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2 hours, 25 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 25 August 2010

Chris talked pigs with leading farmer Tony York and pasties with Cornish baker, Lucy Butters.

Jonny won the Head2Healines with a story about Bob Holness and some of you gave Christoff some tips on his "planking".

Music Played

24 items
  • Image for The Kinks

    The Kinks All Day & All Of The Night

    The Kinks - The Definitive Collection, Polygram Tv, 23

  • Image for Roy Orbison

    Roy Orbison I Drove All Night

    Now That's What I Call Music Vol.22, Now

  • Image for Lissie

    Lissie Cuckoo

    Catching A Tiger, Columbia, 8

  • Image for Fleetwood Mac

    Fleetwood Mac Oh Diane

    Fleetwood Mac - Greatest Hits, Warner Bros

  • Image for Train

    Train Hey, Soul Sister

    (CD Single), Columbia, 1


  • Image for Seal

    Seal Secret

    (CD Single), Reprise, 1

  • Image for Johnny Cash

    Johnny Cash Ring Of Fire

    Johnny Cash - Man In Black, Columbia

  • Image for Simply Red

    Simply Red A New Flame

    Simply Red Greatest Hits, East West Records

  • Image for Jack Johnson

    Jack Johnson Good People

    (CD Single), Brushfire Records

  • Image for Primal Scream

    Primal Scream Movin' On Up

    The Best Album In The World Ever!(Va), Virgin

  • Image for Maroon 5

    Maroon 5 Misery

    (CD Single), A&M, 1

  • Image for The Maisonettes

    The Maisonettes Heartache Avenue

    History Of The 80's (Various Artists), Br Music

  • Image for Cream

    Cream I Feel Free

    The Greatest Hits Of 1966, Premier

  • Image for Ike Turner

    Ike Turner and Tina Turner Nutbush City Limits

    The Greatest Hits Of 1973 (Various), EMI

  • Image for Manic Street Preachers

    Manic Street Preachers (It's Not War) Just The End Of Love

    (CD Single), Columbia, 16


    • Image for America

      America Sister Golden Hair

      America's Greatest Hits - History, Warner Bros


    • Image for Tom Petty

      Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers American Girl

      Greatest Hits, MCA

  • Image for Eliza Doolittle

    Eliza Doolittle Skinny Genes

    (CD Single), Parlophone, 1

  • Image for Marvin Gaye

    Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell The Onion Song

    Soul (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Brandon Flowers

    Brandon Flowers Crossfire

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Image for Take That

    Take That Rule The World

    (CD Single), Polydor

  • Image for The Style Council

    The Style Council Walls Come Tumbling Down

    Billy Elliot O.S.T. - Various Artists, Polydor, 13

  • Image for Frank Sinatra

    Frank Sinatra I Get A Kick Out Of You

    The Frank Sinatra Collection, EMI

  • Today's Show: This Time Next Week It Will Be September,...

    ...Which Is Basically The Beginning Of Christmas!

    Today's show was dedicated to anyone who had to remember to take something extra with them this morning

  • Pause for Thought

    From Rev'd Sharon Grenham Toze, Anglican Vicar and Prison Chaplain

    My little girl loves playing hide and seek. She’s only 3, so her hiding place is usually pretty obvious, like the middle of the floor with a blanket on her head. We have to spend a few minutes pretending we can’t see her before she shouts boo and flings off the blanket to reveal herself.

    My older kids on the other hand, have a different favourite pastime – they spend ages on social networking sites. Although I sometimes wonder if it isn’t just a grown up version of hide and seek anyway, as you post online the best pictures of yourself, and share only the wittiest one liners you can think of – a kind of blanket that you try your best never to take off.

    It’s all around us of course, people hiding themselves, and so we find ourselves wondering ‘who are you?’ and ‘are you who you say you are?’ We worry about identity fraud, we argue about X Factor contestants and auto-tuning, and just who is the Stig?

    But maybe most of all we hide ourselves –despite the stream of tweets and texts, behind the pat reply ‘yeah I’m fine thanks how are you’ – who are we? Are we who we say we are? Do we really know?

    Sometimes the amiable image at work belies the trouble we’re having at home, or the confident joker down the pub would rather cry into his beer, or the hard-working student is really the victim of a bully. And sometimes the friendly slap on the back covers up dishonesty, or animosity. We know who we are deep down, we know how much we’re hiding, and we know how hard it can be to keep it up.

    For many Christians, and certainly for me, one of the most liberating things to discover is that God knows who we are, what we’re like, and loves us all the same. Sure, we’re expected to make a change – God’s not keen on hypocrites – but it can be such a relief to throw off that blanket, and show our true colours.

  • Today's Show Starred:

    James Remer from Ashbourne who finally beat his grandad at chess

    Peggy and Dennis Hill from Herne Bay who celebrated their Blue Sapphire Wedding Anniversary

    Barbara Hodgkinson from Nottingham who knocked off for good after 34 years

    Holly Giles from Godalming who bought some chickens

    Amy Spriggs from Berkhamsted who wore removable braces

    Tessa Sinclair from Guilford who chose today's Golden Oldie

    Lucy Butters who is a baker from Martin's Dairy

    Nick and Angela Symondson from Bledlow who made today's Mega-Phone-Call

    Tony York who is one of our country's leading pig farmers

    Sam Gray from Hertfordshire who chose today's Gobsmackers

    Reverend Sharon Grenham Toze who gave us some wise words

  • Chris does his daily "plank"

    Chris does his daily "plank"


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