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With The Organist Entertains. Popular organ recordings, including classics and standards. PHONE [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) for details and information of organ clubs and societies.
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2/3. Comic actor Rob Brydon traces the history of situation comedy in order to assess its relevance as a social and cultural barometer. He talks to the creators of some of the more successful and significant sitcoms, and attempts to get at what the writers really had in mind when devising these shows. This work themed instalment recalls The Phil Silvers Show (1955), Steptoe and Son (1962), Dad's Army (1968), On the Buses (1969), Are You Being Served? (1972), Porridge (1973), Fawlty Towers (1975), The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976), Hide-Hi! (1980), Yes Minister (1980), Father Ted (1995), The Office (2001) and other popular favourites.


Rob Brydon

3/18. Contemporary jazz series in which the innovative saxophonist airs live music and new releases. Tonight's guest is rising-star pianist Robert Glasper. Plus tracks by Killer Shrimp, Chris Hunter ,
DJ Logic and unsigned Toronto-based artist Sarah Jerrom.


Robert Glasper.
Chris Hunter
Sarah Jerrom.

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