Dr John Cooper Clarke - Complete Control

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The poet and cultural icon Dr John Cooper Clarke has been given control of Radio 4 Extra.

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.

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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Cultural icon Dr John Cooper Clarke gets Complete Control of 4 Extra, to select his favourite comedy programmes from the BBC radio archives.

* John's hero Bob Hope performing stand-up in 1956

* A nod to the radio variety acts John grew up listening to, including Vic Oliver and Al Read

* A celebration of the pioneering radio DJ Jack Jackson

Jump aboard a radio road-trip travelling all the way from childhood favourites to recent pleasures, with laughs, thrills and chills along the way.

Don't worry though, he is a Doctor and he will be in Complete Control.

Producer: Luke Doran

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra in November 2015.

Dr John Cooper Clarke chooses his favourite programmes from the BBC Radio archives.

Dr John Cooper Clarke chooses his favourite programmes from the BBC Radio archives

Cultural icon Dr John Cooper Clarke gets Complete Control of 4 Extra, to select his favourite comedy programmes from the BBC radio archives.

* John's hero Bob Hope performing stand-up in 1956

* A nod to the radio variety acts John grew up listening to, including Vic Oliver and Al Read

* A celebration of the pioneering radio DJ Jack Jackson

Jump aboard a radio road-trip travelling all the way from childhood favourites to recent pleasures, with laughs, thrills and chills along the way.

Don't worry though, he is a Doctor and he will be in Complete Control.

Producer: Luke Doran

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra in November 2015.

Dr John Cooper Clarke chooses his favourite programmes from the BBC Radio archives.

Cultural icon Dr John Cooper Clarke has been given Complete Control of Radio 4 Extra, to select his favourite comedy programmes from the BBC Radio Archives.

* John's hero Bob Hope performing stand-up in 1956

Produced by Luke Doran for BBC Radio 4 Extra

First broadcast in November 2015

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Dr John Cooper Clarke has landed in your radio, and he is in Complete Control:

The poet, rock star, radio DJ, comedian and cultural icon has got the keys to BBC Radio 4 Extra with his first pick of the BBC radio archives:

* A chilling drama starring the screen legends Vincent Price and Peter Cushing

* A reading of Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Black Cat' by film star James Stewart

Jump aboard a radio road-trip travelling all the way from childhood favourites to recent pleasures, with laughs, thrills and chills along the way.

Don't worry though, he is a Doctor and in Complete Control for this thee-part journey.

Producer: Luke Doran

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra in November 2015.

Dr John Cooper Clarke chooses his favourite programmes from the BBC Radio archives.

Dr John Cooper Clarke chooses his favourite programmes from the BBC Radio archives

Dr John Cooper Clarke has landed in your radio, and he is in Complete Control:

The poet, rock star, radio DJ, comedian and cultural icon has got the keys to BBC Radio 4 Extra with his first pick of the BBC radio archives:

* A chilling drama starring the screen legends Vincent Price and Peter Cushing

* A reading of Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Black Cat' by film star James Stewart

Jump aboard a radio road-trip travelling all the way from childhood favourites to recent pleasures, with laughs, thrills and chills along the way.

Don't worry though, he is a Doctor and in Complete Control for this three-part journey.

Producer: Luke Doran

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra in November 2015.

Dr John Cooper Clarke chooses his favourite programmes from the BBC Radio archives.

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Dr John Cooper Clarke has landed in your radio, and he is in Complete Control.

The poet, rock star, radio DJ, comedian and cultural icon has been given the keys to BBC Radio 4 Extra. Over three hour-long editions, he's running through the BBC Radio archives taking you on a personal journey travelling all the way from London's West End to the American Wild West – with some interesting diversions along the way. This time, he heads for the Wild West.

* Brian Cox in the recent Western classic 'The Shootist', a drama so good Dr John Cooper Clarke admits "it was the only time I've stayed silent for an hour in my life".

Producer: Luke Doran

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra in November 2015

Dr John Cooper Clarke chooses his favourite programmes from the BBC Radio archives.

Dr John Cooper Clarke has landed in your radio, and he is in Complete Control.

The poet, rock star, radio DJ, comedian and cultural icon has been given the keys to BBC Radio 4 Extra. Over three hour-long editions, he's running through the BBC Radio archives taking you on a personal journey travelling all the way from London's West End to the American Wild West – with some interesting diversions along the way. This time, he heads for the Wild West.

* Brian Cox in the recent Western classic 'The Shootist', a drama so good Dr John Cooper Clarke admits "it was the only time I've stayed silent for an hour in my life".

Producer: Luke Doran

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra in November 2015

Dr John Cooper Clarke chooses his favourite programmes from the BBC Radio archives.