Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available


Cardiff's internationally famous author Ken Follett tells Roy about his latest novel A Column of Fire and why he has been immortalised with a statue in in Spain.

Roy's special guest is best selling novelist Ken Follett talking about his childhood days in Cardiff and why he has his own statue in Spain . From the radio archive , a chance to enjoy highlights of a series by Beverley Humphreys about her musical hero Paul Robeson and his unique friendship with the miners of Wales . And enjoy a chat with Michael Bell , who leads one of Wales' most accomplished orchestras made up of non professional players - Cardiff Philharmonic .
Classic tunes too from the 40s and 50s and beyond , plus your requests to Roy's Golden Postbag .

1 hour, 29 minutes

Last on

Sun 1 Oct 2017 16:00

Music Played

  • Carpenters


    • Only Yesterday.
    • A&m.
  • Bob Hope With Bing Crosby

    Chicago Style

  • Mary Hopkin

    If You Love Me

  • The Chordettes With Archie Blevers

    Mr Sandman

  • Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra

    Parade of the Charioteeers

  • Julia Lee

    My Man Stands Out

  • Mark Lindsay

    We've Only Just Begun

  • Joss Loss & His Orchestra

    Tuxedo Junction

  • Leo Sayer

    Long Tall Glasses

  • The Beatles

    I'll Follow The Sun

    • Beatles For Sale.
    • Parlophone.
  • Rita Coolidge

    Your Love Has Lifted Me Higher

  • Nancy Wilson & Barry Manilow


  • Dolly Parton

    Here You Come Again

    • Greatest Hits - Dolly Parton.
    • Rca.
  • Buddy Holly

    Rave On

    • That's Rock 'n' Roll.
    • Emi.


Radio Wales - In Short

Radio Wales - In Short

Bite-sized best bits featuring news, sport, entertainment, and your stories - in short.