Five stories featuring
H E Bates's Uncle Silas, who lived a life of wine, women and constant sunshine in an idyllic
English countryside. Read by David Neal. 1: The Widder.
Producer Cherry Cookson. Stereo
The knockout news quiz returns with John Humphrys as chairman. Eight regional newspapers have taken up the challenge and the first round match comes from Dundee with The Scotsman pitting their wits against The Belfast Telegraph. Producers Viv Black and Hamish Mykura. Stereo
From the National Garden
Festival, Ebbw Vale, led by the Rev Roy Jenkins with the Dowlais Male
Voice Choir, conductor
John Samuel. Who Would True Valour See (Monks Gate); We Bless Thee For Thy Peace (Belmont);
Through The Love Of God Our Saviour (Ar Hyd Y Nos); Psalm 66.
NEW John Bunyan 's lilsUallegory, adapted in 25 parts. Part 1.
Abridged by Peter Luke
Musical direction Wilfredo Acosta Director Glyn Dearman
From the Highlands of Scotland, Ruth Wishart explores the call of the wild. Story: Covered Bridges from Homeland and other Stories by Barbara Kingsolver. Read by Garrick Hagon.
Abridged by Sally Skrimshire Editors Clare Selerie and Sally Feldman
The return of the perennial brain-twister. London (
Irene Thomas and Eric Kom ) versus the Midlands (Peter Oppenheimer and John Julius Norwich ). Question-masters: Gordon Clough and Anthony Quinton.
Producer Paul Z Jackson. Stereo
Peter Lovesey 's unusual detective, the Prince of Wales, finds his life endangered at a country house party.
Dramatised by Geoffrey M Matthews
Director Matthew Walters
In The Native State
Tom Stoppard 's prizewinning play set in 1930 India and present-day
Peggy Ashcroft giving her last dramatic performance as Mrs Swan , and Felicity Kendal who won the 1992 Sony Award for Best
Actress as Flora Crewe.
Excerpt from Up The Country by Emily Eden. read by Auriol Smith. Producer John Tydeman. Stereo (First broadcast on Radio 3)
The Log of a Griffin
The diary kept by Edward Raleigh , as a newcomer - a "Griffin" - to India in 1826. Read in five parts by Garard Green.
1: An Eight-Tray Man. Adapted by Colin McLaren from an original archive transcription by Charles Mander Producer Louise Purslow
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