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This year the port of Fleetwood, in Lancashire, celebrates its 150th anniversary. This morning there's another cause for celebration - the restoration of a century-long tradition of regular passenger services to the Isle of Man.
Derek joins the crowds gathered on the quayside to wish The
Mona's Queen bon voyage, and to discover more about the friendly folk of Fleetwood.

The BBC Radio Orchestra leader MICHAEL TOMAUN guest conductor Barry Forgie star vocalist Ruth Franks
Also on hand to keep the music flowing - Franck Thore (solo pan pipes) with the Webb Gold Orchestra, conductor MAURICE ANELU and The Ray Davies Orchestra.
Plus some classic album tracks. Producer GRAHAM BELCHERE

Contributors

Leader:
Michael Tomaun
Conductor:
Barry Forgie
Unknown:
Ruth Franks
Unknown:
Franck Thore
Conductor:
Maurice Anelu
Unknown:
Ray Davies Orchestra.

A profile in four parts of Johnny Mercer
Written and presented by Benny Green
4: Days of Wine and Roses
'Johnny and I go back a long time. The rewards of the songs that I wrote with him helped put my kids through college.'
(HENRY MANCINI)
'Moon River', 'Days of wine and roses' and 'Charade' are just three of the many hit songs written by the team of Mercer and Mancini.
Producer MEL HOUSE

Contributors

Unknown:
Johnny Mercer
Presented By:
Benny Green

Ray Alan (by permission of Lord Charles) cordially invites you to join him in a programme of voices and noises starring
Peter Goodwright , Dave Evans Brian Coshall , Hilary O'Neil Musical impressions by THE MAX HARRIS TRIO
Compiled and produced by RICHARD WILLCOX

Contributors

Unknown:
Ray Alan
Unknown:
Peter Goodwright
Unknown:
Dave Evans
Unknown:
Brian Coshall
Unknown:
Hilary O'Neil
Unknown:
Max Harris
Produced By:
Richard Willcox

The Grand Final
Mike Harding and Willie Rushton take on Graeme Garden and Barry Cryer, but lose. Order supplied by Humphrey Lyttelton
Notes supplied by Colin Sell. Booze supplied by Paul Mayhew Archer

Contributors

Panellist:
Mike Harding
Panellist:
Willie Rushton
Panellist:
Graeme Garden
Panellist:
Barry Cryer
Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
Pianist:
Colin Sell
Producer:
Paul Mayhew Archer

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