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Mark Knopfler and Patti LuPone

This week Michael welcomes Mark Knopfler and Patti LuPone into the studio.

This week Michael hosts On The Ball and will be playing a few tracks from this weekend's Family Album as well as inducting another songwriter into his Hall of Fame.

This week singer-songwriter veteran Mark Knopfler will be stepping into the Musician's Circle. Since Dire Straits Mark has composed multiple film scores and released eight studio albums and now he's back with his ninth, Down the Road Wherever. He'll be telling Michael all about his new music as well as upcoming world tour.

The Tony, Olivier and Grammy award winner Patti LuPone will also be joining Michael this Sunday. The industry heavyweight is currently starring in Company in the West End and will be telling Michael all about her incredible career that spans over 45 years.

If you want to get involved with the show, email michael.ball@bbc.co.uk.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • Slade

    Merry Xmas Everybody

    • (CD Single).
    • EMI.
  • Cher

    SOS

    • Dancing Queen.
    • Warner Bros.
  • The Ronettes

    Sleigh Ride

    • A Christmas Gift For You (Phil Spect.
    • Phil Spector Int.
  • The Beatles

    Ticket to ride

    • The Beatles - 1.
    • Apple.
    • 009.
  • Kelly Clarkson

    Underneath The Tree

    • (CD Single).
    • RCA.
    • 001.
  • Queen

    We Are The Champions

    • News Of The World.
    • Island.
    • 2.
  • Cliff Richard

    Everything That I Am

    • Rise Up.
    • Rhino.
  • Shakin’ Stevens

    Merry Christmas Everyone

    • That's Christmas (Various Artists).
    • EMI.
  • Andrea Bocelli

    If Only (feat. Dua Lipa)

    • Si.
    • Decca Classics.
  • Dire Straits

    Romeo and Juliet

    • The No.1 Love Album (Various Artists.
    • Polygram Tv.
  • Mark Knopfler

    Good On You Son

    • Down The Road Wherever.
    • Mercury.
  • The Beach Boys

    Little Saint Nick

    • That's Christmas (Various Artists).
    • EMI.
  • Boyzone

    Normal Boy

    • Thank You & Goodnight.
    • Rhino.
  • Beverley Craven

    Promise Me

    • Beverley Craven.
    • Epic.

Broadcast

  • Sun 16 Dec 2018 11:00