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Tenor Alfie Boe joins Richard Coles and Suzy Klein. As the Proms season starts, Katie Derham shares her Inheritance Tracks.

The tenor Alfie Boe joins Richard Coles and Suzy Klein to talk about his latest project with Pete Townhend's Classic Quadrophenia, and going to Broadway to star as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables.
Azi Ahmed grew up in a devout Pakistani family in Manchester and set off for Central Saint Martins in London. Leading a double life she set up an internet company and then, with no military experience, entered Chelsea Barracks for selection training hoping to become part of the SAS.
Felicity Finch meets the World's Oldest Siblings. The Tweeds of Coventry are 12 siblings with a combined age of almost 1,020.

Sylvia Holder on why in her 77th year she swapped retirement on the Sussex coast for a school in one of India's poorest districts.
Miles Hunt of The Wonder Stuff talks about his obsession with keeping diaries and memorabilia.
And, as The Proms season starts, Katie Derham shares her Inheritance Tracks. Bachianas Brasileiras No.5 by Heitor Villa-Lobos and Fire and Rain by James Taylor.

Pete Townhend's Classic Quadrophenia is available now on the Deutsche Grammophon label.
Worlds Apart - A Muslim Girl with the SAS, by Azi Ahmed.
The Wonder Stuff Diaries '86-'89 by Miles Hunt is out now, and further instalments are being published.

Produced by Louise Corley.

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1 hour, 28 minutes

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Sat 18 Jul 2015 09:00


Studio Photo 18th July 2015

Studio Photo 18th July 2015
(L to R) Suzy, Alfie Boe, Azi Ahmed, Miles Hunt, Richard and Sylvia Holder.


Role Contributor
Presenter Richard Coles
Presenter Suzy Klein
Interviewed Guest Alfie Boe
Interviewed Guest Katie Derham
Interviewed Guest Azi Ahmed
Interviewed Guest Felicity Finch
Interviewed Guest Sylvia Holder
Interviewed Guest Miles Hunt
Producer Louise Corley


  • Sat 18 Jul 2015 09:00

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