Showcasing the music of Broadway, Hollywood and the West End, continuing with Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II 1945 musical State Fair - the duo's only score written directly for a movie. The musical eventually made it on to Broadway in 1996.
3/3. Alan Titchmarsh celebrates Victorian comic-opera masters WS Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. This final edition explores their satirical take on now-topical issues such as the army, cash for honours, big business and English identity. Contributors include soprano
Valerie Masterson , satirical Bonzo Dog Band musician/songwriter Neil Innes , former cabinet minister Lord Baker and former
Chancellor Ken Clarke.
In this week of prayer for Christian unity, Roger Royle introduces hymns from many traditions and churches across the UK.
Featuring Welsh choir Serendipity, directed by Tim Rhys-Evans , with organist Jeffrey Howard.
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