A selection of seasonal music Stereo
Hope Sealy in conversation with The Most Rev and Rt Hon Robert Runcie , Archbishop of Canterbury
Two Turtle Doves
Cliff Morgan and Bernard Falk are here to help you wake up gently on Boxing Day with a special programme that lets you escape into airwaves of glamour, holidays and sport.
Join them with their guests and give yourself a chance to win a holiday for two before the end of the programme.
Telephone competition quiz between 9.00 and 10.00am including at
7.25,8.25 Sport with JOHNINVERDALE
7.50 Thoughtfor the Day
Read by CLIVE roslin
Producer JENNY MALLINSON-DUFF
Ned Sherrin offers some day-after-Christmas spirit to the likes of Robert Elms, Victoria Mather , Craig Charles , Carol Thatcher , Jonathan Ross. Emma Freud , Victor Lewis
Smith, Stephen Fry , Richard Jobson and John Walters as they try to salvage something from the festive season.
With additional material from PETE SINCLAIR and STEVE PUNT
Producers IAN GARDHOUSE. CATHIE MAHONEY and JAN ARKWRIGHT
(Part on New Year's Eve at 11.00pm)
Once a year, BBC News correspondents get together to peer into a collective crystal ball. Linked together from their bases around the world, they try to predict the main issues of the year ahead.
Presented by Paul Reynolds Producer ADAM RAPHAEL
A recording from the BBC Sound Archives in which the poet returns - in his imagination - to the Swansea of his childhood.
Producer PAUL BURTON (First broadcast in 1947)
starring Tony Hancock with Bill Kerr
Sidney James , Hattie Jacques Kenneth Williams in Agricultural '
Ancock WALLY STOTT AND HIS ORCHESTRA (First broadcast February 1957)
An everyday story of fox-hunting folk.
As the Bicester Hunt rode across the countryside between Daventry and Banbury they were wired for sound, to discover who hunts, why they do it and the social milieu of the present-day fox-hunting classes. Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester (R)
Comprising a collection of songs taken from the 200 years of American history, that either have a surprising history or made history in surprising ways.
Producer ALAN OWEN. Stereo
Any child who can read sees things in newspapers about child abuse. But, having said that, we're not presenting any gruesome spectacles. I would say there's absolutely nothing in this which is going to be offensive to anyone, except perhaps the critics. DAVID POUNTNEY Producer David Pountney , designer Stefanos Lazaridis and conductor Mark Elder have received both widespread acclaim and criticism for their sometimes controversial productions at English National Opera.
Their latest, Engelbert
Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, opened last week.
This montage documentary follows it through from its inception to the first night.
Producer CATHY WEARING. Stereo
Richard II was not so well brought up as he ought to have been....
The inimitable style of Lady
Callcott's history-book made it vastly popular. Since 1835. it has sold nearly a million copies and enthralled generations of children with its blend of fact and legend and its vivid portraits of good and bad kings and queens. In Pamela Howe 's story of the History Brenda Bruce reads some of the best bits and Arthur Marshall recalls his own pleasure as a 'little Arthur'. BBCBristol
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Read by BRYAN MARTIN
by dodie SMITH, dramatised in seven parts by MARTIN BOOTH Storyteller Dorothy Tutin 1: The Happy Couples
Producer JONATHAN JAMES-MOORE Stereo (Part 2 tomorrow at 6. 15pm) (For cast see page 115)
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A Christmas Carol by MARK POWER Stereo
A body is found and a body is lost - but whose body has appeared in a bath in Battersea and where is the body of famous financier Sir Reuben Levy, who went to bed one night in his flat in Park Lane and simply disappeared? Lord Peter Wimsey investigates ...
BBC Pebble Mill
Lord Peter Wimsey:
Sir Julian Freke:
Duchess of Denver:
Mr Thipps/Dr Grimbold/Waiter:
John P. Milligan/Insp Sugg/ Gerald, Duke of Denver:
Mr Crimplesham/Foreman/ Sexton:
Sir Reuben Levy/Graves/ Coroner:
Glays Horrocks/Lady Levy:
Presented by Richard Baker Stereo
led by Stephen Oliver. Stereo
Few families have left such an imprint on English musical and cultural life as the Wesleys. And their personalities were as diverse as their music.... Written and presented by Derek Wilson with Patrick Malahide as Samuel Wesley and Bill Wallis as Samuel Sebastian Wesley Other parts played by BRIAN GEAR and JOHN HARTOCH Music performed by the HIGHBURY SINGERS, with soloists MARGARET THOMAS and STEPHEN FOULKES
Musical director JOHN BISHOP Producer ERNEST REA
BBC Bristol. Stereo (R) revised
Five short nasty tales by ANGUS GRAHAM CAMPBELL
1: Conjuring with Spikenard
In which Jason, aged 13, develops something nasty in the woodwork room.
Music by DAVID CHILTON and NICK RUSSELL PAVIER
Directed by RICHARD WORTLEY. Stereo