Smoking and How to Stop it With 1982 justbegun now is the time to act on that New Year's resolution to stop smoking. But is it really as difficult as everyone says? What is the best way to kick the habit?
Are some cigarettes safer than others? Put your questions about smoking to David Simpson ,
Director of ASH; and Dr Godfrey Fowler , an Oxford (;P. Teresa
McGonagle is in the Chair. Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am (So You Want to Stop Smoking continues on BBC1 next Sunday)
Seventh Son by PHlLOMENA MUINZER
Read by Frances Tomelty ' She looked out to the yard, the dark sky hanging over frozen muck. the hens scurrying like big balls of crumpled paper in the wind. What a dreadful day it was. Perhaps she fancied a wander over the fields. What a silly thought.
Imagine living in a house this length of time and suddenly being afraid in it ...
Producer JUDITH ELLIOTT BBC Northern Ireland
The Diary of Nigel Mole. Aged 13Â¾ by SUE TOWNSEND with Nicholas Barnes as the Diarist
On the first day of the New Year, Nigel Mole begins to keep a diary for the first time. It will be no ordinary diary. Mole is no ordinary child - misunderstood schoolboy, undernourished son, unappreciated intellectual, unrecognised poet, rejected helper of the old, sometime friend of Adrian, spurned wooer of Pandora. Now he will become the detached observer and detailed recordist of the customs and carry-ons of the adult world around him.
Nigel Mole (the diarist):
The special edition with topics suggested by you - the listener. We read your letters, play your favourite sounds and puzzle you with the mystery sound competition.
Presented by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 3.5 pm)
Nigel Rees invites Peter Jones Irma Kurtz
Julian Mitchell and Gay Search to share their favourite quotations and identify some others.
Quotations read by RONALD FLETCHER Producer ALAN NIXON
(Rptd: Wed 10.30 pm)
12.55 Weather: programme news
Introduced by Sue MacGregor. including Helping Hands: BRENDA KIDMAN visits a unique housing complex for the disabled and able-bodied. The O'Neill Family
Singers: the operatic talents of a Pontarddulais family. Could it be their traditional Welsh upbringing that has led to the current success of DENNIS, PATRICIA and DOREEN with three national opera companies?
A Start in Life (5)
by Henry Fielding.
Adapted for radio in six parts by Hallam Tennyson.
In which Lady Bellaston is hidden in a bedroom; Mr Nightingale is in love; Lord Fellamar behaves dishonourably; Sophia is to be married to Mr Blifil; and Tom Jones is committed to prison.
(Martin Jarvis is in "Caught in the Act" at the Garrick Theatre, London)
Adapted for radio by:
Music comnposed by:
Mr Nightingale's Father:
Six programmes in which
Bernard Jackson visits some of the centres of Christianity in Europe. 1: The Shrine of the Black Madonna in the Monastery of Jasna Gora in Czestochow*. in Poland. Producer ANNE HOWELLS
Since his death 25 years ago. Humphrey Bogart 's reputation and popularity have increased until he now means more to today's generation than he did to his own. In the first of two programmes,
Terence Pettigrew examines the life and career of the man who is so much more than ' just another movie star
Myth and Reality
Producer WENDY CLAY
The working-men's clubs of West Yorkshire have half a million members.
Clubland is a tradition, a social service, a way of life. a business, and a bit of a joke.
To the entertainer, its the first rung of the ladder, and perhaps the last.
This documentary takes you into the Concert
Room of Belle Isle WMC, Leeds, to meet the members and committee, and to hear from
JOHNNY HAMMOND , LENA BURTON , HONEYPIE and DICKIE AND DOTTIE (' Our big number is the Miserere from Verdi's
11 Trovalore, which we do in the nude ... ')
Technical presentation by DAVID FLEMING-WILLIAMS Producer PETER EVERETT
BBC Manchester i Repeat) This programme won the 1981 Pye Awurd for best radio feature
Why not try a wok?
Virginia Davies explains to Hannah Wright why she thinks a Chinese style of cooking may be suitable for b)ind people. Producer THENA HESHEL
Blind listeners can phone in suggestions and comments relating to the programme on [number removed]8.30-10.0 pm Free quarterly bulletins summarising information broadcast, available from Room 816, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
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