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7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
The Chamber Orchestra of Europe, which played at the Proms last Saturday night, was launched just four years ago. International, democratic,
Youthful and run on sponsored funding, it is a unique
Phenomenon in the orchestral world.
Sonia Beesley , with Sir Georg Solti , Julian Bream and members of the Orchestra tells the story.
Producer ANNE HOWELLS
To celebrate his 90th birthday today, a 'self-portrait' of Robert Graves
Reader John Hartley
Compiled from letters and poems by SUE LIMB producer ED THOMASON
(Life of the Poet Gnaeus Robertulus Gravesa: Radio 3 at 9.50pm) • HEAR THIS! page 16
by LEN DEIGHTON dramatised in eight parts by MICHAEL BAKEWELL and 8 Expedient Demise
Stein and Colonel Pitman are making their getaway with the Hitler papers when Pitman has a heart attack. A Swiss agent picks them up and calls
Boyd Stuart who goes to Switzerland to collect them. But someone has got there before him.
Directed by PETER KING
Cleaning the Attic by COLIN HAYDN EVANS with Penelope Lee as Jessie Jane Wenham as Ann and Maurice Denham as the Man Jessie is recently widowed. Before dying, her husband
Donald inexplicably destroyed his fleet of model boats. As
Jessie and her sister clear out the attic, they unearth more mysteries in Donald's life.
Directed by SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN BBC Bristol Stereo
The first of six programmes in which Derek Parker asks a well-known personality to choose and discuss a book written this century that they consider of personal and general significance.
This week he talks to playwright and literary critic, John Spurling , about
Gabriel Garcia Marquez 's
One Hundred Years of Solitude. Reader GARARD GREEN
Producer DENNIS SIMMONS
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 TONYSHRYANE and EDWARD MASON Producer PETE ATKIN
Stereo (My Music begins a new series on Friday at 9. Opm on BBC2)
Summer dawn in the Chinese capital -and Sue Lake invites you to join her as she cycles down the wide boulevards of Peking in the direction of the city parks.
It's still too early for the cicadas, but the parks are full of human activity: Peking Opera, martial arts, tree-shouting....and an open-air surgery where doctors diagnose by reading your ear. Producer NIGEL ACHESON
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'No nation has a richer store of traditional music than England and none is more prone to under-value its heritage.'
7: Folk Song and Ballad
For over a quarter of a century the Folksong and Ballad Club in Newcastle upon Tyne has reflected the traditional musical heritage of Northumbria and Tyneside.
Johnny Handle, one of the founder members, traces the development of this far from typical folk club.
Written and presented by Jim Lloyd
Producer GEOFFREY HEWITT BBC Birmingham. Stereo
Last week Soviet and American negotiators finished their latest round of talks aimed at controlling the East-West balance of nuclear weapons. Next month a major Geneva conference will review plans to stop any more countries getting 'The Bomb'. But is it all too late? Are the superpowers playing with the future of the world? Do they believe in arms control? Christopher Lee investigates, with the help of among others, former US Defense Secretary Harold Brown , Professor Anatoly Gromyko of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme ,
US Assistant Defense Secretary Richard Perle , and astronomer Carl Sagan.
A BBC Radio News production by MARTIN LEEBURN
A musical diversion with Michael Copley , Dag Ingram and their busking guests The
Glenn Miller Recorder Quintet Additional material JOHN LANGDON Additional production DANNY GREENSTONE
(First broadcast on Radio 2) Stereo
3: Weave and Print
Joanna Hickson looks at the work of two craft workshops which have established high reputations, one in tapestry in Edinburgh, the other in printmaking in Aberdeen. Both are developing new techniques in ancient art forms. Producer JOHN ARNOTT
('The New Tradition 'tomorrow at
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