9. Canalmania, waterborne bohemians and Peter Sallis as Hitler, with Julian Dutton

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BAFTA-winning actor, comedian and impressionist Julian Dutton was born and raised on a houseboat, moored on the Thames at Chelsea. In a Saturday morning tour de force of social history and showbiz tales, Julian discusses Water Gypsies, his new book on the history of Britain's river-dwellers, from the hardmen of canalmania to post-War bohemians - and throws in a few brilliant impressions - John Le Mesurier, Terry-Thomas and, well, Wallace and Gromit's Peter Sallis as Hitler - along the way.

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