Seasonal music for Boxing Day Stereo
for St Stephen 's Day conducted by THE REV PREB W. D. KENNEDY-BELL Responses (Bernard Rose ) Venite (Barry Rose )
Psalm 119, w 161-176 (Day, Goss) Reading (AV): Acts 7, v 54 to 8, v 1
Jubilate: Collegium regale (Howells)
Anthem: Happy and blessed are they (St Paul: Mendelssohn) Carol: Good King Wenceslas BBC SINGERS directed by BARRY ROSE
Organist ANDREW LUMSDEN. Stereo
says: 'What better time than "the morning after" to settle down with a cup of coffee, ignore the washing-up and relax with moments from well-loved radio programmes?' Producer HELEN FRY including at
'It was bought by Jack Prescott , your father's great-grandfather. He made a fortune in the cardboard-box business, and always bought the best of everything.'
"The experience of a lifetime' is promised the passengers of the cruise ship Romanza.
Nigel Farrell goes aboard to see how they all cope with the rough and tumble of a calm Mediterranean cruise.
Producer SHARON BANOFF (R)
On Christmas Eve 1950, four Scottish Nationalist students from Glasgow broke into
Westminster Abbey and took away the Stone of Scone from beneath the Coronation Chair. Every policeman in the country was mobilised to hunt it down.
For 109 days only one man in the world knew where it was. In 1973 he told his story to
Archie P. Lee on the promise that it would not be broadcast until after his death.
Presented and produced by Murdoch McPherson
(First broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland)
Episode 28: 'But you're C.
B. Scargill ... would you settle for some cough mixture out of this clog?' Stereo
Today Fritz Spiegl investigates the strange tale of the composer Carlo Gesualdo , who murdered his wife and wrote madrigals ever after....
2: Family Entertainment. Stereo
Another nugget from the gold mine of BBC Radio Comedy The Dreaded Piano Clubber
Every day 200 million people throughout the world take a swig of Coca-Cola; another
100 million wet their lips with Pepsi. Their rivalry began in the 1890s.
Heather Payton reports from the frontline of the Cola Wars. Producer FRANCINE STOCK
Quincy the Christmas Toy
5: Third Floor - Quincy Arrives at Santa's Grotto. Stereo
by KEITH WATERHOUSE with and / have often seen reminiscences of people I have never heard of and I fail to see - because I do not happen to be a Somebody - why my diary should not be interesting. (CHARLES POOTER ) The Diary of a Nobody has continued to interest readers for nearly 100 years. But what is known of its authors George and Weedon Grossmith and why does a record of trivial suburban life in late-Victorian London remain fresh and funny today? Narrator Ned Sherrin
Producer ROSEMARY HART. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Sunday at 10.15pm) (Judi Dench and Michael Williams are in 'Mr and Mrs Nobody'at the Garrick Theatre, London)
Derek Wilson discusses the output of one of murder fiction's most popular exponents and her views on crime-writing in general.
ReaderJUNE BARRIE Producer
BRIAN MILLER BBCBristol
(Re-broadcast Monday at 11. 45pm)
by J. M. Barrie
Music by John Crook arranged by Chris Walker
with Robert Lang as Mr Darling/Capt Hook
Joanna David as Mrs Darling
Graham McGrath as Peter Pan
Lucinda Bateson as Wendy
and Alec McCowen as J. M. Barrie
BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Chris Walker. Adapted and directed by Glynn Dearman. Stereo
(Joanna David is in Breaking the Code at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, London)
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Original play by:
J. M. Barrie:
In the Trophy Room at Anfield, Harry Carpenter chairs the panel of Don Howe , England football coach, Don Mosey , cricket commentator,
Adrian Moorhouse , European swimming champion and Edward Grayson , sports lawyer, as they seek the answers to the year's sporting questions. Producer JOANNE WATSON
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at & 15 am)
Pam Ayres peers beyond her pen and paper to ponder over the passing scene and to wonder what went on in the mysterious wychwood. BBC Bristol (R)
(A new series of 'Through My Window' begins on 9 January)
Johnny Morris recalls his childhood in Wales.
2: Concerning Elliot France
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 1. 40pm)
by David Bean
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised by Roy Apps
with Tim Piggott-Smith as Sherlock Holmes, Andrew Hilton as Dr Watson, James Aubrey as Douglas, Lee Montague as McGinty
One drab January morning in the year 1889 Holmes's attention is taken up by a strange message in code that leads him to the scene of a bizarre murder at
Birlstone Manor in Sussex...
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Sir Arthur Conan
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Selections from Sherlock Holmes - The Man and His World by H. R. F KEATING
Read by Alan Moore BBC Bristol (R)
H. R. F
It's romantic, it's 's exciting, it brilliantly cast. It was a movie, movie and has become the most successful film ever done.
(PAUL HENREID )
Nigel Andrews explores the less familiar story behind the making of Casablanca.
Adapted from an unproduced play, Everybody Comes to Rick's, it shot Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart to stardom. Producer ROSEMARY HART. Stereo (Re-broadcast on Sunday at 5.5pm) 0 HEAR THIS! page 22
by Anthony Smith
(Broadcaston Tuesday at 11.33am)
Following a Star -
Determined to Be Free, with Canon Anthony Harvey. Stereo
Hubert Gregg tells the true story of Life with the Lyons: Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon Producer PETER HOARE (R)