from St German's Church, Cardiff, led by the Rev Roy Jenkins , with the Welsh Chamber Singers.
Deuteronomy 26, w 1-11; Come Ye Thankful People, Come; For the Beauty of the Earth; Praise, 0 Praise, the Lord of Harvest. Organist
Andrew Wilson-Dixon .
The spare-rib-tickling quiz show with Chris Kelly , Oz Clarke and Clement Freud. Julian Critchley returns with food writer Sophie Grigson. Recorded at the Dorchester Hotel, London. Producer Richard Wilson. Stereo
with Jenni Murray.
Mermaid, siren, lorelei-is she desirable and attractive, or a monstrous evil creature tempting men to drown?
Reporter Libby Spurrier fishes for myth and reality. Serial: Mansfield Park byJaneAusten.
The 11 th of 20 episodes read by Maria Aitken. Abridged by Meg Clarke Editor Clare Selerie-Grey
A dramatisation for radio by Michael Bakewell of Ian Fleming's classic story.
James Bond 's wife Tracey has been murdered by his deadly enemy, Blofeld. He has gone completely to pieces and is drafting his resignation. But M is prepared to give him one last chance - on a mission which will lead him to a fatal encounter...
Six programmes in which John Miller talks to eminent historians about their work, why they were drawn to it, and why they feel it is relevant to the modern world. This week he meets
Elizabeth Longford and discovers why she agrees with Disraeli who said 'Read no history - nothing but biography, for that is life without theory'. Producer John Knight
Natalie Wheen welcomes the pan pipers of the Bolivian group Rumijatta to the studio, talks to the author of the biography of playwright and president Vaclav Havel , and discusses Radio 4's David Copperfieldund Nicholas Maw's much-praised
90-minute musical Odyssey. Producer Hamish Mykura. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)
A week of bittersweet comedies by Shena Mackay. 1: Dreams of Dead
'It was a black evening bag sequined with salt, open-mouthed under a rusted marcasite clasp; a relic stranded in the wrack of tarry pebbles, rubbery weed, and a brittle blackhorned mermaid's purse.' Read by Brenda Bruce. Abridged by Meg Clarke
Producer Pat McLoughlin
Arms and the Man
Bernard Shaw 's anti-war comedy which is set in a fantasy Balkan State in 1885. Director John Tydeman Stereo
Petkoff, her father:
Catherine, her mother:
Nicola, a servant:
Louka, another servant:
Simon Rae and Nicola
Da vies snooze to poems on the topic of sleep and dreams, and eavesdrop on new poems being written by young writers from
Pimlico Secondary School, London. Guest poet Roger McGough answers the Talking Poetry questionnaire.
Producers Susan Roberts and Lorna Baker. Stereo
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