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Thursday - It's Gonna Be Hot Hot Hot!

3 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 05 May 2011

The show was entitled: "Do yourself a favour and put the passport away and book a nice British B&B or hotel!" and was dedicated to anyone whose booked to go to the Mediterranean this weekend, because once again it's going to be hotter here than it is there!

Archie Salmon aged 6 from Eastbourne is sending his art work to a gallery for an exhibition and he will return tomorrow to mark it out of ten!

Today's Mystery Guest was Charlie Fink, lead singer of Noah and the Whale.

Music Played

27 items
  • Image for The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones Satisfaction

    The Rolling Stones - Remastered, Abkco

  • Image for The Pierces

    The Pierces Glorious

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Big Screen Belter

    • Image for Neil Young

      Neil Young After The Goldrush

      Neil Young - After The Gold Rush, Reprise, 2

  • Image for Gibson Brothers

    Gibson Brothers Cuba

    Latin Fever (Various Artists), Universal Music

  • Image for Travis

    Travis Turn

    (CD Single), Independiente

  • Image for ABBA

    ABBA Ring Ring

    Abba, Polydor

  • Image for Ron Sexsmith

    Ron Sexsmith Get In Line

    (CD Single), Cooking Vinyl, 1

  • Image for Duran Duran

    Duran Duran The Reflex

    Now 1984 (Various Artists), Now, 6

  • Image for Vanessa Paradis

    Vanessa Paradis Joe Le Taxi

    (CD Single), Now

  • Image for Coldplay

    Coldplay Yellow

    Glorious (Various Artists), Columbia

  • Moira's Golden Oldie

    • Image for Billy Fury

      Billy Fury Halfway To Paradise

      The Billy Fury Hit Parade, London, 2

  • Image for Joe Stilgoe

    Joe Stilgoe I Like This One

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Plastic Bertrand

    Plastic Bertrand Ca Plane Pour Moi

    VirginMegaMusic Totally 80's (Var), Rhino

  • Image for Madonna

    Madonna Don't Tell Me

    (CD Single), Maverick, 16

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles Lady Madonna

    The Beatles - 1, Apple, 5

  • Image for Elbow

    Elbow Open Arms

    (CD Single), Fiction, 1

  • Image for Mary Chapin Carpenter

    Mary Chapin Carpenter I Feel Lucky

    Mary-Chapin Carpenter - Come On Come, Columbia

  • Image for Stevie Wonder

    Stevie Wonder For Once In My Life

    Stevie Wonder Greatest Hits Vol.2, Motown

  • Image for Roxy Music

    Roxy Music Love Is The Drug

    Bryan Ferry/Roxy Music - Street Life, Eg

  • Image for Noah and the Whale

    Noah and the Whale Tonight's The Kind Of Night

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Tom Waits

    Tom Waits Downtown Train

    Smoke O.S.T. (Various Artists), Polydor

  • Gobsmackers

  • Image for Michael Sembello

    Michael Sembello Maniac

    Flashdance O.S.T. (Various Artists), VIRGIN

  • Image for Barry Manilow

    Barry Manilow Bring On Tomorrow

    15 Minutes

  • Image for Paul Simon

    Paul Simon Graceland

    The Paul Simon Anthology (Disc 2), Warner Bros, 1

  • Image for The Alarm

    The Alarm Rain In The Summertime

    The Best Of The Alarm & Mike Peters, Irs

  • Pause For Thought

    From Baroness Neuberger DBE, known to PFT as Rabbi Julia:

    "After the Royal Wedding, we Brits took to our garden - those of us lucky enough to have one. Wherever you looked, garden centres were full, people were leaning out of windows doing their window boxes, frail older people were heaving bags of compost, and most of us had dirty fingernails.

    Now, we know about the British obsession with gardening. We know too that Bank Holidays and fine weather bring us out into garden centres in our droves. What we know less about is gardening’s hugely beneficial effect. When we’ve lost a beloved partner, parent, or friend, many of us take to grubbing up the earth as if our lives depended on it - whether because we see new life coming as a life has ended, or because working the soil helps to soothe the agony of grief.

    There is growing evidence that gardening helps people with depression, too. It lifts the spirits. Very frail people with complex needs seem to get calmer when gardening, even if it’s only a pot or two. The King’s Fund’s Enhancing the Healing Environment programme for hospitals and hospices and the work of Maggie’s Centres for people with cancer have produced many much loved gardens, where patients recharge their spirits and find calm of mind. And that’s what this is about. Gardening, plants, getting our hands dirty, watching things grow, lifts the spirits. It gives us, for want of a better term, a ‘spiritual high’.

    Our ancestors knew a thing or two about gardens. In the Bible, Adam and Eve hear the voice of God as they are walking in garden in the cool of the day. In the Song of Songs, we read “Let my beloved come into his garden, and eat his pleasant fruits.” A gorgeous picture. Gardens are restorative, spiritual, and healing places.

    Gardening may be a British obsession, but perhaps that’s because we’ve learned a thing or two about how we human beings achieve spiritual ease, without talking about it."

  • Do Yourself A Favour - Put The Passport Away And Book Into A British B&B!

    Today's show was dedicated to anyone whose booked to go to the Mediterranean this weekend because it's going to be hotter here than it is there!

  • Today's show starred:

    Nicola Williams from Somerset who chose the Big Screen Belter

    Toby Smith from the Isle of Lewis who has been doing a 4 year apprenticeship on rocket science

    Linda Jones from Horsham celebrates her 27th wedding anniversary

    Nick Sellick from Winchester is 50 years old today

    Tilly Whitehead from Huddersfield went to the Hairy Bikers show yesterday

    Archie Salmon from Eastbourne is sending his artwork into an Art Gallery

    Fiona Day, Jo Whiley's producer told us what happened on this day

    Sandra Bunce from Berkshire chose the Golden Oldie

    Charlie Fink, lead singer of Noah And The Whale was today's Mystery Guest

    Tom Mcloud from Ayr chose the Gobsmackers

    Rabbi Julia gave us reason to Pause for Thought


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