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The first of five recollections by DENIS CONSTANDUROS 'As time goes by the accumulation of mental bric-a-brac fills the mind with a rich and varied store of junk which can yield unlimited wealth to the careful scavenger. I make no claim that these memories of my grandfather are in any way accurate.
I merely state that they are as I found them: the junk in my own personal boxroom.' Read by Benjamin Whitrow Producer PETE ATKIN. Stereo
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How does a 12-foot-long walrus tell the difference between a small stone and a clam? With the spaghetti-like hairs on its lips, of course. Jessica Holm and Fergus Keeling find out why at least nine out often clams don't prefer whiskers. Producer HELEN ODAMS BBCBristol
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)
Four conversations in which
Derek Cooper hears from people whose theories about food were ahead of their time. 3: The Living Soil
Derek Cooper talks to Lady Eve Balfour - patrician, farmer, 'crank' and revolutionary. In her book The Living Soil, published in 1943, Lady Eve pulled together the work of such pioneering scientists as McCarrison and Howard and used her own farming experience to show that the health of the soil, plants, animals and humans was inextricably linked. Officially her views were met with silence, incomprehension or derision. Today her work seems remarkably prophetic. Producer SHEILA DILLON
(Re-broadcast next Saturday) 0 INFO: page 76
The programme that gives women their kicks invites you to lift up your skirts and explore the history of the naughtiest dance of the 1890s: the can-can. Serial: The Colour of Murder by JULIAN SYMONS , abridged in 12 episodes by ELIZABETH BRADBURY Read by Crawford Logan and Douglas Blackwell (12)
(Music: Cooke's Concerto for clarinet and string orchestra)
Presenter Jenni Murray
by T. SMITH with
Sgt Wicker 's last week before retirement starts out with a less than thrilling case of a vandalised garden. But it soon escalates to something very much nastier.
Directed by MATTHEW WALTERS Stereo
Det Sgt Wicker:
Det Con Blake:
Written by PAUL BURNS
BBC Pebble Mill
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 40pm)
In a series of six talks,
Ferdi Dennis goes on another journey into Afro-Britain. 3: Handsworth Style
Fashion shows are very popular with young Afro-Britons, not least because the rag trade is becoming a major outlet for employment, enterprise and confidence-building.
Producer MARINA SALANDY BROWN
The last of eight programmes Nightmares and Fantasies...... With LES FRERES JACQUES.
MARITA GRUNDGENS. VOSKOVEC AND WERICH.
JEAN COCTEAU. STELLAKIS PERPINIADIS , MANI MATTER, the VIENNESE KABARETT DER KLASSIKER and LES QUATRE BARBUS. Producer JOHN THORNLEY
Records (First broadcast on Radio 3)
Jean Cocteau. Stellakis
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