Alan Howard , the actor who has created so many memorable roles for the 'Royal Shakespeare Company, including Henry V, Richard II and Richard III. chooses the eight records he would like to take to a desert island and discusses them with Roy Plomley.
Producer Derek Drescher
(Alan Howard is a member of the Royal Shakespeare company)
Mary Lou. Southern Belle by JILL NORRIS
Read by Shirley Dixon
'Her name was Mary Lou Johnson and she said she came from Georgia. Her accent was thick enough to cut with a knife, but somehow I got the impression that there was something evasive about Mary Lou. '
The series in which current and controversial issues are put on trial before Chairman Peter Jay and an audience of jurors in Broadcasting House. London.
Today's motion: Britain Needs Proportional Representation
It is proposed by Dick Taverne. QC and opposed by Edward Gardner. 0C, MP Each advocate will call supporting witnesses, to be questioned and cross-questioned; the jury will vote at the beginning and the end of the trial so that any swing of opinion may be measured and a verdict reached.
Producer MAGGIE REDFERN (Broadcast: Sun 6.45 pm) long wave only
A gathering of rooks is aptly called ' a clamour but their raucous din often conceals a strong sense of fun. Jim Flegg considers the voices of rooks, and for good measure, their cousins the jackdaws.
BBC Bristol long wave only
from Birmingham with Maureen Staffer
Adventure on the High
Seas: MARGARET HORSFIELD joined naturalist GRAEME ELLIS in search of killer whales off the west coast of Canada.
Festive Cheer: RlTA farmbrough offers ideas on making punches.
Producer PETER WINDOWS BBC Birmingham Winter Garden (4) long wave only
A Rather Nasty Crack by DAVID WADE with the BBC Radio Drama Company
Harold and Emma come into a substantial inheritance. This apparent bit of good fortune sets off a train of events which, as Harold puts it has turned out the disaster of my life so far
Assorted surveyors, prospective purchasers, various female relatives, professional property men and others:
STEVE HODSON , CRAWFORD LOGAN, KATHERINE PARR and ANDREW SECOMBE
Directed by IAN COTTERELL
A series of six programmes 5: Cooking with HerbsRobert Eagle finds out about the more unusual uses of herbs in cooking, and picks up tips about the best methods of drying, freezing and preserving herbs.
Producer JUDE HOWELLS
An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with Bill Wallis
Sheila Steafel , David Tate Royce Mills and the music of DAVID FIRMAN
Written by GUY JENKtN JOHN LANGDON , RICHARD QUICK, JEREMY BROWNE
BOB SJNFIELD , TONY SARCHET and PETER HICKEY Producer
(Repeated: Sat 5.25 pm)
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