with Marjorie Lofthouse.
Producer David Bellinger. Stereo
with Jack Hywel-Davies . Bells On Sunday: handbell ringers of Blacon High School, Chester. Stereo
George MacPherson talks to James Crowden about how he combines poetry with farming.
Producer Carol Trewin
with Trevor Barnes and Christopher Morgan. Editor David Coomes
Bishop of Bath and Wells, speaks for the Week's Good Cause about a charity for homeless single people. Donations to: CHAR.
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by Alistair Cooke.
Rosemary Presbyterian Church , with the Rt Rev
Dr John Dunlop. Jeremiah 31, vv
10-17, Matthew 2, w 13-21. See In Yonder Manger Low; Meekness And Majesty; The Great Love Of God; I Waited For The Lord; We Lay Our Broken World; As With Gladness Men Of
Old. Organist/Choirmaster William Cairns. Stereo
Director Keri Davies. Stereo
Did the media go too far in 1992? Sheena McDonald hears the views of the chasers and the chased. Producers Anne Reevell and Jackie Christie
Stephen Hawking , author of the best-selling A Brief History of Time and Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge, talks to Sue Lawley. Stereo
with Nick Clarke.
Members of the Diss and District Horticultural Society in Norfolk put their questions to Dr Stefan Buczacki , Fred Downham and Daphne Ledward. Chairman Clay Jones.
Producer Diana Stenson. Stereo •Send sae for factsheet to
Brave New World Aldous Huxley's 1931 masterpiece foresaw a world 600 years hence where procreation would be by test tube, and emotions drug-controlled.
Dramatised by Stephen Mulrine Music: Wilfredo Acosta
Director Marilyn Imrie. Stereo
Frances de la
Director of Hatcheries:
The President of Worship:
The Headmistress of Eton:
The Archsongster of Canterbury:
The Spanish Guide:
On 10 April 1912 the Titanic sailed her maiden and only voyage, to New York. Four days later she struck an iceberg and smashed into the ocean floor. Peter Rawlings has compiled eyewitness accounts of survivors; a contemporary view by Commodore John Wacher of the navigational difficulties experienced by the captain and his crew; and a description of his discovery of the wreck by oceanographer
Dr Robert Ballard , to mark the 80th anniversary of the tragedy.
Producer Rosemary Hart. Stereo
Cliff Michelmore in North
Simon Rae presents poetry and music from the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough. The readers are Elizabeth Kelly and David Goodland, and musician Deirdre Carney plays the fiddle.
Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo
The pleasures, pitfalls and personality of the organ as told by the people who play, make or mend it.
Producer Emma Kingsley
At 33 years per minute the Roman occupation of Britain lasted 12 minutes, Queen Victoria reigned for nearly two minutes, and Mrs Thatcher was gone in the bat of an eyelid. In this dramatised feature the history of the past 2,000 years is squeezed into a single hour as time flies by at 33 ypm.
Producer Chns Wines
with Susan Marling.
A Smell of Burning
In December 1942, a 17-year-old Russian girl left her high school to join an Airfield Maintenance
Battalion in the Leningrad region. For three years
Inna Froug kept a diary: the account of a spirited girl quickly maturing in the face of harsh reality. Abridged and read by Elizabeth Morgan.
Director John Theocharis
Through hills and desert, a group of tourists head for the annual Pushkar Camel
Fair in Northern India, not taking the easy route by coach, but using the traditional steed of the Rajput warriors - the hot-blooded Marwari horse.
Producer Chris Hipwell. Stereo
Award-winning playwright Wally K Daly presents his choice of poetry, prose and drama from Radio Goes to Town at Stockton on Tees. Stereo
Forty years ago this month, a yellow, clammy smog descended on London for four days and nights. Buses needed lighted flares to see their way, cinemas closed because screens were obscured by smog inside buildings. Fred Pearce talks to Londoners about the experience that prompted the introduction of the Clean Air Bill.
Producer David Perry Stereo
Fragmentation and Renewal
On the eve of a significant new year for Europe the Very Rev John Arnold ,
Dean of Durham, reflects on the gospel themes of unity and hope.
Producer Norman Winter. Stereo