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12.00 Desmond Canington with Radio 2 All-Time Greats
2.00pm Benny Green
3.00 David Jacobs with Sounds Easy
4.00 Serenade in Brass
In the second of six programmes, Frank Renton presents the Wallace Collection, formed and directed by trumpet virtuoso John Wallace.
This highly respected brass group perform a selection of Spanish and Latin-American rarities.
4.30 Sing Something Simple with the Cliff Adams
Singers, accompanied by Jack Emblow. Rpt
5.00 Charlie Chester with Sunday Soapbox
During the programme, call (0121) [number removed].

Contributors

Unknown:
Desmond Canington
Unknown:
David Jacobs
Unknown:
Frank Renton
Unknown:
John Wallace.
Singers:
Cliff Adams
Accompanied By:
Jack Emblow.
Unknown:
Charlie Chester

Melodies for You featuring guitarist
Mark Ashford , Radio 2's Young Musician 1994, who plays a selection of specially recorded music including
Bach's Gavotte en Rondeau and Valseanna from
Aquarelle by the Assad Brothers.

Contributors

Guitarist:
Mark Ashford

Roger Royle presents a special programme for
Pentecost from the Holy
Cross Church in the African township of Nyanga, Cape Town, South Africa. Joining the choir of Holy Cross are the choirs of St Mary
Magdalene, Guguletu; St Peter 's, Kyayalitscha; and the Langa Adult Choir. The hymns and songs are sung in the local language,
Xhosa, and include Spirit of Mercy, Truth and Love and traditional Pentecost choruses.

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Royle
Unknown:
St Mary
Unknown:
St Peter

Michael Simkins, currently playing Philip in the BBC1 drama series Castles, has been a fan of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company ever since seeing them perform The Mikado as a 15-year-old in Brighton.
He looks back at the 100 or so years of the company's fortunes, playing excerpts from many of their recordings of Gilbert and Sullivan, with reminiscences from some of their greatest stars.

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Simkins
Producer:
Stella Hanson

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More