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Today, family, friends and stars gather together in All Souls' Chuch, Langham
Place, London, to celebrate the life of Roy Castle , one of our most popular entertainers. Chris Stuart describes the scene.
Producer James Whitbourn

Contributors

Unknown:
Roy Castle
Unknown:
Chris Stuart
Producer:
James Whitbourn

in Castle's on the Air
Highlights from the popular 1970s show, in which Roy sings with the famous
Northern Radio Orchestra - and the infamous Castle
Choir, and has fun with all the regular characters. As usual Breadline Productions offer their version of a major classic. With Roy are Mike Burton , Eli Woods and Jacqueline Clarke.
A Mike Craig production

Contributors

Unknown:
Mike Burton
Unknown:
Eli Woods
Unknown:
Jacqueline Clarke.
Unknown:
Mike Craig

Paul James presents some of the best European folk bands recorded during their visits to Britain. The series begins with German group
La Rotta who were recorded at the Edinburgh Harp
Festival. They feature hurdygurdy, accordeon, bagpipes, sax, flute, guitar and harp in music that's a mixture of traditional German and early music influences.

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul James
Unknown:
La Rotta

The rolling hills and flowing rivers of the Borders are often neglected by songwriters as well as by visitors to Scotland who favour the better known
Highlands. St Andrew 's Day, Scotland's national day, is celebrated by an exploration in words and music of the Border river, the Tweed.
Producers Dave Batchelor and Declan Lynch

Contributors

Unknown:
St Andrew
Producers:
Dave Batchelor
Producers:
Declan Lynch

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