Michael Williams reads a five-part selection from the first volume of Sir
John Betjeman 's letters, abridged by Andrew Simpson. From university days, and a shaky start to his career, to love, literature, architecture, religion and the war. 1924-9: the early years. Producer Marion Nancarrow
Melvyn Bragg is joined by Professor
John Carey , editor of The Faber Book of Science, and mathematician Ian Stewart who explains the connection between mathematics, rainbows and tiger stripes. Producer Ruth Gardiner
nwon/y In the first of six selections, Helen Atkinson Wood picks her favourite foodie diaries: a prize pike for dinner chez Parson Woodforde , zoo animals on the butcher's slab in the siege of Paris, and orangejuice in space. With readers Angus Deayton , Harry Enfield and Tony Robinson. Producer Kate McAII
From the Royal Agricultural College,
Cirencester. Genesis 1, w 26-30. For the fruits of his creation (East Acklam); Thou visitest the Earth (Greene); 0 praise ye the Lord (Laudate Dominum). Director of music David Ponsford.
Organist Clive Harries.
Anna Massey tells the story of Britain, with the words of SirWinston
Churchill read by Paul Eddington and additional readings by David Timson. 46: Isabella and Mortimer
Written by Christopher Lee. Producer Pete Atkin
This week, London takes on a team from Wales and the West. Taking part are Gordon Clough , Tony Quinton ,
Irene Thomas , Eric Korn , Peter Stead and Owen Dudley Edwards.
Producer Amanda Mares. Rptd Wed 6.30pm
Robert Dawson Scott sees a new version of Offenbach's La Vie
Parisienne currently touring the country in a new D'Oyly Carte production. Plus a review of Pride and Prejudice as it reaches the small screen.
Producer Helen Garrison. Rvsd rpt 9.30pm
Waiting for D-Day. Phil Smith concludes his tale of Burnley's Trafalgar
Gardens estate. As drug addicts and problem families overwhelm the flats, fire-raising and wholesale theft are the latest craze on Trafalgar. Peter and Naomi have got their new home,
Margaret is about to move, but Audrey must live among the vandals as Demolition Day approaches. Producer Simon Elmes
By Sonia Lambert.
Things will never be the same for Craig and Rachel as their lives are affected by the building of a major new road. Kate Hardie and David
Curtiz read the first of five episodes. Producer Lizzie Davies
Dr Jonathan Steinberg chairs five late-night discussions.
3: Does International Co-operation Inhibit War? Kjell Goldmann of Stockholm University and Dr Alain Destexhe , former Secretary General of Medecins sans Frontieres, explore whether organising ourselves into economic and political blocs has lulled us into a false sense of security. Mary Ann Sieghart keeps the score. Editor Marina Salandy-Brown
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