plus Angela Rippon with a birthday interview of the week, and other familiar names playing unfamiliar roles in this live miscellany.
From Glasgow, Fran Mor rison; from Cardiff, Gerry Monte ; and from Dublin, Frank Delaney , tell true stories of popular interest. Live musical interludes and punctuations by THE BOWLES BROTHERS
Producer MICHAEL EMBER long wave only
Introduced by June Knox-Mawer
The Island of Tears: Ellis Island was until 1925 the gateway to the United States for millions of immigrants. Sonia Beesley has visited its now crumbling ruins.
Talking Point: opinions and ideas.
Reading Your Letters.
Maybe I Can Help...: Wendy Greengross with some of your problems.
Call For The Dead by John Le Carre
abridged in seven parts by Fiona McPherson
Read by Peter Barkworth (1)
'George Smiley sat in the back of a London taxi at 2.0 in the morning. The telephone had woken him. "Smiley? Maston speaking. You interviewed Samuel Arthur Fennan at the Foreign Office on Monday?" "Yes, I did."
"Well he's dead. Killed himself at 10.30 this evening..."'
(Music: Bush's Music for Orchestra) long wave only
A radio version of the 1978 Footlights Revue Stage Fright with Robert Batluirst Martin Bergman Sean Crannitch Richard Harfey
Jan Havens. Sarah Palmer Music from the NICK BURSTIN MEDIUM SIZED BAND
Written by CLIVE ANDERSON RORY MCGRATH and MARTIN BERGMAN
Producer CRIFF RHYS JONES
Monsters by MARGARET CRANE
A journalist is sent to write an article about a country house, now used as a mental hospital He stays with the former owner and in the course of the evening she discovers the reason for his extreme nervousness.
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester
on the day that Scotland and Wales vote on their Referendums
Gordon Clough is in London. Susannah
Simons is in Glasgow and Robert Williams is in Caidiff.
5.50 Shipping forecast long ware only
5.55 Weather: programme news
Written by TESSA DIAMOND (Repeated. Fri 1.40 pm) Cast for the week:
conductor and violinist
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 3, in G
BATH FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Schubert String Trio in B flat, with CECIL ARONOWITZ (viola) DEREK SIMPSON (CellO) arr Haydn The White Cockade; John Anderson arr Beethoven Polly Stew -art: The Sweetest lad was
Jamie JANET BAKER (mezzo-sop) ROSS POPLE (cello) GEORGE MALCOLM
(harpsichord and piano) arr Hughes I know where I'm going
Stanford La belle dame sans merci
Parry Proud Masie: 0 Mistress Mine
JANET BAKER (meZZO-SOp) GERALD MOORE (piano)
Mozart Concerto in F, for three pianos and orchestra (K 242): HEPHZIBAH, YAL-TAH AND JEREMY MENUHIN LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Bryan Forbes reads the last of four extracts from his autobiography.
1 I have been very poor at various stages in my life, compelled sometimes to seH possessions in order to survive, and although on such occasions I have divested myself of furniture, clothes, cars, records and other material junk, I have always resisted selling my books.' Bryan Forbes on Films: page 15
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