2/4. Billy Bragg goes on the trail of American folk legend
Woody Guthrie (1912-67) to tell the story of an artist who influenced so many - including Bob Dylan , who described him as "my last hero" - yet who lived so simply, riding hobo on the trains and hitching his way across the devastated heart of America in the wake of the great dust storms of the 1930s. Contributors include Arlo Guthrie , Bruce Springsteen , Pete Seeger ,
Ramblin' Jack Elliott , Country Joe McDonald , Tom Paxton , Donovan, Ralph McTell and Bob Geldof.
3/8. Actor Damian Lewis reads four Ian Fleming short stories (two episodes to a tale) showcasing British spy James Bond , continuing with the first part of the 1960 Cold War thriller From a View to a Kill, which is linked in title only to the 1985 Bond film A View to a Kill.
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