Britten Biographies, Brass Bands
Tom Service discusses new revelations about Benjamin Britten's life as two new biographies of the composer are published. Tom also considers the future of the brass band.
Tom Service explores new revelations about Benjamin Britten's life from Paul Kildea and Neil Powell as we look at their two fresh biographies of the composer in this centenary year.
And are we facing the demise of the brass band? As bands struggle to clinch sponsorship deals, Tom investigates the future of the British institution.
Producer: Jeremy Evans.