Tyneside band Lindisfarne has been making records and pleasing the crowds for 25 years. In this programme featuring many of the best Lindisfarne songs, actor Tim Healy retraces the band's progress.
With contributions from members past and present and many who have worked with them over the years.
Ken Bruce introduces the first of two classic episodes of The Men from the Ministry, the sitcom about the civil service.
Deryck Guyler and Richard Murdoch venture out of the office to visit a building site. A big mistake....
First broadcast in July 1974
A celebratory concert from the Royal Festival Hall in the presence of Princess Margaret. The Band of the Life Guards, conducted by Major C J Reeves , and the Band of the Blues and Royals, conducted by Major C R C Garrity , are joined by guests including conductor Sir David Willcocks , soprano Susan Bullock and violinist
Malcolm Henderson. With commentary by Derek Bond. At 8.05, during the interval, Gyles Brandreth and Joanna Lumley reminisce about the music they have enjoyed in the open air in Verona.
Producer Maura Clarke
Major C R C
with the Radio 2 Arts Programme
The Sunday Times radio critic sits in for Sheridan Morley as film director Ken Russell talks about his first radio play, The Death of Alexander Scriabin , which can be heard on Radio 3 on 18 June. Plus the usual mix of interviews, reviews and previews.
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