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Tim Vincent

Extraordinary stories, unusual people and a sideways look at the world.

The next stop on the Saturday Live summer road trip is the beautiful seaside town of Tenby in Pembrokeshire.

It's the Long Course Weekend and Aasmah Mir and Richard Coles will be celebrating extreme sports, adrenaline and music, live from Wales.

Wrexham lad Tim Vincent first hit our screens as the youngest ever male Blue Peter presenter, which saw him flying a fighter jet, running the New York Marathon and carrying a large tree around with 3 other paras. He's spent the last 11 years as the roving reporter on NBC's flagship entertainment programme, Access Hollywood.

American country singer Stella Parton will be with us to talk about her new album 'Mountain Songbird: A Sister's Tribute' - a collection of re-recorded songs previously made famous by her sister, Dolly Parton.

A mix of orienteering, mountaineering and swimming with tombstoning thrown in, the extreme sport of coasteering is said to originate in Pembrokeshire. Local guide Ollie Davies talks about his passion for this exhilarating pastime.

As a scientist, adventurer and educator, Huw James is well versed in adrenaline. He uses his enthusiasm for extreme sports to teach science, in between keeping the night sky dark in the Brecon Beacons.

O DUO are that rare thing - a duo of percussionists. After training at the Royal College of Music an Edinburgh festival novelty act has led to 15 years of percussive duets. Owen Gunnel and Oliver Cox join us on Saturday Live before their gig at the Gower festival.

JP meets local hero and "Mr Tenby", Laurie Dale, and we'll have thank yous live from our studio audience.

And the Inheritance Tracks of TV Weather presenter Sian Lloyd who chooses Can Walter by Meic Stevens and Something Inside So Strong by Labi Siffre.

Producer: Corinna Jones
Editor: Karen Dalziel.

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1 hour, 28 minutes


Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Tim Vincent
Interviewed Guest Ollie Davies
Interviewed Guest Huw James
Interviewed Guest Owen Gunnel
Interviewed Guest Oliver Cox
Interviewed Guest JP Devlin
Interviewed Guest Laurie Dale
Interviewed Guest Sian Lloyd


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