Today's guest is comic actress Sue Johnston (The Royle Family, Jam & Jerusalem). Writer/broadcaster Simon Hoggart reviews the Sunday papers and journalist Gillian Reynolds provides an entertainment guide.
Showcasing the music of Broadway, Hollywood and the West End.
Actor/singer Daniel Boys - who currently appears in the London production of the musical Avenue Q - identifies his five favourite musicals. Choices include Carousel (1945), Sweeney Todd - the Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1979) and Rent (1996).
Brian D'Arcy presents the first in a series of Lent programmes linked with wise women, past and present. This week's hymns relate to Hannah from the Old Testament, featuring guest singers recorded in St Jude's Church, Southsea, directed by David Thorne with organist David Cain.
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