1/5, A biography of the women closest to the musical genius, by Jane Glover. Mozart's parents proudly show off the prodigious talents of the young Wolfgang and his sister Nannerl. Abridged by Doreen Estall and read by Undsay Duncan. Producer Emma Harding Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: Mozart's Women by Jane Glover is available for £18.00 (RRP £20.00) including p&p. To order, send a cheque payable to RT Direct. Address: [address removed]. Call [number removed](calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute), quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com
Led by the Rev Stephen Shipley. Stephen, First of Christian Martyrs (Wychbold). Acts 7, vv 51-58a. Wolcum Yole ! (Britten). Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (Mendelssohn arr Willcocks). Director of music John Powell.
113. The Jupiter Symphony. In this series, John Suchet focuses on the last work that the composer wrote in a Particular musical genre. Today he asks
Charles Mackerras and Colin Davis , Michael Berkeley and Andrew Manze in what way Mozart's Jupiter symphony of 1788 is a great piece and what its musical legacy is.
Producer Rosie Boulton The next programme is tomorrow at 11am
6/6. Pay Day. Christopher Lee 's comedy drama series about a high-flying civil servant posted to the MoD, where she finds herself boss to four military officers. Zelda's
Drave boys are due to return to their respective service careers. They are each hoping for promotion, but what are their chances?
'wucer Rosalind Ayres : Director Pete Atkin
Wing Cdr Bryan:
Chief Petty Officer Grieves:
The story of the friendship between actor, playwright and composer NoÃ«l Coward and children's author E Nesbit. Written bv Roy Apps.
Music by Thomas Spencer Wortley and Mike Sykes
Producer/Director Celia de Wolff
British church organs languish unplayed as congregations
Srirink and fashions in music and worship change. But in eastern Europe the few churches that have organs have Ones that are often dilapidated. Miriam O'Reilly follows Uldis Rubezis , church elder and general wheeler-dealer, as he takes the unwanted British organs back to Latvia, where they are lovingly reassembled. Producer Jolyon Jenkins
1/5. Dodie Smith's classic Christmas adventure, read by Arma Chancellor . Christmas has come early to the Dearly household. Pongo and Missis have given birth to a large brood of puppies. Mr and Mrs Dearly are delighted - as is their alarming new neighbour Cruella de Vil , who seems to be taking an unhealthy interest in the pups' wellbeing.
Abridged by Chris Dolan. producer Lu Kemp
1/5. Victoria Bess. Victoria Bess is a beautiful wax doll whose adventures take her on a tour of the social classes of Victorian London. Paul Vaughan discovers what five classic stories about dolls reveal about the real childhood worlds of their readers. Producer Hannah Andrassy
1/2. By John Buchan, dramatised by Patricia Hannah.
In 1915 Richard Hannay is sent on a dangerous mission by the War Office to identify and destroy an Islamic leader preparing to wage war against the infidel English.
With Matthew Pidgeon Other parts played by members of the cast Producer/Director Bruce Young The series concludes tomorrow
1/5. The Pure Gold of the Music Hall. Memories of the great Max Miller. Comedian and actor Roy Hudd dips into his vast store of showbiz tales collected in the Lodge Room of the Grand Order of Water Rats. Pianist Roger Davison ; Producer David Blount
7/7. Sandi Toksvig is the special guest in a second show from the Harrogate International Centre. With regulars Tim Brooke-Taylor , Graeme Garden , Barry Cryer and Humphrey Lyttelton. With Colin Sell at the piano. Producer Jon Naismith Repeated on New Year's Day at 12.04pm
Paul McCartney brings a guitar to the studio to show how he writes songs. In conversation with John Wilson , he reveals that one of his best-loved tracks has its roots in a fragment Of Bach. Producer John Goudie (Revised repeat)
16/20. By Charles Dickens. On a frozen winter night, David meets Mr Peggotty , still searching for any news of Emily. For cast and details see Monday 19 December Producers
Jeremy Mortimer and Mary Peate ; Director Jeremy Mortimer Rptd from 10.45am
A re-creation on radio of one of the most extraordinary weeks in Britain's history: when Live 8 rocked the world, as the G8 tried to change it; when London won the Olympics and then came under terrorist attack: and the nation paid tribute to its Second World War veterans. Key voices tell their stories and revisit the highs and lows of those eight days. Producer Hugh Levinson
The most desired additions to any Edwardian dinner party were reputed to be Lady Curzon and a pineapple: the former for her wit and charm, the latter for its taste. Ian Peacock celebrates the spiky-headed fruit. Producer Caroline Barbour
6/8. Food Is Not for Free. Feeding is a very dangerous activity for many animals. If your attention is on eating then it isn't on predators that may be sizing you up for dinner! Aubrey Manning hears spiny lobsters that screech like a violin to scare off predators and joins meerkats as they keep look-outs posted. Producer Joanne Stevens
1/5. Growing. A series of contemporary takes on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland begins with a story by Kathy Page. Alice's summer is complicated by a holiday with dad and his new partner. Then there's her science homework, and she has a headache. It's enough to make anyone feel dizzy. Read by Susan Jameson. Producer Christine Hall
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