A nostalgic medley of radio from 40 years ago presented by Christopher Andrew with Vera Lynn , Wilfred Pickles and The Brains Trust. All that and the Luftwaffe too!
Producer PETER EVERETT BBC Manchester
with Peter France
Alice's fantastic dreams conjured from the mind of Lewis Carroll such unlikely animals as slithy toves, borogoves and mome raths. A lobster quadrille, a mad tea party and a croquet game with flamingoes and hedgehogs were all part of Carroll's Wonderland - but could it really exist? Fat Morris. Sam Berry and Michael Clegg indulge in a Caucus race. Producer MOIRA MANN BBC Bristol
The last of ten programmes Audrey Eyton
When AUDREY EYTON said she was launching a highly specialised magazine about slimming, most people thought she was mad. But. with her ex-husband. she persevered and built Slimminq into one of Britain's most successful magazines.
She talks to Ann Tennant Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham
The year is 1931. The Depression looms and Britain is leaving the Gold standard. But the Flappers dance on, and are the daily lives of Britain's consumers really so very different? Jenni Mills and Bill Breckon report
Producer MARY DOWNING
Introduced by Sue MacGregor , including Christmas Anthology: a selection of words and music
The Orchestration of Edna: BARRY HUMPHRIES and CARL DAVIS discuss their unlikely partnership.
Christmas with a Stranger written and read by Leslie Thomas abridged by PAT MCLOUGHLIN
on Christmas Eve in King's College Chapel,
Cambridge Processional Hymn:
Once in royal David's city ( H. J. Gauntlett ). Bidding Prayer. Carols: Up! Good Christen folk, and listen
(Piae Cantiones, 1582, arr G. R. Woodward );
Resonet in laudibus (adapted from
Jacob Handl by Ledger). First Lesson: Genesis 3, vv 8-15. 17-19: A CHORISTER Adam lay vbounden (Boris Ord): Sussex
Carol (trad English, arr Ledger); Second Lesson: Genesis 22, vv 15-18: A CHORAL SCHOLAR
My Dancing Day (arr Willcocks)
Third Lesson: Isaiah 9, vv 2, 6, 7: A
REPRESENTATIVE OF THE
In dulci jubilo (16th-century German, arr
Pearsall); 0 little town of Bethlehem (words Brooks, trad English, arr Vaughan Williams, v 2 arr Ledger, descant Armstrong)
Fourth Lesson: Isaiah 11, vv 1-4, 6-9: A
REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CITY The holly and the ivy (trad English arr
Davies); Angelus ad virginem (16th-century words, melody c 1250, arr Carter)
Fifth Lesson: Luke 1,
VV 26-35, 38: THE DIRECTOR OF MUSIC
I heard a maiden softly sing (Douglas Gibbs ); Still, still, still (trad German. arr Ledger) Sixth Lesson: Luke 2, vv 1, 3-7: A
REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SISTER COLLEGE AT ETON Sans Day Carol (trad Cornish, arr Rutter)
Seventh Lesson: Luke 2, vv 8-16: A FELLOW
Stille Nacht (Griiber, arr Ledger): While shepherds watched
(Este's Psalter 1592); The shepherd's cradle song (trad German, arr Macpherson)
Matthew 2, vv 1-11: THE VICE-PROVOST
The three Kings (arr
Atkins); A Babe is born (16th-century, arr Mathias)
Ninth Lesson: John 1, VV 1-14: THE PROVOST
Hymn: Adeste fldeles (J. F. Wade )
Collect and Blessing
Hymn: Hark! The herald angels sing (Mendelssohn-Bartholdy)
Director of Music
Organ Scholar JOHN butt
John Julius Norwich keeps a ' commonplace book ' from which, each year, he compiles a Christmas gift for his friends. He presents. with Artemis Cooper , his favourite poems from the collection.
Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol
A Detective Comedy by COLIN N FREE with David March and Margot Boyd
Major L. N. Best has just completed his story of Ace Detective Bill Biff Cunningham 's masterly solution of his
300th Murder Case. When the script is delivered to Scobie Dearden , Editor of that much-loved but under-subscribed Boys' Adventure Magazine Sunny Boy, he has a number of surprises in store - a real-life Murder among them!
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN
Major L. N.
A Christmas anthology in words and music.
Upottery. in the Black Down Hills of Devon, is not a likely place for a festival, but Penelope Lee has successfully run one there for several years. She has gathered a rich array of talent and material in Upottery Parish Church for tonight's celebration of the 12 days of Christmas. The poetry ranges from Kipling and Hardy to
Dylan Thomas and a poem by a 14-year-old boy. With THE CHOIR OF
SALISBURY CATHEDRAL under RICHARD SEAL
Music for brass quintet and soloist
Marilyn de Blieck
The poems are read by Timothy West. John Carson and Penelope Lee Producer
PETER FIRTH BBC Bristol
Peter Ustinov - Profile of a Well-Rounded Man Michael Billington talks to colleagues, critics, artists and friends of Peter Ustinov about the life and work of this versatile writer and entertainer.
A delight from start to finish (THE OBSERVER) Producer CARROLL MOORE
Sugar mice and clove oranges. herb Rosemary and Rowan berries ... some of the ingredients that make Christmas special for Jeanine McMullen and some country folk she invites you to meet.
Producer SARAH PITT BBC Bristol
from the Abbey Church of Our Lord,
Our Lady and St Germaine , Selby, North
Holy Communion is celebrated by CANON ANTHONY SMITH assisted by THE REV CHRISTOPHER ELLIS Preacher
THE RT REV MORRIS MADDOCKS Bishop of Selby
Communion service: Darke in F
Hymns: While shepherds watched (EH 24); Hark the herald angels (EH 30); 0 come all ve faithful (EH 28). Lesson: Micah 5. 2-4 Epistle: 1 John 4 7-14 Gospel: Luke 2, 8-29 Anthem: the Sussex carol (arr Willcocks)
Organist and choirmaster MERVYN BYERS
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