Childhood memories are evoked as Don Maclean presents the first programme in another series of the quiz that takes a nostalgic journey back to children's radio, TV, books, films and comic favourites. This week's guests are Tony Bastable , Tony Blackburn, Su Pollard and Michaela Strachan. Producer Andy Aliffe
Recorded at the Hippodrome, Golders Green, London. Robin Stapleton conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday , with guest singers
Susan Bullock and Bonaventura
Bottone, Empire Brass, and Serenata Voices directed by David Beavan. Introduced by Robin Boyle. Rpt
Roy Newsome returns as guest presenter and conductor in a programme celebrating the career of Dr Denis Wright in the centenary year of his birth. Dr Wright enjoyed a long career as an adviser on brass and military bands for the BBC and as conductor, teacher and founder of the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain. The Sun
Life Band perform works including Tam O'Shanter 's Ride and the Comet
Concerto, originally written for Harry Mortimer , and performed tonight by guest soloist Phillip McCann.
with the Radio 2 Arts Programme
In Search of the Song - Welsh musician and presenter Mal Pope makes his network radio debut interviewing a selection of legends from the literary and popular music worlds, aiming to dispel or prove the idea that the words
"poet" and "lyricist" mean one and the same thing. During the programme, which includes unique duets and impromptu readings, Pat Boone discusses his moral dilemma over the word "ain't", Allen Ginsberg learns the secret of the blues, Larry Adler compares himself to Hemingway and Bonnie Tyler discusses her collaborations with Jim Steinman. The line-up is completed by Mary Chapin Carpenter and rising Welsh star Martyn Joseph. Producer Darren Broome
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