PLAY IT AGAIN: TV SERIES
Jo Brand: Sun 25 March, 8pm, BBC ONE
Stand-up comedian and broadcaster Jo Brand hasn't played the piano for years, but undaunted she takes up the challenge of learning the organ.
Jo Brand programme page
Frank Skinner: Sun 1 April, 8pm, BBC ONE
Comedian Frank Skinnner is determined to prove that there is a top-notch musician lurking inside him, and he sets himself the task of learning that notoriously difficult instrument, the banjo.
Frank Skinner programme page
Aled Jones: Sun 8 April, 8pm, BBC ONE
Aled Jones is a household name as a classical soloist and former child star. But in a bid to shake off his musically conservative image he decides to become a rock drummer.
Aled Jones programme page
Robert Winston: Sun 15 April, 8pm, BBC ONE
Top fertility expert and broadcaster Lord Robert Winston hasn't played a musical instrument for years. He's a great classical music enthusiast, but has decided it's time to let his hair down and learn to play the saxophone.
Robert Winston programme page
Diane Abbott: Sun 22 April, 8pm, BBC ONE
Member of Parliament Diane Abbott has been far too busy forging her political career to learn to play a musical instrument. But she's always dreamt of playing the piano.
Diane Abbott programme page
Bill Oddie: Mon 7 May, 7pm, BBC ONE
Wildlife enthusiast and former Goodie Bill Oddie sets out to see if he can fulfil his dream of being a rock guitarist.
Bill Oddie programme page
PLAY IT AGAIN - THE BOOK
Featuring the stories of Jo Brand, Frank Skinner, Dianne Abbott, Bill Oddie, Aled Jones and Robert Winston, Play It Again is packed with all the tips you need to get started on your own musical journey. The book costs £16.99 and is available through most commercial outlets.
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