The second special holiday edition with Melvyn Bragg in Istanbul. Turkey's cultural capital, where guests include the musician and film director Zulfu Livaneli ; Sevas Akat. academic and businessman: Binnaz Toprak , specialist on Islam in modern secular
Turkey: and Hugh Pope of The Independent.
Producer Marina Salandy-Brown
from the Chapel of Eastbourne College.
Dear Lord and Father of Mankind (Repton. BBC HB 351); O Thou The Central
Orb (Wood): All My Hope on God Is Founded
(Michael, BBC HB 299);
Director of Music Graham Jones. Organ Scholar Matthew Raisbeck.
with Jenni Murray. Join the fashion designers
Helen Storey and Ben de Lisi : the writers Brenda Polan and Lowri Turner ; model
Sarah-Jo; and photographer Kate Garner for a stroll down the catwalk and a preview of the autumn fashions.
Story: The Wild Blue Yonder by Audrey Thomas , read by Margaret Robertson. 2: Roots
Nationwide general knowledge contest, chaired by Robert Robinson. First Round London. Victor Corney (hospital administrator);
Tonv Sherwood (civil servant); Jane MacKelvie
(stockbroker); Bob Haworth (chartered engineer). Producer Richard Edis
by Jack Higgins.
Injured in the failed attempt to kidnap Winston Churchill, Kurt Steiner is imprisoned in the Tower of London. In his office in Berlin, Heinrich Himmler considers the advantages of rescuing Steiner and contacts Liam Devlin with an intriguing offer.
Dramatised by Peter Mackie Director Philip Martin
Robert Dawson Scott tracks down some authentic blues, with the help of musician Dave Stewart who made a pilgrimage to the Mississippi in search of untapped musical talent. Producer Will Saunders
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
Not Just for Christmas by Jonathan Myerson.
Time runs out for women wondering when, or whether, to have children.
With Alison Reid and Michael Onslow Director Jane Morgan
Actress Ellen Pollock gives away a few secrets about a picture that hangs among the bric-a-brac in a Chelsea antiques market with the help of Mark Twain , Rudolf Hess ,
Augustus John , Donald Wolfit , and, in person, Alec McCowen.
Producer Piers Plowright
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