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by SEAMUS HEANEY
The poet chooses a selection of poems to illustrate the theme and links them with his own commentary.
Produced by Stuart Evans
Books. Plays, Poems series

Contributors

Unknown:
Seamus Heaney
Produced By:
Stuart Evans

Poets Must be Passionate
A new play for radio by Pauline Spender
Iris felt that poets alone were sensitive and passionate enough to satisfy her romantic dreams, so she asked a poet to dinner with Patricia Routledge as Iris Gary Watson as Ted Timothy West as Vincent
Produced by MARTIN ESSLIN
Timothy West is in ' The Italian Girl' at Wyndbam 's Theatre. London

Contributors

Unknown:
Pauline Spender
Unknown:
Patricia Routledge
Unknown:
Iris Gary Watson
Unknown:
Ted Timothy West
Produced By:
Martin Esslin
Produced By:
Timothy West

from Gloucester Cathedral lntroit: Hail glorious spirits (Tue)
Preces and Responses (Byrd)
Psalms 6 (Brownsmith in F minor); 1 (Cooke in C minor); 8 (Corie in C major)
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis
(Darke in A minor)
Anthem: Gaudent in coelis (Victoria)
Lessons: Job 23, w. 1-12; John 17, vv 1-8
Hymn: The winter's sleep was long and deep
Organist and Master of the Choristers, JOHN SANDERS
Assistant Organist, Richard Latham

Contributors

Unknown:
John Sanders
Organist:
Richard Latham

A family magazine introduced by STEVE RACE and including: tJust Married!: JOHN Thornton of Northampton talks to Roy Gillard about tying shoes behind wedding cars and other shoe customs
Let roses grow from their ashes ...: TRUDE DUB, who caught the last train from Prague almost thirty years ago, returns to the ghetto at Terezin
Picking the Winners: DICK
JAMES talks to Anne Catchpole about his career as singer and music publisher tMaking a splash in the garden: Fred loads talks about garden ponds

Contributors

Introduced By:
Steve Race
Unknown:
John Thornton

The Tower of London
The novel by Harrison Ainsworth freely adapted in thirteen parts by TONY Van den Bergh
8: The Passion of the Queen
Queen Mary has taxed Courtenay with inlidelity and put Elizabeth to a testing interview. Renard has been forced to a duel, and Xit has stolen the Jailer's keys.
Produced by R. D. Smith

Contributors

Novel By:
Harrison Ainsworth
Produced By:
R. D. Smith
Cuthbert:
Christopher Bidmead
Magog:
Francis de Wolff
Ribald:
Leigh Crutchley
Dame Potentia:
Lynn Carson
Xit:
Nigel Anthony
Queen Mary:
Alexa Romanes
Lord Courtenay:
Douglas Hankin
Simoi Renard:
Malcolm Hayes
Arundel:
Joiin Wyse
Princess Elizabeth:
Rosalind Shanks
Mistress Ellen:
Marjorie Westbuky
Lady Jane Grey:
Gudrun ]uhe
Lord Gardiner:
Duncan McIntylie
de Noailles:
David March
Nightgall:
Peter Baldwin
Cicely:
Beth Boyd

The recent ' run on gold ' has reminded Michael CANNEY , art teacher from Cornwall, of a recent visit to the U.S.A. when he went to some of the old ghost towns of the first Californian gold rush and caught up with the legends of the forty-niners.
His tour ended in Los Angeles — ' perhaps.* says Canney, ' this megalopolis is also a mining camp. modern style.'

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Canney

A case of medical detection
Written by ARTHUR SWINSON
What caused an outbreak of a rare disease in Canterbury in 1950? How was the source of it tracked down? The facts in this reconstructed account are authentic; only names and identities have been disguised, to comply with medical etiquette.
Other parts played by: Tom Harrison , Ronald Herdman Gillian Rhind , Peter Wheeler
Peter Williams , Rosalie Williami
Produced by STANLEY WILLIAMSON

Contributors

Written By:
Arthur Swinson
Played By:
Tom Harrison
Played By:
Ronald Herdman
Played By:
Gillian Rhind
Played By:
Peter Wheeler
Unknown:
Peter Williams
Unknown:
Rosalie Williami
Produced By:
Stanley Williamson
Narrator:
David Mahlowe
Dr Langley:
Ronald Harvi

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