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Private Passions

BBC Radio 3

Guests from all walks of life discuss their musical loves and hates, and talk about the influence music has had on their lives

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4.0 out of 5 stars from 255 ratings
  • My happy place

    I’m so pleased I came across this. A pure delight, many thanks!

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    Italy4 months ago
  • Always Love Private Passions

    A great show with excellent music and sensitive questions by Michael Berkeley, always look forward to new editions. Hope the BBC can release more of the back catalogue!

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    United Kingdom2 years ago
  • Wonderful & Comforting

    Berkeley is such a wonderful, warm, engaging host, with great wit, a fantastic voice, and great empathy. This podcast has brought me so much comfort over the last year, always puts a smile on my face and makes me feel happy to be alive. I don’t know much about classical music, but I love listening to it and the stories behind the music for the guests.

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    dissapointed yogi
    United Kingdom3 years ago
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    Viddy well Andy, are you sure your not a Droog ☺️

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    United Kingdom4 years ago
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    Never have any problem normally

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