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: Aled Jones

Today's year-end edition features 2008 interview highlights, including singer Dionne Warwick , journalist John McCarthy , broadcaster Jeremy Paxman ,
US singer/songwriter Josh Ritter. musician Pat Kane , children's author Terry Deary , Gill Hicks - who lost her legs in the 2005 London bombings - and others.


Singer: Dionne Warwick
Unknown: John McCarthy
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Songwriter: Josh Ritter.
Musician: Pat Kane
Unknown: Terry Deary
Unknown: Gill Hicks

: Steve Wright's Sunday Love Songs

Personal dedications.

: Michael Ball's Sunday Brunch

Guests include singer Tony Christie.


Singer: Tony Christie.

: Elaine Paige on Sunday

Show tunes and film music, today with highlights of the year's guests. Expect entertaining snippets of interviews with Liza Minnelli, Idina Menzel, Barry Manilow, Barbara Cook, Maria Friedman, Hal Prince, Cameron Mackintosh, Tim Rice, Burt Bacharach, Bill Kenwright and others. And the show's producer Malcolm Prince picks a song from the 1957 musical West Side Story.


Presenter: Elaine Paige
Producer: Malcolm Prince

: Pick of the Pops

Chart nostalgia. Dale Winton rewinds to this week in both 1969 and 1989 with top 40 hits by The Tremeloes, Tom Jones , Elvis Presley , Jason Donovan and Tina Turner.


Unknown: Dale Winton
Unknown: Tom Jones
Unknown: Elvis Presley
Unknown: Jason Donovan
Unknown: Tina Turner.

: Johnnie Walker

Texas lead singer Sharleen Spiteri chats to Johnnie about her success with her debut solo album Melody.


Singer: Sharleen Spiteri

: Alan Titchmarsh

MOR hits.

: Sunday Half-Hour

Brian D'Arcy explores the story of the Feast of the Holy Innocents in a programme featuring music from London-based group The Choir.


Unknown: Brian D'Arcy

: Russell Davies

The art and craft of the popular song.

: The Late Show

: Alex Lester

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