As the ice melted 5000 years ago. the rising sea drove a shingle bar onto the south Devon coast, trapping the remnants of a freshwater lake at
Slapton Ley. Now flocks of migrant ducks from northern Europe take refuge there and join the wildlife that makes the Ley its home the year round.
Presenter Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBCBristol
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The first of six programmes in which
Chris Serle investigates the agonising business of buying and selling houses - how to buy, occupy and improve a house for the smallest possible outlay and with the least possible trouble. With the help of financial expert Tom Tickell, Chris shows you how to beat the system and avoid costly mistakes.
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Introduced by Sue MacGregor , including Queen Victoria's Great Game: ANDREW SINCLAIR talks about her amazing intelligence network. Believe It or Not: astrologer RUSSELL GRANT discusses the Aquarian personality and looks at the future of disc jockey TONY BLACKBURN. Catriona (6) long wave only
A Glaring Lack of Ambition by PETER SILCOCK
Liverpool 1964: The
Beatles are due home for the first time since their rise to fame. The city is agog. The city apart, that is. from Mike McCabe. IS years old and extremely well-informed about what he doesn't want from life What he does want is a far greater problem and the effects of his search for a purpose inevitably involve his family, friends and enemies.
Directed by ROGER PINE BBC Birmingham
Paul Robertson (violin) David Matthews (violin) Paul Silverthorne (viola) Anthony Lewis (cello) direct from the Upper Guildhall, Plymouth Part 1
Haydn String Quartet No 5, in D, Op 64 (The Lark)
Mozart String Quartet in B flat (The Hunt) (K 458)
Gerald Priestland , a visitor to Cornwall since the 1930s, now citizen of Penwith, explains his fascination with the Cornish far west and recounts some of its more sinister legends. Producer JULIAN HALE
Great-grandfather Gibson began taking photographs of shipwrecks on the Isles of Scilly in 1869. and the family has been recording the islands' history with the camera ever since. Sonia Beesley tells their story.
Producer ANNE HOWELLS
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