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Including at 10.00 the eight contenders for the Great
British Song Contest. You can vote for your choice of winning song during the programme - phone numbers are listed on BBC1 at 8pm, when there's another chance to hear the entries performed

Sarah Kennedy chairs the quiz show about bestselling books and authors. Joining her is regular guest Maurice Leonard with Frances Edmonds
, Lauren Henderson and Helen Lederer.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sarah Kennedy
Unknown:
Maurice Leonard
Unknown:
Frances Edmonds
Unknown:
Lauren Henderson
Unknown:
Helen Lederer.

From the Grand
Theatre, Swansea, a special edition of the programme in celebration of St David - patron saint of Wales. Robin Stapleton conducts the BBC Concert
Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday , with guest singers Beverley Humphreys and Jason Howard , and the Treorchy Male Choir conducted by John Jenkins. Introduced by Robin Boyle. Producer Alan Boyd
At 8.20, during the interval, Sean Street explores some of the writing inspired by the Land of the Red Dragon as he walks in Wales in the literary company of Edward Thomas , W H Davies ,
Frances Kilvert and George Borrow.
Producer Elizabeth Funning

Contributors

Unknown:
Wales. Robin Stapleton
Unknown:
Martin Loveday
Singers:
Beverley Humphreys
Singers:
Jason Howard
Conducted By:
John Jenkins.
Introduced By:
Robin Boyle.
Producer:
Alan Boyd
Unknown:
Sean Street
Unknown:
Edward Thomas
Unknown:
H Davies
Unknown:
Frances Kilvert
Unknown:
George Borrow.
Producer:
Elizabeth Funning

Radio 2 Arts Programme On this St David's Day,
Aled Jones investigates the ups and downs of the singing voice in Wales.
Among those giving their opinions are tenor Dennis O'Neil , as he rehearses at the Welsh National Opera, baritone Jason Howard , toning up and tuning up at the gymnasium, and mezzo soprano Della Jones , who wants to rap without damaging her voice. Also, auditioning for the BBC
National Chorus of Wales, and what separates a good singer from a great one? Plus developing the vocal chords at the Welsh College of Music and Drama.
Producer Alison Quinn

Contributors

Unknown:
Aled Jones
Tenor:
Dennis O'Neil
Baritone:
Jason Howard
Soprano:
Della Jones
Producer:
Alison Quinn

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