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Thursday - Rob Cowan with Russell Grant

Rob Cowan with his guest, astrologer and media personality Russell Grant.

A selection of music, including the Essential CD of the Week: Eric Coates - London Again: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra under John Wilson, AVIE 2070. We also have our daily brainteaser at 9.30. Today, Who/What/Where am I?

Artist of the Week: Daniel Hope

Rob's guest this week is the astrologer and media personality, Russell Grant. Russell has written several books on Astrology and regularly provides newspaper horoscopes. He is best known for his appearances on radio (BBC Radio 2's Steve Wright in the Afternoon) and breakfast television shows such as This Morning with Richard and Judy, offering astrological advice. More recently, he has appeared in several reality television shows including Celebrity Fit Club, Kitchen Burnout and most notably, Strictly Come Dancing and its sister show, It Takes Two.

Rob's Essential Choice:
El amor brujo
Shirley Verrett (mezzo soprano)
Philadelphia Orchestra
Leopold Stokowski (conductor)

Release date:

3 hours

Last on

Thu 19 Dec 2013 09:00

Today's Brainteaser Answer

Who am I? Janacek’s Vixen, the heroine of his opera The Cunning Little Vixen. She was created in a newspaper cartoon strip.

Music in Time – The Romantic Collection

Music in Time – The Romantic Collection

Putting pieces of music in their historical context.

Music in Time – The Modern Collection

Music in Time – The Modern Collection

Masterworks of modern music.

Essential Classics: Guest Choices

Essential Classics: Guest Choices

Hear the classical music chosen by our guests on the BBC Music website