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David Cassidy, Luke Wright, Jane Johnson, Patrick Duffy, Mary Hobson, Sound Sculpture, Paris Metro, penpal, Inheritance Tracks

Sian Williams and Richard Coles with David Cassidy, Cilla Black's Inheritance Tracks, John McCarthy on the Paris Metro, Patrick Duffy in his caravan, poet Luke Wright in the park.

Sian Williams and Richard Coles with 1970's pop mega-star David Cassidy; writer Jane Johnson who got lost in the Atlas mountains in Morocco and ended up marrying the Berber tribesman who rescued her; actor Patrick Duffy (aka Dallas' Bobby Ewing) who describes his love of caravanning; translator Mary Hobson who took a degree in Russian in her sixties and, now in her 80s, is winning awards for her version of Pushkin; John McCarthy reveals some secrets of the Paris metro; Chris Purkiss who lost her husband in a crowd; Steve Blacknell who wrote to his heroes, the Incredible String Band, and ended up living with them; Andrew Buckingham who struck up an unlikely pen-friendship with the iconic British wit and actor Kenneth Williams; a Bank Holiday poem from Luke Wright and the Inheritance Tracks of evergreen chanteuse and entertainer Cilla Black.

Producer: Dixi Stewart.

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58 minutes



  • Sat 5 May 2012 09:00

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