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Sir Michael Parkinson, Aidan Turner, Lily Collins and Erasure

Chris is joined by Sir Michael Parkinson, actor Aidan Turner from BBC One's Poldark and Hollywood star Lily Collins. Plus Erasure perform live in the studio.

Chris is joined by Sir Michael Parkinson before he heads out on tour, sharing tales from his interviewing career. Poldark's Aidan Turner tells Chris about filming series three of BBC One's Cornish drama. Hollywood star Lily Collins tells us about her highly anticipated roles in Okja featuring a giant pig and To the Bone. Plus super duo Erasure perform music from their seventeenth album World Be Gone live in the studio and Paul Kerensa provides the Pause For Thought.

2 hours, 59 minutes

Music Played

  • Glenn Frey

    The Heat Is On

    • Above The Clouds: The Very Best Of.
    • Universal.
  • Paramore

    Hard Times

    • After Laughter.
    • Fueled By Ramen.
  • Fleetwood Mac

    Go Your Own Way

    • 50 Years - Don't Stop.
    • Warner Bros.
    • 006.
  • John Newman


    • (CD Single).
    • Island.
  • Danny Wilson

    The Second Summer Of Love

    • The No.1 Summer Album (Various).
    • Polygram Tv.
  • S’Express

    Theme From S-Express

    • Now 12 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
  • Take That

    New Day

    • Wonderland.
    • Polydor.
  • Lauryn Hill

    Doo Wop (That Thing)

    • Walk On - Hits From The Last 2 Decade.
    • Columbia.
  • The Beach Boys

    Surfin' USA

    • The Best Of The Beach Boys (CD 1).
    • EMI.
  • Frank Sinatra

    Cheek To Cheek

    • The Frank Sinatra Collection.
    • EMI.
  • Steps

    Story Of A Heart

    • (CD Single).
    • Steps Music.
    • 009.
  • Rihanna

    We Found Love (feat. Calvin Harris)

    • Now That's What I Call Music! 80 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
  • Fatback Band

    I Found Lovin'

    • The Greatest 80's Soul W/Ender (Va).
    • Warner Strategic Market.
  • Van Morrison

    Brown Eyed Girl

    • The Very Best Of Van Morrison.
    • Polydor.
  • The Champs


    • The Wanderers (Original S/Track).
    • Sequel Records.
  • The Weeknd

    Can't Feel My Face

    • Beauty Behind The Madness.
    • Republic.
    • 7.
  • Pratt & McClain

    Happy Days

    • Television's Greatest Hits Volume 3 70s & 80s.
    • Silva Screen Records Ltd.
  • Sheryl Crow

    Be Myself

    • (CD Single).
    • A&M.
    • 001.
  • Erasure

    A Little Respect [Live]

  • Thomas Rhett

    Craving You (feat. Maren Morris)

    • (CD Single).
    • Big Machine Label Group.
  • Erasure

    Love You To The Sky [Live]

  • TLC

    Way Back (feat. Snoop Dogg)

    • (CD Single).
    • Cooking Vinyl.
  • Erasure

    Blue Savannah [Live]

  • Erasure

    Dreaming (Blondie Cover) [Live]


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