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5/6. Smokey Robinson pays tribute to Motown soul singer Marvin Gaye.

A look at the more difficult aspects of Gaye's persona - self-doubt, excessive drug-taking, violence and marital tensions. With biographer Steve Turner, Motown historian Sharon Davis, and musical director of Marvin's last tour, Gordon Banks.

Contributors

Presenter:
Smokey Robinson
Interviewee:
Steve Turner
Interviewee:
Sharon Davis
Interviewee:
Gordon Banks

4/5. Keith Waterhouse 's novel about a complex young fantasist, read by Stephen Tompkinson.
Billy's lies and tricks are discovered and he plans an escape to London. Abridged by Elizabeth Bradbury

Contributors

Unknown:
Keith Waterhouse
Read By:
Stephen Tompkinson.
Abridged By:
Elizabeth Bradbury

From Southwark Cathedral in London, Roger Royle presents a meditation for
Good Friday. With Stainer's Crucifixion - in a new orchestration by Barry Rose - performed by Huddersfield Choral Society and the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted byOwain Arwel Hughes. With readings by Hannah Waterman.
Producer Philip Billson

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Royle
Unknown:
Barry Rose
Conducted Byowain:
Arwel Hughes.
Unknown:
Hannah Waterman.
Producer:
Philip Billson

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