by VAHAN TOTOVENTS translated by MISCHA KUDIAN and abridged in six episodes by BRIAN MILLER. Read by David Burke 1: My Father
One hundred years ago in rural Armenia, donkeys set the clocks and storks predicted life and death. Producer ALISON HINDELL
The Budapest Dream
'I'm convinced he'll walk one day ...'
A typical comment from British parents who have, against all odds, gained a place for their handicapped child at the famous Peto Institute in Budapest.
Kati Whitaker has visited the British community living there to talk about their children's progress at the Institute and the consequences of giving them a chance to benefit from conductive education.
Producer MARLENE PEASE
A seven-part serial by PAUL MAYHEW-ARCHER . Starring
John Gordon-Sinclair as Robert Wilson and Caroline Quentin as Sue.
4: Separate TroublesProducer PAUL SPENCER
Stereo (Details as Tuesday
10.00pm Radio 2)
Glass Houses by GAWN GRAINGER Third of four plays with Zelah Clarke as Zoe James Laurenson as Jonathan Helen Cotterill as Maggie and Anthony Jackson as Tom. Zoe 's namesake had four husbands, but Zoe likes to keep her independence.
Original idea by PAUL ANGELIS Directed by JANE MORGAN. Stereo (R)
The British in Bayreuth The performances of Wagner's Ring Cycle at Bayreuth in Bavaria are the pinnacle of the Wagnerian year. The curtain goes up this week and British opera singers are taking leading roles. Michael Berkeley talks to John Tomlinson and Linda Finnie.
Producer JULIAN MAY. Stereo
The programme that gives you, the listener, the chance to report on your own stories. With reporters Felicity Goodey and Eric Robson. Produced by the PUNTERS TEAM. BBC Bristol
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At 15 Courtney Pine discovered jazz. Within ten years, he was playing alongside his heroes.
Courtney Pine looks at his love for jazz while his admirers explain what makes him so special. Producer CHARLIE BUNCE Stereo
Forty years of British photography; a maker of didgeridoos;
Vladimir Ashkenazy conducting the armies of Alexander Nevsky ; and the Swiss theatre version of Strindberg's Miss Julie. Presenter Tony Palmer Producer SIMON BROUGHTON Stereo (Revised repeat on Thursday at 4.35pm)
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