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Suzy Klein and Richard Coles with musician Ben Folds, schoolgirl Nashville star Millie Courtney, black hat Wimbledon steward David Spearing, and Chris Froome's Inheritance Tracks.

Suzy Klein and Richard Coles with American singer-songwriter Ben Folds, Wayne Ingram who as soldier in Bosnia met and helped Stefan Savic, who was born with a facial cleft, the family who've lived in the same house for five generations, 12 year old Liverpool schoolgirl Millie Courtney who's topping the charts in Nashville, and black hat Wimbledon steward David Spearing. JP Devlin delivers a Tour de France Crowdscape from the Yorkshire Dales and last year's winner Chris Froome shares his Inheritance Tracks.

Ben Folds talks about his music career, his talent for collaboration, his multimedia approach to his work and the importance of our musical heritage, following his recent campaign to save a recording studio in Nashville.

JP Devlin visits Hawes in the Yorkshire Dales, to mark the Tour de France - the world's biggest bike race - which starts in Leeds today.

Wayne Ingram was a British soldier in Bosnia in 2003, when he met Stefan Savic, a four year old boy with a life-threatening facial cleft. He describes how he fundraised to enable Stefan to undergo reconstructive surgery, and their relationship today.

A townhouse in Bristol dating back to 1885 has been home to five generations of the same family for over 110 years. It was bought in 1904 for £200 by Charles and Maud. Bill was born there in 1907. John lived there as a teenager, and his daughter Jackie has been there since 2006, along with her own children. John, Jackie and James talk about their memories, family history and life in the house today.

Millie Courtney recently topped the charts in Nashville with her song Storybook. Millie and her dad Rob talk about her success as a singer/ songwriter and she performs live in the studio.

This week's Inheritance Tracks are from cyclist Chris Froome the reigning champion of The Tour de France. He chooses All You Need Is Love by The Beatles and Scatterlings of Africa by Johnny Clegg.

With the Wimbledon Tennis Finals this weekend, JP Devlin meets David Spearing - the longest serving steward who looks after players' families.

Producer: Louise Corley.

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Sat 5 Jul 2014 09:00



Millie Courtney performs live in the studio.

STUDIO PHOTO: Millie Courtney, Richard, Suzy, Rob Courtney and Ben Folds.

STUDIO PHOTO:  Millie Courtney, Richard, Suzy, Rob Courtney and Ben Folds.


Role Contributor
Presenter Richard Coles
Presenter Suzy Klein
Interviewed Guest Ben Folds
Interviewed Guest Wayne Ingram
Interviewed Guest Millie Courtney
Interviewed Guest David Spearing
Interviewed Guest JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest Chris Froome
Producer Louise Corley


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