Programme Index

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With Oliver Walston.
The trade deficit for food and drink currently stands at over £6 billion. Paul Judge , Chairman of Food from
Britain, explains his plans to improve sales of British farm produce abroad. Producer Carol Trewin

Contributors

Unknown:
Oliver Walston.
Unknown:
Paul Judge
Producer:
Carol Trewin

Living in the Kingdom The second of four Advent services. Today: Living in the Kingdom with Hope. The Most Rev
Derek Worlock joins young people at the church of St Mary's,
Lowe House, St Helen's, Merseyside. Sing of the Lord's Goodness; Be Not Afraid; Sing It in the Valleys; Romans 5, w l-ll;John3,w22-36.

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Worlock

Clay Jones digs into the postbag and calls on Dr Stefan Buczacki , Fred Downham and Daphne Ledward to solve listeners' gardening problems. Producer Diana Stenson
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Gardeners' Question Time, BBC, PO Box 27. Manchester M60 1 SJ

Contributors

Unknown:
Clay Jones
Unknown:
Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown:
Fred Downham
Unknown:
Daphne Ledward
Producer:
Diana Stenson

Derrick Geer's play is a warm, evocative memory of childhood spent in Dover during the last war. Stereo

Contributors

Writer:
Derrick Geer
Narrator:
John Hollis
Director:
Martin Jenkins
Granny:
Sian Phillips
Bobby:
Gregory Pitt
Berty:
Neil Maskell
Billy:
Albert Boateng
Alain:
Isha Nbhabha
Uncle Jack:
Alan Barker
Mrs King:
Tara Dominick
Girl:
Sian Jenkins
Mrs Herbert:
Jenny Howe
Brenda:
Danielle Allan
Mum:
Jane Whittenshaw
Fireman:
James Simmons
Steward:
Terence Edmond
Sergeant Major:
Norman Jones

Local boundaries are being redrawn again. But who will take to the streets over the fate of their county?
With the help of some
Lincolnshire Yellowbellies and Yorkshire Tykes, David Walker explores people's sense of place.

Contributors

Unknown:
David Walker

Fred D'Aguiar reads a selection of his work and talks to Carol Ann Duffy at the Galway Festival. Producers Alec Reid and Michael Adams. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Fred D'Aguiar
Unknown:
Carol Ann Duffy
Producers:
Alec Reid
Producers:
Michael Adams.

BBC soccer analyst Jimmy Hill turns his attention to the super league of the equestrian world, when he reveals his passion for show jumping on a visit to Hickstead - a mere horseshoe's throw from his Sussex home.
Producer Jill Marshall

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Hill
Producer:
Jill Marshall

Six journeys by Barry Pilton in which he discovers the bizarre as well as the comic.
Read by Anton Rodgers. 4: Sun, Sand and Service In Zagora, a one-street town.
Producer Louise Purslow

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Pilton
Read By:
Anton Rodgers.
Producer:
Louise Purslow

visits cities, towns and rural areas to report on issues affecting the daily lives of women and men in local communities.
The last programme in the series, presented by Stephen Beard.
Producer Anna Parkinson

Contributors

Presented By:
Stephen Beard.
Producer:
Anna Parkinson

From Mansfield to municipal: Nigel Forde explores the history of English parks, both between the page and underfoot. And reprinting past wisdom: do the essays of Montaigne appeal to the present?

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Forde

The fourth of six great
English-language essays. Painting as a Pastime by Winston Spencer Churchill.
"Just to paint is great fun. The colours are lovely to look at and delicious to squeeze out. Matching them, however crudely, with what you see is fascinating and absolutely absorbing. Try it if you have not done so - before you die."
Read by Timothy West. Abridged by Stuart Griffiths Director John Theocharis

Contributors

Unknown:
Winston Spencer
Read By:
Timothy West.
Abridged By:
Stuart Griffiths
Director:
John Theocharis

A Life in Letters and Music
The third of four parts written by Stanley Sadie. I Didn't Know I Was a Valet!
"I arrived in Vienna and have been given a room in the House of the Teutonic
Order, where the Archbishop is staying.
Here are two valets, the household controller, the pastrycook, two other cooks, a couple of musicians and myself. What distinction!"
(Leopold Mozart)
Stereo (Broadcast/ast Tuesday)

Contributors

Written By:
Stanley Sadie.

Words and music for Sunday night.
Faith in the Future
Five programmes in which Martin Palmer considers
Christian involvement in shaping the future.
3: Masters of the Universe? Science and technology. Producer Noel Vincent. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Martin Palmer
Producer:
Noel Vincent.

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More