I Was There [5 Live]

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20151225

Peter Allen revisits some of the most famous moments in recent history by talking to people who were involved at the time.

He retells the recording of Bohemian Rhapsody with Queen drummer Roger Taylor; remembers the freeing of hostage John McCarthy with both John and his then girlfriend Jill Morrell; and he looks back at the raising of the Titanic with the scientist behind the momentous project, Robert Ballard.

First British Women To Reach The South Pole20170416

Adrian Chiles goes back in time to remember some of the biggest moments in recent history to find out what it's like to say the words, I Was There.

Tonight, he goes back to 1994 when Saturday nights changed forever as National Lottery was launched. Plus he meets the first group of British women to walk 700 miles across Antarctica to the South Pole in 2000.

John Lennon And Greenland20170416

Adrian Chiles goes back in time to speak to those who witnessed some of the biggest moments in recent history to find out what it's like to say the words, 'I Was There'. This morning he talks to those who witnessed John Lennon being shot and the day Greenland voted to leave the European Economic Community.