Lorenzo's Oracle by MICHAEL A. PEARSON
Read by Timothy Kightley ' You promise never to bring your fortune-telling book into school again, or read palms ever again, especially girls. . . '
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
I Can See it Now: ALAN
MELVILLE finds his memory plays tricks.
Believe it or Not: astrologer RUSSELL GRANT discusses the Virgo personality and looks at the future of the actress JUDY GEESON.
Hallelujah! by RAY JENKINS with Derek Martin as Bill Ford Deidre Costello as Mirry Ford and Keith Emin as Jo Bill Ford hasn't had much success as a villain. He hasn't had much success as a father and husband. He returns home to find his son is deeply disturbed and his wife very unhappy. But Bill Is determined to put things right. Except he's pulled a job and there are people looking for him.
Directed by PETER KING
A series of nine programmes about people who have made a dramatic change in their lives.
4: Colin Neason
From the age of 10. Colin Neason had only one ambition in life - to be a sailor. By the age of 26, he was well on the way to being a Captain in the Merchant Navy, but disillusionment set in and he abandoned his lifelong dream in order to become a Probation Officer.
Producer JANE MARSHALL BBC Birmingham
Frank Muir and Alfred Marks investigate the humour of the subject. To learn English you must begin by thrusting the jaw forward, almost clenching the teeth, and practically immobilising the lips '
(JOSE ORTEGO Y GASSET) with the voices of Tony Hancock , John Bird and John
Fortune Woody Allen , Dick Bentley and June Whitfield and Victor Borge
Written by FRANK MUIR and SIMON BRETT
Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS (First broadcast in 1979)
' Boundaries ' both of landscape and of the mind are the subject of seven programmes chosen and presented by the East Anglian poet
Edward Storey. The first is devoted to the area he himself knows so well. 1: Lowlands
Readers CIIRISTOPHER SCOTT and GEORGE PARSONS
Producer MARGARET ETALL
The life story of an Arctic Tern by PAUL THOMAS , narrated by Andrew Sachs.
Arctic Terns migrate from the Arctic to the Antarctic and back each year, a round trip of 25,000 miles. Why do they fly so far, and how do they find their way?
Zoologists Robin Baker , Euan Dunn and Chris Mead follow the fortunes of one individual, recognised by the numbered ring on its leg - 74/B. Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT. BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Fri 11.5 am)
Michael Billington discusses a selection of new books, including
The Hollywood Musical by CLIVE HIRSCHHORN ,
Adrift by TRISTAN JONES , The Road to Oxiana by ROBERT BYRON and Shadow Man - The Life of Dashiell Hammett by RICHARD LAYMAN, with Alexander Walker , Esmond Wright and Liz Cowley Producer JANE STENNING
What causes cancer? This remains a mystery, despite decades of effort by scientists. The reason may well be that cancer does not have a single cause, but instead there has to be a sequence of causes, a series of breakdowns in the normal working of the body before cancer finally results.
Regions of high cancer incidence - such as Shanghai, where liver tumours are very common, and the Scottish
Highlands, where cows suffer from an ' epidemic ' of cancer, give a handle to study how various factors in the environment can interact to produce cancer.
Presenter Michael Scott
Producer MARTIN GOLDMAN long wave only
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