Lyricist Don Black and Sir Cliff Richard's Inheritance Tracks
Richard Coles and Anita Anand meet Britain's leading lyricist Don Black who has worked with most of the top songwriters and composers including John Barry and Andrew Lloyd Webber and put words in the mouths of everyone from Matt Monro to Michael Jackson. 'Lost' actor Jeff Fahey tells about his work with refugees in Syria, the woman who invented the phrase explains why a dog is for life not just for Christmas, and we hear how the world's wackiest records are checked out in South America. Plus your Thanks and Sir Cliff Richard's Inheritance Tracks.
Guest: Lyricist Don Black
Guest: Actor and Humanitarian Jeff Fahey
Crowdscape: The Norman Power Centre Care Home in Birmingham
Travel: John McCarthy on DH Lawrence in Eastwood
Guest: Ralph Hannah on Guinness World Records
Ralph Hannah lives in Paraguay from where he tours South America verifying claims for entry into the Guinness Book of World Records, which have included the world’s longest line of Hot Dogs in Chile, and world’s most body modified couple in Argentina.
Inheritance Tracks: Sir Cliff Richard
Sir Cliff Richard’s musical career began in 1958 as the lead singer of The Shadows. To date he still records and tours, and has just released his 100th album, The Fabulous Rock ‘n’ Roll Songbook. Cliff chooses Chewing on a Piece of Straw by Jack Payne and his Orchestra and We Don’t Talk Any More his own greatest hit.
Guest: Clarissa Baldwin OBE
Clarissa Baldwin OBE has been the Chief Executive Officer of Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, since 1986. This year she celebrates the 35th anniversary of coining the slogan ‘A Dog Is For Life Not Just For Christmas’. She talks about her life and work.
Studio photo, from left: Jeff Fahey, Don Black, Anita Anand, Clarissa Baldwin, Richard Coles, Ralph Hannah
|Interviewed Guest||Don Black|
|Interviewed Guest||Cliff Richard|
|Interviewed Guest||Jeff Fahey|