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Anyone for Gravy Wrestling?

Chris kickstarts the week with news of hands-off camping experiences and champion lifeguards, plus the world of gravy wrestling leads to an obscure championships Top Tenuous.

Chris kick-starts the week with news of Vassos' slightly hands-off camping experience (with a pre-pitched tent, not to mention the fire pit!)

Young Daniel Thomas reports back on his Glaswegian triathlon debut; while volunteer lifeguard Colin Leaper fills us in on a British victory at the European Inshore Rescue Boat Championships!

Mystery guest Andy Holt talks about the World Gravy Wrestling Championships, which serves up the topic of obscure championships in Top Tenuous!

And Father Brian D'Arcy is imagining autumn as an oak tree, in today's Pause for Thought!

2 hours, 59 minutes

Music Played

  • Elvis Costello & The Attractions

    I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down

    • Fantastic 80's Disc 2 (Various Artis.
    • Columbia.
  • Gavin DeGraw

    Best I Ever Had

    • (CD Single).
    • RCA.
  • The Proclaimers

    I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)

    • Now 13, Part 2 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
  • The Police

    De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da

    • The Very Best Of Sting & The Police.
    • A&M.
  • Semisonic

    Chemistry

    • (CD Single).
    • MCA.
  • Joey Ramone

    What A Wonderful World

    • (CD Single).
    • Sanctuary.
  • The Beatles

    Magical Mystery Tour

    • Magical Mystery Tour.
    • Parlophone.
    • 1.
  • The Beatles

    Eight Days A Week

    • The Beatles - 1.
    • Apple.
    • 008.
  • Katy Perry

    Roar

    • (CD Single).
    • Capitol.
    • 1.
  • Roy Orbison

    Oh, Pretty Woman

    • Fifty Number Ones Of The 60's (Variou.
    • Global Television.
    • 16.
  • JD McPherson

    North Side Gal

    • Signs & Signifiers.
    • Rounder.
    • 1.
  • Love Affair

    Bringing On Back The Good Times

    • This Hasn't Changed Us.
    • RPM Records.
    • 021.
  • Eliza Doolittle

    Let It Rain

    • (CD Single).
    • Parlophone.
    • 1.
  • Toploader

    Dancing In The Moonlight

    • Onka's Big Moka - Toploader.
    • Sony Soho Square.
  • Blondie

    Sunday Girl

    • 70's Number Ones Vol 3.
    • Old Gold.
    • 9.
  • Hockey

    Song Away

    • (CD Single).
    • Virgin.
    • 1.
  • Dario G

    Sunchyme

    • Huge Hits 1997 (Various Artists).
    • Global Television.
  • Michael Bublé

    After All (feat. Bryan Adams)

    • To Be Loved.
    • Reprise.
    • 1.
  • Queen

    Save Me

    • The Game.
    • Island.
    • 10.
  • Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

    Born To Run

    • Born To Run.
    • CBS.
  • David Essex

    Gonna Make You A Star

    • 70's Number Ones Vol 3.
    • Old Gold.
  • Shirley & Company

    Shame, Shame, Shame

    • The Originals (Various Artists).
    • Dino.
  • Capital Cities

    Safe And Sound

    • (CD Single).
    • Capitol.
  • Wild Cherry

    Play That Funky Music

    • Walk On - Hits From The Last 2 Decade.
    • Columbia.
  • Miss 600

    Twist

    • (CD Single).
    • Cubit Recordings.
    • 1.
  • Massive Attack

    Unfinished Sympathy

    • Music Of The Millennium (Various).
    • Universal Music Tv.
  • Björk

    Venus As A Boy

    • Bjork - Greatest Hits.
    • One Little Indian.
  • Paul McCartney

    New

    • New.
    • Virgin/EMI.
  • Bananarama

    Robert De Niro's Waiting

    • Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists).
    • Sony Tv/Columbia.
  • Chic

    Le Freak

    • The Very Best Of.
    • Rhino.

Broadcast

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Farewell Chris Evans: The best bits from his last shows at Radio 2

After eight years of hosting the Breakfast Show, Chris Evans leaves Radio 2.

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