by ERIC WILLIAMS abridged in 15 parti by BARRY CAMPBELL
Read by David March (1) The setting is Stalag Luft III, a prisoner-of-war camp in 1943. From the camp came the most ingenious and daring escape of the Second World War - and the escape was only part of the story. Producer GERRY JONES long wave only
Derek Cooper visits just a few of the 1,000-pIus inhabited islands that make up the British Isles. 2: Eriskay
On a tiny strip of land only three miles long, the islanders of Eriskay, in the Outer Hebrides, live in a tight-knit community under the guidance of their Catholic priest and buffeted by the Atlantic weather.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham
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with Sue MacGregor
You Won't Tell My Parents ... : LUCY PARKER looks at medical confidentiality. Painting Winners: Border artist LESSA SANDYS-LUMSDAINE specialises in painting famous race-horses.
Almost in the Steps of Livingstone! : with the help of the Royal Geographical Society. MAUREEN GALVIN learns how to plan a small expedition. Who Wields the Screu;driver? HAZEL SHAW reports on a conference to encourage more women to become craft, design and technology teachers. Journey to Amritsar by juoy KING, abridged in five parts by PAT MCLOUGHLIN Read by Brenda Bruce
In the early summer of 1945, an army nursing sister, Judy King , was given the daunting assignment of transporting a dying Sikh officer across India from Poona to Amritsar in the Punjab. The train journey was some 1,500 miles, taking two nights and two days. (Music: Mathias's Vivat Regina )
Editor WYN KNOWLES long wave only
his wife Annabel:
In the second of two reports, Geoff Watts presents an account of the proceedings of the 146th annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in San Francisco. Producer DAVID PATERSON
by JOHN WHITING. based on the book by ALDOUS HUXLEY
Grandier, a liberal sensualist priest, is destroyed by his enemies; and by a Nun, Sister Jeanne , who names Grandier as the cause of her apparent demonic possession.
The action of the play takes place In and near the town of Loudun between 1623 and 1634. Adapted for radio and directed by MARTIN JENKINS
(Peter Jeffrey and Michael Bryant are National Theatre players; Nigel Stock is in 'Stage Struck' at the Vaudeville Theatre, London)
A new epic adventure tn time and space
Fit the first: Zaphod Beeblebrox and his mysterious friend Roosta are being taken in a flying building to the evil Frogstar, whilst Ford Prefect and Arthur Dent are stranded on pre-historic earth. Some of them are getting hungry.
FORD: I don't believe it. It's impossible.
ARTHUR: But it's happening.
Frogstar Prison Relations Officer
Radiophonic Sound and Music by PADDY KINGSLAND Written by DOUGLAS ADAMS Technical assistance from ALICK HALE -MONRO,LISABRAUN and COLIN-DUFF Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS Stereo
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