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Magnificent 7 and Famous 5 Auction

Duration:
2 hours, 59 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 13 November 2012

This week on Breakfast, Chris is hosting a series of very special BBC Children in Need auctions.

Today, Chris auctions off the Magnificent 7 and Famous 5 Packages - you could get behind the wheels of seven beautiful Ferraris and five top movie and TV classics!

A number of exclusive events - including the now famous Magnificent Seven supercar rally and places at the extremely popular Dine & Disco extravaganza - will be up for grabs.

Last November, listeners to the Breakfast Show raised an incredible £1.5 million which contributed to a record Radio 2 total of £2,032,642.

Music Played

21 items
  • Image for T. Rex

    T. Rex 20th Century Boy

    Tanx + Zinc Alloy, Edsel, 009

  • Image for Coldplay

    Coldplay Hurts Like Heaven

    (CD Single), Parlophone, 1

  • Image for Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley Elvis Presley - A Little Less Conversation

    (CD Single), Rca/Bmg

  • Image for Goo Goo Dolls

    Goo Goo Dolls Iris

    (CD Single), Hollywood Records

  • Image for Golden Earring

    Golden Earring Radar Love

    Hot Love - Sounds Of The 70's, Part 1, Old Gold

  • Image for George Harrison

    George Harrison Got My Mind Set On You

    George Harrison - Cloud Nine, Dark Horse, 1

  • Image for The Script

    The Script Six Degrees Of Separation

    #3, Sony

  • Image for Lulu

    Lulu Shout

    The Greatest Hits Of 1964, Premier, 8

  • Image for Bob Marley

    Bob Marley and The Wailers Band Jammin'

    Bob Marley & The Wailers - Legend, Island

  • Image for Johnny and The Hurricanes

    Johnny and The Hurricanes Red River Rock

    The Ultimate Rock 'N' Roll Collection (Various Artists), Columbia

  • Image for Lana Del Rey

    Lana Del Rey Ride

    (CD Single), Polydor

  • Image for Terence Trent D'Arby

    Terence Trent D'Arby If You Let Me Stay

    Fantastic 80's Disc 1 (Various Artis, Columbia

  • Image for Georgie Fame

    Georgie Fame and Blue Flames Yeh Yeh

    20 Beat Classics, Polydor

  • Image for Dean Martin

    Dean Martin and Helen O'Connell How D'Ya Like Your Eggs In The Morning?

    Cool Couples (Various Artists), Sanctuary

  • Image for The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones Doom & Gloom

    (CD Single), Polydor

  • Image for Pink Floyd

    Pink Floyd Another Brick In The Wall

    Pink Floyd, Harvest

  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John I'm Still Standing

    Elton John Greatest Hits 1970-2002, Mercury

  • Image for Journey

    Journey Don't Stop Believing

    Rock Of America (Various Artists), Trax Label

  • Image for The Killers

    The Killers Human

    Day & Age, Mercury, 1

  • Image for The Feeling

    The Feeling Love It When You Call

    (CD Single), Universal

  • Image for Jeff Wayne

    Jeff Wayne and Gary Barlow Forever Autumn

    Jeff Wayne's Musical Version Of War Of The Worlds, Sony

  • If you're bidding for The Magnificent 7, we do have some T's & C's....

    Please note the following terms and conditions if you are bigging for our Magnificent 7 package for Children In Need:

    Insurance Criteria:

    * All bidders must be aged 30 or over

    * All bidders must have held a full UK issue driving licence for a minimum of FIVE years

    * All bidders must not have been disqualified from driving in the last TEN years

    * All bidder must have no more than 3 Points on their licence

    * All bidders must be claim free within the last 3 years

    * All bidders must not have any physical infirmity or impairment which will affect their ability to drive

    * All drivers must receive full tuition in the controls of the relevant vehicle prior to the being allowed to drive

    * All drivers must be breathalysed prior to driving the vehicle

    * All drivers must complete a drivers form and submit it with a full copy of their driving licence (including counterpart)

    * All drivers will responsible for any driving convictions, speeding offenses etc whilst on the event

  • Pause for Thought

    From Riazat Butt, Journalist and Broadcaster.

    I was in my room last week, reading about Nazi Germany's desire to destroy the Soviet Union, when all of a sudden I started bawling my eyes out. As I cried I could only think: “I want to get married. I want to have a baby.”

    If it sounds abrupt and bizarre, then trust me it felt like that too. It's not as if I didn't want these things or hadn't thought about wanting them before. I had no idea what was going on, so I asked my friend Sadia for help. She said there was nothing to understand. I was just ready. “This is great,” she told me. “Everything starts with intention. You have to know you want something before you can take active steps towards it.”

    It made her smile, though, that Hitler, the father of collective societal annihilation, had brought about my recognition and desire for continuity and companionship.

    She talked about Rumi, the 13th century Sufi mystic, who wrote that God created suffering and heartache so that joy might be known as their opposite. “God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches you by means of opposites, so you'll have two wings to fly - not one.”

    Or as Sadia put it, you can't know something until you've experienced its opposite. “Think about it,” she said, “how do you know you're at a good place in your life unless you've been through a bad place? How do you know you want happiness unless you've been truly miserable?”

    Sadia said I could choose to act or not, but I couldn't control the outcome. That sounds scary, especially as I don't know what to do about my epiphany. So, because I'm a bit of a fatalist and hopeless romantic, I'm going to take heart in Rumi's words: that lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.

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