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DECEMBER 2008

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Wednesday 31st December

We were joined by Joe Brown, Bill Kenwright, Marty Wilde and Sir Tim Rice who all talked about their love for 1950's Rock n Roll.

Tuesday 30th December

17:25 - Henry Priestman
Henry Priestman had a chat with Bob Harris about his latest album 'The Chronicles Of Modern Life'

Monday 29th December

17:25 - Mastermind Myers
We were joined by Mastermind Champion Dave Myers also known as one of the Hairy Bikers

Thursday 11th December

17:25 - Presents For Pets
We spoke to Catriona Marshal about the puur-fect presents for pets this Christmas

18:10 - Buffalo Grills Go Round the Outside
Our resident Gastro-gnome Nigie-B dished up some wonderful Buffalo Beef. Here's the recipe

Wednesday 10th December

17:25 - Tree Surgeon
The Tree-mendous tree surgeon Martin Cake joined us on the show to talk about renting out Christmas Trees.

18:15 - Aled Jones
We spoke to Aled Jones about getting the CIN single to Number One for Christmas.

Tuesday 9th December

17:25 - Leona and Aled
We spoke to Leona Lewis about our push to make the CIN single Little Drummer Boy/Peace On Earth sung Terry Wogan and Aled Jones to the Christmas number one spot.

18:10 - Lady Gritters
Today we spoke to Clare and Alex, two lady gritters about their profession and the rigours of keep our roads ice free during the winter period.

Monday 8th December

17:25 - Gritting
Today we spoke to Scott Hastings-Thorpe from Redway's about gritting our roads and highways during the wintery weather.

18:10 - Food For Santa
Fionna Page, Registered Dietician from the British Dietetic Association joined us to talk about which is the best food to leave out for Father Christmas and his reindeers on Christmas Eve. 

Thursday 4th December

17:25 - Super Presents
We spoke to Ginger Reeder from Nieman Marcus about buying some truly fabulous presents for Christmas.

18:10 - Olives

Our resident Gatro-gnome Nigie-B cooked up a lovely Olive recipe. Get the recipe here

Invention Slot
Foxy spoke to Malcom Victory about his invention for keeping clothes dry called The Rotaire

Wednesday 3rd December

17:25 - The Boy Bishop
Twelve year old Robert Folkes joined us to talk about becoming the Boy Bishop at Salisbury Cathedral.

18:10 - Paul O'Grady
Our third National Treasure Paul O'Grady joined us to talk us through what he'll be doing over the Festive period.

Tuesday 2nd December

17.25 - Hello Mister President
Conrad Withey, head of Warner Music Entertainment took us through the latest twists and turns in the race for Christmas number one. Have a look at the video for Little Drummer Boy.
 
18.10 - Play us a Tune
The brilliant Brian Duffy played us a tune from the Modified Toy Orchestra.

Monday 1st December

17.25 - Museum of Play
We were talking with the director of Collections, Chris Bensch from the National Museum of Play in New York.

18.10 - Chestnuts Roasting
The ever so festively named Mary Berry took us through how to roast a Chestnut.





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