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7.45* Thought for the Day
from St George's,
Brandon Hill, Bristol led by THE REV STEPHEN LYNAS The servant King;
Hark the glad sound (AHB 82); Let us play a gay musette
Reading (GNB): Luke 1, vv 68-79 With the JANE LILLEY SINGERS Musical director JANE GIBB BBC Bristol. Stereo
'You could smell the fruit and vegetables from the tube train,' says Reg, the paper-seller who stands outside London's Covent Garden underground station. Buskers have replaced the barrow boys in the market, the tourists visit in their millions but there's still a quiet idyll in the actors' church.
Dancer Wayne Sleep takes you on a personal tour of Covent Garden, where he's lived and worked for over 20 years. Producer LYN HARTMAN BBC Bristol
The last of a three-part serial by JAMES FOLLETT
The Largest Moving Object on the Face of the Planet....
The iceberg is moving towards New York. The combined might of the US military seems powerless to avert the collision, but if it occurs the whole city will'ring like a bell'... Narrator SEAN BARRETT
TV announcer ......RACHEL GURNEY Other parts played by DAVID GOODLAND. STEPHEN HATTERSLEY and PAUL GREGORY
Directed by ALEC REID BBC Bristol. Stereo (R)
Alvin Stardust opens the windows of the Listening Comer advent calendar. Open the window, what can we hear? Christmas sounds from far and near. Today: Jingle All the Way Script written and produced by MARY KALEMKERIAN. Stereo
Introduced by Jenni Murray
Pilots and politicians, managers and mothers - you can meet them all in the programme that puts you in touch with fashion, finance, food, and everything female.
Story: The Most Beautiful Dress in the World
The first of seven stories by SHENA MACKAY abridged by MEG CLARKE from Dreams of Dead Women's Handbags and Other Stories Read by Brenda Bruce and Trevor Nichols
(Music: Prokofiev's Flute Sonata) Editor CLARE SELERIE-GREY
Annie Kingwill was 23 when she was caught in the Siege of Kimberley in 1899. Her great-nephew, John Unsworth , introduces extracts from her diary of those dangerous and sometimes tedious months. With Sheila Steafel as Annie Kingwill
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
by BRIAN GLANVILLE
C.B. Fry was legendary -captain of the England cricket team and an all-round sportsman; a classical scholar and an international figure (he was offered the throne of Albania). But behind his fascination and glamour there lay a tormented man.
Directed by GRAHAM GAULD. Stereo
C B Fry:
Sir Charles Hoare:
F E Smith:
Four years after the famine that moved people in the west so deeply, Ethiopia is again facing massive grain shortfalls. Richard Cox , a director of CARE, reflects on Ethiopia's seemingly chronic plight.
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