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Monday Matters with Bruce Springsteen & Dr. Gary Weitzman

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On Monday Matters tonight our featured artist is the US singer and songwriter Bruce Springsteen, ‘The Boss’, who celebrates his birthday on Wednesday September 23.

Jason speaks to animal behaviourist Dr Gary Wietzman who as well as writing books on how to talk to your animals runs the San Diego Humane Society.

In our Night-Time Report Lord Ashcroft’s unauthorised biography of David Cameron is discussed with Skynews Adam Boulton and the books co-author Isabel Oakeshott as doubt is cast over the credibility of some of the stories.

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In tonight’s music news Kyra tells us about Rhianna latest album and news on the Beatles first contract which has been sold in auction.

A recording of Sir Elton John’s phone call with two pranksters – one claiming to be Vladimir Putin – was released last week. We will play an excerpt of the tape – which by ‘prank call’ standards – is a bit lame.

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And in the final hour – Music Matters – we hear music and interviews from the Life of Tina Turner.

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Monday Matters with Tom Petty & cast of McQueen

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Vegoose Music Festival 2006

Jason has the regular features including The World Tonight & Not In The News – with a special Stephen Hawking rendition of Monty Python’s the galaxy song.

Our featured group tonight is Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Ron Blair, the bassist with the band celebrates his birthday tomorrow.

In our Night-Time Report: The New Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has unveiled his full shadow cabinet, amongst criticism that women have been left out of some of the top shadow cabinet posts.

Kyra has the music news including stories about U2’s home coming gigs and news of the Hank Williams biopic.

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Actor Stephen Wight who plays the role of Alexander

In the final hour our reporter Bonnie Britain reports from London’s West End. She catches up with the writers and stars behind the new James Philips play McQueen – about the legendary and troubled fashion designer Alexander McQueen.

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Kyra has the music news including stories about U2’s home coming gigs and news of the Hank Williams biopic.

In the final hour our reporter Bonnie Britain reports from London’s West End. She catches up with the writers and stars behind the new James Philips play McQueen – about the legendary and troubled fashion designer Alexander McQueen.

Cilla Black special

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On Monday Matters tonight – we have a Cilla Black special in memory of the wonderful Liverpudlian who died on the 1 August 2015 – she is our featured artist.

Also, new measures to enable private landlords to evict illegal immigrants without a court order have been announced. We have a report after 8.

Then our final hour is Cilla hour – music and interviews from her life – including an interview with local Sittingbourne man Dale Howting – who was known as the Whistling Postman and who was surprised by Cilla – on her Surprise Surprise programme in March 1990.