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All thy works praise thee, 0 God; Glory to thee,
0 God (AMNS 363); Psalm 149; Ephesians 4, w 1-7, 11-13; For all the saints (Sine nomine) (BBC HB
227). BBC SINGERS, directed by BARRY ROSE. Stereo

Contributors

Directed By:
Barry Rose.

Regional Variations (2)

Oliver Taplin embarks on the first of four programmes, recorded entirely on location, exploring the enduring popularity of Odysseus and his adaptability across time and place. 1: Doubling
Maleia Brian Glover is Homer in a new translation of the Odyssey by OLIVER TAPLIN. Music specially composed by ELIZABETH PARKER
Producer BEATY RUBENS
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Contributors

Unknown:
Oliver Taplin
Unknown:
Maleia Brian Glover
Unknown:
Oliver Taplin.
Composed By:
Elizabeth Parker
Producer:
Beaty Rubens

Eight programmes. With
7: On a Desolate Shore
Selected and introduced by Brian Gear.
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol (R)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Brian Gear.
Producer:
Margaret Bradley
Lord Byron:
Robert Powell

Six programmes with Mark Carwardine and Douglas Adams.
5: A Man-eating, Evil-smelling Dragon
The Komodo dragon. Additional music by STEVEN FAUX
Series producer
GAYNOR SHUTTE. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Carwardine
Unknown:
Douglas Adams.
Music By:
Steven Faux
Unknown:
Gaynor Shutte.

by CARLOS CERDA translated by MARGARET ETALL. With and What do an exiled prostitute, a young student gone to buy bread and a car with four men in it have to do with Alvaro, winner of the radio competition? The answer lies in his star prize journey!
Directed by MARIA VIGAR Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Carlos Cerda
Translated By:
Margaret Etall.
Directed By:
Maria Vigar
Alvaro:
Philip Sully
the radio presenter:
Christopher Scott
Elena:
Joan Walker
Emilia:
Melinda Walker
First/Second woman:
Cara Kelly
First man:
John Moffatt
Second man/Luis:
Paul Downing
Third woman/Grandma:
Mia Soteriou
Eulalia:
Elizabeth Mansfield
Elvira:
Alice Arnold
Third man:
Norman Bird

Fleur Adcock talks with the poet Wendy Cope about her life and poetry. Readers ANGELA DOWN and SIMON TREVES. Producer ALEC REID BBC Bristol

Contributors

Talks:
Fleur Adcock
Unknown:
Wendy Cope
Unknown:
Simon Treves.
Producer:
Alec Reid

Tale Telling
While television is now the predominant method of telling stories, so the momentum grows for the very first medium, one person within a circle of listeners. Christopher Cook reports on the storytelling festivals.
Producer ANTHONY DENSELOW Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Cook
Producer:
Anthony Denselow

Elizabeth Wright presents six programmes in which the Chinese recall 40 years of Communist rule. 5: Breaking the Iron Rice Bowl
Deng Xiaoping moves
China away from Maoism towards a more individualistic and profit-seeking society. But with growing inflation and corruption, demands for political reform are shattered with the massacre of Tiananmen Square.
Producer DAVID POWELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Elizabeth Wright
Unknown:
Deng Xiaoping
Producer:
David Powell

Paul Allen plays
'consequences' with a string of authors; Soviet artists come to Glasgow; and Peter Maxwell-Davies conducts his Strathclyde concertos.
Producer SIMON BROUGHTON Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Allen
Unknown:
Peter Maxwell-Davies
Producer:
Simon Broughton

Fragments of a decade recalled in nine parts by Harry Thompson. 2: Singing in the Rain During a wet 1951 the Festival of Britain manifested itself as the Dome of Discovery in London and extensive morris dancing in the provinces. But what had changed when the dancing stopped? Researcher
STEPHANIE CROWTHER
Producer AMANDA MARES BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Thompson.
Unknown:
Stephanie Crowther
Producer:
Amanda Mares

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