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from the West Croydon Baptist Church, on the centenary of the death of Charles Spurgeon. Preacher the Rev Nigel Wright , Chaplain of Spurgeon's
College. Angel Voices Ever Singing; Be Still for the Presence; Great Is the Lord; The Earth Was Dark; I Cannot Tell. Zechariah 14, vv 3-9; John 7, w 37-52 and 8, v 12. Directors of Music
Tom King and Bob Mabin.

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Spurgeon.
Unknown:
Nigel Wright
Unknown:
Bob Mabin.

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The Desert Island Discs Story

BBC Radio 4 FM

Desert Island Discs

The Desert Island Discs Story

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Past presenters and castaways chart the evolution of one of Radio's longest-running programmes - Desert Island Discs. Presented by James Naughtie Show more

visits Lincolnshire, where the Colsterworth and District Gardeners' and Allotment Holders'
Association put their queries to
Dr Stefan Buczacki , Fred Downham and Daphne Ledward. Chairman Clay Jones. Producer Diana Stenson

Contributors

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

Tom is a radical teacher in a reactionary school, where the entrepreneurial spirit would consign poetry to the dustbin. Written by Robin Glendinning.
Director Eoin O'Callaghan Stereo

Contributors

Written By:
Robin Glendinning.
Director:
Eoin O'Callaghan
Tom Fairfax:
John Hewitt
Principal:
TP McKenna
Sally Fairfax:
Eleanor Methven
Alison:
Heather McIlwaine
Jonathon:
Damian O'Hare
Gary:
Mark Lamb
Vice Principal:
John Keyes
Jim:
Wesley Murphy
Arthur:
Anthony Finigan
Stuart:
BJ Hogg
SirRichard:
Patrick Duncan
Black:
Robert Taylor
Ursula:
Galina Tanney
Schoolboy:
Mark Phelan
Schoolgirl:
Helen Nelson

Four talks in which
Ian Ousby traces the origins of the tourist industry. 2: Travel and Travail
When visiting the Continent, Victorian guidebooks advised, pack a pocket door bolt and Pratt's patent folding bedstead.... Producer Joy Hatwood

Contributors

Unknown:
Ian Ousby

Six writers talk to
Christopher Bigsby about the novel that has pride of place on their bookshelves. 1: Doris Lessing and To the Lighthouseby Virginia Woolf. Reader Susan Sheridan.
Producer John Theocharis Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Bigsby
Unknown:
Doris Lessing
Reader:
Susan Sheridan.
Producer:
John Theocharis

Six programmes about how the Gulf War developed and what it achieved.
Presented by BBC Defence Correspondent Mark Laity.
Including previously unbroadcast material, and the latest perspectives from those who fought and directed the war on the allied side.
The First World War and Vietnam showed that air power alone did not defeat the enemy. So what was the allied strategy in launching a massive air offensive against Baghdad and the Iraqi army? Producer Peter Burdin

Contributors

Producer:
Peter Burdin

Nigel Forde explores the continued appeal of a controversial story-teller, Enid Blyton. And Patricia Finney discusses the historical background to Firedrake 's Eye, her tale of treason and terror.

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Forde
Unknown:
Enid Blyton.
Unknown:
Patricia Finney

The last of the series with June Knox-Mawer. The cellist
Ralph Kirshbaum was born in Dallas, Texas. Thanks to an English doctor, he escaped military service in Vietnam and was able to continue his music. He talks about his life and about his biannual cello festival, and introduces his recording of the Walton Cello Concerto.
Producer Derek Drescher. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Ralph Kirshbaum
Producer:
Derek Drescher.

Part of Radio 4's Northern
Lightsfestival. A two-part journey of self-discovery in east Greenland.
1: A Place of Escape
Two years ago, the Arctic adventurer
Vaughan Purvis was shipwrecked on the east coast of Greenland while attempting to cross the Atlantic ...
Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Vaughan Purvis

Cedric Mason examines tht experience of Christians w challenge both Church anu State, in four programmes. 3: Liberating Christ
Producer Beverley McAinsh. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Cedric Mason
Producer:
Beverley McAinsh.

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