To mark the beginning of the 40th series, the programme packs its suitcase full of topical gags and travels to the legendary City Varieties Theatre in Leeds for this week's show.
As always, music is from Peter Moss and the Huddliners. The announcer is Richard Clegg. Producer Phil Bowker
The UK's biggest country music prize event was held last week at the BBC's
Pebble Mill Studios in Birmingham. Voting took place in February, and the results were disclosed during a glittering evening honouring top artists from Britain and America. Those present were treated to music performed live by American singing star Martina McBride , the guitarist and singer Sarah Jory , together with one of Nashville's brightest new stars Ty England and the top group of 1995 West
Virginia. David Allan hosts the event, aided by Martina McBride. Neil Coppendale provides extra information on the winners. Share in the excitement as the results are announced in this star-studded specially edited recording.
Producer Stuart Hobday
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