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2 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 09 September 2010

Jeremy discusses spending cuts, after a report says that Teesside will be hit much harder than anywhere else. We also hear about the murder of a budgerigar, and we talk about the sad death of David Cameron's father. Finally, we launch Radio 2's 'Poetry That Saved My Life'.

Music Played

13 items
  • Image for Howard Jones

    Howard Jones New Song

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Parlophone

  • Image for Johnny Cash

    Johnny Cash Ring Of Fire

    Johnny Cash - Man In Black, Columbia

  • Image for a-ha

    a-ha a-ha - Butterfly Butterfly (The Last Hurrah)

    (CD Single), Rhino, 1

  • Image for Imelda May

    Imelda May Mayhem

    (CD Single), Decca, 1

  • Image for The Police

    The Police Spirits In The Material World

    The Police - Message In A Box (Cd 3), A&M

  • Image for Nick Lowe

    Nick Lowe I Love The Sound Of Breaking Glass

    The Best Of Nick Lowe, Demon Records, 6

  • Image for Fleet Foxes

    Fleet Foxes Mykonos

    (CD Single), Bella Union, 1

  • Image for Marvin Gaye

    Marvin Gaye How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You

    The Very Best Of Marvin Gaye, Motown

  • Image for Manfred Mann's Earth Band

    Manfred Mann's Earth Band Blinded By The Light

    Drivetime 3 (Various Artists), Dino

  • Image for The Cars

    The Cars Drive

    The Greatest Love (Various Artists), Telstar

  • Image for Eurythmics

    Eurythmics Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)

    Our Friends Electric (Various Artists, Telstar

  • Image for Harper Simon

    Harper Simon Berkeley Girl

    New York, Tulsi Records, 10

  • Image for Alicia Keys

    Alicia Keys Empire State Of Mind (Part II) Broken Down

    The Element Of Freedom, Sony Music, 14

  • Spending Cuts

    Spending Cuts

    As the government get closer to deciding where the public spending axe will fall, a report says that Teesside will be hit much harder than anywhere else.

    Find out more here.
  • Budgerigar Murder

    Budgerigar Murder

    We enter the murky world of budgerigar breeding, following the murder of a champion bird.

    Find out more here.
  • David Cameron

    David Cameron

    David Cameron arrives just in time to spend the last moments with his father.

    Find out more here.
  • Radio 2 Poetry

    Radio 2 Poetry

    We launch Radio 2's "Poetry That Changed My life"


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