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Bong! The Condensed History of Big Ben

Now to the Sunday Supplement, which celebrates the birthday of something that's been on this programme far longer than I have - Big Ben.

In recording
Adam Long, Giles Terera and Simon Jermond in action

It was on this day in 1859 that the Great Clock first struck.

So to mark the occasion, Adam Long, the co-founder of the Reduced Shakespeare Company, along with Simon Jermond and Giles Terera, pay a musical tribute to a century and a half of faithful ticking.

We present Bong! The Condensed History of Big Ben.

The Condensed History of George W. Bush

As America welcomes its new president, this Sunday Supplement takes a light-hearted look back the other guy - the man leaving the White House after eight years.

It's written and presented by Adam Long, co-founder of the Reduced Shakespeare Company.

Together with Simon Jermond, Ben Heathcote and their guitars, he tells the story of the Texan boy who made it to the most important job in the world - in just 15 minutes.

Yeehaw!



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