kristin Milward read poems from Sweet Nothings, an anthology of verse about American rock
'n' roll, and Miles delivers his verdict on Jelly Roll, Bix and Hoagy, the story of the Gennett record company. Producer Dave Shannon
Ken Bruce introduces the first of five episodes from the classic comedy, Dad's Army. In The Great White Hunter, a missing parachute seems to have been made into ladies knickers! Can the Home
Guard get to the bottom of things?
Written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft
Producer Barry Littlechild Rpt
A feast for lovers of the great American musical, including extracts from
Guys and Dolls, Cabaret, Hello Dolly, A Chorus Line, Follies and Mame. Starring Joan Savage , Mary Carewe , Peter Edbrook ,
Derek Chessor , the Stephen Hill Singers and the BBC Big
Band and Strings, conducted by Grant Hossack.
Introduced by David Jacobs. Producer John Langridge Rpt Including at 8.20 Top of the Hops
Malcolm Laycock examines some of the shows that didn't quite make it.
with the Radio 2 Arts Programme
with Night Ride
Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought with the Rev Stephen Oliver.