The first of two reminiscences of a South African childhood by novelist Christopher Hope. 1: Maundy! A strange little man called Salisbury (no legs, deep voice) disrupts life on the Badmington Estate ...
Producer Duncan Minshull Rpt
from St Francis of Assisi Parish
Church, Welwyn Garden City. Led by Andrew Green. This joyful Eastertide (arr Wood); Walking in the garden
(trad Irish); Mark 16, w 1-8; Love's redeeming work is done (Savannah); Thine be the glory (Handel).
Director of music Richard Harrison.
Rosemary Leach reads the best-selling book býJudith Kerr. 6: The children's grandmother has come to stay while Papa is in Paris. Anna hears talk of the dreadful things that are happening in Germany. Abridged in ten parts by Elizabeth Bradbury. Producer Peter Hutchings
Originally broadcast on Radio 5
"This piece of solder was firmly attached to my portion offish today. Explanation please." Nick Baker celebrates a small but important branch of English letters: the visitors' book and the suggestion box.
Producer Nigel Acheson. Rptd Sun 11.15pm
by Nick Stafford. 1665. Plague sweeps London, and three feisty women live by their wits in the festering city.
With Jilly Meers , Jonathan Adams , Matthew Morgan , James Telfer and John Fleming Director Claire Grove Rpt
Robert Dawson Scott wallows in musical decadence with Classical
Sleaze, a record including such degenerates as Mozart and Berg. And he cools off with the Oxford Book of Scottish Short Stories.
Producer Edwina Wolstencroft. Rvsd rpt 9.30pm
A new story for Easter by Michelle Roberts. "I got up and went over to the window and looked out through the pane of glass. I was hoping to see the owls, but I saw the devil instead." Read by Jilly Bond.
Producer Pam Fraser-Solomon
As part of British Music Year, another chance to hear Martyn Wade 's acclaimed play about Yorkshire composer William Baines , who died in 1922 at the age of 23, leaving behind a wealth of beautiful music much of which has never been performed.
With John Moffat , Christopher Scott and Charles Cookson. Pianist Eric Parkin. Singer Gordon Pullin. Director Cherry Cookson Rpt
Dr Eaglefield Hull:
"The dance music has yet to start. So why are some of my colleagues putting on their coats and preparing to go home?" The writer and publisher Peter Mortimer reflects on hitting the half century.
Producer Gillian Hush
by R C Hutchinson. Abridged and read in 12 parts by Geoffrey Beevers.
1: Helene would rather her daughter Genie had died - a deformed child is not an asset to her acting career. Producer Matthew Walters
A five-part dramatisation of the novel by Dick Francis set in the worlds of horse racing and arms dealing. 3: Hostile Intelligence
With Simon Carter , Sam Dastor , Margaret Robertson , Christian Rodska and William Eedle. Dramatised by John Ashe Director Shaun MacLoughlin
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