New series 1/4. Brassed Off star Stephen Tompkinson celebrates Britain's love affair with brass bands. In this first instalment singer Dana and neo-soul star Omar reflect on how brass bands influenced their careers. Poet Ian McMillan, actor Tony Booth and former Labour leader Neil Kinnock discuss their earliest memories of brass bands, and Terry Wogan talks about his 1978 chart hit The Floral Dance. Plus a look at brass band roots and dynasties.
Producers Ashley Byrne and Rosemary Foxcroft
Radio features: pages 134-135
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