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Friday - Rob Cowan

3 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 01 November 2013

A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Paavo Berglund - The Bournemouth Years and at 9.30 our brainteaser: Only Connect.

Artist of the Week: Brigitte Fassbaender

Rob's guest this week is the stage and screen actress, Penelope Wilton. Currently appearing on our screens as Isobel Crawley in Downton Abbey, Penelope is also well known for her film appearances including Cry Freedom, where she played the South African anti-apartheid activist Wendy Woods, and The History Boys. In 2004 in she was made OBE for her services to drama.

Rob's Essential Choice
String Quintet No.2 in G, Op.111
Hagen Quartet
with Gérard Caussé (viola).

Music Played

17 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Only Connect

    The answer was the number 9, or Ninth Symphonies.

    We heard in order: Schubert, Dvorak and Beethoven's Ninth Symphonies.


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