With special guests King Pleasure and the Biscuit
Boys, the Down County Boys and Ruby Turner.
Sandy Wilson , composer of The Boyfriend, meets Julian Slade , composer of Salad
Days, in a look back at their careers. With excerpts from their own shows, plus Sullivan and Coward,
Rogers and Quilter.
Roy Hudd , Chris Emmett and June Whitfield with a festive romp through the news.
Repeated on Boxing Day at 7.00pm Producer Phil Bowker
3: The Brew That Is True
Repeated from Thursday Written by Peter Morfoot
Last in the series with Gloria Hunniford. Special guest today is Brian Conley.
The second of a three-part series documenting the career of broadcaster, singer and country music historian Wally Whyton. Co-host Muriel Young alongside Bert Weedon and others recall his years in television and on into the early radio days of Country Meets Folk.
To introduce Radio 2's spectacular production, Sheridan Morley looks behind the scenes of the classic musical, tracing the original plot through to the opening night.
Producer Stella Hanson
Radio 2's series of musicals presents one of Broadway's greatest - Alan Jay Lerner and Fredrick Loewe 's 1956 adaptation of George Bernard Shaw 's Pygmalion. The starstudded cast is headed by Tom Conti , Ron Moody ,
Katrina Murphy and Peter Barkworth , and the score contains such classics as / Could Have Danced All
Night, With a Little Bit of Luck, The Rain in Spain and, of course, I'm Getting Married in the Morning.
With the Stephen Hill Singers, and the BBC Concert
Orchestra conducted by lain Sutherland.
Script associate Warner Brown Producer John Langridge
Alfred P Doolittle:
With music to get you into the Christmas spirit, including a look at some of the past seasonal hits. Producer Richard Masters
Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause fof Thought With Tony Jasper.