The first of three programmes reflecting a personal journey back in time, with the help of the BBC Sound Archives.
The Italian Earthquake, 1980
Journalist Robert Fox remembers the earthquake that shook southern Italy.
Producer Julia Durbin
The last part of Peter Tinniswood 's serial. Clip Clop, Clip Clop
Father says he's going to marry that ghastly old bore Mrs Sunderland and cut off the rest of the family without a bean.
It's his wedding day. But is he serious?
Director Shaun MacLoughlin Stereo
Introduced by Jenni Murray.
The first refuge for women who've been attacked by violent partners was founded 20 years ago.
Cheryl Armitage reports. Serial: Little Boy Lost by Marghanita Laski.
The third of eight parts read by Bernard Horsfall. Abridged by Ann Rees-Jones Editor Sally Feldman
When W E Henley, the one-legged
Gloucestershire poet and eccentric, visited Edinburgh for an operation in 1874, he struck up an immediate and robust friendship with the more effete
R L Stevenson. It was a friendship that was to survive many storms - including Stevenson's thinly disguised portrait of as in Treasure Island.
Written by Jonathan Smith.
Director Shaun MacLoughlin Stereo (R)
Robert Louis Stevenson:
W E Henley:
Lucy Duran finds out whether the Citizens' Theatre production of The Gospels is good news, and meets the British saxophonist
Gale Thompson , who is inspired by Africa; and Israeli author David Grossman sets his first novel in an Arab town on the West Bank.
Producer Tony Phillips
The Wreathed Trellis
Tom Beech , ex-actor turned political pundit, is haunted and possessed by the voice of someone long dead - and even more famous than he is ...
Written by Robert Forrest.
Director Patrick Rayner. Stereo
Straight by Dick Francis.
Searching through the worlds of racing and gemstones for his dead brother's missing diamonds, Derek Franklin is also keen to find out who is trying to kill him, and why....
The sixth of eight parts read by James Aubrey. 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 Bridgmont
(First broadcast on the Light Programme in 1949)
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