Music for Everyone?
An increasing number of people now believe that learning music - at any age but particularly in early childhood -can contribute positively to many aspects of our physical, emotional and intellectual development. To find out what, when, how and why you might learn to sing or play an instrument phone educationist Dr Audrey Wisbey and David Cawtha , Director of Music at the University of Exeter. In the chair
Sue MacGregor Produced by the Woman s Hour Unit
Lines are open from 8.0am
Something to Remember Me By by STEPHEN MULRINE with Alex Norton as Neil ' What's the matter with him? Fine handsome young fellow ... he might be interesting.'
' He might be the village psychopath, for all we know.'
Directed by TOM KINNINMONT BBC Scotland
Finlay J. Macdonald reminisces on some of the bitter-sweet incidents and characters which coloured his boyhood on the Hebridean island of Harris. In this, the first of four programmes, the young Macdonald goes to school for the first time.
Producer LESLIE ROBINSON (First broadcast on Radio Scotland)
Barry Norman , the journalist, broadcaster and author, chooses the eight records he would take to a desert island and discusses them with ROY PLOMLEY.
Producer DEREK DRESCHER
12.55Weather; programme news: long wave only
MacGregor Heirs of the World: children from many countries celebrate the International Year of the Child at the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Talking Point: opinions and ideas ...
Gentle Words for the Gentle Sex: LYN MACDONALD with a review of newly published magazines.
Treat Yourself to a New Bathroom: JUNE KNOX-MAWER enjoys an indulgence ... no expense spared. Sabrina by MADELAINE POLLAND abridged in 15 parts by ANN REES JONES
Read by June Tobin (1)
' It was Mama's fixed belief that everyone was happy who did their duty to God - or was it to Mama? This belief had made Terence a priest, John a soldier, Mary Rose a bride. And what of Sabrina? '
(Music: Bridge's Rosemary)
Editor WYN KNOWLES
Jeanine McMullen dispels the romantic myths of rural life with practical advice for smallholders, ideas on home food production. and tips from people, nationwide, who make a small country living work. Producer SARAH PITT. BBC Bristol
A dramatisation in six parts by FREDERICK BRAD-NUM of the first three bOOkS Of ANTHONY POWELL 'S sequence of 12 novels.
6: The Acceptance World (2)
Myra Erdleigh 's fortune-telling at the Ufford proved to be amazingly true for Nicholas; within the year he and Mrs Erd leigh did meet again and he has fallen deeply in love with Jean.
Title music composed by ANTONY MIALL
Technical assistance by CAROL MCSHANE , ROY FRASER and DIANA BARKHAM
Directed by GRAHAM GAULD
(Kingsley Amis talks about A Dance to the Music of Time on Radio 3, Wednesday at 9.0 pm)
the young Nicholas:
Denise Coffey Derek Parker
Professor John Taylor and Kenneth Williams are quizzed on sayings funny and fatuous - taken from books, journals and walls, or simply overheard.
' I often quote myself; it adds spice to my conversation.' (BERNARD SHAW) Quotations read by RONALD FLETCHER
Devised and presented by NIGEL REES Producer
(Rptd: Thurs at 12.27 pm)
WynfordVaughan-Thomas Eric Simms visits the RSPB Reserve at Arne in Dorset, the home of rare plants, snakes - and the Dartford Warbler. Ross Finlay tramps the West Highland Way - now the most spectacular long-distance walk in Britain. despite the popularity of the Pennine Way; and Mollie Harris recalls a summer holiday in Wales with her grandsons. Robert Powell visits the picturesque hilltop village of St Briavels on the edge of the Forest of Dean: and The Rev Donald Johnson goes to the Game Fair in Wiltshire. And did you know there are about 60 wild animals in the British Isles which did not originate here at all? Bob Danvers-Walker talks to Sir Christopher Lever , who has traced the origin of these particular species. Producer DON MOSEY BBC Manchester
A fresh look at Hie musical
Presented by Denis Quilley with BLA1N FAIRMAN and PETER MARINKER
5: The Book or How the Libretto Went Slumming and Picked up the Common Musical Written by ALISTAIR BEATON
Producer MARTIN FISHER (Shortened repeat)
Medical men who make substantial contributions to fundamental science are rare these days. Dr Thomas Starzl of the University of Colorado is one of these exceptional people. He discusses with John Maddox his research on liver function, its influence on diabetes and the problems that attend its transplantation.
Producer THELMA RUMSEY (First broadcast on R3)
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