selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford
BBC Birmingham. Stereo
Producers ALLAN WRIGHT and LIZ RIGBEY
A weekly review
Produced by the Farming Unit BBC Birmingham
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent,
Mike Gilliam talks to Alan Titchmarsh
Tony Lewis returns from India to present the first programme of 1985. In Calcutta, England s cricketers face the final day of their Third Test match against India. At home, it is the third round of the FA Cup; no doubt by 4.45 this afternoon a few surprises will be reported, as the big clubs face the little ones. And at Twickenham,
England's Rugby Union side take on the Romanians. Producer EMILY MCMAHON
Bernard Falk presents a practical guide to the holiday, travel and leisure scene. With help from ROBIN DEWHURST , SUSAN MARLING and PATRICK STODDART and featuring this week a safari in Kenya and a winter weekend in Budapest, Hungary.
Producer JENNY MALLINSON DUFF Editor ROGER MACDONALD including at 9.0 News
Alan Rusbridger presents a personal review of the weekly magazines.
Producer SUSAN SNAILUM
Winner Takes All?
Constitutionally, the Official Opposition plays an essential part in good government. But is the initiative for opposing the Government moving elsewhere? And does the Official Opposition have the resources it needs to do the job? In the first of two documentary programmes, Ivor Crewe , Professor of Government at Essex
University, looks at how the Opposition works and whether there is a case for reform. Producer JULIAN COLES
with Margaret Howard
BBC correspondents talk about the countries they work in - the politics and the people. Producer ZAREER MASAN1
Presented by Louise Botting
(Details: Monday 6.30 pm) Stereo
Rosalind Gilmore Dr Sheila Cassidy and Paul Foot
Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT SHELLEY adapted for radio by MALCOLM HAZELL with 'I saw the hideous phantasm of a man stretched out, and then, on the working of some powerful engine, show signs of life, and stir with an uneasy, half vital motion. Frightful must it be; for supremely frightful would be the effect of any human endeavour to mock the stupendous mechanism of the Creator of the World.' (MARY SHELLEY) Time: end of the 18th century
Directed by BRIAN MILLER
with Richard Anthony Baker
British Nudism in the 1930s
The world of the popular French artist Raoul Dufy, who created a personal paradise with his colourful paintings of yachts and regattas, horses and racecourses, palm trees and picnics, music and musicians. Bryan Robertson presents a portrait of Dufy with contributions from HRH Princess Michael of Kent, Sarah Wilson, Mel Gooding, Patrick Hughes, Rene Simon Levy and Colin Poiret.
Also taking part CAROLE BOYDE , JILL LIDSTONE , DAVID BRADSHAW , MARTIN FRIEND and DAVID GARTH. Producer JUDITH BUMPUS
by ANTHONY SMITH
Presenter Derek Jones
With KATE MOON including Sports Round-up
Sir Michael Tippett , who celebrated his 80th birthday three days ago, has come to be regarded as one of the foremost composers of this century. As he tells ROY
PLOMLEY, other than while he was Director of Music at
Morley College, he has allowed very little to distract him from composition. His output includes four symphonies, four operas, four string quartets and several concertos. He now faces the difficult task of choosing eight records to take to the mythical island. Producer DEREK DRESCHER
Conversation inspired by current public and private preoccupations
Music by FASCINATING AIDA Producer MiCHAEL EMBER
Richard Baker presents a selection of words and music on record, reviving old favourites, introducing the less familiar and including some recent releases.
Producer JILL ANDERSON. Stereo
Cover Up by R. D. WINGFIELD with and Just two years ago they demoted Detective Inspector Slade and kicked him out of the Division. Some people said he was treated unfairly, others were damn glad to see him go. One thing is certain, they'd never have had him back if it hadn't been for the bank raid. But once he came back, he made his presence known.... and how!
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON
Det Sgt Slade:
Det Con Kilburn:
Det Insp Hackman:
Police Supt Warren:
Det Con Gordon:
Dick Taverne , qc chairs the series in which issues of controversial concern are put on trial before an audience of 150 jurors. The motion: Britain needs freedom of information legislation
Proposed by Des Wilson , Chairman of the 1984 Campaign for Freedom of Information
Opposed by William Deedes , Editor of the Daily Telegraph The advocates are each allowed two supporting witnesses who are examined and cross-examined. Researcher RUTH BEN OR Producer PETER ESTALL
As with gladness men of old (BBC HB 62); Anthem: Three kings from Persian lands afar; Matthew 3, w 1-13; What star is this with beams so bright (BBC HB 69) Stereo
Memories of the great days of the big liners....
5: The Liners Go to War
Presented by Robin Worman
presents Play Horsey for Me A Victorian melodrama
Written and performed by: Producer JAMIE RIX
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