The last of three programmes in which programme-makers, performers and writers remember some of the great radio shows of the past.
Lark Jon Pertwee tries on his old Chief Petty Officer's uniform for a between-decks look at BBC Radio's most famous ship, HMS Troutbridge, and its memorable crew of Stephen Murray , Leslie Phillips - and a young Ronnie Barker.
Producer Simon Elmes
Introduced by Rosemary Watts from St Paul 's
Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir. directed by David Saint. Lord, Thy Word Abideth (NEH 407); Matthew 5, w 1-12; Jesu, Grant Me
This, I Pray (Gibbons, arr Bairstow); Thou, Whose Almighty Word (NEH 466)
Peter Tinniswood 's six-part serial.
5: Figuratively Speaking
Nancy elopes with Roland, while Father declares that he's in love with Mrs
Sunderland - figuratively speaking, of course.
Director Shaun MacLoughlin Stereo
with Jenni Murray. Serial: A Glimpse of Sion's Glory by Isabel Colegate.
The first of three parts read by Rowena Cooper. Alison, an ambassador's wife, has known Raymond since she was a young woman. Now he has written her a long confessional letter.
Abndged by Jack Singleton (Music: Kalhwoda's Morceau de salon)
Frederic Mohr 's play about the great opera singer Mary Garden (1874-1967).
With Eileen McCallum as the older Mary and Miriam Margolyes as her younger self.
'I didn't have an agent. All decisions were mine. Gracious me! If you can read a calendar and you know your worth, what do you need an agent for?'
Director Patrick Rayner. Stereo (R)
Lucy Duran discusses the new play A Free Country, which is set in wartime
France; and the virtuoso violinist Nathan Milstein records his journey from Russia to the West.
Producer Anthony Denselow
The story of Dan Leno, the great music-hall star whose short life brought happiness to all except himself...
Written by John Scotney.
Clog dancing by Lawrence Evans
Marie Lloyd/Lydia Leno:
King Edward VII:
Straight by Dick Francis.
The first of eight parts read by James Aubrey.
'I inherited my brother's life. I inherited his desk, his business, his enemies, his horses and his mistress - and it nearly killed me.' Abridged by Roger Pine
Producer Jeremy Mortimer
Starring Richard Murdoch and Kenneth Home.
With Sam Costa , Maurice Denham , Maureen Riscoe and Helen Hill.
Plus the Dance Orchestra. conducted by Stanley Black . Producer Leslie Bndgmont (First broadcast on the Light Programme in 1949)
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