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THE CHARLATANS, Travis, Elastica and Gomez are all lined up for the new series of Later With Jools Holland – soon to be 100 shows old – that gets underway on BBC2 at 11.30pm on Saturday October 16.

The first show features James along with Bryan Ferry, previewing material from his new album of 1930s standards.

The Charlatans appear on the second show of the series on October 23.

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