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Lark Rise to Candleford and the Poppy Appeal launch

Neil's Sunday evening programme is a mix of reviews and previews from the world of arts and culture, mixed with a selection of music that will leave you wanting more.

As BBC Radio Solent celebrates the South's pubs and their role in the community, Richard Latto discovers how many spirits there really are behind some of their bars.

Sticking with the pub theme, comedian Al Murray talks about his character The Pub Landlord.

Formerly Sergeant Cryer in The Bill, Eric Richard appears in Southampton next week in Lark Rise To Candleford. He tells Sally Taylor about his life in the long-running ITV1 series and looks forward to appearing at The Mayflower Theatre.

As the 2010 Poppy Appeal is launched in Christchurch, we hear from the organisers.

Lena Samuels reviews the DVD Shaun of the Dead, and you can help compile another A to Z playlist.

For those on the roads across the South of England, there is travel news as it happens. And a smile is promised as the weekend draws to a close.

BBC Radio Solent offers a choice of listening on a Sunday evening, with Neil on 96.1 and 103.8FM and on the BBC iPlayer, and The Paul Miller Soul Show on digital radio and the BBC iPlayer.

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Sun 31 Oct 2010 17:00