A service of music and meditation led by CAROLINE DONNE
Music: What cheer (Carols for Choirs 1); The light of Christ (Mission Praise); When to the temple Mary went (Church
Anthem Book); Nunc dimittis; Joy to the world (arr Rutter) Reading: Luke 2, w 11-40 Director of music
NOEL TREDINNICK. Stereo
'There is no point in pretending that I am not fascinated by the behaviour of our upper classes....'
Russell Harty , in company with Geraldine McEwan and Kenneth Branagh , presents a selection of his favourite poetry and prose at Giggleswick School, North Yorkshire. Producer ALEC REID BBC Bristol. Stereo
3: The Ballad of John Axon A ballad by EWAN MACCOLL and CHARLES PARKER
The story of engine-driver
John Axon and the tradition of railway service for which he stands, told by his widow and workmates.
Musical director PEGGY SEEGER Producer CHARLES PARKER (First broadcast in 1958)
A special invitation challenge match
Chairman Robert Robinson Taking part: Stephen Gore (Brain of Britain 1986)
Arthur Naylor (Runner-up Brain of Britain 1986) Jennifer Keaveney (Mastermind 1986) Philip McDonald
(Runner-up Mastermind 1986) including specialist rounds on subjects chosen by the contestants: The French
Revolution; The Royal Navy in World War 11; The Life and Works of Jane Austen ; The Life and Works of James Brindley
Questions set by IAN (MYCROFT) GILLIES, BOSWELL TAYLOR and PATRICK BEAVER
Producer RICHARD EDIS. Stereo
Bequest to the Nation by TERENCE RATTIGAN adapted by BRIDGET MARROW
'... could I have rewarded these services, I would not now call upon my Country; but as that has not been in my power, I leave Emma Lady Hamilton , therefore, a Legacy to my King and Country, that they will give her an ample provision to maintain her rank in life
Fortepiano played by DAVID JOHNS Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON (R)
George Matcham Sr:
The Living World Good Food Guide
Peter France steers a course between hedgehog pie and hallucinogenic vegetables, asks why lions don't eat tigers, and discovers how chimpanzee gourmets are puzzling experts. Producer MEUNDA BARKER BBC Bristol (R)
Appleby's End by MICHAEL INNES dramatised by MICHAEL BAKEWELL with John Hurt as Insp Appleby and Appleby of the Yard is used to dealing with serious crimes, but from the moment he steps on the train to Snarl to investigate a series of bizarre happenings, i he's plunged into a world where jokes play too large a part.
Lady Farmer/Mrs Ulstrup/
Directed by JANE MORGAN. Stereo (R)
Billy Bidewell/Mr Hoobin:
Sir Mulberry Farmer/Liddell:
Hannah Hoobin's boy:
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