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Posted By: GUEST,henryp
14-Jan-23 - 07:24 AM
Thread Name: BBC Radio 2, 15 January - 21st Century Folk
Subject: BBC Radio 2 15 January 21st Century Folk
BBC Radio 2 Sunday 15 January 20:00 Mark Radcliffe presents 21st Century Folk
21st Century Folk article
Sean Cooney of Stockton-on-Tees band The Young'uns has turned Dr Lone's story into a song called Doctor Boro, combining his passions for the NHS and Middlesbrough FC.
Watch The Young'Uns on Youtube
Martyn Joseph sings about how Andrea Bell serves "a cup of love" in the soup kitchen and food bank she helps to run in Sunderland. Watch on YouTube
Michael Dodds, a fifth-generation foyboatman who helps ships dock in the Port of Sunderland, stars in a modern maritime folk tune by Kathryn Williams and Squeeze's Chris Difford. Watch on YouTube
The Unthanks and Angeline Morrison sing that Katie Toner, from Northumberland, "will make a dream" for neurodiverse children by organising accessible parties and sleepovers. Watch on YouTube
Thea Gilmore puts the spotlight on Delyth Raffell, whose daughter Ellen died in 2019 at the age of 16 after suffering an allergic reaction, and who set up the charity Ellen's Gift of Hope.
Watch on The One Show on BBC One at 19:00 GMT on Monday and on BBC iPlayer
Now available on demand on BBC Sounds but only for 24 days!