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Manchester Nicholas Cleobury conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra leader ROY GILLARD
Friday Night's Star Singers Kate Flowers and John Brecknock with Besses o'th' Barn Band conducted by Roy Newsome and William Davies at the mighty Wurlitzer
Introduced by Robin Boyle
Once more the programme is in the north, with one of the county's best bands, two fine singers, star instrumentalist and the BBC Concert Orchestra - all the ingredients for a weekly feast of music for everybody. Producer BARRY KNIGHT
8.20-8.40* Interval Talk
Phillip Bergson uncovers the lively arts in and around Manchester.


Manchester Nicholas Cleobury
Roy Gillard
John Brecknock
Conducted By:
Roy Newsome
Conducted By:
William Davies
Introduced By:
Robin Boyle
Barry Knight
Phillip Bergson

Whatever you're doing - stop it! John Hosken has the essential update on the week's more unusual news, plus a studioful of the best weekend music.
Richard Lewis advises on the best record buys and Derek Robinson completes the information with a preview of next week's news.
Producer STUART HOBDAY BBC Bristol
12.0 VHF/FM rejoins Radio 2


John Hosken
Richard Lewis
Derek Robinson
Stuart Hobday

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