Presenters John Timpson and Michael Stewart including the result of the Man of the Year and Woman of the Year contest
7 45* News summary
7.46- Thought for the Day
Newt Read by LAURIE MACMILLAN
The quotations programme, including mind-boggling Eavesdroppings, dreadful cliches and the occasional outbreak of Foot in Mouth. With Christopher Martin-Jenkins, Alan Melville, Rosemary Anne Sisson and Julia Langdon
Quotations read by RONALD FLETCHER
Devised and presented by Nigel Rees
Sir Ralph Richardson was ROY PLOMLEY 's. guest for the 1500th edition of the programme in August 1979. Besides choosing the eight records he would take to the mythical island. Sir Ralph talked about his early life in an insurance office, about some of the many films and playa in which he had acted, and about the National Theatre where he was appearing at the time. (Revised repeat)
With stereotypes in his knapsack and a hipflask full of the spirit of adventure,
Christopher Matthew sets out on a fresh collection of travellers' trails. Today he discovers the quintessence of suburbanity in Commuterland.
FINLAY J. MACDONALD continues the story of a boyhood in the Hebrides as the Second World War approaches.
Cars, lorries and buses were familiar sights in the Outer Hebrides by the late 30s and people and cattle alike had long since ceased to notice them. But the commotion on the day of the funeral heralded a new order altogether.
Bert's Resurrection by DOROTHY KiLMURRY-HALL
'A loud banging at the back door interrupted her thoughts. Maud could see a shape. A very large shape'
Read by Peggy Mount Producer GWYN Richards BBC Birmingham
by R.D. Blackmore dramatised for radio in five parts by Brian Gear
Narrated by Jack Watson
with Cornelius Garrett as John Ridd Stacy Dorning as Lorna Doone
2: In consequence of a brief glimpse of Lorna, John Ridd falls desperately in love with her and takes all kinds of risks to see her even if this should mean death at the hands of the Doones ...
(For cast see page 101)
Some of the folklore of the garage in the heroic age of its beginnings, in the words and voices of some of those involved. Compiled and presented by Theo Barker ,
Professor of Economic History in the University of London Readers RONALD BADDlLEY.
TIMOTHY BATESON. CAROLE BOYD.
Special music by JONATHAN GIBBS , BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Producer MICHAEL MASON
Scotsman Bill Campbell , alias 'Villi The Clown', lived for 46 years in the Soviet Union, having gone to Leningrad at the age of 16. In the first of four programmes, he talks about hfe as experienced by his friends and neighbours in the Moscow apartment house 'Bolshoi Tyshinsky No 26'. 1 What's in a Name ...
Series producer BARBARA CROWTWER
Helen Worth and Martin Jarvis in East of the Sun and West of the Moon A Norwegian fairy tale dramatised by LOUIS MACNEICE
Prisoner/Parrot CHARLES COOKSON Music composed by ANTHEA GOMEZ and sung by SALLY JONES Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY BBC Manchester
(Martin Jarvis is a National Theatre player)
Bear Prince/East Wind/South Wind:
Father/West Wind/ North Wind:
First /Second/Third crone:
In a series of six talks
Michael Elkins plots his own course through the history of modern Israel.
2. The In-gathering of the Exiles
In the decade that followed the independence of 1948, Israel more than doubled her population.
She brought in Jews from all over the world even from
Jewish communities of which no one had ever heard.
With Maurice Denham as Jules Maigret and Michael Gough as Georges Simenon 2: Maigret in Montmartre
Translated by DAPHNE WOODWARD and adapted for radio by AUBREY WOODS with Brian Haines as Lucas John Rye as Lapointe and Sean Barrett as Janvier
A new production of Noel Coward's improbable farce with Paul Eddington as Charles
Condomine, Julia McKenzie as Ruth Condomine, Anna Massey as Elvira and Peggy Mount as Madame Arcati
The scene is the living-room of the Condomines' house in Kent.
(Paul Eddington is in "Lovers Dancing" at the Albany Theatre, London, Peggy Mount is a member of the RSC)
A Touch of the Sindens
'Ellen Terry , for me, made the best remark about acting She said "To act, you must make the thing written, your own. You must steal the words, steal the thoughts and convey the stolen treasures to othera with great art".'
Donald Sinden to
Michael Billington about his early career in the theatre, his film roles in The Cruel Sea and Doctor in the House, and his approach to acting Shakespeare.
Producer ROSEMARY HART
Peacocks and Llamas, Oil
Lamps and Thistle Stick, Call Ducks and Billy Goats
Jeanine McMullen celebrates the rarely-seen gaiety, energy and enthusiasm that goes into continuing A Small Country Living during the winter months.
Producer MARY PRICE BBC Bristol
Live from the Paris
Studio.... LIVE! ... A brand new, up to the minute revue .. LIVE! Topicality and contemporary issues are not in evidence as this live show was recorded in April. with Steve Brown , Helen Lederer. Clive Mantle and Nick Wilton
Written by JAMES HENDRIE. TREVOR MCCALLUM. MURRY/ RJX/WILTON. and others Music by STEVEN BROWN Producer JAMIE RIX :
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