by Anthony Olcott
A new series dramatised for radio in five parts by Matthew Walters
Duvakin, a night security guard at the Red October Hotel in Moscow, finds his whole life altered when he's confronted with an American tourist staying at the hotel - a murdered American tourist.
Music composed by:
Blithe Thou Never Wert A comedy for radio by ALAN MELVILLE
When Arthur Bodsworth 's discovery of a cheap alternative to petrol becomes public knowledge, the world descends on his modest, suburban semi-detached. Everyone wants to buy the rights to his invention - but for varying reasons. As if this were not enough to contend with, Arthur is surrounded by an extraordinary, not to say bizarre. family.
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN
PC Tarquln Law:
At the time of Malawi's independence In 1964 Donald Trelford , now
Editor of The Observer, was Editor of the country's national newspaper. This year he returned with his
Malawi-born, 18-year-old daughter Sally.
Producer MAGGIE REDFERN
A general knowledge contest between schools in Great Britain. First Round 2: North (1)
The High School, Boston v Skegness Grammar School
Questionmasters Tim Gudgln and Paddy Feeny
Questions set by PAUL LIVESEY , NIGEL RICHARDSON and PADDY TEENY Producer
(Repeated: Frt 12.27 pm)
Last of four programmes Looking Back to the Future
The fatal resentments which Stalin had kindled in the countries of Eastern Europe have flared into a succession of crises of which Poland is the most significant, If only the most recent. As the appeal of ideology faded, Communist leaders wooed their publics with Western-style promises of improved living standards, but for the 80s they can only promise tightened belts. Michael Charlton argues that economic malaise and political stagnation are now generating forces in Eastern Europe which in the past have led to two world wars.
Producer DAVID MORTON
Written and presented by Patrice Chaplin
Five hundred years ago, the Spanish town of Gerona was the great centre for the study of cabbala or Jewish mysticism. That all stopped with the expulsion of the Jews. But today, virtually single-handed, one man is trying to re-create the architectural and mystic elory of Gerona's past. With JOSE TORRES, CHAIM MACCOBY , LOUIS JACOBS,
ROSEMARIE TROSTEL , MARIA PIA, CHRISTINE SCHWARTZ , MAX CANHERS and JOAN SEQUES. Producer
includes reviews of Brecht - A Biography by Ronald Hayman , which puts the playwright's political and theatrical ideas in the context of his personal experience; andPsychoII,directed by Richard Franklin , starring Anthony Perkins as Norman Bates , 23 years after Hitchcock's original film. Presenter Jeffrey Richards
Producer CARROLL MOORE
Including the one by Bach that goes de-dumde-dum-de-daa;
Mendelssohn's good one, you know, that goes la-la-lumph: and Haydn's oh, uh, you know, well you will when you hear It. starring
Christopher Barrie (clarinet)
Nick Maloney (violin) and Nick Wilton (citroen) Written by ROB GRANT and DOUG NAYLOR
Music by PETER BREWIS Producer ALAN NIXON
North-west Durham is one of today's unemployment blackspots, but 100 years ago it was different as villages became frontier towns in the drive to win more coal. Alun Armstrong describesthatlife through the songs of TOMMY ARMSTRONG - ' The Pitman's Poet'.
Music and songs by TOM GILFELLON , BOB FOX JOHNNY HANDLE and CHUCK FLEMING
George House reads the diary. with the voices of BILLY PANE, ERIC NICHOLSON and PEGGIE GOSSCHALK Producer LESLIE LOWES BBC Scotland long wave only
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