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The setting is White Ladies Aston, a tiny village in Worcestershire: the church is St John the Baptist where the rector is Leonard Burn, and the family, Margaret and Paul Haywood. The occasion of this big day is the christening of their second son, Matthew.
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Capybara steak and roast guinea-pig feature prominently on menus in South America.
Fergus Keeling talks to Russell Kyle about edible and exotic wildlife. There's also a report on the British Cactus and Succulent Society Show all the way from the and plains of Manchester. produced by MILES BARTON BBCBristol
The stately homes of England play host to a touring company which is bringing opera back to the drawing room.
Antony Hopkins invites you to join the hosts and the players as the Opera Company makes its Grand Tour.
Producer ANNE HINDS BBC Pebble Mill Stereo (R)
One person in five suffers from a disorder of the brain or nervous system. They are victims of accidents, strokes, or diseases such as alzheimer's and multiple sclerosis. These conditions can cause brain damage, which leads to memory loss or major physical disability. As the brain is unable to repair itself, sufferers are often left confined to wheelchairs, or dependent on drugs, for life. Georgina Ferry reports on recent attempts to persuade the brain to improve on nature and restore its activities after damage.
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In the third of his series
Martin Wainwright describes how the passion for collecting was shared by Victorian and Edwardian women. Denied equality in most other fields, collectors like Mary Nicholl and Margaret Fountaine earned the enthusiastic respect of male colleagues for their work.
Readers DEBORAH MAKEPEACE and MARGARET WARD
Producer JENNY HARGREAVES
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Rarity Value
Castlemilk Morrits, Tamworths and White Parks could still have a future in farming.
Jill Burridge investigates some rare animal breeds.
Serial: Charters and Caldicott by STELLA BINGHAM abridged in 11 episodes by DOREEN ESTALL
Read by Robin Bailey (1)
Charters and Caldicott first appeared in the Hitchcock film The Lady Vanishes. Fifty years later, Keith Waterhouse brilliantly revived them for television in a new adventure. As always, cricket averages and the latest Test score are considered far more important than the small detail of a murdered girl found in Caldicott's flat.
(Music: Ravel's Five O'Clock Foxtrot')
Man in a Wheatfield by PATRICK HARKINS
Dave Middlemas is a tireless and devoted worker on behalf of the deaf. But at a conference on the Isle of Bute he finds his professional creed severely tested by the behaviour of his teenage daughter.
Directed by PATRICK RAYNER BBC Scotland. Stereo
Written by SIMON FRITH Cast for the week:
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A series of three conversations in which Ian Skidmore talks to people whose lives have been ones of extraordinary achievement and interest
3: Geoffrey Rowley-Conwy, ninth Baron Langford, one-time jockey, wartime escapee, and inheritor of a country estate. Producer ANNE HOWELLS
The story of Surgeon-Captain T. L. Cleave compiled, written and introduced by Adrian Mourby with Few people know that while HMS King George Vwas steaming after the Bismarck in the Battle of the North Atlantic, history of a different kind was being made on board in the surgery of the ship's doctor, Captain Cleave. For he was experimenting on officers and men of the Royal Navy - from the Admiral downward - to see if bowel problems could be overcome by the application of more fibre in the diet. The result of Captain Cleave's wartime experiments has had far-reaching effects on our concept of a healthy diet today. Producer BRIAN MILLER BBCBristol
How accessible are theme parks to disabled visitors?
Kati Whitaker and David Williams spend a day at Alton Towers in Staffordshire to find out.
Presented by Kati Whitaker Producer MARLENE PEASE
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Second of two programmes in which, sitting comfortably in the BBC Sound Archives,
Graham Fawcett introduces some of the best stories he found there.
2 The Way They Carried On.... Producer CATHY DRYSDALE
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