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The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Phill Jupitus profiles the all-singing, all-strumming ukulele group with renowned musicianship and a cult following. From June 2008.

Phill Jupitus follows the celebrated ensemble of all-singing, all-strumming ukulele players who command a cult following.

Their unique blend of comedy and music fills venues worldwide and boasts many celebrity fans. Musicologists explain the finer nuances of their subversive and high-quality ukulele playing and arrangements.

Co-founder of the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, Kitty Lux sadly died in July 2017.

Produced and written by Turan Ali.

Made for BBC Radio 4 by Bona Broadcasting and first broadcast in 2008.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 16 Sep 2017 01:30