Esther Rantzen and Benny Green , together with their guests in the studio, provide the incentive to face Monday morning once again as they discuss a topical issue or two, and interview some of the personalities who will be making the news in the forthcoming week. Producer IAN r. GARDHOUSE
I saw two foxes suddenly rear up on their hind legs, put their forepaws on on& another's shoulders and circle round. Is this how the 'foxtrot ' got its namet
The team is led a merry dance by another selection of your questions.
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
Sweet Adelines: American Barbershop singing is becoming increasingly popular in Britain - not least among the ladies. LYN TEN KATE has been following the progress of a group learning this special kind of close harmony.
Gardening Books: Christmas present suggestions from JILL BURRIDGE.
Reading your letters.
Private Collection: FRANCES PERRY talks to BARBARA MYERS about her mementoes of her world travels.
FAITH BROOK reads Tisha by ANNE HOBBS
With ROBERT SPECHT (14) Editor WYN KNOWLES
The Taras Report on The Last Days of Pompeii by ALAN LLOYD , abridged in nine parts by DONALD BANCROFT Read by Richard Pasco
1: How I Came to Pompeii
In AD 79 Vesuvius erupted and buried the city of Pompeii in grey ash. By doing so it preserved forever the treasures of this rich and corrupting city. Through the invention of the character of Taras, a chronicler from the East who arrives in Pompeii in time to witness one of the most terrifying catastrophes of ancient times, Alan Lloyd breathes life into the ghosts of Pompeii. He weaves fact with fiction and tells the story of a man trapped by forces he does not understand in a city that was one of the most magnificent in the Roman Empire!
Producer KAY PATRICK
An Example of a Human Life by JEFFREY SEGAL with John Hurt and Elizabeth Spriggs
The story of a man who, all his life, fought with authority for what he believed in, and who was, in the end, destroyed bv those beliefs. with the choir of the London, Spanish and Portuguese Jews, Congregation at Bevis Marks Shofar blown by SAM DIAS Produced and directed by JANE MORGAN
(Elizabeth Spriggs is a National Theatre player)
Ufriel da Costa:
Sara da Costa:
Rabbi Saul Morteira/Enrico Capucci:
Jacob da Silva:
Samuel da Silva:
Rabbi Menasseh ben Israel:
Rabbi Isaac Aboab:
Diego de Mattos:
Rodrigo de Castro:
Rabbi Athias Miguel Sanchez:
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