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featuring actress Lesley Sharp & Paul Merton

Actress Lesley Sharp chats about always being asked, 'Where do I know you from?' (Scott & Bailey at the moment). Plus, Paul Merton confesses that he hates making his travel shows.

Another busy show this featuring singing dolphins, Eurovision indecision and the joke that's only funny seventh time round.

Norma Fell in Clacton put her 'Hands Up' and admitted she really likes the Ottawan record that she suggested for this week's 'I Can't Believe It's Not Better' - and judging by the reaction Graham got from listeners, she's not the only one!

Graham's first guest this week was actress Lesley Sharp, who despite starring in Clocking Off, Playing The Field, The Full Monty, The Shadow Line and Scott & Bailey to name just a few, still manages to slip in to the shadows in everyday life. When she's not being mistakenly asked by a parent how their child is progressing at school...

Kevin Bates in Halesowen came on after 12 to tell Graham about his 'Tune With A Tale' choice, Red Sovine's version of 'Roses For Mama'. We're not saying it was a sad song, but if we had a pound for every listener who got in touch to say they were in tears, we'd be able to buy a lot of hankies.

Plus Paul Merton talked about returning to stand-up after more than a decade away, being stalked by a stage doorman and why he actually HATES making travel shows!

2 hours, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • The Rolling Stones

    Start Me Up

    • The Rolling Stones - Forty Licks.
    • Abkco.
    • 7.
  • Marcus Collins

    Seven Nation Army

    • (CD Single).
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Stevie Wonder

    Uptight (Everything's Alright)

    • Dancing In The Street (Various Artis.
    • Universal Music Tv.
  • Norma Fell in Clacton's 'I Can't Believe It's Not Better' choice

    • Ottawan

      Hands Up

      • Disco Hits Vol. 4.
      • Fat Boy Records.
      • 562.
  • Train

    Drive By

    • (CD Single).
    • Columbia.
    • 12.
  • Blur

    To The End

    • Glorious (Various Artists).
    • Columbia.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Love Will Set You Free

    • (CD Single).
    • Conehead.
    • 1.
  • Us3


    • (CD Single).
    • Blue Note.
  • Christina Aguilera


    • Back To Basics.
    • RCA.
  • Juan Zelada


    • (CD Single).
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Donna Summer

    Hot Stuff

    • The All Time Greatest Movie Songs.
    • Columbia/Sony Tv.
  • Vanquish

    The Harder You Love

  • Cat Stevens

    The First Cut Is The Deepest

    • The Very Best Of Cat Stevens.
    • Island.
  • Song choice of Lesley Sharp

    • Minnie Riperton

      Les Fleur

      • The Minnie Riperton Anthology.
      • Stateside.
  • Keane

    Silenced By The Night

    • (CD Single).
    • Island.
    • 1.
  • Kylie Minogue

    2 Hearts

  • Madonna


  • Kevin Bates in Halesowen's 'Tune With A Tale'

    • Red Sovine

      Roses For Mama

  • Sam Beeton


  • Electric Light Orchestra

    Here Is The News

    • Light Years - The Very Best Of ELO.
    • Epic.
  • Paul Merton's song choice

    • The Beatles

      You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)

      • The Beatles - Past Masters.
      • Apple.
      • 15.
  • Rachael Yamagata

    Even If I Don't

  • Atomic Kitten

    Be With You

    • (CD Single).
    • Innocent.