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Love Me Do by JOHN SAUL
Read by Crawford Logan
'I love you, Diane.... Only I can t agree with you over
Paul McCartney ... No, I would not jump through a ring of fire for you, are you mad? What John Lennon would have done for
Yoko Ono is hardly relevant....' Producer BARBARA CROWTHER (Crawford Logan is in 'The Mousetrap' at St Martin s Theatre, London)
'The first gin epidemic was in the 1720s, 30s and 40s. Then there came another about 100 years later. I think that now we'reinthethroesofthethird epidemic.' (DR MAX GLATT ) The third epidemic is bringing with it a rash of liver disease, broken marriages, absenteeism, violence, road accidents, psychiatric problems, and a bill for nearly £1,500 million a year.
Yet attempts to deal with it have been largely sporadic and often ineffective.
Geoff Watts examines the causes and effects of excessive drinking.
Producer GEOFF DEEHAN (Revised repeat)
In the first of six programmes
Keith Allan learns the secrets of toe keeper's craft. This week he goes to St Andrews, the home of golf to consult Walter Wood. head greenkeeper whose job includes the care of the world-famous Old Course. Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
by LEN DEIGHTON dramafeed in eight parts by MICHAEL BAKEWELL
6: A Safe House for Moscow
Two men have broken into a German computer and discovered something called
'Operation Siegfried'. Then they are murdered. Boyd Stuart suspects his own people and tries to resign. But you don t resign from the Secret Service.
Directed by PETER WALKER
Valentine's Days by JAMES PARKINSON and JOHN OWEN
The future seems set fair for that impecunious old rascal, the Major, for is he not to marry the wealthy widow Capaldi? The answer could well be a dismal 'no' unless he can foil the evil machinations of the cunning Captain Hinds!
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON Stereo
Mrs Olive Capaldi:
A series of six programmes compiled and presented by Alexis Lykiard
1: Encounters with the Sun -Icarus and Phaethon
Readers BERNARD BROWN ROBIN SUMMERS and GWEN CHERRELL
Producer ALEC REID BBC Bristol
A musical panel game in which John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the Chair Steve Race
Questions compiled by STEVE RACE Programme devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON Producer PETE ATKIN
The last of a series in which Larry Harris talks to well-known people about what was going on in the world at the time of their birth. This week:
David Gower , the England cricket captain, born 1 April 1957
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham
The paranormal has always attracted a good press. Even when rational explanations have been offered for some of the strange happenings, people still want to believe. In this series of six programmes Bob Couttie examines some of the phenomena and discusses the evidence for and against. 1: To Geller and Back Producer ALEC REID BBCBristol
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5: Beyond the Rock Island Line In 1903 Cecil Sharp and Ralph Vaughan Williams both collected their first folk songs, starting what has become known as the Folk Song Revival in England. The second wave of this revival, dating from the 1950s, owes more to performance than composers. It was inspired not by classical musicians but by a banjo player in the Chris Barber Trad Jazz Band. His name was
With Johnny Handle Wally Whyton Cyril Tawney
Tony Davis , Shirley Collins and Ewan MacColl
Written and presented by Jim Lloyd
Producer GEOFFREY HEWITT BBC Birmingham. Stereo
Reforming Mr Bloodsucker
Paying taxes is never pleasant, but it does not have to be unfair as well. The Government has made some changes and promises more, but it is not the root and branch reform of the tax system some are demanding. Mary Goldring looks at why the changes are called for and how far the Government could go if it really tried.
Producer DAVID LEVY
A musical diversion with Michael Copley and Dag Ingram and their busking guests Michael Murray and His Educated Kettle
Additional material JOHN LANGDON Additional production
DANNY GREENSTONE. Stereo (First broadcast on Radio 2)
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