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David Niven reads from his best-selling autobiography.
Having finally established himself as a film star in Hollywood, he is overtaken by world events and goes back into uniform.
Seventh of eight parts
Nanushká by ROSEMARY TIMPERLEY
Read by Gladys Spencer
'She wasn't all that old - but to the children in the ward she seemed ancient.... When Nanushka smiled at you, she took you in her arms without touching you....'
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
(Gladys Spencer is a National Theatre Player)
The Running Sore by FRANCES MCENANEY
TAM: Never saw anything like the trays o' loaves an' buns an' parcels o' meat.
WOMAN: I'm not easy about this at all. I know we have only two o' the children wi' us but wha'll happen if they find out who we are?
Producer MICHAEL HEFFERNAN BBC Northern Ireland
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
Ian MeKellen (now appearing in ' Too True to be Good ' at the Globe Theatre, London)
A Modern Mustard Plaster?: DR SAMPSON LIPTON speaks on acupuncture and the relief of pain.
Reading your letters.
Sewing Snips -and Tips from BETTY FosTER-3: to line or not to line.
Second Start: SUSANNE BRAY tells DAVID HAWKSWORTH about her first month in the Open University.
MARTIN JARVIS reads Lucky Jim by KINGSLEY AMIS (8)
The Innocent Libertine by COLETTE dramatised for radio by MICHAEL VOYSEY with Elizabeth Proud as Minne
' You don't believe me, Antoine, do you? Because I am just 15 you don't take me seriously! And suppose I showed you him, alive? He's handsome, much more handsome than you'll ever be. He's got a red and blue jersey and a black purple check cap. He's the head of a gang that terrorises Paris, and he waits every night for me at the corner of the Avenue Gourgand ...'
Other parts: JEFFREY SEGAL
ROGER SNOWDON , JOANNA WAKE Producer JOHN THEOCHARIS
This 'new look at girls' fiction, 1839-1975 by Mary Cadogan and Patricia Craig , is published tomorrow.
AMANDA THEUNISSEN invites Margery Fisher and Arthur Marshall to explore the changing fantasy worlds which have been offered to a girl when all she's wanted to do is ' curl up with a book.' Producer PAMELA HOWE , BBC Bristol
When a pound of home-grown potatoes costs as much as a pound of imported oranges. Ring Robin Day to put your questions on our fruit and vegetables, at what cost they are grown and at what prices they are sold, to Peter Hills, Conservative mp for Devon West, a farmer; and Sydney Tierney, Labour mp for Birmingham, Yardley, an official of the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers. Producer WALTER WALLICH
Call [number removed]from 6.0 pm
The first of three programmes written by NESTA PAIN based on the biography by ELIZABETH LONGFORD with Paul Rogers as Wellington 1: The Making of the Hero
Wellington was born the same year as Napoleon. The two men were to meet only once, 46 years later, on the battlefield of Waterloo. For Wellington, Waterloo was the triumphant climax of a military career which had taken him to India, Portugal and Spain.
Tonight's programme tells the story of the years before Waterloo when Wellington to begin with was, in his mother's words, 'food for powder and nothing else.' By the eve of Waterloo, he had become the most honoured of living Englishmen.
Narrator NOEL JOHNSON
With MICHAEL BURLINGTON YSANNE CHURCHMAN
LESLIE HERITAGE. GODFREY KENTON DENIS MCCARTHY , DEBORAH PAIGE STEPHEN THORNE and GORDON GOSTELOW as Private Wheeler
Producer ALAN HAYDOCK
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