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Paul Merton gets an earful from those who believe that silence means everything - for their music, writing, religion, comedy, human rights and sanity.

Featuring Brian Eno, Spike Milligan, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Shara Nelson, Tony Slattery, Evelyn Glennie, John Cage, Mike Peters, George Martin, a lawyer, a hummer and a monk. At last, after nearly 30 years of music, Radio 1's first Hour of Silence.

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Merton
Guest:
Brian Eno
Guest:
Spike Milligan
Guest:
The Archbishop of Canterbury [George Carey]
Guest:
Shara Nelson
Guest:
Evelyn Glennie
Guest:
John Cage
Guest:
Mike Peters
Guest:
George Martin
Guest:
A lawyer [name uncredited]
Guest:
A hummer [name uncredited]
Guest:
A monk [name uncredited]

with sessions from South African/Caribbean raggamuffin MK Platoon, and Phil Alvin and the Blasters, American country roots-rock from Downey, California.

Contributors

DJ:
Andy Kershaw
Musicians:
MK Platoon
Musicians:
Phil Alvin and the Blasters

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