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02/07/2011

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1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 02 July 2011

Clare Balding at Wimbledon with jazz legend Al Jarreau; poet Matt Harvey; a former Wimbledon ball-boy, and a man whose life was put on track by poet and musician Gil Scott Heron. There's a Soundsculpture of a dairy parlour and Inheritance Tracks from Blue Peter Editor Biddy Baxter.

  • BALL BOY :: BRIAN BALL

    BALL BOY :: BRIAN BALL

    Brian Ball was a ball boy at Wimbledon for 3 years in 1958, 1959 and 1960 at a time when the ball boys were provided by Goldings, a Dr Barnardo’s Home.

  • GIL SCOTT-HERON SAVED MY LIFE :: ABDUL MALIK AL NASIR

    GIL SCOTT-HERON SAVED MY LIFE :: ABDUL MALIK AL NASIR

    Abdul Malik Al Nasir was taken into care at the age of nine. At the age of 18 he was unemployed and living in a hostel. However, a chance meeting with the legendary poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron transformed his life.

  • SOUND SCULPTURE :: MILKING PARLOUR

    SOUND SCULPTURE :: MILKING PARLOUR

    Rebecca Pow recalls the sounds of the milking parlour on her parents' farm.

  • INHERITANCE TRACKS :: BIDDY BAXTER

    INHERITANCE TRACKS :: BIDDY BAXTER

    Former editor of Blue Peter, Biddy Baxter, chose 'Passing By' by Paul Robeson and the overture to 'The Marriage of Figaro' by Mozart.

  • POET :: MATT HARVEY

    POET :: MATT HARVEY

    Matt Harvey, poet, columnist and enemy of all that’s difficult and upsetting.

    Matt Harvey

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