A panel game whose unruly members are occasionally kept in disorder by the Chairman Nicholas Parsons and in which Kenneth Williams Clement Freud Derek Nimmo and Patrick Moore endeavour to prevent each other from talking for just a minute on this - or that. Devised by IAN MESSITER Producer DAVID HATCH
12.55 Weather: programme news: long wave only
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Guest of the Week: Merle Park , Principal Dancer of the Royal Ballet.
New York Report: from HELENE HANFF.
In Praise of England: ANNE JONES cho ses poetry for St George's Day.
Food Stains and Candle-grease: CAROLYN MARTIN studied 18th-century opera scores in Vienna. Never Cry Wolf by FARLEY MOWAT abridged in eight parts by BA MASON
Read by Robert Beatty (1) The wolf by tradition is represented as a slavering man-cater fit only for extermination. But when, in the 50s, Farley Mowat was sent to Arctic Canada to study the wolf, he found a ' highly evolved and attractive animal which is being harried to extinction by the murderous enmity of man '.
(Music: Hadley's One Morning in Spring!) long wave only
One Afternoon by JOHN FOSTER
Keith, aged 16, and Grandad have always been close; so the afternoon that Grandad is rushed to hospital is crucial to Keiths life and his relations with the rest of the family.
With the Pupils of St Bede's Comprehensive and ss Peter and Paul (Cathedral) Schools, Bristol. Directed by SHAUN MACLoughlin BBC Bristol
from the Chapel of Jesus College, Cambridge
Introit: Exultate Deo (Palestrina)
Responses (Bernard Rose ) Psalms: 110, 111, 112 (Martin, Norris, Goss)
First Lesson: Exodus 24
Office Hymn: 0 God of earth and altar (EH 562)
Canticles: The Jesus College Service (William Mathias )
Second Lesson: Luke 1, vv 39-56
Anthem: God is gone up (Gerald Finzi)
Organist and choirmaster RODERICK SHAW Organ scholar
A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANE
John Amis and Frank Muir challenge Ian Wallace and Denis Norden
In the Chair Steve Race Questions compiled by STEVE RACE. Executive producer BOBBY JAYE
'England is the paradise of individuality, eccentricity, heresy, anomalies, hobbies, and humours.'
A celebration of St George's Day with the help of anglophiles Anna Raeburn and Arthur Marshall, adopted son Chris Cviic, and a few others who reflect on the English and their land. Introduced by June Knox-Mawer
A Woman's Hour production
'Tens of thousands died and children were sold into slavery, among them two of my great grand-parents who were slaves for ten years each while their families searched for them to buy them back.'
The Turkish attack on Chios during the Greek War of Independence scattered the members of its prosperous trading community around Europe. Among the refugees was the family of Peter Calvo coressi, historian and journalist, who describes the effect of this and other migrations on his family history.
investigates and analyses current events and issues, at home and abroad, with reports from STEVE BRAD-SHAW, DAVID HENSHAW and ERIC ROBSON. Presenter
Producer STUART SIMON Editor colin ADAMS BBC Manchester
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