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09/04/2010

Duration:
2 hours, 25 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 09 April 2010

Today's show was dedicated to any men who have been left by a wife or girlfriend who took their Bob Marley records and satellite dish in the process, and was entitled "No Woman, No Cry".

Phil Gwilliam announced on the Mega-Phone-Call that he has been offered a small part in a film called 'Grid Iron UK'. It has a 2-million-pound budget and is produced by David Soul!

The Mystery guest was Vince Walduck, British National Gymnastics Coach and Head of The Heathrow Gymnastics Club who announced that next week's Sporting Challenge is Gymnastics!

Music Played

25 items
  • Image for New Radicals

    New Radicals You Get What You Give

    (CD Single), MCA

  • Image for Jackson Browne

    Jackson Browne Doctor My Eyes

    The Next Voice You Hear - Jackson Bro, Elektra

  • Image for Empire of the Sun

    Empire of the Sun We Are The People

    (CD Single), Virgin, 1

  • Image for The Pretenders

    The Pretenders Brass In Pocket

    The Female Touch 2 (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for Scouting for Girls

    Scouting for Girls This Ain't A Love Song

    (CD Single), Epic, 1

  • Moira's Golden Oldie

    • Image for Henry Mancini

      Henry Mancini Baby Elephant Walk

      Off Your Box: Music To Watch TV By, Wrasse Records

  • Image for OutKast

    OutKast Hey Ya!

    Outkast - Speakerboxxx, Arista

  • Image for The Byrds

    The Byrds Turn! Turn! Turn!

    Turn! Turn! Turn!, Columbia

  • Image for Francis Rossi

    Francis Rossi Faded Memory

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Fats Domino

    Fats Domino Ain't That A Shame

    That's Rock'n'Roll (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Sammy Davis Jr.

    Sammy Davis Jr. The Candy Man

    Hits Of 1971 & 1972 (Various Artists), Polydor

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Are You Ready For Love

    (CD Single), Southern Fried

  • Image for Neil Diamond

    Neil Diamond Cracklin' Rosie

    Neil Diamond - The Ultimate Collectio, Columbia/Mca

  • Image for Spin Doctors

    Spin Doctors Two Princes

    Driving Rock (Various Artists), Global Records & Tapes

  • Image for Ben's Brother

    Ben's Brother What If I?

    (CD Single), Flat Cap Records, 1

  • Image for The Four Seasons

    The Four Seasons and Frankie Valli The Night

    Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - Ve, Polygram Tv, 9

  • Image for Andreas Johnson

    Andreas Johnson Glorious

    Glorious (Various Artists), Columbia

  • Gobsmackers #1

    • Image for Morrissey

      Morrissey Suedehead

      Now 11, Part 1 (Various Artists), Parlophone

  • Gobsmackers #2

    • Image for T. Rex

      T. Rex Metal Guru

      The Greatest Hits Of 1972 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Corinne Bailey Rae

    Corinne Bailey Rae Paris Nights/New York Mornings

    (CD Single), Virgin, 1

  • Image for Starship

    Starship We Built This City

    Now 1985 (Various Artists), Now, 1

  • Image for Daryl Hall

    Daryl Hall and John Oates Rich Girl

    Looking Back - The Best Of Hall & Oat, BMG

  • Image for Everything but the Girl

    Everything but the Girl Missing (Remix)

    Passion (Various Artists), Universal

  • Image for The Crystals

    The Crystals Then He Kissed Me

    The Best Of The Crystals, Phil Spector Int

  • Image for Meat Loaf

    Meat Loaf Los Angeloser

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • The Sporting Challenge - Skiing

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  • Pause For Thought

    From Christina Rees, Writer, Broadcaster and Member of the General Synod

    I’m actually one of those people that like to mark the seasons. I like the feeling of washing winter woollies and hats and scarves and putting them away and bringing out other clothes for spring and summer. Part of the great thing about this time of year is that now with more daylight it feels as if several hours have been added onto the days!
    I love to spring clean!

    Earlier this week I tackled one of the rooms in our house – basically it’s a cupboard and storeroom for hanging coats and jackets and for keeping things like old, but still usable plastic bags, spare mugs, flower vases, brooms, shoe polish, you get the picture! It had got so I could hardly walk across the floor.
    So I had a big clearout and sorted everything into three different piles: things to throw out, then things to take to a charity shop, and finally, the things to keep.

    It felt very cathartic – that liberating, lightening feeling of clearing and cleaning things, of paring down, and of making order where there had been chaos.

    It wasn’t only a material purge, but it also had a really positive effect on how I felt inside: by the end of the day I felt much more positive and energetic, much brighter and lighter and more sorted. Now when I walk into the room it’s a pleasure! I know where everything is, everything is clean and shiny and I no longer get that reproachful, guilty feeling I used to.

    It was so simple yet so profound and so obvious once I did something about it. What was outside and around me was affecting me on the inside – and I suspect that what goes on inside me also affects and determines the orderliness, or otherwise, of my surroundings. Cleaning up mess and clearing out junk isn’t just for houses – it can be for our hearts and minds and spirits as well.

  • Today's show was entitled "No Woman No Sky"

    Today's show was dedicated to any man who has been left by a wife or girlfriend who also took all their Bob Marley records and satellite dish in the process.

  • Today's Show starred:

    James Saddington from Northfield who is leaving home today

    Lynn Mann from County Durham who reaches her half century

    Jacqueline Smith and David Williams from Letchworth who are getting married today

    Anya Bartlett from Aylesbury who got three new chickens

    Matthew Gee from Kent who is going on the Orient Express with his Nan & Grandad

    Angela Butler from Powys who chose the Golden Oldie

    Phil Gwilliam from St Helens who made today's Mega-Phone-Call

    Vince Wadluck, British National Gymnastics Coach who was the Mystery Guest

    Rob from Oxford who chose the Gobsmackers

    Christina Rees who gave us reason to Pause For Thought

    Sean Sheehan from Birmingham said "hhheeelllloooo"

    Lawn Daley from Surrey said "Hello"

    Keith Parfett from Keighley said "Why hello!"

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