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Reith Remembered
The first of two programmes. John Charles Walsham
Reith was born on 20 July 1889. In 1922 he joined the BBC as its General
Manager. When he left 16 years later, as the first Director General of the BBC, it was a 'frightful mistake'.
Frank Gillard traces
Lord Reith's life from his childhood in Glasgow, through the First World War and on to the BBC.
Producer CHRISTOPHER STONE
0 See David Gillard , right

Contributors

Unknown:
John Charles Walsham
Unknown:
Frank Gillard
Unknown:
David Gillard

Composer Ted Watson set the nature poems of Margaret Buckle to music and then set out to find the author. Nigel Forde returned across the Yorkshire moors to discover the truth about this mysterious poet. Producer GWYN RICHARDS BBC Pebble Mill (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ted Watson
Unknown:
Margaret Buckle
Unknown:
Nigel Forde

A season of seven stories 3: Babies in Rhinestones Written and dramatised by SHENA MACKAY. With and A kidnapped ginger pussy cat holds the key to true romance!
MARY NASH (piano) ALICE ARNOLD and RICHARD PEARCE (Tiny Tap Dancers)
Directed by CAROLINE RAPHAEL Stereo

Contributors

Dramatised By:
Shena MacKay.
Piano:
Mary Nash
Piano:
Alice Arnold
Piano:
Richard Pearce
Directed By:
Caroline Raphael
Araidne Elliott:
Liz Fraser
Alfred Ellis:
Clive Swift
Narrator:
Karen Archer
Mrs Taylor:
Marcia King
Mrs Silbury-Smith:
Joan Matheson
Mrs Brown:
Jo Kendall
Karen:
Elizabeth Mansfield
Laura:
Joan Walker
George:
Donald Gee

In the Light of the East
'In Asia we are confronted with the great tradition of an ancient wisdom, which is part of our inheritance. The question is, how do we relate this to our own tradition of Christian faith?'
Benedictine monk Bede Griffiths , aged 82, has embodied in his own life the marriage of East and West. At his community, the Saccidananda Ashram in south India, he reflects on the encounter of Christianity with Hinduism.
Introduced by Rosemary Hartill
Producer NORMAN WINTER BBC Manchester
(Rosemary Hartill interviews Bede Griffiths on points raised by the lecture next Sunday at
8.15am)
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Contributors

Unknown:
Bede Griffiths
Unknown:
Saccidananda Ashram
Introduced By:
Rosemary Hartill
Producer:
Norman Winter
Unknown:
Rosemary Hartill
Unknown:
Bede Griffiths

2: The Doctors' View
In the second of a two-part inquiry into the growing number of claims for medical negligence, Marjorie Lofthouse considers the impact on doctors and how it might affect their relationships with patients.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown:
Marjorie Lofthouse

A 108-year-old American horse-trader tells his story; Julie Walters and Brian Cox on stage; and the music of the Sun King. Presenter Natalie Wheen Producer MIKE GREENWOOD Stereo (Revised repeat on Thursday at 4. 35pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Julie Walters
Unknown:
Brian Cox
Presenter:
Natalie Wheen
Producer:
Mike Greenwood

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