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Charles Hazlewood

Aasmah Mir and the Rev Richard Coles are joined by Charles Hazlewood and Fern Britton. With Inheritance Tracks from Russell Watson.

The conductor, Charles Hazlewood, believes in making music inclusive, from projects fusing five Grime MC's with the BBC Concert Orchestra to founding the world's first paraorchestra, inspired by his daughter Eliza. He presents a two-part series on BBC Four - Tones, Drones and Arpeggios: The Magic of Minimalism.

Lulah Ellender has written Elisabeth's Lists. Part memoir, part family history, part exploration of a life through lists, inspired by Elisabeth, the grandmother she never knew.

Cassidy Little is a former ballet dancer and Royal Marine Commando, who lost his lower right leg in an explosion in Afghanistan in 2011. He has since won 'The People's Strictly' in 2015; and is about to star in the play Soldier On which opens at the Playground Theatre in London on 13 March.

Today is the seventh annual World Pasty Championships. Vanessa Farr from Bristol, won the Cornish Pasty Amateur section last year. She explains what makes a winning pasty.

The novelist and broadcaster Fern Britton talks about her recent health scare, her latest novel Coming Home and forthcoming acting role in Calendar Girls the Musical.

And classical crossover artist, Russell Watson, shares his Inheritance Tracks: Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo and You are So Beautiful, sung by Joe Cocker.

Tones, Drones and Arpeggios: The Magic of Minimalism is on BBC Four on Friday 9 March at 9pm.
Russell Watson and his Orchestra are currently on tour around the country with the show Canzoni d'Amore.

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1 hour, 28 minutes

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Sat 3 Mar 2018 09:00


Role Contributor
Presenter Aasmah Mir
Presenter Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest Charles Hazlewood
Interviewed Guest Lulah Ellender
Interviewed Guest Cassidy Little
Interviewed Guest Vanessa Farr
Interviewed Guest Fern Britton
Interviewed Guest Russell Watson


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