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Hugh Jackman and Darcey Bussell join us for Breakfast

Duration:
2 hours, 59 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 07 December 2012

Hollywood hero Hugh Jackman, and Strictly Come Dancing Judge Darcey Bussell join us for Breakfast!

Things are really getting tough on Strictly, and we're looking forward to hearing how Darcey's handling the heat... Who have you been voting for?

And there's a new version of Les Miserables on the way to our silver screens, starring Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter and Russell Crowe. Sounds Hugh-ge!

Music Played

22 items
  • Image for T. Rex

    T. Rex Children Of The Revolution

    Tanx + Zinc Alloy, Edsel, 006

  • Image for Bruno Mars

    Bruno Mars Locked Out Of Heaven

    (CD Single), Atlantic, 1

  • Image for Phil Oakey

    Phil Oakey and Giorgio Moroder Together In Electric Dreams

    Our Friends Electric (Various Artists, Telstar

  • Image for Spiller

    Spiller and Sophie Ellis-Bextor Groovejet (If This Ain't Love) (feat. Sophie Ellis-Bextor)

    (CD Single), Positiva

  • Image for Oasis

    Oasis She's Electric

    What's The Story Morning Glory -Oasis, Creation Records

  • Image for Wizzard

    Wizzard See My Baby Jive

    25 Years Of Rock `n' Roll - 1973, Connoisseur

  • Image for Wizzard

    Wizzard I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday

    That's Christmas (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Otis Redding

    Otis Redding (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay

    Soul (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for The Temptations

    The Temptations Just My Imagination

    Soul (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Fleetwood Mac

    Fleetwood Mac Albatross

    The Very Best Of Fleetwood Mac, Warner Strategic Marketi

  • Image for Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift Red

    Red, Mercury

  • Image for The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones Doom & Gloom

    (CD Single), Polydor

  • Image for Paolo Nutini

    Paolo Nutini 10/10

    Sunny Side Up, Atlantic, 1

  • Image for Sammy Davis Jr.

    Sammy Davis Jr. The Candy Man

    Hits Of 1971 & 1972 (Various Artists), Polydor

  • Image for AC/DC

    AC/DC You Shook Me All Night Long

    AC/DC - Back In Black, EMI

  • Image for Queen

    Queen Somebody To Love

    A Day At The Races, Island, 6

  • Image for Jamiroquai

    Jamiroquai Virtual Insanity

    Walk On - Hits From The Last 2 Decade, Columbia

  • Image for Kylie Minogue

    Kylie Minogue On A Night Like This (The Abbey Road Sessions)

    (CD Single), Parlophone, 2

  • Image for Lenny Kravitz

    Lenny Kravitz It Ain't Over 'til It's Over

    Awesome 2 - Various Artists, EMI

  • Image for Youssou N'Dour

    Youssou N'Dour and Neneh Cherry 7 Seconds

    Love - 38 All Time Love Classics, Polygram Tv

  • Image for The Bangles

    The Bangles A Hazy Shade Of Winter

    Bangles Greatest Hits, CBS

  • Image for The Games Maker Choir

    The Games Maker Choir I Wish For You The World

  • Pause for Thought

    From Baroness Julia Neuberger, Senior Rabbi at the West London Synagogue.

    Tonight the choir at my synagogue will be singing Schubert’s setting of Psalm 92- in Hebrew. He wrote it in 1827 for a famous Viennese cantor, Salomon Sulzer. What seems remarkable is that such a distinguished Christian musician as Schubert would have even gone to the synagogue to hear the cantor, let alone composing something especially for him. But dig a little deeper and it turns out that lots of people went to hear Sulzer sing. And all over Austria, Hungary and Germany there were cantors who could just as well have been opera singers, and sometimes combined the two, right up until the 1930s. These men were so highly regarded musically that music lovers would relish a chance to hear them. They were awarded Imperial honours, became royal favourites, and taught others to sing, Jews and non-Jews alike. But these days, we visit each other’s places of worship all too rarely, and have even fewer encounters with each other’s music and traditions, except perhaps Christmas carols and a few Christian hymns that most people know. Yet wouldn’t it be wonderful if we knew each other’s sounds and rituals, if we opened up to each other more generously and more frequently, and gave people a chance to see and hear what we do? We do welcome visitors in our synagogue, as do many mosques and temples, churches and gurdwaras. But I can’t help feeling that those 1820s guys stole a march on us- anybody who was anybody, Jewish or not, went to hear Sulzer. Is there a modern equivalent, a musician, a chanter, a preacher, that anyone who’s anyone would bust a gut to hear now in any place of worship? I’ve heard wonderful choirs and musicians in churches, and moving chanting in gurdwaras.There’s a lesson from 1827 we could all learn from!

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