Staying Positive: Music and Laughs

People around the world are in varying states of isolation and difficulty, and yet communities everywhere are rising to the challenge and finding joy in life however they can. We wanted to share a few examples with you.



Times Like These: A Radio 1 Live Lounge cover of Foo Fighters' Times Like These by some of the world's biggest music artists

No Woman No Cry: A lovely vid of an Italian father playing sax while his daughter dances

NHS Dancers: NHS staff having some well-deserved fun dancing to Olly Murs’ Dance With Me Tonight. Simple as that!

NHS Hand Wash Music: NHS staff remind us of the importance of washing our hands, to the classic tune, ‘Car Wash’!


The Crooner Sessions: Gary Barlow has some fun dueting with a range of singers, including:

Baby Can I Hold You: with Ronan Keating.

I Knew You Were Waiting: with Beverley Knight.

The Prayer: with Katherine Jenkins.

Don’t Stop Me Now: with Alfie Boe.

Back For Good: with JLS.

Hold Back The River: with James Bay.

Baked Potato: with Matt Lucas.



Some Good News with John Krasinski, Episode 1

Some Good News with John Krasinski, Episode 2

Some Good News with John Krasinski, Episode 3


Shakespeare's Sonnets read by Sir Patrick Stewart

Sonnet 1

Sonnet 2

Sonnet 14