Four programmes In which Tony Lewis looks at spectacular acts taking place at the fair and showground, and talks to the people involved. 2: Historical Re-enactments
The Southern Skirmishes and The Knights of Arkley Reporters DENNIS MCCARTHY and JOHN SKRINE Producer
DAVID RAYVERN ALLEN
The second of two programmes on wildlife in Sweden
Wildlife Under Siege
Hundreds of Sweden's sparkling crystal-clear lakes hold a disturbing secret - they are dead. Sulphur-rich rain from abroad has turned them into dilute sulphuric acid. Large areas at the bottom of the brackish, tideless Baltic Sea are devoid of life as a result of high levels of pollutants. Only international action can save Sweden s wildlife.
Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT BBC Bristol
Twelve programmes about the people who are winning against the odds. 4: Mala Young
This young mother is seriously ill. but instead of seeing her condition as a disaster, she has found ways of coping with whatever comes along. She talks about her approach to life with Jocelyn Ryder-Smith .
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham
John Lahr, Rula Lenska, Wynford Vaughan-Thomas and Kenneth Williams are quizzed on sayings funny and fatuous - taken from books, journals and walls, or simply overheard.
"I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar and often convincing." (OSCAR WILDE)
Quotations read by Ronald Fletcher
Devised and presented by Nigel Rees
Producer ALAN NIXON
(Wynford is on a Trek Through Wales: Friday 11.5 am)
12.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Try and Get Some Rest: ANNE GARVEY has been cliche spotting in television and radio drama.
Talking Point: opinions and ideas ...
Reading Your Letters.
It was Never Like This in My Day! : GYN FREEMAN eats school dinners in Liverpool.
The House in Paris (6)
A Super-hero for Our Times by CHRIS ALLEN with In a time when it is almost impossible to find heroes, a public-relations firm takes a popular figure and ' markets * him, turning him into a super-hero able to right wrongs, sort out union problems and generally ease life for the man in the street - and the people in power.
Eventually, however, his publicity goes sour on him and Gerry Kipling finds himself with problems of his own. Dr Beavan GRAHAM CALLAN
With MARIE COLLETT ,JUDY FRANKLIN , HAYDN WOOD
SIÔN PROBERT , BRIAN HAINES ASTLEY JONES , STUART BLAKE ROY MONTAGUE and SIMON RICHMOND
Radiophonic music by PADDY KINGSLAND , BBC Radiophonic Workshop Directed by CHRISTOPHER VENNING
(Barry Foster is in ' Born in the Gardens' at the Globe Theatre, London)
Dr Beavan Graham
Castle of the Dark by MICHAEL SPINDLER Read by Ray Smith
' She thought of demons, ghosts, ghouls with hideous pockmarked faces, restless presences from the violent past.... She was almost overwhelmed with the oppressive weight of her fears, but she forced herself up the steps.'
Producer HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales
Written by JAMES ROBSON (Repeated: Fri 1.40 pm) Cast for the week:
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