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Poor Adele got cut short

2 hours, 59 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 22 February 2012

The papers are awash with natter about the controversial cutting-off of Adele during her speech at the BRIT awards, so we take your Top Tenuous to ITV

Eight-year-old Zoe Bristow from Wimbledon told us all about making some flippin' yummy pancakes for the first time yesterday.

And the ever-so-symmetrical Colin Jackson is on the phone...

Music Played

30 items
  • Image for U2

    U2 Desire

    U2 - The Best Of 1980-1990, Island

  • Image for Marcus Collins

    Marcus Collins Seven Nation Army

    (CD Single), RCA, 1

  • Image for Marilyn Monroe

    Marilyn Monroe I Wanna Be Loved By You

    Sentimental Journey (Various Artists), Dino, 39

  • Image for The Jam

    The Jam Beat Surrender

    Now 1983 - The Millennium Series, EMI

  • Image for The Box Tops

    The Box Tops The Letter

    Rediscover The 60's-With A Little Hel, Old Gold

  • Image for Tom Jones

    Tom Jones and Stereophonics Mama Told Me Not To Come

    (CD Single), Gut Records

  • Image for The Boo Radleys

    The Boo Radleys Wake Up Boo!

    Various Artists - Untitled, Global Records & Tapes

  • Image for Gotye

    Gotye and Kimbra Somebody That I Used To Know

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for The Police

    The Police Walking On The Moon

    The Very Best Of The Police, A&M

  • Image for The Stranglers

    The Stranglers Skin Deep

    Me Without You O.S.T. - Various, Columbia

  • Image for Chubby Checker

    Chubby Checker Let's Twist Again

    (Single), Columbia

  • Image for Bruce Springsteen

    Bruce Springsteen We Take Care Of Our Own

    (CD Single), Columbia, 25

  • Image for Adele

    Adele Someone Like You

    21, XL, 1

  • Image for Ed Sheeran

    Ed Sheeran Lego House

    (CD Single), Asylum, 1

  • Image for Bruno Mars

    Bruno Mars Just The Way You Are (Amazing)

    Now That's What I Call Music 77 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for Blur

    Blur Parklife

    (CD Single), Parlophone

  • Image for Blur

    Blur Girls And Boys

    Now 28 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for Jodie Marie

    Jodie Marie I Got You

    Mountain Echo, Decca, 1

  • Image for Georgie Fame

    Georgie Fame and Blue Flames Yeh Yeh

    20 Beat Classics, Polydor

  • Image for Coldplay

    Coldplay Paradise

    (CD Single), Parlophone, 1

  • Image for Rod Stewart

    Rod Stewart Maggie May

    The Best Of Rod Stewart, Warner Bros

  • Image for Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

    Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Dream On

    (CD Single), Sour Mash, 1

  • Image for Bon Jovi

    Bon Jovi Livin' On A Prayer

    Music Of The Millennium (Various), Universal Music Tv, 1

  • Image for Dusty Springfield

    Dusty Springfield Son Of A Preacher Man

    The All Time Greatest Movie Songs, Columbia/Sony Tv

  • Image for The Doors

    The Doors Break On Through (To The Other Side)

    The All Time Greatest Rock Songs ..., Columbia

  • Image for R.E.M.

    R.E.M. The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite

    R.E.M. - Automatic For The People, Warner Bros

  • Image for Tasmin Archer

    Tasmin Archer Sleeping Satellite

    Woman (Various Artists), Polygram Tv/Sony Tv

  • Image for Dennis Waterman

    Dennis Waterman I Could Be So Good For You

    Drivetime 3 (Various Artists), Dino

  • Image for Todd Rundgren

    Todd Rundgren I Saw The Light

    My Girl (Original 1992 Film S/Track), Epic

  • Image for Lady Antebellum

    Lady Antebellum Dancin' Away With My Heart

    Own The Night, Parlophone, 1

  • Pause For Thought

    Nick Baines, the Bishop of Bradford.

    Last weekend my eighteen-month old grandson, Ben, was with us in Bradford. With his parents, obviously. The previous week Ben had been sick all over me, but I still love him.
    Anyway, what's interesting is watching him grow and begin to spread his wings. He charges round our house - which is made for charging round - and is now learning how to be naughty. He has that look in his eye that says: "You're not going to like this, but I'll do it anyway and see how far I can push you." it's brilliant - that sort of thing is written into a little boy's job description.
    The reason this is on my mind just now is that today is Ash Wednesday and the first day of Lent - which comes from Jesus mirroring Israel centuries before and spending forty days and nights in the desert wondering what life was all about really.
    What happened to Jesus was that, stripped of all the distractions that even an Internet-free first century Palestine offered, he had to face himself, what really drove him, how far he would really go in taking seriously the vocation he believed was his. OK, he's tired, cold and hungry. Then the voice in his head says: "So, you're really not interested in the short cut to glory and fame? Really? Why go through all the suffering when you don't need to?" It actually is really hard: "You - of all people - don't need to go hungry! Just turn this stone into bread and get fed. Put your own material needs first. Come on - don't be so hard on yourself!"
    I think Jesus knew this wasn't the sort of stuff to prepare him for a cross.
    But the connection here between him and us and Lent is simply that if we take the time and make the space to drill down deep into our own choices and motivations, we might find it both uncomfortably challenging... and extremely profitable.

  • Wouldn't It Be Good If Youth Happened A Bit Later On In Life.

    Today's show is dedicated to all future Adele's and Ed Sheeran's writing songs in their bedrooms, practising their instruments and enjoying all that hair.

  • Today's Show Stars:

    Jo Eaton from Surrey who chooses our Big Screen Belter.

    Helen Swain from Chesterfield who is celebrating World Thinking Day.

    Tonia and Charlotte from Shropshire who are making Olympic-themed peg dollies.

    Pam Spivey and Lin Paton from Wales who are celebrating a double-bubble-birthday.

    Sonia Deol from the Asian Network who gives us a history lesson.

    Simon Davies from Leeds who gobsmacks us.

    Colin Jackson from the athletics who tells us he's not that symmetrical...

    Nick Baines, the Bishop of Bradford, who shares some wise words.


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