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Voices for Our Times Four places that made the headlines over the past ten years: what will their people now look forward to and reflect on? Cueballs leisure centre cultivates the Glaswegian body beautiful; Derry City FC scores for consensus; fall-out-affected farmers from Pentrefoelas count becquerels; and the car workers of Wearside make it with the Japanese.
Producers FRANCES BURNS FIONA COUPER. SIMON ELMES and CAROLINE SARLL. Stereo

Contributors

Producers:
Frances Burns
Producers:
Fiona Couper.
Producers:
Simon Elmes
Producers:
Caroline Sarll.

from the Salvation Army Citadel, Blackpool led by Canon Noel Vincent With the BLACKPOOL
CITADEL SONGSTERS led by ROY POWERS.
All creatures of our God and King; Luke 2, vv
15-24; Keep on believing; Made in the likeness of God.
BBC Manchester Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Canon Noel Vincent

Malcolm Stacey and Margaret Collins present a light-hearted look at the influence social class still plays in our lives. Producer DAVID BERRY Editor KEN VASS

Contributors

Unknown:
Malcolm Stacey
Unknown:
Margaret Collins
Producer:
David Berry
Editor:
Ken Vass

John Amis and Frank Muir challenge Ian Wallace and Denis Norden.
In the chair Steve Race. Questions compiled by STEVE RACE
Devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON
Producer RICHARD EDIS. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
John Amis
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Denis Norden.
Unknown:
Steve Race.
Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Producer:
Richard Edis.

The winning stories from the 1989 Listening Corner story competition, read by Tony Robinson. Today's story: Beatrice, the Penguin Who Couldn't Get Her Feet Wet by DIANA WEBB. Producer DAVID IAN NEVILLE

Contributors

Read By:
Tony Robinson.
Unknown:
Diana Webb.
Producer:
David Ian Neville

In a special programme to launch the new decade, Jenni Murray meets people who are facing fresh starts or new challenges in the 1990s. On the same subject, today's story is The Swain by MARY LELAND read by Kate Binchy. Editor CLARE SELERIE-GREY

Contributors

Unknown:
Jenni Murray
Unknown:
Mary Leland
Read By:
Kate Binchy.

by KRISTA HANRATTY. With Angela Thorne as Helen and Martin Jarvis as Ben.
Helen revisits her honeymoon hotel. There she meets Ben ...
Directed by ENYD WILLIAMS (R)

Contributors

Writer:
Krista Hanratty.
Directed By:
Enyd Williams
Helen:
Angela Thorne
Ben:
Martin Jarvis
Em:
Margot Boyd
Dickie:
Norman Bird
Larry:
Peter Penry-Jones
Geoffrey:
David King
Jim:
Joe Dunlop
Phyllis:
Alice Arnold
Desk clerk:
Ken Cumberlidge
Waiter:
Vincent Brimble

Stradivari's Secret Modern musical instrument makers still cannot equal the tone that Stradivari produced for his violins 250 years ago. John Amis talks to violinists Salvatore Accardo and Nigel Kennedy , cellist Robert Cohen and scientist Dr Colin Gough , and samples some 17 Strads. Producer PHILIP JORDAN Stereo (R)

Contributors

Talks:
John Amis
Violinists:
Salvatore Accardo
Violinists:
Nigel Kennedy
Unknown:
Robert Cohen
Unknown:
Dr Colin Gough
Producer:
Philip Jordan

Regina v Penguin Books Ltd
Compiled by JACK EMERY from the original transcript, presented by Helena Kennedy.
20 October 1960, the Old Bailey: the start of one of the most controversial trials of the English legal system.
Was D. H. Lawrence 's
Lady Chatterley Lover just a dirty book or was it literature?
With comments from the current DPP, Allan Green and Lord Hutchinson.
Directed by JOHN THEOCHARIS Stereo
•See panel opposite

Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Emery
Presented By:
Helena Kennedy.
Unknown:
D. H. Lawrence
Unknown:
Allan Green
Directed By:
John Theocharis
Mr Justice Byrne:
Richard Vernon
Mervyn Griffith-Jones, qc:
John Shrapnel
Gerald Gardiner, QC:
Frederick Treves
Jeremy Hutchinson:
John Rowe
Clerk of the Court:
Jack Emery
The Witnesses Graham Hough/ Roy Jenkins:
Denis Lill
Helen Gardner:
Margaret Courtenay
Joan Bennett:
Marcia King
Bishop of Woolwich:
Michael Kilgarriff
The Rev A S Hopkinson:
Christopher Good
Richard Hoggart:
Terry Molloy
E M Forster:
Danny Schiller
Dr C J Hemming:
David Neal
Norman St John Stevas:
Nicholas Gilbrook
Jack Lambert:
John Samson
Sir Allen Lane:
Norman Bird
Dilys Powell:
Susan Sheridan
John Connell:
John Church
Bernardine A L Wall:
Jane Slavin

by PETER TINNISWOOD. The first of six parts. With and A Tweak of the Thread Because of Father's health, the family has to move back to London.
What is going to happen to Winston, village poacher, philosopher and Romeo? Directed by SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN BBC Bristol. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Tinniswood.
Directed By:
Shaun MacLoughlin
Father:
Maurice Denham
Nancy:
Shirley Dixon
Rosie:
Liz Goulding
William:
Christian Rodska
Winston:
Bill Wallis

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