Six talks by the former US ambassador to London, Raymond Seitz.
3: Any Power Corrupts Anyhow. Nothing in Washington can be decided without back-breaking effort. Last autumn, the whole federal government was shut down because noone could agree on a budget. Producer Sian Kevill
From St Paul 's in the Jewellry,
Birmingham, led by Canon Eddie Neale with the Birmingham Conservatoire
Chamber Choir. Take my life; Luke 10, w 38-42; Let all mortal flesh
(Bairstow). Director of music David Sainte. Organist Henry Fairs.
Anna Massey tells the story of Britain, with the words of Sir Winston Churchill read by Peter Jeffrey and additonal readings by Brett Usher.
Ill: Robert Walpole - the First Prime Minister
Written by Christopher Lee. Producer Pete Atkin
Introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial:
Niamh Cusak reads the third episode of Mother of Pearl by Mary Morrisey , abridged in 12 parts by Doreen Estall. Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie
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David Goodland 's play is set against the background of the Old Queen gay club in Bristol. Darcy White is a drag queen whose act needs inspiration. with Richard Pearce. Music by Colin Campbell and Gerry Freeman. Director Sue Wilson Rpt
Kaleidoscope begins a week-long look at pub theatre, and Lynne Walker visits an exhibition of young British craftsmen and women at the new building designed for Contemporary Applied Arts.
Producer Robyn Read. Rvsd rpt at 9.30pm
A comedy about rivalry between father and son by Nick Pullin. Russell Button of the Russell Bufton Big Band is in despair. His Big Band has shrunk into a duo and he is drinking heavily. with Julia Hills , June Barrie , Jessica Jones -
Bemey, Patricia Martinelli and Cornelius Garrett Music played by Kevin Figes (saxophone) and John Taylor (piano).
Director Shaun MacLoughlin
JOURNEYS INTO SPACE
Andre Previn was appointed Principal Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra in the mid-60s. In the third of four programmes, he tells June Knox-Mawerabout his love of English music and how he became more famous for his marriage to Mia Farrow. Producer Derek Drescher
The magazine programme for everyone with an interest in education, presented by Judy Merry. Will there still be room to learn and play once the minimum space regulations are scrapped? Producer Sally Kirkwood
By A P Herbert, dramatised by Nick McCarty in six episodes. 4: Castles and Roses with John Duttine , Robert Glenister , Rosemary Martin , Jillie Meers. Michael Kilgariff , Paul Panting. Susannah Corbett and Neville Jason Music by Elizabeth Parker. Cellist Peter Esswood. Director Janet Whitaker Rpt
Nicholas Farrell begins a ten-part reading of J G Ballard's classic adventure. After the polar ice caps melt, Dr Kerans and his team carry out research into the effect on the climate. Abridged by Oliver Reynolds. Producer Jocelyn Boxall
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