visits Nottinghamshire, where members of the Keyworth and District Gardening Association put their questions to
Geoffrey Smith , Clay Jones and Dr Stefan Buczacki
Questionmaster Les Cottington BBC Manchester
11.0 Singing Together (16)
11.20 Junior Drama Workshop Islacca Island
3: Visitors from the Sea Presented by PAUL COPLEY
11.40 Contact We All Like Stories by JOHN COUTTS Presented by PAUL MCDOWELL
11.55 Topic Songbook (6)
1.55 Listening Comer Today's story: The Train by DAVID MCPHAIL
2.5 Something to Think About The Merry King
2.15 Quest: Worm's-eye View Story by JOHN SNELLING
2.35 Pictures in Your Mind (Poetry): Hidden Shapes by GWEN DUNN
2.45 Nature: Frogs and Tadpoles by MICHAEL SCOTT
A series of short stories
2: How an Umbrella Changed Everything by SHIRLEY COOKLIN based on an idea by GUY DE MAUPASSANT
A Paris suburb in about 1938: the home of Charles and Clothilde Oreille. This childless couple live a life of extreme frugality, not through lack of funds, but because Clothilde is obsessionally mean. When
Charles needs something as simple as a new umbrella, their whole life goes berserk.
Accordionist GORDON LANGFORD Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON. Stereo
as Charles Oreille with:
and as Clothilde Oreille:
Insurance company director:
Without hesitation, the least repetitious and most undeviating programme on radio. With Kenneth Williams , Clement Freud , Derek Nimmo and Sheila Hancock
Chairman Nicholas Parsons Devised by LAN MESSITER Producer PETE ATKIN
We scored a goal and, when they were coming back to the middle of the field, this Patriotic Front soldier threw a Russian grenade on to the soccer pitch ... In the second of two documentaries introduced and compiled by Derek Robinson , members of the forces monitoring the cease-fire in Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia) tell the story of the tense months leading up to elections, when both small incidents and serious breaches threatened a return to war.
Producer CATHY WEARING
The Second Spanish Armada This time it will be merchant ships and lorries loading up for the day when Spain joins the European Community: foreign investment has been pouring into Spanish farms and industries, ready to invade when the tariff barriers come down. Mary Goldring has toured the new Spain and pinpoints where we are most vulnerable to attack by the new armada. Producer DAVID POWELL
The cold told a tale to me
The rain dictated poems.
Another tale the winds brought
The seas below drove.
The birds added words
The treetops speeches.
(from Keith Bosley 's new translation of the KALEVALA)
First published 150 years ago, the Kalevala is the national epic of Finland. On the eve of both Kalevala Day and Finland's National Day of Independence, Natalie Wheen considers this collection of folk tales and poetry as a source of inspiration in Finnish culture -most notably, perhaps, in the music of Sibelius and the paintings of Akseli Gallen-Kallela .
Producer JOHN POWELL. Stereo
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