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04/07/2008

Presented by John Wilson.

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On the eve of a major new exhibition at the British Museum in London, John visits Rome to explore the legacy of the enigmatic emperor Hadrian.

Some of the world's leading architects have submitted jelly-buildings for a special Architectural Jelly Banquet being held tonight at The London Festival Of Architecture. Architecture critic Hugh Pearman assesses the entries.

Pentangle were one of the shining lights in the modernisation of British folk music in the 1960s. Their sound blends traditional ballads, blues, jazz and pop, often incorporating different genres in the same piece. John talks to guitarist Bert Jansch and bass player Danny Thompson about why they decided to reform and how it feels to be performing together more than forty years after their debut.

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Fri 4 Jul 2008 19:15

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