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The last of five programmes starring
Carter Brandon was given a week off work. So he decided he would spend the time taking day trips in his car. Uncle Mort went with him. This is what happened.
Beside the Seaside
Narrator Christian Rodska Produced PETE ATKIN Stereo (R)
The tuatara is just one of the strange creatures native to New Zealand. It is a lizard-like reptile which has remained unchanged for 80 million years.
Fergus Keeling talks to conservationists who are trying to protect the tuatara, and other reptiles, against the ravages of animals introduced by man. Producer MILES BARTON BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)
Couples (2) by MIKE WALKER
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Directed by A J QUINN
Stereo (Omnibus edition on Saturday)
A series of four conversations in which Derek Cooper hears from people whose theories about food were ahead of their time.
2: Diet for a Small Planet
A handout on food production, written in the idealistic 1960s when she was a student in California, led to the publication of Diet for a Small
Planet - Frances Moore Lappe's first book and a best seller. The international food and development experts were then all agreed that what the world needed if we were all to be fed was more technology, better hybrid crops, more pesticides, more fertilisers. Frances Moore Lappe said that those emperors had no clothes.
Derek Cooper talked to her on a recent visit to Britain. Producer SHEILA DILLON
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)
After 12 years in London,
Martin Wainwright returned last year to work in his native Leeds, and was delighted by what he found. In a series of six talks, he explains what it is he likes about the North. 1: Gently Does It
In which a Londoner learns to adapt to a new pace oflife. Producer JOHN WATKINS
by PETER TERSON
Danny has recently lost his sight. He and Anthony decide to canoe down the Thames, with Anthony towing, from the source to Westminster. But
Anthony turns out to be blind in ways that Danny isn't, and perhaps it is a case of the blind leading the blind.
Other parts by JOHN ABINERI
ALAN DUDLEY , ANTHONY JACKSON BRUCE STEWART and MICHAEL TUDOR BARNES
Director SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN BBC Bristol Stereo
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Dilys Powell and Frank Muir challenge
Gay Search and Denis Norden In the Chair
Michael O'Donnell Questions compiled by MICHAEL ODONNELL Producer PETE ATKIN Stereo
Ferdi Dennis goes on a six-part journey into Afro-Britain.
In the 1970s the mobile disco was big business. These 'sound systems' had their own devoted followers, and the men who ran them a place in the community. But, in the 1980s, things are a bit different.
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Three programmes in which. with the benefit of hindsight, Glyn Worsnip goes into the BBC Sound Archives to discover whether Any Questions of yesterday remain unanswered today. 1: Morality
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Natalie Wheen presents the arts magazine which tonight includes reviews of a new production of Oedipus from the Royal Shakespeare Company. and Radio 4's classic serial, an adaptation of Henry James's The Princess Casamassima. (Fridays, Radio 4).
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.3Opm)
4: Sailors, the Sea, and 'the Bistrot in the Harbour'
With the COMEDIAN HARMONISTS,
GEORGE BRASSENS. ARISTIDE BRUANT. LES FRERES JACQUES.
CATHERINE SAUVAGE. AMAUA RODRIGUES. LOTTE LENYA and LYS GAUTY (sung in French, English, German and Portuguese) (First broadcast on Radio 3)
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