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Spend the night with the Dark Lord, who will be keeping you laughing with his witty conversation interspersed with a great mix of music. If you are looking for a reason not to go to sleep, then look no further; the Best Time of the Day show is here to keep you entertained through the night with a great selection of music and Alex's witty chat. This morning, Alex asks if you've had to explain something old to someone young in "Maybe It's Because I'm a Dinosaur", have you seen someone take a funny photo in "Snap, Cackle and What?" and there's Fred Slippage with "Do Men Where Gloves?" It's all about the bright side on the dark side of the day. There's a chance to get inducted into the 4.15 One-Off Canteen, and Pause for Thought at 3.20am. From Lester's Library there's the new one from RJ Thompson and something forgotten from The Georgia Satellites. The Listener's Library track is a lost single from Billy Fury courtesy of Harry Barrett from Three Counties. There is another track from the Album of the Week by Lindisfarne, plus a play for the Record of the Week from Bryan Ferry. Buffoons are go!

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Wed 12 Jan 2011 02:00

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