Sam Shepherd 's Shark by PHILIP BARKER with June Spencer
Year after year Sam and his wife go on holiday to Cornwall so that he can catch a shark. Each year he fails to realise his ambition, but hope springs eternal!
Directed by GRAHAM GAULD
Lucy and Sam:
Did you know that Thora Hird collects door knobs?
Discover the less-known sides of some well-known people with Chairman Gyles Brandreth
June Whitfield, Martin Jarvis , Brian Johnston Guests Lance Percival , Barbara Kelly and Alan Minter
Producer PAUL SPENCER
Written by HELEN LEADBEATER
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Cast for the week:
'Ten years ago I was doing community work trying to help people in a poor part of Nottingham. Today the situation is very different - particularly in areas depressed by heavy unemployment - and I wanted to see the changes.'
In the Southwick district of Sunderland, ANGELA CADAXA is a fulltime professional worker. Her independent organisation has grown so important in people's lives it's had to take over the old Town Hall.
Producer JOY HATWOOD
Pure Angelic Trebles The first of two programmes in which
Boris Ford investigates the differences between boys' and girls' voices, and examines differences between Anglican and Catholic Church traditions.
Producer JILLIAN WHITE BBC Birmingham
An unofficial history of the commercial traveller. All nature is imbued with the instinct of selling. The domestic cat laying her latest kill at your feet is trying to sell a good opinion of herself; the brilliant spread of the peacock's tail is a symbol of his sales approach to the peahen ...
(SIR MILES THOMAS)
Harry Thompson, armed with his experience in the commercial hotel trade and a century of On the Road magazine, challenges the traditional view of the commercial traveller as a dirty mind in a dirty Cortina.
Producer ALASTAIR WILSON
'It didn't seem as if Eygpt had changed one jot in 28 years, and Adam and I braced ourselves for disembarkation.... Go to window number two, they said. But first go to window four, said window two. Window four was in three parts, with three, one and two being the correct order....
In the second of 12 talks,
Anthony Smith continues the story of his motorcycle journey from Cairo to
Cape Town last year.
Acting isn't technique, it's feeling. I was taught to feel my parts very deeply; it gets into your voice and your eyes. Your voice carries to the back of the theatre, but so do your eyes.
Dame Flora Robson, classical actress and Hollywood star, in conversation with Michael Billington about her 60-year career with Tyrone Guthrie at the Festival Theatre
Cambridge, Charles Laughton at the Old Vic and Errol Flynn in Hollywood. With extracts from some of her notable performances including
Lady Macbeth, Nelly Dean in Wuthering Heights and Queen Elizabeth in Fire Over England.
Producer RICHARD DUNN
An appreciation of the Gloucestershire poet and composer Ivor Gurney by P. J. KAVANAGH with MICHAEL CADMAN.
SUSAN DOWDALL. ETHEL GURNEY
. BRIAN RAYNER COOK (baritone),
JOHN BISHOP (piano)
Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol
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