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Regional Variations (2)

Desmond shares some good tunes, some unexpected ones and a few you may never have heard before. He goes boldly into space with a science fiction theme. Show more

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Nigel Ogden With The Organist Entertains.

BBC Radio 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 2

Nigel Ogden with entertaining pieces from the organ world. Music to lift the spirits with contributions from the pen of Barry Manilow, and a party piece from the archives. Show more

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He's Not the Messiah, He's a Very Naughty Boy

BBC Radio 2

Comedian Sanjeev Bhaskar celebrates Monty Python's The Life of Brian, looking at the film's origins, the shoot in Tunisia and its controversial afterlife. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

That Western Swing Thing

BBC Radio 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 2

Ray Benson looks at the importance of radio in western swing's success and the genre's heyday in the 1940s, including the different sound developed by Hollywood's Spade Cooley. Show more

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