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2/4. Jazz singer Claire Martin celebrates the centenary of the birth of songwriter and composer Harold Arlen , who died in 1986. His classics include Stormy Weather That Old Black Magic, The Man That Got Away and, famously,
Over the Rainbow. Featuring new interviews with Ed Jablonski , biographer
john Lahr and Richard Rodney Bennett , who takes to the piano to illustrate Arlen's art and style, particularly in his Cotton Club revues. Written by Adrian Edwards. Producers Adrian Edwards and Mark Rowles

Contributors

Singer:
Claire Martin
Unknown:
Harold Arlen
Unknown:
Ed Jablonski
Unknown:
John Lahr
Unknown:
Richard Rodney Bennett
Written By:
Adrian Edwards.
Producers:
Adrian Edwards
Producers:
Mark Rowles

Barry Wordsworth conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, with soprano Alison Buchanan , tenor Bonaventura Bottone and pianist Artur Pizarro , live from LSOSt Luke 's in London.
Presented by Helen Mayhew.

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Wordsworth
Soprano:
Alison Buchanan
Tenor:
Bonaventura Bottone
Pianist:
Artur Pizarro
Unknown:
Lsost Luke
Presented By:
Helen Mayhew.

A repeat of an abridged version of Evelyn Waugh 's satire, published in 1928 and read here by Rik Mayall. 2/8. A skint Pennyfeather is forced to find employment as a schoolmaster at Llanabba Castle.
Abridged by Neville Taylor

Contributors

Unknown:
Evelyn Waugh
Unknown:
Rik Mayall.
Abridged By:
Neville Taylor

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