A series of four quarterly programmes. 1: Winter
Retoedjournalist Ann Angus settled in a West Wales village 12 years ago, and has become a keen naturalist studying the wildlife in the hedgerow near her home through the changing seasons. BBC Wales
A series of four documentary features.
Richard Mayne traces the sources of European culture and asks why Europe uniquely developed modern science.
What has been the importance to Europe that so many of its peoples live near the sea and what impact have its cities had on the development of the continent?
Producer ZINA ROHAN
(First broadcast on the BBC World Service)
Take one steel-worker, one bus conductor, one shop worker, and what do you get? The Chuffinelles - a three-woman cabaret act that belts out boisterous songs, routines and one-liners and is taking clubland by storm!
Serial: The Skin Chairs (5)
Presenter Rosemary Hartill
by VICTOR HUGO translated by JOHN STURROCK , dramatised in five parts by CATHERINE LUCY CZERKAWSKA. With and 1: The Feast of Fools
Paris, 4 January 1482: on the Feast of Fools, the people of Paris choose their own Pope for the day. This year Quasimodo, the one-eyed hunchback, ringer of the bells in the great church of Notre Dame, is elected, and thus the dark tale unfolds....
Music by PHILIP PICKETT ,
TOM FINUCANE , STEPHEN HENDERSON. Directed by MARILYN IMRIE. Stereo
Dom Claude Frollo:
Two years ago Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager piloted their home-built plane, Voyager, non-stop around the world - aviation's 'last first'. But the agony of planning, then achieving a flight even they called suicidal, bust up their love affair. Sean Maffett tells the untold story of Voyager, charting the ups and final down of two people desperate for adventure.
Producer JULIAN HALE. Stereo
Earls Court is once again the venue for the London
International Boat Show which is packed with boats, nautical equipment and accessories. Cliff Michelmore and Dilly Barlow go aboard the Waterlines special, finding out what's new in the boating world for 1989 and visiting the special features which include
'The Malta Experience' and 'Windsurfing World'.
Producer CAROLINE ELLIOT
Jeffrey Archer, Ann Leslie, journalist, Peter Snape, MP and Claire Rayner, author, tackle the issues raised in Dudley, West Midlands.
Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
(A new phone-in 'Any Answers?' series begins tomorrow at 2.00pm)
Were the Wise Men kings? Were there even three? And how have they gripped the imagination of poets and writers?
Rosemary Hartill presents an anthology of readings, poems and music for Epiphany, marking the visit of the Wise Men to the infant
Christ, and the slaughter of the innocents by Herod.
Producer DAVID COOMES. Stereo
Who's the Writer on This Picture?
Writing films has traditionally been a lottery. Firstly, will it get made and secondly, will the final result bear any relation to the typed original?
Nigel Andrews traces the history of the screenwriter from the days of the writing pool to their new improved status, hewn out of the Writers' Guild strike in Hollywood. The writers include Robert Zemeckis , John Milius , Michael Cimino and William Goldman. Producer JOHN BOUNDY
with Bill Wallis ,
David Tate and Sally Grace Written by MIKE COLEMAN.
MARK BURTON. JOHN O'FARRELL.
BILL MATTHEWS. ROBERT LINFORD. MAX HANDLEY. GED PARSONS. ALISON RENSHAW. SIMON BULLIVANT ,
MARK BRISENDEN. DAVID BADDIEL. ROB NEWMAN , BARRY ATKINS. MICHAEL DINES . PETER HICKEY and others.
Producer LISSA EVANS. Stereo
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