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Join Roy Noble for a laid-back Sunday afternoon with classic songs and from the radio archive - the women cockle gatherers of Penclawdd, recorded almost 60 years ago .

Roy finds out more about the historic Erddig Hall in Wrexham and enjoys a guided tour of its wonderful gardens with head gardener Glyn Smith and he chats to the Senior House Steward Susanne Gronnow who has many stories to share about life there . above and below stairs .
And his gem from the radio archive features the women cockle gatherers of Penclawdd who were recorded for the BBC hard at work on the beaches in the area almost sixty years ago .

1 hour, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 15 Sep 2019 16:00

Music Played

  • Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton

    Islands In The Stream

    • Greatest Hits - Dolly Parton.
    • Rca.
  • Jo Stafford


  • Matt Monro & The John Barry Orchestra

    Born Free

    • Softly As I Leave You - Matt Monro.
    • Emi.
  • Jimmy Nail

    Crocodile Shoes

    • Nail File, the - Jimmy Nail.
    • East West Records.
  • Bobby McFerrin

    Don't Worry, Be Happy

    • Smile Jamaica.
    • Telstar.
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales

    Et Theme

  • Sophie Evans


  • The Satisfiers With Frankie Carle Orchestra

    In the Cool , Cool , Cool , of the Evening

  • Glen Campbell

    Southern Nights

    • 25 Years of No.1 Hits 1976-1977-Vol.4.
    • Connoisseur.
  • Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott

    I Gotta Praise

    • I Gotta Praise.
    • Emi.
  • Phil Collins

    You Can't Hurry Love

    • Hello I Must Be Going - Phil Collins.
    • Virgin.
  • Joe Loss & His Orchestra

    In the mood

  • Elkie Brooks

    Pearl's A Singer

    • Elkie Brooks-Compact Hits.
    • A&m.
  • Cai Thomas

    Suo Gan

  • Canadian Brass

    Maple Leaf Rag

  • The Beatles

    Words Of Love

    • Beatles For Sale.
    • Parlophone.


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