Story: "One Man Band" by Jean Watson
Guest storyteller Ray C. Davis
Author (One Man Band):
First day: coverage up to the close of play direct from The Oval.
with Johnny Morris
'Holland has a quality all of its own... The Rhine laps very gently... through the rich low-land silt... so flat and fruitful.'
A documentary series of six stories, in which advisers set out to solve other people's problems.
There were 18 runners in this year's Welsh Grand National. Which of those 18 would win? Punters looked for guidance to the sporting press.
The film concentrates on the advice of one turf correspondent, Doug Jackson - 'Ajax' of the London Evening Standard. After careful consideration, 'Ajax' napped Mocharabuice to win... and many punters took his advice.
On top of her form: page 5
by F. Tennyson Jesse
Dramatised in four parts by Elaine Morgan
1913: Julia Almond, pretty, lively, intelligent and full of romantic dreams, leaves school - on a ten-year journey to the gallows...
A deadly affair: cover story. pages 6-7.
Hanged for Adultery?: Sat 21 July, R4
Music arranged and played by:
Leonard Carr (the boy):
With more than 1,000 patents to his name Thomas Alva Edison was perhaps the most creative inventor in the history of mankind. Yet, as so often happens with 'textbook names' we know very little about him.
Edison was the incarnation of the All-American Dream - the country boy who made good. In 70 years' active working life of often 15-20 hours a day he made invention a commercial proposition, changed the course of science, and made a decisive contribution to how we live today.
"Written and directed with distinction" (The Guardian)
Based on a short story by Irwin Shaw
with Ann Bell as Frances, Anton Rodgers as Michael
A married couple treat themselves to a day out just by themselves. But the occasion is ruined by the husband's roving eye.
Based on a story by:
In the sixth programme of this series about the writer's world, P.J. Kavanagh visits Olney in Buckinghamshire and the house in which Cowper wrote some of the most famous English hymns and the comic poem John Gilpin.
with Peter Woods; Weather