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Producers Anne Freeman and Mark Hill


Anne Freeman
Mark Hill

Barry Norman hosts the quiz in which teams of celebrities compete to answer questions about crime-fiction books, TV, film and radio and to solve mini-murder mysteries performed by the Clueless Wonders - David Timson and Joanna Brookes. This week, Dulcie Gray and Maxim Jakubowski pit their investigative wits against Francis Matthews and Michael Winner.
A Ladbroke Radio production


Barry Norman
David Timson
Joanna Brookes.
Dulcie Gray
Maxim Jakubowski
Francis Matthews
Michael Winner.

General Booth wasn't the first person to ask the question "Why should the devil have all the good tunes?" For many years, hymn writers have set words to tunes they have heard in the street, in the fields or in the music hall.
Ian Bradley sets out to explore those that made it into the hymn books and those that are best forgotten.
Producer Clair Jaquiss


Ian Bradley
Clair Jaquiss

John Noakes explores the British love affair with the sea.
In the final programme, he visits Aberdeen, where oil has brought both wealth and danger. Here, new songs in old forms reflect the new realities.
A Rewind production


John Noakes

Late-night listening with social topics, stars and human interest stories as related by the media and the public at large.
Including at 10.45 What's
That Noise? and at 11.45 a review of tomorrow's papers. Plus the classical feature.

BBC Radio 2

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