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Hardeep Singh Kohli

Hardeep Singh Kohli, broadcaster and comedian, shares the pieces of writing, music and comedy that he loves with an audience at the BBC Radio Theatre. His choices include a specially-recorded version of his favourite song by Elbow, performed by Guy Garvey and Craig Potter, and Billy Connolly's memorable first appearance on TV.

Bill Paterson reads a passionate and provocative Burns poem and also helps Hardeep to fulfil his lifelong dream of playing Gregory in Gregory's Girl...

And Rebecca Johnson reads from The Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl and A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry.

The programme closes with Hardeep talking about his love of Scotland, and reading the lyrics to Caledonia by Dougie MacLean.

Producer Beth O'Dea.

Release date:

28 minutes

Last on

Mon 29 Jul 2013 16:00

Hardeep's choices

The Puddock by John M. Caie

From The Edinburgh Book of Twentieth-Century Scottish Poetry

Edinburgh University Press


Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl

Puffin Books


Billy Connolly on Parkinson, 1975

BBC TV Archive


Gregory’s Girl by Bill Forsyth

Cambridge University Press


Mirrorball by Elbow

Special recording by Guy Garvey and Craig Potter


Such a Parcel of Rogues in a Nation by Robert Burns

From The Oxford Book of Scottish Verse, Oxford University Press


A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry



Caledonia by Dougie MacLean

Instrumental version by Celtic Spirit


Role Contributor
PresenterHardeep Singh Kohli
ReaderBill Paterson
ReaderRebecca Johnson
ProducerBeth O'Dea

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