with Marjorie Lofthouse. Producer Jane Ward. Stereo
with Jack Hywel-Davies . Bells on Sunday from St Laurence, Appleton, Oxfordshire, Stereo
Producer Carol Tcewin
with Trevor Barnes and Christopher Morgan. Editor David Coomes. Stereo including at
speaks for the Week's Good Cause on behalf of a national campaign for homeless people.
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by Alistair Cooke.
Recorded in Mons, Belgium, a celebration of Christian witness for peace and reconciliation from the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers, Europe.
Led by Padre Haydn Jones and chaplains at SHAPE'S International Chapel Centre. Preacher: Chaplain General, the Rev James Harkness. A Safe Stronghold; We Turn to You; For the Healing of the Nations; God Is Working His
Purpose Out; Lord of All Power; Peace, Perfect
Peace; Christ Is the World's True Light; Micah 4, w 1-5. Directors of Music: Anne Williams , Bob Mitchell.
Organist: Sgt John Peabody.
(Postponed from 3 November)
Director Niall Fraser
with Hugh Prysor-Jones . Producer Jane Beresford. Stereo
with Chris Serle.
First World War pilot and author Cecil Lewis talks to Sue Lawley.
Producer Ian Gardhouse. Stereo
with Nick Clarke.
Deputy editor Anne Koch
Clay Jones chairs a postbag edition, with Dr Stefan Buczacki , Fred Downham and Sue Phillips.
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The last of six plays. The
Shaughraun Dion Boucicault 's witty melodrama, set in County Sligo at the time when
Fenians were transported. Conn, the Shaughraun, is a lovable rascal whose irrepressible wit and courage foil the villains and outwit the English.
Music Cyril Ornadel.
Adapted by Richard Fawkes
Director Robert Cooper. Stereo
Conn O'Kelly, the Shaughraun:
On her Golden Jubilee,
Queen Victoria was sent a special gift from India - a native servant, Abdul
Karim. Victoria , enchanted, quickly elevated him to the role of munshi, or teacher. But their unorthodox relationship aroused deep concern among her family and advisers about the effect it might have on the throne.
Adapted from letters and journals by Sushila Anand. With Dorothy Tutin as Queen Victoria and Stuart McGugan as her physician, Sir James Reid. Producer Fiona Couper. Stereo
Four programmes in which Martin Wainwright joins a party of entomologists on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.
1: The importance of self-draining boots.
A three-part journey round the Channel Isles with Cliff Michelmore.
Today: across the Channel and around the coast of Guernsey.
Producer Anthony Smith
Four enthusiasts recount the pleasures of collecting. 1: Entertainer Jimmy Logan on Scottish music-hall postcards.
Producer Michael Shaw
Manners between the Sexes
Many men open doors for women - but how many would give up their seat for a woman or stand up when she enters the room? In the third of six programmes, Nigel Rees wonders if modern man is confused.
Producer Sallie Davies
Vanessa Feltz goes into training to help old people get the most out of memories. She takes an Age Concern course, then helps members of a "reminiscence group" to remember their past. Producer Julian Hale. Stereo
When the Rev Dave Pole went on a silent retreat he nearly went out of his head. The entertaining letters he sent his wife give one account of what was going on. His wife, Stella, has another.
Producer Alison Bogle Stereo
A legendary bird taller than a telephone box, which laid eggs large enough to make an omelette for 120 people.... On a quest for this huge creature,
Christina Dodwell battles heat, rain and dust in Madagascar. What discoveries will she make along the way?
Producer Belinda Chemngton
A month ago the British Communist Party was debating its own abolition and bringing to an end one of the familiar landmarks on the left of the political map. Andy Croft assesses the significance of the party to poets, dramatists and novelists over six decades, with the voices of Graham Greene , Stephen Spender , C Day-Lewis , Hamish Henderson ,
Hugh MacDiarmid , Roger WoddisJackieKay , Colin Chambers and Charles Poulson.
Producer Dave Sheasby Stereo
A look back at some events of the year to assess their spiritual significance. Producer Noel Vincent Stereo
The late evening Office of Compline. Stereo