The fifth of six programmes celebrating black Broadway performers, presented by Gary Wilmot. This programme concentrates on some of the musicals and revues of the seventies and early eighties which paid tribute to America's past.
Introduced by Richard Baker from the Hippodrome, Golders Green, London. Barry
Wordsworth conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday , with guest singers Claire Moore and John Cashmore , and guitarist Phil Bond.
At 8.15, during the interval, there is music on disc.
Producer Alan Boyd
Sharon Gless continues a five-part reading of Charles Portis 's True Grit. 2: Mattie keeps to her plan to track down her father's killer with Marshal Cogbum , but a Texas Ranger is after the villain too.
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