with Brian Redhead in Blackpool for the Trades Union Congress and David Byrne in London
6.30, 7.30, 8.39 News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
by TED ALLBEURY
The last of ten parts adapted by the author from his latest novel
Directed by CHRISTOPHER VENNING
(Barry Foster is a National Theatre player)
1 Nick ' Carter:
Ziggy Grabowski/ Sir Roger's assistant:
Little White Crimes by JOHN ASHE
A comedy of credit. barter and tax evasion, in which a simple police inspector and policewoman sergeant from the town grapple unsuccessfully with the cunning sophistication of country ways.
Directed by \ALEC REID
Police Sergeant Rayne:
Police Sergeant Dora Hicks .:
Lord Joseph Devine:
Lady Iris Devine:
The Radio Times Drama
Awards were presented in May. One of the winners in the Radio section was Christopher Russell , who stopped being a postman to become a full-time playwright. He talks to Leonard Pearcey
The last of three programmes
I believe that more effort must be put into developing Northern Ireland businesses. I don't want to consider it charity, it's just good business sense.
(SEAN O'DWYER ) businessman in Ulster)
One man in three in Londonderry is out of work. Peter Hobday went to the city to hear what people there think the future for work will be. Producer JOHN SKRINE
The Transit of Venus by STEPHEN LAYCOCK
The first of two parts read by Gabriel Woolf
Lancelot Kitter , Professor of Astronomy, had spent 20 years gazing into the deep blue spaces of heaven, but never till now had he fallen in love ...'
Producer PAMELA HOWE
A general knowledge contest between schools in Great Britain First Round 1: Scotland
Kelso High School v Selkirk High School Questionmasters Tim Gudgin and Paddy Feeny
Questions set by PAUL LIVESEY. NIGEL RICHARDSON and PADDY FEENY Producer
(Repeated: Fri 12.27 pm)
3: The Eclipse of Ideology Among the Communists who came to power in Eastern Europe after the war were men who had kept the Marxist-Leninist faith through the purges of the 30s, the Hitler - Stalin pact, and the deification of Stalin. Yet cracks in this philosophical monolith soon appeared, and with Khruschev's denunciation of Stalin, the explosions in Poland and Hungary in 1956, then of Czechoslovakia in 1968. the critics from within the Party ranks came to perceive Communist ideology as irrelevant. Michael Charlton traces the story of the intellectual defection from Communism, with contributions from those in Eastern Europe who have been foremost in mounting the critique: MILOVAN DJILAS
LESZEK KOLAKOWSKI and EDWARD COLDSTUEKER
Producer DAVID MORTON
A biographical portrait of Charles Causley , drawn from the thoughts of his friends and acquaintances, and a selection of his poems read by THE AUTHOR 1 He's got a very special gift for understanding small children. '
(A. L. ROWSE )
'He was a smart young teacher ...'
' The school came to life when he came ...'
' He could very well have succeeded as a musical entertainer ...'
' We met during the war, in the Navy ...'
' He's a most entertaining man ...'
. His biography is his poetry....'
It's all in the poems ' Any poet is lucky to be born in Cornwall. '
(D. M. THOMAS )
Realised at the BBC RADIOPHONIC WORKSHOP with the assistance of JAMES BIRTWISTLE
ROBIN CHERRY, ROGER LIMB and GEOFFREYFURRIER Written and produced by DESMOND BRISCOE
includes reviews of The Godfather, Francis Ford Coppola's epic drama on BBC1 and A Man of Honour, the autobiography of Guiseppe Bonnano. better known as ' Joe Bananas ' - one of the most notorious of the Mafia Godfathers. and a report from the third week of the Edinburgh
Presented by Christopher Bigsby
Producer BRIAN BARFIELD
Presented by Marian Foster
The voices are those of people whose pastime is to sing in a choir, and the harmony is found in music new and old, sacred and secular, popular and serious.
In the final programme of the series: the EXETER UNIVERSITY SINGERS, conductor DONALD JAMES , with JOHN BISHOP (piano). There's music by Elgar, From the Bavarian
Highlands', settings of the songs in Shakespeare's As You Like It, and ' Here in cool grot' by the Iron Duke's pater. Producer IAN CARSON BBC Bristol long wave only
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