NEM, p 35; Jesu, grant me this I pray (BBC HB 517); Psalm 119, pt 8; Matthew 27, vv-11-26 (AV); It is a thing most wonderful
(BBC HB 81)
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Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners.
Presented by Charles Candley
Readers ALAN PARSON
Producer BRIAN PATTEN
The Music of What
Happenes: a selection of poems established THE
LISTENER between 1965 and 1980, 15.50 hardback and £3.95 erback from bookshops
featuring Carole Hayman , Nick Maloney " Simon Molloy and Brian Southwood
-The fiflh in a series of six comedy sketch shows.
Script and songs written by ROB GRANT and DOUG NAYLOR
Musical accompaniment by PETER LINGWOOD
Producer RON MCDONNELL BBC Manchester
12.55 Weather; programme news
Introduced by Kay Alexander
Talking Point: opinions and ideas ...
Where shall We Go for
Dinner? BARBARA MYERS reports on a new idea where each course iseaten in a different house.
GORDON GOW previews. films on BBC tv during the next fortnight.
I Want to be Alone:
RUTH BRANDON argues for a little more anti-sociability.
The River (3)
Editor WYN KNOWLES
She was a French country girl: Alphonsine. Plessis.
She moved to Paris. changed her her name to
Marie Duplessis and became a fashionable courtesan. In 1848,
Alexandre Dumas wrote her story, called her Marguerite, and immortalised her, first in a novel, later in a play as The Lady of the Camellias. Verdi called her Violetta and made her into the heroine of an opera. La traviata; and when Greta Garbo acted her part in a film, she was called Camille.
Jonathan Miller, who recently produced Verdi's opera for the Kent Opera Company, explores the transformations of this fascinating character.
With the voices of EVE KARPF and ANTHONY HYDE , and extracts from a recording of La traviata by the BERLIN STATE OPERA
AND CHORUS conducted by LAMBERTO GARBELLI
Singers MIRELLA FRENI and FRANCO BONISOLLI
Producer MADELLINE JAY
by John le Carre, adapted for radio in parts by Rene Basilico
3: Piece by piece, Smiley tries to build up a picture of a murder victim. But opinions of Stella Rode are conflicting and occasionally rather uncomfortable.
(Repeated; Wed 12.27 pm)
Police Sergeant, and other parts:
A panel game whose unruly members are occasionally kept in disorder by the Chairman
Nicholas Parsons with Kenneth Williams
Derek Nimmo and Shella Hancock
Devised by IAN MSSSITER
Producer DAVID HOTCH
( Broadcast at 12:27 pm)
The Magician of Lublin adapted for Radio by ARNOLD YARROW from the novel byISAAC SINGER with and Yasha is a magiciancapable of almost anything, He's also a great womaniser. But his success and fame are not enought ultimately to satisfy him and he finally dicovers what his life has been tacking
Directed by CHRISTOPHER VENNING
The last in a series of five talks in which a memory is triggered off by a sight, sound, smell, taste or touch.
Only a Look and a Voice Ann Meo intrigued by the way coincidences happen in her life, follows a train of thoughts leading to the memory of a strange, encounter.
Paul Vaughan presents reviews of Bredd of Blood, based on the book A
Shepherd's Life by W.H.
Hudson, serialised on BBC 2: and The Magician of Lublin by Isaac
Bashevis Singer broadcast on Radio 4 earlier this evening.
Producer CARROLL MOORE Editor ROSEMARY HART
(Bread or Blood on BBC2 Sunday evenings)
by HERMAN MELVILLE abridged in five parts by VIVIEN CREEGOR Read by Ian Holm (1)
The next instant, quick as a flame from a discharged cannon at night, Billy's right arm shot out and Claggart dropped to the deck.
" Fated boy," breathed Captain Vere in tones so low as to be almost a whisper, " what have you done? " '
Producer MAURICE LEITCH long wave only
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