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Stuart Maconie joins Simon to discuss his new book, Hope and Glory, looking at events in the 20th century that helped define British life and culture.

Stuart Maconie joins Simon to discuss his new book, 'Hope and Glory', looking at events in the 20th century that helped define British life and culture. Events covered in the book include the effect of the First World War on the national psyche, our obsession with the 1966 World Cup and how Live Aid influenced celebrity culture. Plus, there's another Confessor in the dock, and another listener cries for help over their Homework - and there's the latest money, sport and travel updates, brought to you by Rebecca, Matt and Sally.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Last on

Wed 15 Jun 2011 17:05

Music Played

  • ABBA

    Summer Night City

    • Abba - More Abba Gold.
    • Polydor.
  • Jonathan Jeremiah

    Heart Of Stone

    • (CD Single).
    • Island.
    • 1.
  • Bruce Springsteen

    Glory Days

    • Bruce Springsteen - Born In The USA.
    • CBS.
  • Phil Collins

    Another Day In Paradise

    • In The Air Tonight (Various Artists).
    • Virgin.
  • Adele

    Hometown Glory

    • (CD Single).
    • Pacemaker Recordings.
    • 1.
  • Jon Allen

    Joanna

    • (CD Single).
    • Monologue Records.
    • 1.
  • Eddy Grant

    Gimme Hope Jo'anna

    • Now 11, Part 1 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
  • Journey

    Don't Stop Believin'

    • Rock Of America (Various Artists).
    • Trax Label.
  • Steve Winwood

    Valerie

    • Pure Rock Ballads (Various Artists).
    • Polygram Tv.
  • Dionne Bromfield

    Foolin'

    • (CD Single).
    • Lioness Records.
    • 1.
  • Paul McCartney

    Hope Of Deliverance

    • Now 24 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
  • Lenny Kravitz

    Are You Gonna Go My Way

    • (CD Single).
    • Virgin.
  • Bob Dylan

    All Along The Watchtower

    • The Best Of Bob Dylan.
    • Columbia.

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