Oliver Walston reports from a grain boat on the St Lawrence River. Producer Tim Finney
with James Whitbourn
with Peter Hobday and Sue MacGregor
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev Dr Leslie Griffiths Editor Philip Harding
with Cliff Morgan Producer Andy Gillies
Julian Pettifer begins his two-week exploration of Malaysia in one of Asia's youngest cities, Kuala Lumpur, while
Susan Marling travels to Sarawak, land of the White Rajahs. Producer Sara Jane Hall
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The last in the series of classic favourites. Dad's Army
Starring Arthur Lowe John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn. Turkey Dinner
Captain Mainwaring is due to be guest speaker at the local Rotary Club. Producer John Dyas
(First broadcast in 1976)
The last of six parts. Gathering In
'Bathsheba, if I only knew one thing, whether you would allow me to love you and win you and marry you after all.'
Stereo (Details as Christmas Eve)
with Louise Botting and Vincent Duggleby Producer Frances Macdonald
The second of two programmes. Stereo
(Details as Christmas Day at 10.00am)
A special challenge match featuring the winners and runners-up of the 1990 Brain of Britain and Mastermind competitions. Chairman Robert Robinson. Taking part: James Eccleson ,
Margaret Stewart , David Edwards and Chantal Thompson. Producer Richard Edis
An adaptation of Rider Haggard's classic adventure story.
Allan Quatermain crosses scorching desert and freezing mountain to an undiscovered African kingdom in search of the fabulous treasure of King Solomon.
Dramatised by Peter Mackie
Crash! Dan Dare and Digby make a forced landing in the middle of 2000AD. Can they find their way through the labyrinth of modern comics and back into Eagle unscathed?
Producer Gwyn Richards. Stereo
Dick Barton is the radio character who refuses to lie down, although it's nearly 40 years since the first daily serial was dropped to make way for The Archers. In this profile of Dick Barton - Special Agent,
John Hosken talks to the three actors who played the title role - Noel Johnson , Duncan Carse (the former Arctic explorer) and Gordon Davies - plus Alex McCrindle , who played henchman Jock Anderson to all three.
Producer Jock Gallagher (R)
Nick Baker investigates the coarse art of the public-address announcement, road-tests a talking phrase-book and listens to the programmed emotional outpourings of a computer called 'Hamlet'. Producer Nigel Acheson Stereo
Ever since the young Shirley Temple was imprisoned in a pitch-black cupboard in sub-zero temperatures for misbehaviour on a studio set, child stars have had to come to terms with being manipulated by adults, and the long-term damage caused to them. Is such manipulation inevitable?
Presented by Chris Kelly , with contributions from
Shirley Temple, Hay ley Mills,
Sir Richard Attenborough , Dennis Waterman , Jack Wild , Barry Norman , Bryan Forbes , Jodhi May,
Jenny Agutter , Drew
Barrymore, Alan Barnes and Ron Moody.
Producer Harry Thompson. Stereo
The distinguished actress Anna Massey talks to Dr Anthony Clare.
Producer Michael Ember (R)
John Galsworthy's saga, dramatised in 23 parts, narrated by Dirk Bogarde as Galsworthy.
14: Marjorie takes the stand, but winners can be losers, and Fleur plays a dangerous game.
Episode dramatised by David Spenser
Director Sue Wilson.
Eric Bailey explains the wonders of beekeeping to his young grandson, one summer's morning.
Producer Penny Arnold. Stereo
Brian Kay presents some musical New Year's Eve celebrations.
Producer Sarah Devonald. Stereo
led by Canon John Oates Stereo
Reporter David Presswell dons doublet and hose and joins a household re-enacting Tudor England. At first all is peaceful - butter is being churned, beer brewed and wool spun, but then Matt the Archer is caught in flagrante delicto with Master Pooley 's wife, and a hue and cry is raised ... Producer Kate McAII. Stereo
Harold Nicolson 's diary of the 70th-birthday cruise he and his wife, Vita Sackville-West , took to Indonesia. Producer Louise Pursbw Stereo (R)
Four programmes featuring one of New York's leading pianists and vocalists. With John Rees-Jones (double bass).
3: London by Night
Producer Jonathan James-Moore Stereo