A tribute to the late Allen Ginsberg , presiding genius of the American Beat movement, who recorded this selection of the poetry that inspired his own work in his New York apartment last year. Producer Sara Davies
The news of 50 years ago today. Princess Elizabeth celebrates her
21st birthday in South Africa. In the United States, it is believed a single cigarette may have caused last week's explosion in Texas. Producer Susan Greenhalgh Series editor Lindsay Leonard
Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Serial: Miriam Margolyes reads the llth episode of Henry James 's novel The Portrait of a Lady, abridged in 20 parts by Doreen Estall.
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A nationwide general knowledge contest. First Round - South of England. Chairman Robert Robinson. Including Beat the Brains, in which listeners put their own questions to the contestants.
Producer Richard Edis
Repeated Wednesday 6.30pm
By Nan Woodhouse. The story of William Shakespeare 's younger daughter. A loner who is at odds with the confined world of early-17th-century Stratford-upon-Avon, Judith yearns to be a part of her father's life. with Jillie Meers , Stephen Critchlow , Ann Beach , Colleen Prendergast and Thomas Connor. Director Tracey Neale Repeat
Lynne Walker sees Jatinder Verma transpose the setting of the play Dance Like a Man from India to
Britain as the play opens at the Leicester Haymarket, and jazzers
Stacey Kent and her quintet perform live in the studio. Producer Alison Perks
Revised repeat at 9.30pm
By Gary Mitchell.
In Belfast, the wife of a loyalist prisoner is forced to allow her home to become a storage place for guns, and then has a sudden revelation as to how to use them. with Simon McGill , Alan McKee , Conor Grimes and Brenda Winter. Director Pam Brighton
This week marks the 50th anniversary of Willa Cather 's death. Her Pulitzer
Prize-winning novel, abridged in 12 parts by Katie Campbell , is read by Ian Porter.
1: Nineteen-year-old Claude Wheeler struggles to find a meaning in life. Producer Angela Dalton
The first of six programmes in which Sue MacGregor puts questions to
Christopher Cook , Philippa Gregory , Janet Suzman and Martin Wainwright on subjects ranging from pubs and opera to Shakespeare and the National Gallery.
Producer Gillian Hush Repeat
A six-part serial by Christopher Lee in which two intelligence officers investigate the death of an elderly priest. Starring Amanda Redman as Alex Soames , with Dudley Sutton as Chief Inspector Arthur Guscott , and Christopher Benjamin as Henry Colvil.
Producer Pete Atkin Repeat
Fr Dominic Byrne:
Nick Hornby 's hilarious bestseller, abridged in ten parts by Chris Wallis and read by Alan Davies.
1: When Laura, his partner of almost ten years, finally leaves him for the bloke upstairs, Rob Fleming does not cry - he reorganises his record collection.
Producer Chris Wallis
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