A breakfast edition with the Archers, but not the Ambridge family.
George Archer , ex-policeman and labourer who hadn't milked a cow until 13 years ago. now has 200 cows on 400 acres in Cheshire. He and his family explain how they did it to Anthony Parkin and Martin Small.
Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham (Revised repeat)
... or Calling a Spade an fmplementary Tool of Mainly Agricultural Utility Function/ In the last of two programmes,
Richard Stllgoe gets to grips with jargon, from senior commonroom to South Pacific, in an attempt to perfect the ultimate unintelligibility barrier. Producer SIMON ELMES
Father's Day by ANNA FREW
Read by Mary Rlggans
1 There was dad, standing at the door, smiling, rubbing his hands together. " When do you want him home, Sylvia? " No later than seven. And not too much excitement. He does tend to get - well - rather worked up ".'
Producer JOHN ARNOTT BBC Scotland
I come from a country of hill cricket, where for decades the village players have been great toilers on the slopes, and where lor a wicket, the most we could hope for was some well-trodden sheep-path winding away among the tussocks.
The writer Laurie Lee remembers the cricket he watched as a boy and more recently on the famous ' Hill ' in Sydney, where England are currently doing battle with the old enemy.
Written by DEBBIE COOK and WATSON GOULD
Cast for the fortnight:
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
with Sue MacGregor Including
A Stairway to Heaven:
Adam's Peak Is one of the most sacred places of pilgrimage in Sri Lanka. KAREN DECO climbed to the summit at sunrise.
Emergency Aid: what would you do In an emergency? Would you run away or try to help? There are courses countrywide designed to help the public, KAREN DECO attends one.
The Magic Apple Tree (7)
Private Property-Keep Off by DAWN LOWE-WATSON
A well-known media man plans to take his girlfriend on a peaceful holiday to an island he owns off the Scottish coast. When they arrive. they find there are squatters and his attitude towards them is far removed from hip TV persona as the gentle, liberal man of the people. But are they really squatters, and who has the right to occupy the Island?
Directed by CHERRY COOKSON
A sacred trilogy
Wordsand music by Berlioz Parti
The Dream of Herod
The Flight dnto Egypt
HALLt CHOIR chorus-master RONALD FROST
HALLt ORCHESTRA leader PAN RON LEE conducted by ANDREW DAVIS
(Given on 23 December 1982 in the Free Trade Hall, Manchester)
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