Pattie Coldwell with advice for those about to start courses at universities or colleges. What problems are you likely to encounter with studying, with making ends meet, with finding accommodation and with enjoying yourselves? Ring [number removed]after
11.0 am to put your questions to the experts.
by Anthony Olcott
dramatised for radio in five parts by Matthew Walters
with Anton Rodgers as Duvakin
From the moment that night security guard Duvakin reported the murder of an American tourist at the Hotel Red October, he has found his life unpleasantly complex. Now the KGB are about to take him into very deep water indeed.
Music composed by:
The Return of Uncle Arthur by VICTOR CANNING , With Chrys Salt as Nancy Gareth Armstrong as John and Richard Warner as Uncle
Arthur After he dies, Nancy and John think they have heard the last of Uncle Arthur. However, his executors spring quite a surprise.
Miss Appleton EDWINA WRAY Xom CYRIL CONWAY Directed by craham GAULD
Miss Appleton Edwina
A general knowledge contest between schools in Great Britain First Round
3: Home Counties
Maiden Erlegh School, Earley, Reading v Emmbrook School,
TIM GUDGIN , PADDY FEENY Questions set by PAUL LIVESEY , NIGEL RICHARDSON and PADDY feeny Producer
(Repeated: Fri 12.27 pm)
1: Innocents Abroad
Fred Parr of Liverpool took his family touring in France, but the holiday turned to tragedy when they became victims of a hotel fire which left mother and daughter scarred for life. Brenda Kidman traces their seven-year struggle for compensation through the French law courts.
Producer dun A stenson BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Thurs 9.5 am)
So the town of Gorom Gorom In Upper Volta, West Africa, was described by one of the tribes which settled there. But since the Sahel drought in the early 1970s, life has grown much less comfortable. Liz Mardall reports on the work of a children's clinic there.
with Anne Louise Lambert as Lady Byron Patience Tomllnson as Ada and lmelda Staunton as Medora
Lord Byron always feared that his children would Inherit his club foot but doesn't seem to have been anxious about more spiritual flaws. In fact, his most malign legacies were his reputation and the bitter humiliation of his wife. Norma Rowen traces the corrosive effects of his Influence on the lives of Lady Byron. her daughter Ada, and Medora Leigh , rumoured to be Byron s daughter by his half-sister Augusta. with ROGER ALLAM JAMES KERRY and PAULINE SIDDLE
Producer THOMAS sutcliffs (Repeated: Thurs 11.0 am) (Anne Louise Lambert and Imelda Staunton are National Theatre players)
Lady Byron Patience
Includes a review of The Dance of Death, Strlndberg'splay directed by Kenneth MacMillan at the Royal Exchange Theatre,
Manchester, starring Edward Fox and Jill Bennett : and a discussion with two of the judges about this year's shortlist of novels entered for the Booker McConnell Prize for fiction.
Presenter Richard Mayne Producer PHILIP JORDAN
The Best of The World Tonight: News
A look back at some of the highlights of the previous half-hour, followed at 10.45 by a look forward to A Book at Bedtime for those of you who aren't allowed to stay up and listen to It. starring
Christopher Barrie Nick Maloney and Nick Wilton
Written by ROB GRANT and doug NAYLOR
Music by PETER brewis Producer alan NIXON
A century ago Worktngton was transformed Into a thriving Iron and steel town under the guidance ofJamesDufflela,a one-time pit lad. Today the town Is In decline.
David Bean traces Its rise and fall and revives the memory of an extraordinary man.
Producer Gillian bush
BBC Manchester long wave only
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