Aunt Suzanne by MICHAEL MCLAVERTT Read by Trudy Kelly
' The McKinleys all went down to the station to meet their Aunt Suzanne , who was coming to take care of them now that their mother was dead." Producer JUDITH EILLOTT BBC Northern Ireland
' A violin is an instrument played by a person, a piano is played by a person, but a voice is a person, and Kath's personality was absolutely implicit in her voice.'
Kathleen Ferrier , one of the best-loved of all English singers, died 25 years ago this year.
Sir Peter Pears introduces some of her records and recalls the colleague he knew and loved, with other recorded memories of her from ROY HENDERSON , GERALD MOORE , JOHN FRANCIS , BEnNIE HAMMOND , WINIFRED FERRIER , BENJAMIN BRITTEN and BRUNO WALTER.
Producer PATRICIA BRENT (Rpt)
Introduced by Sue MacGregor ' New Wane Woman ' Quiz: ROSEMARY BALLASTER from Berkshire. JANE KOE from Northants ami KLEANOR JAMES from Dyfed match their minds for the Woman's Hour Radio Prized
Reading Your Letters.
Havina a Healthy Baby: MAUREEN GALVIN reports on how to increase your chances.
Winter's on its Way ... but let's celebrate with some music and poetry.
Hedingham Harvest (3)
The Elephant and the Panda by A1I.EEN LA TOURETTE with Maureen O'Brien and Liza Ross
1 seem to see gaps between people everywhere - between me and people. I try to hide them or till them up and that only makes it worse, they swallow me up. There's such a feeling of danger all around.' And indeed Panda herself is in danger - her uninhibited approach to sex threatens her sister's whole way of life.
Directed by JANE MORGAN
(Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm) Cast for the week:
leader MARTIN MILNER conductor James Luughran direct from the Free Trade Hall, Manchester
Part 1 Mozart Overture: The Marriage of Figaro Tippett Suite in D (A Birthday Suite for Prince Charles)
Elgar Variations on an original theme (Enigma)
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