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Series 55 of the radio show (6 programmes) is being broadcast on BBC Radio 4 from Monday 2 December 2019 – 15.00 hrs on Mondays, 23.00 hrs on Saturdays.  The series will also be available on BBC Sounds (formerly known as the radio i-player). 

 

The readers for the series are SALLY GRACE and CHARLOTTE GREEN.  The producers, SIMON NICHOLLS and VICTORIA LLOYD.

The three panels are:

Luke Jennings – Ken Cheng – Helen Lewis – N.R.

Shazia Mirza – Tim Rice – Robin Stevens – N.R.

Konnie Huq – Steve Pemberton – Esther Rantzen – N.R.

 

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Complete listings for all past editions of Quote … Unquote can now be found at:

 

http://www.quote-unquote.org.uk/p0000400.htm

 

 

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WHAT IS THAT SIGNATURE TUNE?

If you have ever asked, ‘What is the QUOTE ... UNQUOTE signature tune?’ and wondered if you could get hold of a copy, there is after all these years, both good and bad news. 

Entitled DUDDLY DELL, written and performed by Dudley Moore, it was the B-side of his single STRICTLY FOR THE BIRDS (Parlophone 45R 4772) in 1961.

For years, when people asked me what it was, I had to tell them the record was no longer available.  Now it is quite widely available, for example on the CD entitled FROM BEYOND THE FRINGE.

If you are still very keen, I might even be able to let you see the sheet music.

For the full story, see http://www.quote-unquote.org.uk/p0000029.htm

 


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