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Michael Portillo, Mike Lewis, Rula Lenska

Michael Portillo's got more Great American Railroad Journeys, Mike Lewis has written the book When To Jump and Rula's in the touring production of The Case of the Frightened Lady.

Michael Portillo talks to Steve and the team about series 3 of Great American Railroad Journeys on BBC Two. Mike Lewis discusses his book, When To Jump: If The Job You Have Isn't The Life You Want and Rula Lenska is in the touring production of The Case of the Frightened Lady. Plus there's Factoids, Non-Stop Oldies and the latest entertainment and lifestyle news.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • Raydio

    Jack & Jill

    • The Best Of Ray Parker Jr & Raydio.
    • Arista.
  • Anne-Marie

    Ciao Adios

    • (CD Single).
    • Asylum.
    • 001.
  • Bananarama

    Robert De Niro's Waiting

    • Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists).
    • Sony Tv/Columbia.
  • George Ezra

    Budapest

    • Wanted On Voyage.
    • Columbia.
    • 001.
  • Mike + the Mechanics

    Over My Shoulder

    • Mike & The Mechanics Hits.
    • Virgin.
  • Ray Charles

    Hit The Road Jack (feat. The Raelettes)

    • Ray Charles - The Collection.
    • Castle Communications.
  • The Righteous Brothers

    Unchained Melody

    • Rediscover The 60's - With A Little H.
    • Old Gold.
  • Toto

    Spanish Sea

    • 40 Trips Around The Sun.
    • Sony Legacy.
  • Justin Timberlake

    Say Something (feat. Chris Stapleton)

    • (CD Single).
    • RCA.
  • Kylie Minogue

    Dancing

    • Golden.
    • BMG Rights Management (UK).
  • Prince & The Revolution

    I Would Die 4 U

    • 4Ever.
    • Warner Bros.
  • Imelda May & Jack Savoretti

    Call Me

    • (CD Single).
    • Decca.
    • 001.
  • Joseph J. Jones

    Crawl

    • (CD Single).
    • Communion.
  • Dire Straits

    Sultans Of Swing

    • (Single).
    • Vertigo.
    • 5.
  • George Michael

    Careless Whisper

    • George Michael - Ladies & Gentlemen.
    • Epic.
  • Van Morrison

    Moondance

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

    Come As You Are

    • Nirvana - Nevermind.
    • Geffen.
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience

    All Along The Watchtower

    • The Jimi Hendrix Collection.
    • Universal.
  • Bob Marley & The Wailers

    No Woman, No Cry

    • Bob Marley & The Wailers - Legend.
    • Island.
    • 2.
  • Paloma Faith

    Till I'm Done

    • The Architect.
    • RCA.
  • Backstreet Boys

    Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)

    • Now That's What I Call Music 37 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
    • 2.
  • The Brothers Johnson

    Stomp

    • 10 Star Collection: Soul 2 (Various).
    • Stardust.
    • 5.
  • Nico & Vinz

    Am I Wrong

    • (CD Single).
    • Warner Bros.
    • 1.
  • The Four Seasons

    December, 1963 (Oh, What A Night)

    • The Very Best Of.
    • Polygram Tv.
    • 11.
  • Tom Walker

    Leave A Light On

    • (CD Single).
    • Relentless.
  • Charlie Puth

    Attention

    • (CD Single).
    • Atlantic.
  • Sarah Brightman & Andrea Bocelli

    Time to Say Goodbye (Con Te Partirò)

    • Andrea Bocelli - Romanza.
    • Polydor.
  • The Korgis

    Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime

    • Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime: The Complete Rialto Recordings 1979-1982.
    • Cherry Red Records.
    • 011.
  • Turin Brakes

    Wait

    • Invisible Storm.
    • Cooking Vinyl.
  • Bee Gees

    Jive Talkin'

    • Bee Gees - Their Greatest Hits.
    • Polydor.
  • Pet Shop Boys

    West End Girls

    • Now That's What I Call Music '86.
    • Now.
  • Joe Cocker

    With a Little Help From My Friends (Radio 1 Session, 7 Oct 1968)

    • Rediscover The 60's - With A Little H.
    • Old Gold.
  • Jax Jones

    Breathe (feat. Ina Wroldsen)

    • Polydor.

Broadcast

  • Wed 31 Jan 2018 14:00

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