Ken Ford invites professor
Alan Gemmcll Clay Jones and Peter Seabrook to answer questions which listeners have sent in by post.
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Book, Down the Garden Path, £3.50, from booksellers
A serial in five parts by CHRIS BOUCHER with Patrick Mower and Helen Atkinson Wood 4: Stuart Cobb died in strange circumstances
, so too did Terri Seldon , a girlfriend of his. Now Stuart's sister Ruth makes a big mistake when she visits the scene of Terri Seldon 's murder.
Directed by GERRY JONES
12.55 Weather: programme news
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Including
Guest of the Week:
The Earl of Snowdon Ghost Writers (2):
SONIA BEESLEY meets the shadowy figures behind the stars in the world of celebrity autobiography. Winter Garden (7)
Turret Before Sunset by JOHN KIRKMORRIS
Gwen has abandoned all hopes of finding a husband. Living an isolated life in the country looking after her boisterous invalid uncle, she is cheerfully resigned. Then one day, an old flame pays a surprise visit ...
Directed by CHERRY cookson
Robert Fox visits four of the great cities of northern Italy to see how much of their past glory lives on today. 3: Ravenna
City of mosaics and marshes, whose treasures are threatened by a subsidence more dramatic than that of Venice.
Andrew Cruickshank in The Office Party with Joe Dunlop Nancy Mitchell John Kane
Written by DONALD BULL Producer EDWARD TAYLOR (Repeated: Fri 12.27 pm) i Andrew Cruickshank is a National Theatre placer)
The Two-Edged Sword
The last of six talks by Professor Laurence Martin, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, on armed force in the modern world.
Who's Moving the Goal Post?
'Conditioned by its ideals to feel guilty about the use of force, democratic opinion is addicted to crusades, if not against some foreign force, then against armed force itself. We badly need a more balanced approach, for only thus can we hope for the sustained and coherent policies an age of deterrents demands.
Such an approach begins from a vigorous scrutiny of both the problem and the remedies proposed.'
This lecture will appear in THE LISTENER dated 17 December
(Issues raised in The Reith Lectures 1981 will be discussed in a special programme on 6 Jan 1982)
What does it mean to be in a state of trance?
What is happening in the mind and brain of an entranced medium? Are there, for example, any signs of brain dysfunction? A neuropsychiatrist, Dr Peter Fenwick , discusses the subject with practising medium and healer
Ursula Roberts , a general practitioner who can also Ste into trance and tephen Galliano of the Institute of Psychiatry, who has been conducting experiments with a group of people who display psychic ability.
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
Plus ca change ...
President Mitterrand's men have had six months to try out policies which fly in the face of conventional monetarist theory. Have they found a way of squaring the circle? Is socialist enthusiasm being tempered by the realities of office? Are the French going through a period of profound change? Or is it just the feeling that counts?
Presenter Mary Goldring Producer DAVID MORTON
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