Joan Armatrading

1 November 2012 by Pure Radio

Joan Armatrading chats to Dave Stearn on the Long Lunch about her new album, tour and 40 year career

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Most Notorious: Joan Bakewell

4 June 2012 by Pure Radio

As one of the country’s most iconic journalists and broadcasters, the now Right Honourable Baroness Bakewell of Stockport, is perhaps the nearest to homegrown royalty.

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Joanne Shaw Taylor on Roots & Fusion

9 November 2011 by Pure Radio

Discovered by Dave Stewart from the Eurythmics whilst a teenager and now with two award winning albums, the smokey voiced guitarist discusses her playing style with Rick Stuart, gives advice to young musicians and dreams of jamming with Prince.

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Aug 2011 - I Exist Survey

11 August 2011 by Pure Radio

The Lesbian and Gay Foundation are asking lesbian, gay and bisexual people to complete a new survey about their sexuality. Under the Rainbow spoke to Joanne Dunning from the LGF about the new survey.

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Stockport's Dame Joan Bakewell talks to Susan Sides

4 October 2009 by Pure Radio

Last year Stockport broadcaster and journalist Dame Joan Bakewell was appointed the voice for older people in the UK by Government.

Joan, who attended Stockport High School for Girls, now Hillcrest Grammar, talks to Susan Sides about the age of compulsorily retirement and why we need a National Older Persons Day.

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