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6.30,7.30,8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News with ROGER PARRY
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by PETER DONALDSON
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
With CHARLES COLVILE
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Your Letters
D. M. Thomas presents his personal choice of poetry and prose with Alan Howard and Diana Quick
'My family were mostly miners or worked as engineers or craftsmen on the surface of the mines - "grass captains" the Cornish called them. As a writer, I'm a grass captain too.' Producer ROBIN HICKS BBC Bristol
Professor Alan Gemmell visits the Dower House, Boughton House, where Valerie Finnis , and her husband,
Sir David Scott , lovingly tend one of the most outstanding plantsman's gardens in Britain.
Family Pride by HILL SLAVID
Read by Cyril Shaps
Uncle Harry has come to stay.... and seems to be settling in as a permanent fixture. For Uncle
Harry holds one important card - and he's determined to play it. Producer MITCH RAPER
'Dinah did it on her own. How much would have been avoided had this group not taken this one last trip ... ?
To be dedicated to a purpose to the extent that nothing could stand in its way is both a blessing and a curse.'
(DR BILL WALSH ,
Director, Project Hope)
Dr Dinah Kohner 's 28 years link the Sudetenland of the late 30s, Belfast, Boston and South
America. With the help of Dinah's diaries and tapes sent back from Ecuador, Margaret Percy tells the story of a remarkable young woman from a remarkable family.
Producer MOORE SINNERTON BBC Northern Ireland
Following in the footsteps of Frank and Nesta Bough , Radio Active's holiday programme Get Away with You spends a weekend roadtesting the world.
Songs by PHILIP POPE ,
ANGUS DEAYTON and GEOFFREY PERKINS and performed by THE HEE BEE GEE BEES written by GEOFFREY PERKINS and ANGUS DEAYTON with additional material by JEREMY PASCAL and JIM RAFFERTY Producer JAMIE RIX
Introduced from Manchester by Lesley Judd
MANDY JONES is one of Britain's top women cyclists. A former world champion, she retired from the pressures of racing at 21. This year she made her comeback leading a team in the women's Tour de France. Producer LIZ CARNEY BBC Manchester
Serial: Murder, Mr Mosley (5)
The classic novels of adventure and romance by R. L. STEVENSON dramatised in ten parts by CATHERINE L. CZERKAWSKA withAdvocate Prestongrange and 7: The Lass with Grey Eyes
David has met Catriona and is drawn to her. He has also met the Lord Advocate and Simon Fraser who will act as advocate depute in the trial of James of the Glens. David feels he can trust neither of them.
Directed by MARILYN IMRIE BBC Scotland
Stereo (Part 8: Sunday 11 August)
Stewart the Writer:
with Cliff Michelmore
There's news from Cowes of Britain's challenge for the Admiral's Cup, a look at the latest sport of wetbike racing and a round-up of events for water-lovers.
Producer CAROLINE ELLIOT
A portrait of Sir John Barbirolli The first of six programmes about great British conductors, compiled and written by BRYAN CRIMP
Narrated by John Rowe
Sir John Barbirolli is identified in the minds of most music-lovers with the Halle Orchestra which he took over in the dark days of the Second World War. But his achievements were many. He made his first recordings at the age of 12 in 1911 and was equally at home in the opera house and on the concert platform. This portrait includes contributions from Lady Barbirolli and players from the Halle Orchestra Producer ALAN HAYDOCK Stereo
The Man from the Sea byNORRIEHEARN
'He wasn't a seaman, although he came from the sea. You had only to look at his hands to know that they would be as helpless in a boat as a child's hands on a sword. And yet he came from the sea, there was no doubt about that.'
Narrator Denys Hawthorne Producers JUDITH ELLIOTT and KATHRYN PORTER
(First broadcast on Radio Ulster)
with Bill Wallis , David Tate Sally Grace and Jon Glover Written by LAN BROWN
RICHARD QUICK . PAUL B. DA VIES JAMES HENDRIE. MARTIN BOOTH PETER SINCLAIR. STUART SILVER PETER HICKEY and others
Producer JENNIE CAMPBELL
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