Classic R&B and the cream of new blues releases. Plus an interview with traditional blues artist Doug MacLeod, who performs a live set. For details of music played ring the Radio 2 Information Line on [number removed] (land-line calls cost no more than 8p per minute)
4/13. Rock'n'roll, rockabilly and blues enthusiast Mark Lamarr spins lesser-known vintage recordings from his vast collection, much of it on original vinyl from here and abroad.
Tonight's playlist includes tracks by 50s artists who plan to perform in the UK in the near future.
2/6. Barrister-turned-presenter and wit Clive Anderson returns with a satirical, topical talk show. Each week four guests from the worlds of politics, journalism and the arts join him for an irreverent dissection of the week's top stories. Accomplices tonight include Frankie Boyle , Arthur Smith and Natalie Haynes. Repeated on Saturday at 1.30pm
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