There are less than two weeks to get your home shipshape for Easter. what is the best way of cleaning it from top to bottom? How do you get the stains off the carpet, the marks off the coffee table, the scale from the inside of the kettle? And what about the outside of the house? How can that be made smarter at small expense?
Muriel Clark and Barty Phillips are here to answer your questions on making and keeping your home spick and span. Teresa McGonagle is in the Chair. Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit Lines open from 8.0 an (Repeated: Wed 7.45 pm)
The Eyelids of Bodhidharma by MAVIS SMITH
What's the opposite of being ' henpecked ' do you think? Poor Martha ought to know. For years she's lived in fear and trembling of her husband Arthur. That is until she accidentally discovers the strange powers of The Eyelids of Bodhidharma. After that nothing is quite the same again - thank God!
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON
with Kay Alexander Closing Time:
RON ALLDRIDGE looks at what happens in Broadcasting House between 12.15 and
6.0 am when Radio 4 is off the air.
Helping Them Grow Up: WENDY CRLENGROSS discusses the sexual development of handicapped children.
In the Mind's Eyet Mind Set determines how we see ourselves, others and the world we live in. MARK BROWN looks at ways we can set and unset our minds for the better. 3 Guerrilla Tactics
The Moon and his Two Wives: JACKIE WILLIAMS visited the Carib Indians in South America.
A Friend of Mary Rose (7)
by EDITH WHARTON
Dramatised for radio in five parts by EILEEN CULLEN with Carole Mowlam as Lily Bart
Keith Alexander as Lawrence Selden and June Barrie as the Narrator
3: Lily never imagined that allowing Gus Trenor to speculate profitably with her dwindling finances would have created a breach with his wife and her closest friend Judy But although Judy has invited her once again to Bellomont. the friendship is not renewed - and Lily is in danger of becoming increasingly isolated from the society she depends on. Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol
Gwen Van Osburgh:
Mrs Wellington Bry:
Mr Wellington Bry:
Mrs Bertha Dorset:
3: Frauds and Hoaxes David Jcnes looks at some celebrated fiddles which have enlivened scientific history. The Piltdown Man duped scientists for 30 years. Part of the reason was that the bones were deemed so precious that no one was allowed to get at them to do proper tests. Another fraud was Grigor Mendel. His experiments on pea-breeding founded the science of genetics but they are too good to be true. Mendel knew the results he wanted - and made sure he got them! Producer MARTIN GOLDMAN BBC Scotland
A Profile of Barry Hines Best known as the author of Kes, DARRY HINES has been writing for nearly 20 years. Much of his work is set against a background of the industrial north, where he still lives.
June Knox-Mawer recently visited him.
Producer ALASTAIR WILSON
by Susan Cooper, adapted in eight parts by David Self
Read by Mary Wimbush
A boy who is no ordinary boy, a stolen chalice and an effigy made out of branches are encountered by the Drew family during their Easter holidays in Cornwall. But who is the painter in the dark sweater, and why should they keep away from the Greenwitch?
An epic adventure in 12 parts in time and space including some helpful advice on how to see the Universe for less than 30 Altairian dollars a day. Fit the first: in which the earth is unexpectedly destroyed and the great hitch-hike begins. Starring
Peter Jones as The Book with Simon Jones as Arthur Dent
Geoffrey McUivern as Ford Prefect and Bill Wallis as Prosser and Vogon Captain Jo Kendall as Lady Cynthia Fitzmelon David Gooderson as Barman
Special effects by the BBC Radiophonic
Workshop. Written by DOUGLAS ADAMS
Producer SIMON BRETT
I think to the average
Dalesman who's lived here all his life it's just the outside garden of his home, as you might say. He doesn't bother a lot about it. But personally, for me, there's nu other place in the whole world like it. I like its Jells and hills. I like to be up on the fells. I like the solitude.
The landscape of the Yorkshire Dales has become a familiar world to the many admirers of the James Herriot stories. This is a portrait of one of the most beautiful and remote parts of that landscape, Upper
Wensleydale, with the voices of some of the people who live there. Research MARIE HARTLEY and JOAN INGILBY
Compiled, edited and produced by ALAN BAYDOCK (Repeated: Sat 3.55 pm)
A sequence of six programmes
S: Days That Have Been
The unashamed nostalgia of such songs as ' When you and I were young, Maggie ' sets the mood for a programme featuring also the verse of Bvron, W. H. Davies , D. H. Lawrence and Anne Sexton.
Stuart Burrows sings the old parlour favourites, and the readers are
Elizabeth Proud and John Darran. Accompanist
JOHN CONSTABLE Research by ELAINE WILLIAMS Producer
BERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales
Edwin Mullins presents reviews of Tess, Roman Polanski's film version of the novel by Thomas Hardy; and Four Centuries of Ballet Costume, an exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, in tribute to the Royal Ballet for their 50th anniversary.
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