Introduced by Anna Ford. Thora Hird , Lord Soper and Adelaide Hall advise Sue Margolis on how to grow old - with attitude!
Serial: Leaving the Light On by Catherine Merriman. Tenth of 13 episodes read by Deborah Maclaren.
Abridged by Doreen Estall Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selene
by Jack Higgins .
Winston Churchill plans a weekend's relaxation in the village of Studley
Constable. Waiting for him are a disguised group of German paratroopers whose orders are to kidnap and deliver him to their Fuhrer in Berlin.
Dramatised by Peter Mackie Director Philip Martin
0 BBC RADIO COLLECTION CASSETTES: The Eagle Has
Flown, The Eagle Has Landed. Available from retailers.
Natalie Wheen talks to the singer Jill Gomez about her recording of Britten songs. Also, a review of Isabel Allende 's play House of Spirits, and the results of the Sony Radio Awards. producer Robyn Read
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
by Stephen Greenhorn.
A play about a middle-aged Edinburgh schoolteacher who plans to escape to France, where she wants to paint; her husband's incredulous reaction; and the extreme step he takes.
Director Stewart Conn
Love on a Branch Line by John Hadfield.
A young, disillusioned civil servant is sent to investigate a Whitehall embarrassment - an office set up 17 years earlier in East Anglia which has been forgotten. It leads to the most pleasurable time of his life at Arcady Hall, home of the eccentric Lord
Flamborough and his nubile daughters. Read in ten parts by Michael Cochrane.
Abridged by Jamie Anstruther Producer Cherry Cookson
Another chance to hear the radio comedy shows that television couldn't resist.
After Henry by Simon Brett. Starring , with , , and Gossip
"I mean, when you hear things like what that girl
Tania Williams was doing behind the science block at the comprehensive, well ..."
Producer Pete Atkin
(First broadcast in 1985)
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