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1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 05 December 2012

Neil Tennant & Chris Lowe have been writing and performing together as Pet Shop Boys for the best part of thirty years.
They chat to Richard about their latest studio album Elysium, playing a one-off concert with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, how they came to perform at the Olympics closing ceremony and their plans for live UK tour dates in 2013.

Plus reaction to and analysis of the Chancellor's Autumn Statement, after George Osborne reveals his budgetary measures to find extra savings and revive the UK economy; the hospital treating the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge offers its regrets after Australian DJ pranksters are put through in a hoax phone call; and West Ham are named as preferred bidders in their attempt to take over London's Olympic Stadium.



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