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1851: a young Welshman sets sall for Australia to make his fortune ...of Taken from the letters of ÈBENEZER PARRY 'S family at home and of Ebenezer himself who speM the rest of his life searching for a dream at Gaffney s Creek, Victoria.
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The Vigil by W. W. JACOBS abridged and read by Manning Wilson
Mr Farrer is particularly unfortunate in having an ex-sergeant-major as his prospective father-in-law, but even a sergeant-major, it seems, may have an Achilles' heel. Producer JOHN CARDY
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(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm) Cast for the week:
Since May 1979, around four-million young people have joined the Electoral Register. How do they view the world of politics? Do they intend to use their vote and it so, how and why? And how important are they in determining who will form the next government? Presenter
Producer MAGGIE REDFERN
Enemies by MAXIM GORKY
An English version by KITTY HUNTER-BLAIR and JEREMY BROOKS adapted for radio by LIANE AUKIN
It is the summer of 1905 and Russia stands on the edge of revolution. In the life of one landowning family with a small textile factory. th3 relations between owner, manager and worker are played out. The Bardin household:
Directed by MICHAEL HEFFERNAN
The Skrobotov family: Mikhall..:
includes reviews of The Ploughman's Lunch by Ian McEwan. directed by Richard Eyre and starring Jonathan Pryce as a BBC News Editor faced with the dilemma of writing a history of Suez in the light of current events; also The K-Factor, David Caute 's novel set in Rhodesia at the climax 0: the war in 1979. Presenter Paul Vaughan producer JOHN BOUNDY Editor ROSEMARY HART
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