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Barry McGuigan, Tattoo guerrilla report, Zeb Soanes on his path to recovery after suffering a paralysed vocal chord.

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

Suzy Klein and Richard Coles with boxer Barry McGuigan. Radio 4's Zeb Soanes on his path to recovery after suffering a paralysed vocal chord. Inheritance Tracks from Leo Sayer, update from Hazel Parry on her trip to the Congo where her parents were murdered in the sixties. Foundling Andrew Rowan on finding out about his roots and making contact with his half brother Ronnie Finlayson, a guerrilla report on the tattoo industry, John McCarthy takes a barge on the Trent and Mersey canal, World Open Water Swimming Woman of the year Anne Marie Ward.
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson.

  • STUDIO GUEST :: BARRY MCGUIGAN

    STUDIO GUEST :: BARRY MCGUIGAN

    Richard and Suzy talk to former featherweight champion of the world, Barry McGuigan about his father, his hands and mashed potato.

    Barry McGuigan – official website
  • SYD RICHARDSON :: STOWAWAY

    SYD RICHARDSON :: STOWAWAY

    JP Devlin talks to Syd Richardson who ran away with his sister from Hertfordshire to the Outer Hebrides using three trains, a four-hour ferry ride and a bus to reach their grandparents' home.

  • ZEB SOANES :: THROAT PROBLEM

    ZEB SOANES :: THROAT PROBLEM

    Radio 4 continuity announcer Zebedee Soanes discusses his voice and the paralysed vocal cord that has affected his work.

    Zebedee Soanes on Radio 4
  • CONGO SIBLINGS :: UPDATE

    CONGO SIBLINGS :: UPDATE

    Earlier this year, Hazel and her brother Steve talked to Richard about the murder of their parents and younger brother by rebels in the Congo in 1964. Having returned to the Congo, Hazel talks to Richard about her visit the site where her family were killed.

  • TRAVEL :: BARGING ON THE TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL

    TRAVEL :: BARGING ON THE TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL

    John McCarthy takes a narrow boat trip with a group of comedians who are travelling to the Edinburgh festival by canal.

  • ANDREW ROWAN :: FOUNDLING

    ANDREW ROWAN :: FOUNDLING

    On the day after his mother’s death Andrew Rowan discovered that he was abandoned as a baby and adopted. He talks to Suzy about the search for his birth family and the secrets he uncovered.

  • PAT AND BRENDA :: TATTOOS

    PAT AND BRENDA :: TATTOOS

    Anna Bailey chats to Pat Essex who is 73 years old and her friend Brenda O’Reilly who turns 70 next week whilst they have their first tattoos.

  • INHERITANCE TRACKS :: LEO SAYER

    INHERITANCE TRACKS :: LEO SAYER

    Singer Leo Sayer chooses Rave On by Buddy Holly as the track he has inherited and Blowin’ In The Wind by Bob Dylan as the song he would like to pass on to future generations.

    Leo Sayer - offcial website
  • 28 July 2012

    28 July 2012

    Hazel King, Richard, Andrew Rowan, Suzy Klein, Zeb Soanes, Barry McGuigan.

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