4/5. Rob Deering and Russell Howard host a zany show marked by stand-up, sketches, character monologues, music, fresh new UK talent, special guests and unconventional demands on the studio audience. With regular comedic boosts from Mark Watson , Joanna Neary , Dan Antopolski , and Colin and Fergus.
Thirty-seven years after their seismically successful rock opera Tommy, famed rock quartet the Who premiere music from their new mini-opera, Wire and Glass. The performance was recorded on 29 October as the closing event of Radio 2's five-day live-music festival held at the Roundhouse in London's
Camden Town. Wire and Glass appears on the band's upcoming album and, until last week, had never been performed live. Producer Sarah Gaston
RT speaks to the Who: page 119
Phill Jupitus on the Who: page 38
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