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The novelist M. M. Kaye was born and has spent much of her life in India. and this experience has provided the background to several of her novels, including The or Pavilions.She has also written a series of thrillers set in other places around the world to which she has been sent with her soldier husband, in conversation with ROY PLOMLEY she talks about her adventurous life and chooses the eight records she would take to the mythical island. Producer DEREK DRESCHER ,
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Jesus of Nazareth is the most widely revered figure in human history yet surprising little is known about him. For example, although his
'birthday' has recently been celebrated by his one-and-a-half billion followers, no one can conclusively prove the year of his birth, let alone the date.
Even the most basic questions about his identity remain a matter of fierce dispute: was he, as the Church claims, Son of God? Or, as others argue, a blasphemer? Did the first
Christians see him as king of kings or suffering servant?
David Winter invites Canon Michael Green. Hubert Richards , Sister Cecily Boulding , op. and Geza Vermes to attempt an answer to the question. 'Who was Jesus?'
Producer FRANCES GUMLEY
My Monkey, Jocko
'The servants, having observed Jacko's talent [for catching mice) reasoned to themselves as follows: cats catch mice in the dark; monkeys catch mice in the dark; therefore monkies are cats....'
Thus observed Francis Trevelyan Buckland ,
19th-century naturalist, andif guardian of a very naughty if clever monkey!
Barry Paine reads a selection of highlights from Buckland's Curiosities of Natural History. Producer ANNE blair GOULD BBC Bristol
Introduced from Northern Ireland by Wendy Austin
The Fair Employment Agency was set up in 1976 with the aim of removing religious discrimination in employment BOB COOPER is its Chairman and he talks about the task of running a body which is continually surrounded by controversy. Producer COLIN I. EWIS Over the Bridge (5)
A series of six programmes in which Caribbeans in Britain talk about their continuing links with the places from which they have come. 1: Guyana
'Ladies and gentlemen, there are some of you who do not know what the West Indies are all about. All you know is plenty of bananas, coconuts, we play cricket, we have fast bowlers....'
This challenge from a Hyde
Park Corner soapbox is taken up by Juliet Alexander , whose birthplace is a Caribbean state as far from Jamaica as Britain is from Russia, where over half the people are of South Asian descent, where cities of canals and bicycles were founded by the Dutch, and which isn't even an island.
Producer JOAN GRIFFITHS
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from Hong Kong
One British airline, Cathay Pacific, already competes on equal terms with the best in the world - but could its days in Hong Kong be numbered? Reporter
Richard Hudson-Evans Editor roger MACDONALD
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RICHARD QUICK. JOHN LANGDON
JOHN COLLEE , ROGER PLANER PAUL DAVTES ,
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Producer PAUL MAYHEW ARCHER
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