President-Elect Clinton, otherwise a Great Appeaser, talks of "tightening the noose" around Castro in Cuba. Is this the last Christmas for the famed Communist leader? Andy Kershaw reports from the BBC Archive.
Producer Noah Richler
from the Grove Methodist Church, Horsforth, Leeds, led by the Rev
Frank Pagden. Love Divine
(Blaenwem); Malachi 3, vv 1-3, and 4, vv 1-3; We Cannot Measure (Ye
Banks and Braes); Thine
Arm 0 Lord (St Matthew). Director of Music
Dr Anthony Orton. Organist David Buckley.
John Milton 's epic poem of the Fall of Man, abridged in 41 episodes.
29: Eve, tempted by the Serpent, tastes the forbidden fruit and persuades Adam to do likewise.
Abridged by Adrian Mitchell Music: Elizabeth Parker
Director John Theocharis
Presented by Jenni Murray.
With the South African all-women singing group Ladysmith Black Mambazo.
Serial: Proto Zoe
Written by Amanda Prantera.
Read in ten episodes by Sara Kestelman.
3: The Coming of Chamonix
Abridged by Delia Paton Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie
Jeffery Farnol 's swashbuckling novel of pirates, vengeance, love and death, set in England and on a desert island, in an action-packed dramatisation.
Dramatised by Michael Bartlett Director Glyn Dearman Stereo
Natalie Wheen talks to the violinist Giles Lewin , who is currently learning
Egyptian fiddle techniques in Cairo, and visits an exhibition of traditionally-made rugs.
Producer Beaty Rubens. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
Black Dog by Penelope Lively.
"He asked her what she thought the dog would do if it got into the house.... She was silent for a moment and then said quietly she supposed it would eat her". Read by June Barrie. Producer Viv Beeby
At Sea on Inya Lake
In Guy Slater 's play, Ben, now a successful journalist, returns to
Burma to search for not just a story but his past. Thirty years ago Ben was 18 and left Burma and Sally, his first love, when they were forced apart by the revolution.
Music: Anthea Gomez
Director Sue Wilson. Stereo
Saly Win Mawg:
Man with No Eyes by Fay Weldon.
Read by Julie Christie. Beginning a three-part short story about Edgar and Minette and their two children who decide to go on holiday to Kent. Every night they play Monopoly. Edgar, Minette, Minnie and Mona.
Producer Clive Stanhope A CSA Telltapes production
Starring Tony Hancock. The Grappling Game Also starring
Sidney James , Bill Kerr , Kenneth Williams and Hattie Jacques. With Wally Stott and his Orchestra.
Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton. Producer Tom Ronald
(First broadcast in 1958)
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