Forty years ago the small village of Lynmouth was devastated when a gigantic flood claimed the lives of 34 people. Lynmouth is Cliff Michelmore 's destination on the first stage of his journey along the North Devon coast. Producer Anthony Smith Stereo
Six years in radio's history, recalling an era when both microphones and audiences were larger. 3: 1947
... And the BBC celebrates its Silver Jubilee by merging the Home Service with the Light Programme for a few weeks in an effort to save fuel. But as Britain continued to shiver under a blanket of snow, the wireless provided a little warmth in the chill.
Dick Barton stormed onto the airwaves, Children's Hour celebrated its 25th anniversary and the BBC mounted its largest-ever operation to cover the wedding of the Princess Elizabeth. And scientists and philosophers debated the major moral question of the year - atomic power.
Paul Vaughan looks at the different versions of The
Nutcracker on offer and reviews the staging of Cyrano de Bergerac starring Robert Lindsay. Producer Adrian Washbourne
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
7.23 by Ewart Hutton.
On holiday with his wife and children, Emrys seeks release from his everyday responsibilities in a curious nightly ritual. At
7.23 every night "she became his fixture".
Reader David Dooley. Producer Caroline Sarli
... with Alan Partridge. Classic chat from On the Hour's supreme sports reporter and his guests from the world of theatre, politics and emotional tragedy.With thanks to his researchers: Steve Coogan , Patrick Marber , Rebecca Front, Doon MacKichan and David Schneider.
Producer Armando lannucci
News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. With Peter White.
Producer Thena Heshel
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Man with No Eyes
2: Edgar was winning at
Monopoly as usual. Minnie was second and Minette was last, as usual, while
Mona was fast asleep. The weather was becoming stormy and Minette was reflecting on the time when her youngest daughter Mona (by name and nature) was bom.
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