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To launch Radio 2's new monthly Life 2 Live initiative, psychotherapist Brett Kahr joins Jeremy Vine and asks, "Is Britain happy?" Listeners may put questions by email, on the Radio 2 website, or by phoning the helpline on [number removed].

Contributors

Unknown:
Brett Kahr
Unknown:
Jeremy Vine

4/4. Stuart Maconie discovers how Ray Charles survived the 1970s and re-emerged as the grand old man of soul in the 1980s and 90s. Contributors include biographer Michael Lydon, producer Jerry Wexler and Ray Charles himself.

Contributors

Presenter:
Stuart Maconie
Subject/Interviewee:
Ray Charles
Interviewee:
Michael Lydon
Interviewee:
Jerry Wexler

Brian Kay presents a concert recorded at the Mermaid, London, featuring the BBC Concert
Orchestra conducted by Robin Stapleton , with special guests
Janis Kelly (soprano), Sean Ruane (tenor) and Alistair Young (piano).

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Kay
Conducted By:
Robin Stapleton
Soprano:
Janis Kelly
Soprano:
Sean Ruane
Soprano:
Alistair Young

Rik Mayall reads an abridged version of Evelyn Waugh 's controversial social satire.
4/8. Captain Grimes has an unlikely union with the headmaster's daughter and then receives an offer that he finds very hard to refuse. Abridged by Neville Teller

Contributors

Unknown:
Rik Mayall
Unknown:
Evelyn Waugh
Abridged By:
Neville Teller

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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