For the team that works at a stately home like
Longleat, today is likely to be one of their busiest in the year. Jimmy Hill talks to the team which looks after the house, grounds and the animals in the Safari Park, and enjoys their choice of music.
ResearcherKAREN DECO Producer IAN STRACHAN
Richard Stilgoe , Emma Thompson and the Cambridge Buskers were admitted to Guy's Hospital for sound tests. Visiting time is now, so pull up a chair, don't eat all the grapes and hear the result. Written by RICHARD STILGOE Producer MIKE CRAIG BBC Manchester
An Inspector Calls by J. B. PRIESTLEY
A happy family celebration is shattered by the arrival of a mysterious inspector inquiring about a young woman who has committed suicide.
Insp Goole... .. GEOFFREY BANKS Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY BBC Manchester
Tones of Voice
The ear is astonishingly good at picking up acoustic information: recognising a friend on the phone, picking out a new false note from the welter of noise in a car. We can even make sense of noise backwards.
Presented by David Jones Producer MARTIN GOLDMAN
Next Sunday, some 18,000 people will be pounding the streets in the London Marathon.
Peter Evans finds out what scientists think happens to our bodies when put through a marathon, and suggests how runners can best prepare for this feat of endurance.
Producer DEBORAH COHEN
After a busy Bank Holiday weekend for the rescue services, Cliff Michelmore visits Dover Coastguard
Station which is responsible for the busiest shipping lanes in the world - the English Channel. He talks to the lifeboatmen as well as the coastguards who have been working over the weekend. Also Martin Muncaster reports on the latest news and Harriet Cass looks at events around the country for water-lovers.
Producer CAROLINE ELLIOT
Facing the Sun
The tale of a Spanish hero by SAM JACOBS
In the 'new' Spain of General Franco food and freedom were in short supply. But there was plenty of music, death and, above all, the bullfight. with BERNARD BROWN ,
ARNOLD DIAMOND ,
ANTHONY HALL , WILLIAM HOPE, HILDA SCHRODER, DAVID SINCLAIR and JON STRICKLAND as the people of Franco's Spain
Directed by PIERS PLOWRIGHT
Doin' What Comes Natur'lly
Irving Berlin celebrates his 96th birthday at the end of this week. The songs have poured out for over 50 years, but he never learnt to read music and composed on a piano with an automatic key-changing device.
Sheridan Morley explores the phenomenon of Irving Berlin with HAL BOURNE ,
ALAN JAY LERNER ,
ETHEL MERMAN , JEROME ROBBINS ,
STEVE ROSS and BRIAN RUST. Producer
Editor ROSEMARY HART
Against the Stream by JAMES HANLEY abridged in ten episodes by BARRY CAMPBELL
Read by Lynn Farleigh (1) When his lorry-driver father dies suddenly in their Paddington bedsitter young Robert is left alone and defenceless. Then a strange man comes to transport him to a new life with his grandparents in the country, in a house were no child's voice has ever been heard.
Producer MAURICE LEITCH
The story of General Patrick Gordon Written and narrated by Patrick Malahide with Tom Watson as General Gordon
In 1651, a young man with few prospects left his native Aberdeenshire to fight in the mercenary armies of Northern Europe. Fifty years later, he was the trusted and invaluable friend of Tsars and princes. Music composed and played by JOHN SAMPSON (woodwind) with JIMMY GROSSART (percussion) Directed by PATRICK RAYNER BBC Scotland long wave only from 11.30
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