In her lifetime the painter Gwen John was overshadowed by her brother Augustus. Now she is recognised as one of the outstanding British artists of this century. Yet her determination to keep herself apart made her reluctant even to exhibit her work.
With extracts from her letters and interviews with ROMILLY JOHN.
KATHERINE JOHN. VIVIEN WHITE.
N1COLETTE DEVAS. LORD
SIR JOHN ROTHENSTEIN , TOM BURNS and BRIDGET LATIMER Readers DILYS PRICE and DAVID LYN
Narrator John Darran Written and produced by HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales
More than 30 years ago
Mario BorreIIi exchanged his cassock for the rags of a street urchin in order to retrieve some of the orphaned and unwanted children of Naples. Now a layman he works in a community centre in the city, where he talks to
Sue MacGregor about his life and work.
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester (Revised repeat)
by JERROLD NORTHROP MOORE
First of three programmes A portrait in words and music of the great English composer who died 50 years ago. with Narrator John Rowe
Throughout his life Elgar was haunted by memories of his childhood-an idyllic childhood that had begun on an idyllic summer day in June 1857. These early years were crucial in the development of his personality, both as man and musician. They were to give place to a long period of drudgery and disappointment. with CAROLE BOYD.
WILLIAM EEDLE. NIGEL GRAHAM.
JOHN UVESEY. KATHERINE PARR and PATIENCE TOMLINSON Producer ALAN HAYDOCK
Time After Time by GERRY JONES with John Pullen Nigel Anthony and Sarah Badel
Paul Wood finds himself in a strange hotel. He doesn't know why he's there or how he got there.
Everytime he tries to
'escape', he's brought back and the vicious circle begins again. Is it a nightmare?
Directed by MARTIN JENKINS
by MICHAEL FLANDERS and JOSEPH HOROVITZ
Before the performance
Marjorie Lofthouse goes behind the scenes of this mammoth production by a choir of 2,500 Solihull
School Children, members of THE SOUHULL YOUTH
SINFONIA and THE SOLIHULL YOUTH ORCHESTRA and soloist NOEL MANN conducted by PETER FOWLER and introduced by David Bellamy
Producer david WELSBY BBC Birmingham
in conversation with Richard Ingrams
A celebration of the life of John Stewart Collis the distinguished novelist, critic, biographer and philosopher who died on 2 March 1984.
Directed by MARTIN JENKINS
Tomorrow for Rudolf Hess , sentenced to life imprisonment at
Nuremberg, another birthday will pass in Spandau Prison. For more than 20 years, the Western Allied Powers have striven, against resolute Russian refusal, for his release.
Tonight Vincent Kane reasseses with Hess's prosecutors the man's guilt, considers new and disturbing theories about the dramatic flight to
Britain and tests opinion East and West about Hess's future.
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