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The antidote to panel games, from the Assembly Rooms, Bath. With
Humphrey Lyttelton , Willie Rushton , Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden and Paul Merton.
Colin Sell is at the piano.
Producer Jon Naismith
Originally broadcast on Radio 4

Contributors

Unknown:
Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown:
Willie Rushton
Unknown:
Barry Cryer
Unknown:
Graeme Garden
Unknown:
Paul Merton.
Unknown:
Colin Sell
Producer:
Jon Naismith

The second of two programmes in which Hank Wangford goes to America to hear the stories behind his favourite railroad songs. This week, he hops on a train to New Orleans and plays his favourite railroad songs from the South. In Mississippi he finds out about hobos, rambling men and the greatest singer of train songs, Jimmy Rodgers.
A Takeaway production

Contributors

Unknown:
Hank Wangford
Songs:
Jimmy Rodgers.

The monthly series in which Miles Kington reviews books about music. On the eve of Radio 2's Country Season, David Allan discusses a new biography of Hank Williams with its author Colin Escott ,
David Collings and Kristin Milward read poems from Sweet Nothings, an anthology of verse about American rock
'n' roll, and Miles delivers his verdict on Jelly Roll, Bix and Hoagy, the story of the Gennett record company. Producer Dave Shannon

Contributors

Unknown:
David Allan
Unknown:
Hank Williams
Unknown:
Colin Escott
Unknown:
David Collings
Unknown:
Kristin Milward
Producer:
Dave Shannon

Ken Bruce introduces the first of five episodes from the classic comedy, Dad's Army. In The Great White Hunter, a missing parachute seems to have been made into ladies knickers! Can the Home
Guard get to the bottom of things?
Written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft
Producer Barry Littlechild Rpt

Contributors

Introduces:
Ken Bruce
Written By:
Jimmy Perry
Written By:
David Croft
Producer:
Barry Littlechild Rpt

A feast for lovers of the great American musical, including extracts from
Guys and Dolls, Cabaret, Hello Dolly, A Chorus Line, Follies and Mame. Starring Joan Savage , Mary Carewe , Peter Edbrook ,
Derek Chessor , the Stephen Hill Singers and the BBC Big
Band and Strings, conducted by Grant Hossack.
Introduced by David Jacobs. Producer John Langridge Rpt Including at 8.20 Top of the Hops
Malcolm Laycock examines some of the shows that didn't quite make it.

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Savage
Unknown:
Mary Carewe
Unknown:
Peter Edbrook
Unknown:
Derek Chessor
Singers:
Stephen Hill
Conducted By:
Grant Hossack.
Introduced By:
David Jacobs.
Producer:
John Langridge
Unknown:
Malcolm Laycock

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