Tracy Edwards , who skippered the all-female crew of The Maiden in the Whitbread round-the-world yacht race, introduces prose, poetry and fiction which has inspired and entertained her. Producer Sally Marmion
Anna Massey tells the story of Britain from the Romans to the 20th century, with the words of Sir Winston Churchill read by Paul Eddington.
Land of the Druids. With Peter Yapp.
Written by Christopher Lee. Producer Pete Atkin
Jenni Murray meets the American writer and poet Marge Piercy. Serial: Monkey's Uncle. Annette Badland reads the third part of Jenni Diski 's novel, abridged in ten parts by Meg Clarke.
Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie
The nationwide general knowledge contest. Chairman Robert Robinson.
First round -The Home Counties.
Contestants include Claude Hart
(marketing consultant), Sheena Brady (teacher), John Perry (computer consultant) and Peter Twydell (freelance translator).
Producer Richard Edis. Rptd Wed 6.30pm
The first radio play by Lindsay Clarke , author of the Whitbread Prize-winning novel The Chymical Wedding, tells of a young monk who sets sail to convert the heathen Picts.
With Norman Rodway. Moir Leslie , Graham Colclough , Richard O'Ryan and Sandra Berkin. Music by Martin Allcock and Simon Nicol with Robin Williamson (harp) and Chloe Goodchild (singer). Director Nigel Bryant Rpt
Loosely based on historical fact, Jean Binnie 's play explores the venomous atmosphere surrounding the building of the dome of Florence cathedral as well as the bitter rivalry between architects Ghiberti and Brunelleschi.
With Danny Kanaber and Gavin Muir Director Martin Jenkins
Eight plays based on short stories by Rudyard Kipling.
3: Venus Annodomini. India 1886. Wrth Graham Seed, Richard Tate. Timothy Carlton , Rachel Atkins and John Evitts. Original music by Trevor Allan Davies. Dramatised by Ed Thomason. Producer Adrian Bean
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