A sometime serious, sometimes various but Always lively insight into the week ahead, with the personalities who will be..... making the news
Facts never in news. by Kenneth Robinson
Producer PETER ESTALL
featuring Carole Hayman
Nick Maloney Simon Molloy Brian Southwood
The fourth of six comedy sketch shown Script and songs written by BOB GRANT and DOUG NAYEOR Musical. accompaniment by PETE DINGWOOD
Producer RON MCDONRELL BBC Manchester
12.55 Weather; programme news
with Kay Alexander
Community Cavalcade: 300 Farnham amateurs join forces with the Redgrave Theatre Company for NoÃ«l Coward's musical play. TONY BARNFIELD reports.
Reading Your Letters
Roman Orgy: PETER GRIFFITHS investigates a case of ancient revelry in the heart of civilised Northamptonshire
A Friend of Mary Rose (6)
Editor WYN KNOWLES
Alistair Moffat Administrator of the Edinburgh Festival
Fringe, shades, the enjoyment af a favourite walk through what is is now the ancient ghost-town of Roxburgh the 12th century royal capital Qf Scotland. Producer PATRICKRAYNER BBC Scotland (text
programme on 20 April)
by JOHN LE CARRÃ‰
Adapted for radio in five parts by RENE BASILICO starring George Cole as George Smiley with Norman Bowler as Inspector Rigby
2: The wife of one of the masters at Carne School has been murdered; and George Smiley is the police - unofficially. Though unnerved by an encounter with the strange Mad Janie, Smiley is not inclined to dismiss her wild babbling as total nonsense
Other parts played by members of the cast.
Producer JOHN FAWCETT WILSON (Repeated:Wed 12.27)
Welcome Sister Death by WALLY K. DALY
A play with music about the life of Francis of Assisi who was born 800 years ago in 1181 Music by JIM PARKER With William Nighy Peter Jeffrey and Donald Hewlett
Shortly after his death
Francis is about to be canonised. However the Church is faced with a dilemma. Do they allow the full truth of his to emerge or will they prepared a carefully worded version?
Choir: JOHN BULL ,
DAVID MCALISTER. JOHN MCANDREW , JOHN RYE, CHRISTOPHER SCOTT , MICHAEL SPICE Directed by MARTIN JENKINS (Peter Jeffrey is in Moving ' at the Queen's Theatre, London)
Pica, his wife:
Francis, his son:
John Clair's brother:
Clare, his daughter:
Cukor on Cukor
As an introduction to a BBC2 series devoted to his films starting next Saturday,veteran
Hollywood director George Cukor talks to
John Baxter about his 50 years in the cinema, Today, at 82 Cukor has become the oldest man ever.to direct a major,filmbut bis place in the history books was already assured with such classics. as The Philadelphia Story
A Star is Born and my
Fair Lady.He. talks about the manyfemale starshe has directedfrom the formidable
Ethel Barrymore though
Katharine Hepburn to
Marilyn Monroe , whom he once described as talented but insane.
Producer RICHARD DUNN
Five stories by GRAHAM GREENE abridged by MYRA BEATON
Read by Richard Pasco 1: A Shocking Accident
" My father was killed by a pig. "
" Really? in India? ""No. in Italy. "producer JANE. MARSHALL
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