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Dame Eileen Atkins and McFly

2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 03 November 2012

In a very busy show, top acting talent Dame Eileen Atkins chatted about her new West End play, why she didn't join the cast of the original Upstairs, Downstairs - even though she co-created it - and why she still dances to The Rolling Stones. Later, top man band McFly came in and carefully spoke about their formative years. They also gave us a world exclusive first play of a new song called Cherry Cola. Fans around the globe went wild, as did a famous social media site.
Graham also had the first play of a new version of The Eve of the War featuring Liam Neeson and Gary Barlow.
In Grill Graham we had no exclusives, unless you count some coughing from Maria McErlane who tried to help a listener with dodgy friends and another who was trying to cope with jealousy. Tricky ones this week.
Plus our Tune With A Tale encouraged us to get a haircut, while our rotten record divided the nation, or nations probably: Aneka and Japanese Boy.

Music Played

23 items
  • Image for Eliza Doolittle

    Eliza Doolittle Pack Up

    (CD Single), EMI, 1

  • Image for Olly Murs

    Olly Murs Troublemaker

    (CD Single), Epic, 1

  • Image for Vanity Fare

    Vanity Fare Hitchin' A Ride

    Jukebox 70's Hits -I Got The Music In, Old Gold

  • I Can't Believe It's Not Better

    • Image for Aneka

      Aneka Japanese Boy

      Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for The Script

    The Script Six Degrees Of Separation

    #3, Sony

  • Image for Ryan Adams

    Ryan Adams New York New York

    (CD Single), Lost Highway

  • Image for P!nk

    P!nk Try

  • Image for JoBoxers

    JoBoxers Boxer Beat

    Young at Heart (Various Artists), Reader's Digest

  • Image for Snap!

    Snap! The Power

    Holiday Hits: Non Stop Euro Pop (Var), Virgin

  • Image for Tulisa

    Tulisa Sight Of You

    Promo Single, Island, 1

  • Image for The Brothers Johnson

    The Brothers Johnson Stomp

    10 Star Collection: Soul 2 (Various), Stardust, 5

  • Image for Steps

    Steps Light Up The World

    (CD Single), Steps Recordings, 1

  • Image for Dexys Midnight Runners

    Dexys Midnight Runners and The Emerald Express Come On Eileen

    Fantastic 80's Disc 1 (Various Artis, Columbia

  • The choice of Dame Eileen Atkins

  • Image for Liam Neeson/Gary Barlow

    Liam Neeson/Gary Barlow The Eve Of The War

    The War Of The Worlds - The New Generation, Sony, 1

  • Image for Van McCoy

    Van McCoy The Hustle

    Golden Hits Of The 70's (Various Artists), BR Music

  • Image for Wings

    Wings Silly Love Songs

    Wings - At The Speed Of Sound, Parlophone

  • Image for Deacon Blue

    Deacon Blue The Outsiders

    (CD Single), Edsel, 6

  • Tune With A Tale

  • Image for Band of Horses
  • Image for McFly

    McFly Love Is Easy

    Promo Single, Island/Universal, 1

  • World Exclusive First Play

  • Image for Robbie Williams

    Robbie Williams Candy

    (CD Single), Island, 1



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