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An Unlikely Pilgrimage

Johnnie Walker celebrates the decade of Rigsby, Alan, Philip and Miss Jones.

This week he's joined by the author Rachel Joyce, who was nominated for the 2012 Man Booker Prize with her novel The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry. Set in the seventies, her new book Perfect uses the decade as a crucial plot device, with the addition of two seconds to the clock in 1972. Together with Johnnie she'll cover her favourite music of the decade, plus the memories of her formative years that remain so evocative today.

Also on the show, another classic record will be loaded into Johnnie's Jukebox, and this week in 1978 will be revisited courtesy of a trip to the BBC archive.

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1 hour, 56 minutes

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Sun 28 Jul 2013 15:00
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