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What's happened to love now that romance has been declared dead and the sexual revolution proclaimed? Is there any place for It in the modern world? In the first of four programmes,
Laurie Taylor visits a pensioners' tea dance: a couple who met in prison: a group of gay men; and young rock fans who worship from afar.
Producer SHARON BANOFF
In the remotest areas of India and Nepal, intermediate technology experts are introducing smallscale development projects. Margaret Percy reports on the extent to which such projects really Improve local living standards and examines the relationships between helpers and helped.
Producer THENA BESHEL
Pattie Coldwell with news and information for consumers. Today You and Yours looks at the Plight of the 15 per cent Or more of couples unable to start a family, and asks why infertility Is on the increase. Also. Les Coltington with the latest details from the You and Yours Shopping Basket.
Introduced by Sue MaeGregor including
Deep Frozen Depression: BA mason's thoughts on looking into the freezer. Fresh Voices: African writers introduced by EDWARD BLISHEN.
A Problem of Pipes: environmental health officers and water authorities agree we should make and keep the amounts of lead in our domestic water supplies to safe levels - but how? A discussion on the problems and Possibilities. Pastoral by VIOLA MEYNELL abridged in four parts by MEG CLARKE
Read by Eileen Atkins (1) When their father died. the sisters discovered they were destitute. Paula was soon to be married. but Marie had no such compensation. And then one day a man named Otway called ...
Blind Love by BRIAN PATTEN with Peter Jeffrey as the Admiral and Haydn Jones as Bob Henry has more than just his shabby café on the demolition list to keep him going - he has Alice, his loving wife upstairs. But the Admiral has no one. He would like to look after Bob but Bob has other ideas.
Henry ..... DAVID GOODERSON Builder ALEX JONES Lorry driver/Builder
Directed by VANESSA WIIITBURN BBC Birmingham
Written by JAMES ROBSON (Repeated: Fri 1.40 pm) Cast for the week:
Concerto a due cort No 2 in F (with movements from Concerto No 3); Music for the Royal Fireworks
(A WFMT recording.
Overseas broadcast made possible by a grant to the orchestra from Amoco (UK) Ltd)
(First broadcast on R3)
Brian Moore was born in Belfast, worked for the United Nations in Europe, became a journalist in Canada and now lives In California. His reputation as a novelist was established In the mid-50s with The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne , The Luck of Ginger Coffey and Catholics. He recently visited Scotland to receive the Nell Gunn International Fellowship and Christopher Ricks took the opportunity to talk to him about his career and attitudes to writing.
Producer PHILIP JORDAN
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