1 A few hours later, my mother returned. And it was a miracle because nobody returned. And my mother said it was Wallenberg.'
Is the Swedish diplomat who saved thousands of Hungarian Jews during the last year of the war still alive in a Soviet prison, despite Russia's denial of his existence? David Wheeler talks to the hero's family and colleagues, the survivors and campaigners, and considers whether Wallenberg, now 67, is still awaiting release from arrest without charges 35 years ago. Producer louisk PURSLOW long tvave only
Pipits are small, brown, inconspicuous birds which catch the eye in open moorland but they are also found in much of lowland Britain. Jim Flegg cocks his ear towards the meadow pipit and the tree pipit. BBC Bristol
Introduced from Manchester by Marjorie Lofthouse
A Girt at Eton: JOANNA BENTLEY talks about her move from a Northern grammar school to becoming the only full-time girl pupil at Eton.
The Name is Bond - Ernie Bond : There's a seaside computer called Ernie. PHIL SMITH visits Lytham to see how the winning bond numbers come up.
Entertaining at Home: EVELYN ROSE offers advice to aspiring hostesses.
5: Be Your Own Caterer BBC Manchester Never Cry Wolf by FARLEY MOWAT
Read by ROBERT BEATTY
Last of eight instalments long wave only
The Life and Death of a Legend
Joss Ackland as Narrator Rosalind Shanks as Amy In 1930 Amy Johnson bought a Gipsy-Moth aircraft for 1600. The frail 26-year-old typist from Hull took off from Croydon airport determined to break the England-Australia air record. She set out unknown. She ended a legend.
With NIGEL GRAHAM , JOHN SAMSON , GAIL MACFARLANE , JOHN FORREST , DIANA BISHOP, WILLIAM SLEIGH, HAYDN JONES , MICHAEL KILGARRIFF Script by MARY-JEAN HASLER (First broadcast in 1973)
'Actually, I got the name Renault out of Froissart's Chronicles of the Hundred Years War.... It was the name of one of the French knights. I'd forgotten there was a car! ' Mary Challens adopted that pseudonym when she started to write her first book, The Purposes of Love, during the war. At her home in Cape Town, Mary Renault talks to Sue MacGregor. Reader Michael Pennington
A Kaleidoscope production
(Michael Pennington is a member of the Rsc)
Theresa by MARY BECKETT Read by Aingeal Grehan
' During the last year of the war Theresa was so recklessly gay that some of the neighbours began to whisper gossip about her. " I know it's jealousy that's wrong with them," her mother said. "You shouldn't be going out with American soldiers at all ...".'
Producer JUDITH ELLIOTT BBC Northern Ireland
Georges Marchais , Secretary of the French Communist Party, the subject of accusations that he collaborated with the Nazis during the war. and a politician whose decisions could affect the course of left-wing politics in France and Europe. His career and future assessed by Erik de Mauny
Dr Una Kroll
The Rt Hon Edward du Cann, MP
Antony Hopkins tackle the issues raised by the audience at Southsea, Hampshire
Chairman David Jacobs ProducerCAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 1.10 pm)
with Bill Wallis , David Tate , Sheila Steafel , David Jason and the DAVID FIRMAN TRIO Written by GUY JENKIN , JOHN LANGDON , JEREMY BROWNE , ANDY WILSON , RICHARD QUICK and BRIAN BETHELL
Producer JIMMY MULVILLE (Repeated: Sat 5.25 pm)
The Death of the Heart by ELIZABETH BOWEN
Abridged for radio in 15 parts by ANGELA THOMAE Read by JANE ASHER (15) Producer CHERRY COOKSON
(Jane Asher is in ' Before the Party' at the Apollo Theatre, London) long wave only
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