A series of six readings by Professor Galbraith adapted from his new book A Life in Our Times which has just been published in Britain. 3: First Glimpses of Grandeur
Introduced to politics before the age of ten by his father (who mounted a manure pile at a farm auction and apologised for speaking from the Torv platform) in 1934, J. K. GALBRAITH. passing time on his way to a teaching appointment at Harvard University, takes a temporary government job in Washington.
Chris Kelly presents an account of the extraordinary relationship between the theatre and the aristocracy in the 18th and 19th centuries when, for example,
Lavinia Fenton became the Duchess of Bolton; Elizabeth Farren married the Earl of Derby; and Harriet Mellon gained a fortune from her first husband - Thomas Coutts, the banker - and a title from her second, the Duke of St Albans. with the voices of Shirley Dixon, William Eedle, Patricia Gallimore and Terry Molloy
Written by PETER RADY
Producer STEPHEN REILLY
Duke Of St
Introduced from Birmingham by Maurecn Staffer
Iceberg Sana: MARGARET HORSFIELD goes on an Arctic camping trip with an Inuit hunter and his Liverpudlian wife. and learns how to survive on the ice.
Cooking with Cider: JOCELYN RYDER-SMITH collects a refreshing selection of ideas.
Cycling in the Cotswolds: MOLLIE HARRIS talks about her carefree holiday on two wheels.
The Last of the Sun by KAY MCMANUS with Pauline Letts
It's the morning after the wedding - the last of the fledglings has flown the nest and it would seem a chance for Beth to strike out in new directions. But she is strangely unwilling to make any decisions or to respond to the various demands that her family make upon her.
Directed by JANE MORGAN
Dr Tom Saunders:
Tongue-twisters are one tiny part of Iona and Peter Opie 's lives work. Tireless researchers into the literature and traditions of childhood, they talk to Paul Vaughan about their recent discoveries in the world of early picture books fairy tales. playground songs and crazes, and invite him into their temple which houses. among bagatelles yoyos and a zoetrope, the first Christmas card. Producer
RICHARD BANNERMAN (First broadcast in Kaleidoscope)
Michael Oliver reports from the Edinburgh International Festival and reviews productions by the San Francisco Ballet, the Birmingham
Repertory Theatre, the Brighton Theatre and Amphi-Theatre from Greece.
Producers JOHN BOUNDY and CARROLL MOORE
(For further details of Festival coverage : p 34)
Agna Prashah and Kostas Thrakis invite you to hear their favourite comedy.
Written and performed by Robert Bathurst , Jimmy Mulville , Rory McGrath Emma Thompson and Griff Rhys Jones
Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS (Repeated: Sat 5.25 pm)
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