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In the last of his series exploring long established keepers' crafts, Keith Allan goes to Tyneside to meet Robert Logan , a bonded warehouse keeper. Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
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The Smallest Man in the World by CHRISTOPHER LEACH Read by David March
The Smallest Man sits in a fairground booth, drinking whisky and reading the classics. A drunk picks a quarrel, but the Smallest Man is beyond his insults - on the surface, at least. Producer MITCH RAPER
The first of four specials when the programme for disabled people reverses its usual role and takes the opportunity to try and tell 'the man in the street' a little about what living with a disability actually implies: you might be in for a surprise. In the first programme John Mills discusses with four members of PHAB (Physically Handicapped and Abled Bodied People) club pertinent issues of everyday life. Producer MARLENE PEASE
(Re-broadcast next Thursday)
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A non-stop comedy cabaret with Fundation:
JOE GRIFFITHS (piano) GARETH HALE
TERRY MORRISON and MARYANNE MORGAN Written by FUNDATION with contributions from
CHARLIE ADAMS. GEOFFREY ATKINSON and others
Producer ALAN NIXON Stereo
Introduced from Birmingham by Marjorie Lofthouse
A Crisis in the Convents?
The intake of candidates for religious life is slowing down, with fewer than 10,000 Roman Catholic women in Orders throughout the country.
Diane Shelley talks to nuns and novices about the shortage of new sisters.
Producer ANNE MARIE COLE BBC Birmingham Serial:
The Rising of the Moon (5)
by ELIZABETH JENKINS dramatised in three parts by HALLAM TENNYSON (1)
Imogen appears to have the world on her side. She is young and beautiful; her husband successful and wealthy.
Although he too often finds fault with her, and her son pays her scant attention, surely it is inconceivable that her marriage should be threatened by a dowdy spinster of 50? Narrator ISABEL DEAN
Directed by CAROLINE RAPHAEL Stereo
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Four programmes looking at film versions of famous novels 2: Rebecca
A celebrated dream taking us, and the heroine, back to Manderley, is the shared beginning of both
Alfred Hitchcock 's film of Rebecca and Daphne du Maurier's novel. But what follows is entirely different. Christopher Cook considers these differences between du Maurier's original story and Hitchcock's film version, with soundtrack illustrations and readings from the book by Joanna David. Producer WENDY CLAY
Come and test the water with Cliff Michelmore and discover some events and sporting activities taking place in, on, or under the water. Dilly Barlow will be keeping up to date with all the latest news of the water world.
Producer CAROUNE ELLIOT
They called him 'the sad-eyed, wavy-haired Adonis': Fred Barnes -the man who tried to sell pound notes for tuppence each in Trafalgar Square.
He was one of the top music-hall stars of his day with hit songs like 'Give me the moonlight' and 'On Mother Kelly's doorstep'. But Fred's drinking, his extravagant behaviour, and his homosexuality were to lead to his downfall.
Singing duo Al and Dave Sealey (Cosmotheka) reveal his tragic story.
Producer BRIAN KING BBC Birmingham
From Totnes, Tom Salmon takes a trip down the River Dart and then into the South Hams. He hears about the disaster that befell American troops as they practised for the invasion of Europe in 1944, and visits Burgh Island and the National Shire Horse Centre.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBCBristol. Stereo
Michael Oliver presents news and reviews from the 1986 Edinburgh
International Festival - Andrzej Wajda 's staging of Crime and Punishment, an Ingmar Bergman theatre production from Bavaria and highlights from the Fringe.
Producer SIMON BROUGHTON (Re-broadcast next Monday)
The first of three programmes of songs sketches and stand-up - a selection of the best of the 1986 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, recorded at the Fringe Club Producer PAUL SPENCER Stereo
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