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The Smith Lectures
4/8. Series showcasing the irreverent
Professor Emeritus Arthur Smith , who this week lectures on the canon of literature in its entirety. He articulates his lesson with archive assistance from Mohammad AN, Mel Brooks , Spike Milligan , Shappi Khorsani , Sid Kipper , Stephen Fry , Hugh Laurie and Peter Cook.
1.30 Parsons and Naylor's Pull-Out Sections
6/7. Satirical sketch series with Andy Parsons and Henry Naylor. Repeated from Thursday

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Professor Emeritus Arthur Smith
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Mel Brooks
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Spike Milligan
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Shappi Khorsani
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Sid Kipper
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Stephen Fry
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Hugh Laurie
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Peter Cook.
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Andy Parsons
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Henry Naylor.

In anticipation of tonight's 50th Eurovision Song Contest, Steve Lamacq assesses the state of popular music in France, Spain and Germany (the other three members of Eurovision's "Big Four"). Given our consistent ridiculing of continental pop, Lamacq searches for French,
Spanish and German records that might actually appeal to a British sensibility, and explores the impact of radio quotas and the attempts at cultural preservation abroad. Producer Geoff Jein

Contributors

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Steve LamacQ
Producer:
Geoff Jein

The 50th annual Eurovision, live from the Palats Sportu in Kiev. Once again Ken Bruce assesses the talent on show, including Great Britain's pop ambassador Javine, who performs Touch My Fire. The competition also airs on BBC1 from 8pm. Producer Paul Walters
Why Wogan loves Euro trash: p31

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Palats Sportu
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Ken Bruce
Producer:
Paul Walters

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