Saturday, 12 August 2017

Dr John Cooper Clarke: Complete Control

BBC Radio 4 Extra broadcast: 8th July 2017

Made for 4 Extra. The poet and cultural icon Dr John Cooper Clarke has been given Complete Control of Radio 4 Extra to select three hours of his favourite programmes from the BBC Radio Archives.

This Includes;
Stand-up from Bob Hope, recorded at the London Palladium in 1953
A collection of comedy from the golden age of radio variety with Vic Oliver, Al Read and Jimmy 'Wheel 'em in' Wheeler.
Some audio interference from the pioneering DJ Jack Jackson.
An episode of 'The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole 13 ¾'
A creepy reading of Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Black Cat’ by James Stewart (yes, that James Stewart)
Vincent Price and Peter Cushing coming face-to-face in ‘The Price Of Fear’
The classic Western ‘The Shootist’, starring Brian Cox and Michelle Fairley

So enjoy three hours of thrills, chills and laughs, all introduced by the man who is in Complete Control, Dr John Cooper Clarke.

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