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Princely Preparations!

2 hours, 59 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 30 July 2014

Chris gets ready for royalty as prepares to interview Prince Harry, which you can hear on Thursday 31st July at 8:10am...

Little Ivan tells us all about his triumphant trip to see the amazing meerkats at London Zoo for the very first time...

Our Mystery Guest baffles our brains on the colossus of cognitive science as he is Dr. Jonathan Roiser...

As Chris reveals that TFI Friday is nearly 20 years old! Our Top Tenuous takes us to your desperate claims to the fame of that former Friday night TV show..
And finally a mascara warning is well and truly needed for Rabbi Pete Tobias' Pause For Thought as reads a poignant prayer...

Today's show is dedicated to anyone who is applying for any out of the ordinary planning permission...
And today's show is entitled: leading the charge on that one, how about the group in Scotland who have applied for planning permission in the Trossachs for a goldmine!

Music Played

30 items
  • Image for Madonna

    Madonna True Blue

    Madonna - True Blue, Sire

  • Image for Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson Loving You

    Xscape, Epic, 3

  • Image for Roachford

    Roachford Cuddly Toy

    Walk On - Hits From The Last 2 Decade, Columbia

  • Image for Robert Palmer

    Robert Palmer Every Kinda People

    The Very Best Of Robert Palmer, EMI

  • Image for The Who

    The Who Baba O'Riley

    The Who - Who's Better, Who's Best, Polydor

  • Image for Queen

    Queen Crazy Little Thing Called Love

    The Game, Island, 5

  • Image for Paloma Faith

    Paloma Faith Trouble With My Baby

    (CD Single), RCA

  • Image for Kate Bush

    Kate Bush Wuthering Heights

    Music Of The Millennium (Various), Universal

  • Image for Wham!

    Wham! Club Tropicana

    The Best Summer Ever (Various Artist, Virgin

  • Image for The Platters

    The Platters Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

    Heartbeat: Love Me Tender (Various), Global Television, 3

  • Image for Dolly Parton

    Dolly Parton Try

    Blue Smoke, Sony Music

  • Image for Aztec Camera

    Aztec Camera Oblivious

    The Best Of Aztec Camera, Warner E.S.P.

  • Image for Ocean Colour Scene

    Ocean Colour Scene The Riverboat Song

    (CD Single), MCA, 3

  • Image for Space

    Space Female Of The Species

    Crush (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Shed Seven

    Shed Seven Going For Gold

    (CD Single), Polydor, 7

  • Image for New Radicals

    New Radicals You Get What You Give

    (CD Single), MCA

  • Image for Prince

    Prince 1999

    Prince - The Very Best Of, Warner Bros

  • Image for Naughty Boy

    Naughty Boy Home (feat. SAM ROMANS)

    Featured Artist: SAM ROMANS.

    (CD Single), Universal

  • Image for Neil Young

    Neil Young Heart Of Gold

    Neil Young - Decade, Reprise, 4

  • Image for Pulp

    Pulp Disco 2000

    (CD Single), Island, 6

  • Image for The Doors

    The Doors Love Her Madly

    The Doors - The Best Of The Doors, Elektra

  • Image for Thin Lizzy

    Thin Lizzy Jailbreak

    Best Air Guitar Album In The World II, Virgin

  • Image for Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel

    Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel and Steve Harley Make Me Smile (Come Up & See Me)

    20 Number 1's Of The 70's (Various), MFP

  • Image for Eric Clapton

    Eric Clapton and Friends Call Me The Breeze

    The Breeze, Polydor, 001

  • Image for Billy Joel

    Billy Joel Tell Her About It

    Billy Joel - Greatest Hits Vol.2, CBS

  • Image for Plastic Bertrand

    Plastic Bertrand Ca Plane Pour Moi

    VirginMegaMusic Totally 80's (Var), Rhino

  • Image for Goldfrapp

    Goldfrapp Ooh La La

    (CD Single), Mute Records

  • Image for Si Cranstoun

    Si Cranstoun Caught In The Moonlight

    (CD Single), EastWest, 1

  • Image for Supergrass

    Supergrass Alright

    The Best Pub Jukebox In The World (V), Virgin

  • Image for Avril Lavigne

    Avril Lavigne Complicated

    Avril Lavigne - Let Go, Arista

  • Pause for Thought

    Pete Tobias

    From Rabbi Pete Tobias of the Liberal Synagogue, Elstree:



    The events in Israel/Palestine are so horrific that sometimes it’s hard to feel anything other than horror and despair. So as a rabbi, I believe what's needed is prayer. Here’s the sort of prayer that I earnestly hope will one day arise from that devastated region:



    God of Abraham and Ishmael and Isaac

    God of every human on this fragile earth

    Help me recognise the good that dwells within me:

    The potential that’s created at my birth.



    Help me understand the future of this planet

    Will not be shaped by missiles, tanks or guns,

    That to use Your name to justify our hatred

    Is just nonsense. Help me learn that we’re the ones

    In whom resides the choice of good or evil

    That our destiny is in our hearts and hands

    That rockets bringing murder and destruction

    Was not the role of humans in Your plans.



    As I look upon the wreckage of the building

    Where I lived and that I used to call my home

    As I watch my father clutch my broken sister

    To his heart which turns from flesh and blood to stone

    Swearing cold revenge on those who made this happen.

    Speak to me, I beg You God, with different lines.

    Remind me that this is not what You wanted;

    Plant in me a vision of a future time

    Where our goals are not to rectify a grievance

    Or to claim some territory we think we own

    But to find an answer to Your constant question

    Asking us if we have learned, if we have grown.



    So help us, God of Abraham and Ishmael,

    God of Isaac and of everyone there is

    When we turn to you to ask for hope and guidance

    Help us understand that what you want is this:



    To seek not revenge, but reconciliation

    Not to hate, but try instead to understand

    That all humans want and ask and need and yearn for

    Is to live our lives exactly as You planned:

    To appreciate Your world and one another,

    To plant seeds of love wherever we might dwell

    To raise families in peaceful homes, in safety

    And ensure that others live like this as well.

    To recognise that You’re in every person

    And see Your face in all women and men.

    May we help to bring about this understanding

    Soon, in our days, and let us say ‘Amen’.


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