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Tanni Grey-Thompson; John McCarthy punting in Cambridge; Gary Kemp's Inheritance Tracks

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1 hour, 28 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 21 July 2012

Sian Williams and Richard Coles with paralympian Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson; former beautician Georgina Blackwell who took on a local legal battle and has just graduated with a First in Law; Azzy B who is now friends with the boy he used to bully; Peggy Chadwick who secretly took the place of her twin sister in the choir at the closing ceremony of the 1948 Olympics; John McCarthy goes punting in Cambridge; Anne Jones explains why a snuff box is the thing about her; Michael Turner describes how he's travelled the world in the footsteps of Sir Francis Drake; and pop star Gary Kemp shares his Inheritance Tracks.

Producer: Lisa Jenkinson.

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  • Inheritance Tracks

  • Image for Ian Hunter

    Ian Hunter A Nightingale Sang In Berkley Square

  • STUDIO GUEST :: TANNI GREY-THOMPSON

    STUDIO GUEST :: TANNI GREY-THOMPSON

    Paralympian champion Tanni Grey-Thompson joins Richard and Sian to talk about her upbringing, girls in sport and the upcoming Olympics.

  • THING ABOUT ME :: ANNE JONES

    THING ABOUT ME :: ANNE JONES

    Raised in care, Anne always knew that she had a living grandfather. One day, aged 18, she left her care home and went to live with him for two years before he died. She talks about his snuff box, one of her most treasured possessions.

    Photo courtesy of Naval History and Heritage Command.

  • OLYMPICS SINGER :: PEGGY CHADWICK

    OLYMPICS SINGER :: PEGGY CHADWICK

    Peggy's sister Molly sang at the Opening Ceremony of the 1948 Olympics. But when it came to the closing ceremony, Molly was unable to attend, so sent her twin sister to sing in her place. 94 year old Peggy tells us about her experience.

  • BULLYING :: AZZY B

    BULLYING :: AZZY B

    Azzy B was bullied in Primary School, and decided the best way to beat the bullies was to become one. In Secondary School he not only became a bully, but also got involved in street fighting, gangs and drugs. Now a mentor for the charity Beat Bullying, Azzy reveals what helped him get out of the bullying cycle.

  • TRAVEL :: PUNTING IN CAMBRIDGE

    TRAVEL :: PUNTING IN CAMBRIDGE

    John McCarthy goes to Cambridge to have a look at what must be the most languid mode of travel: punting.

  • LEGALLY BLONDE :: GEORGINA BLACKWELL

    LEGALLY BLONDE :: GEORGINA BLACKWELL

    Georgina was working as a beautician in Essex when she took on and beat Bellway homes over a right of access court case – without any legal training. She’s gone on to study law at University, where she has just been awarded a first class degree.

  • DRAKEING :: MICHAEL TURNER

    DRAKEING :: MICHAEL TURNER

    Michael Turner has been a Drakeologist for over 30 years. Drake-ing, as he calls it, involves travelling the world following in the footsteps of Sir Francis Drake.

    Michael Turner’s Website
  • INHERITANCE TRACKS :: GARY KEMP

    INHERITANCE TRACKS :: GARY KEMP

    Gary Kemp of Spandau Ballet chooses I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside by Mark Sheridan as the track he has inherited and A Nightingale Sang In Berkley Square by Ian Hunter to pass on to future generations.

  • 21 July 2012

    21 July 2012

    Georgina Blackwell, Richard, Tanni Grey-Thompson, Sian

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