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Posted By: GUEST,henryp
11-Jan-22 - 05:26 PM
Thread Name: BBC Radio This week 2022
Subject: RE: BBC Radio This week 2022
BBC Radio 4, 11 January 2022 Front Row; on demand on BBC Sounds

From: Mr Red Date: 11 Jan 22 - 03:22 PM A review on BBC R4 reviews the play about Sharp collecting songs in Somerset, particularly impoverished Louie Hooper & her sister.

Folk, currently playing at the Hampstead Theatre chronicles Cecil Sharp’s mission to preserve England’s rural folk music.
Writer Nell Leyshon and director Roxana Silbert discuss the process of adapting this real life history for the stage.

BBC "Front Row" prog review starts at 28:40 with Joan Baez singing. Front Row