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John Milton 's sequel to
Paradise Lost, abridged in nine episodes.
1: Satan undertakes His Temptation.
(For credits see Monday 21 December)

Contributors

Unknown:
John Milton
Milton:
Denis Quilley
God:
Godfrey Kenton
Christ:
Robert Glenister
Satan:
Ian McDiarmid
Mary:
Federay Holmes
Andrew:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Simon:
Matthew Morgan
Belial:
Steve Hodgson

Violinist Iona Brown performs The Lark
Ascending, with memories of the composer Vaughan Williams from
Ursula Vaughan Williams and Sir Neville Marriner , and the song of larks, recorded by Richard Margoschis.
Producer Richard Bannerman Stereo (First broadcast in Kaleidoscope)

Contributors

Violinist:
Iona Brown
Unknown:
Vaughan Williams
Unknown:
Ursula Vaughan Williams
Unknown:
Neville Marriner
Unknown:
Richard Margoschis.
Producer:
Richard Bannerman

Water below zero can be hostile, beautiful and strange. This reflection on ice explores its enigmatic chemistry.
Producer Hamish Mykura. Stereo

Contributors

Producer:
Hamish Mykura.

8: The Turn of the Screw by Henry James.
What evil influences the two children at Bly?
Dramatised by John Tydeman Music Wildredo Acosta
Director Glyn Dearman. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Henry James.
Dramatised By:
John Tydeman
Music:
Wildredo Acosta
Director:
Glyn Dearman.
The Governess:
Charlotte Attenborough
Mrs Grose:
Rosemary Leach
Miles:
Sam Crane
Flora:
Sara Jane Derrick
Master of Bly:
Michael Tudor Barnes
Coachman:
John Church
Storyteller:
Jonathan Adams

1887 was Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee year as monarch, and her tenth as Empress of India. To mark the occasion, the Queen received a gift from the country she loved Adbul Karim , the first in a line of native Indian servants.
Victoria was enchanted with Karim. Her c)ose advisor Sir James Reid was concerned about the effects this relationship might have on the throne. Queen Victoria .....DOROTHY TUTIN
Sir James Reid. ..STUART McGUGAN
Compiled by Sushila Anand
Producer Fiona Couper. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Adbul Karim
Unknown:
Sir James Reid
Unknown:
Dorothy Tutin
Unknown:
Sir James Reid.
Producer:
Fiona Couper.
Harriet Phipps:
Theresa Streatfeild
Fritz Ponsonby:
Neil Roberts
Lord Elgin:
John Church
Sir George Hamilton:
Brett Usher
Sir Henry Ponsonby:
Peter Penry Jones

The New Year Boy by Shena Mackay.
There's a bulky stranger on Monica's sofa ...
Read by Maggie Steed.
Producer Duncan Minshull

Contributors

Unknown:
Shena MacKay.
Read By:
Maggie Steed.
Producer:
Duncan Minshull

Britt moves to the workshop.
Director Joanna Toye Stereo

Contributors

Director:
Joanna Toye
Phil Archer:
Norman Painting
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Shula Hebdon:
Judy Bennett
Kenton Archer:
Graeme Kirk
Ruth Archer:
Felicity Finch
Elizabeth Archer:
Alison Dowling
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Pal Archer:
Patricia Gallimore
John Archer:
Sam Barriscale
Debbie Aldridge:
Tamsin Greig
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Jack Woolley:
Arnold Peters
Peggy Woolley:
June Spencer
Nelson Gabriel:
Jack May
Martha Woodford:
Mollie Harris
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy:
Rosalind Adams
William Grundy:
Philip Molloy
Mike Tucker:
Terry Molloy
Betty Tucker:
Pamela Craig
Caroline Bone:
Sara Coward
Mrs Antrobus:
Margot Boyd
Bert Fry:
Roger Hume
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Robin Stokes:
Tim Meats
Nigel Pargetter:
Graham Seed
Julia Pargetter:
Mary Wimbush
Sam Stokes:
Monty Allen
Oliver Stokes:
James Naylor
Craig:
David Phelan
Richard Locke:
Willlam Gaminara
Lisa:
Tracey Gardiner

A biblical celebration.
Read by Robert Stephens and Cathy Tyson.
Abridged by Doreen Mahon
Producer Ned Chaillet. Stereo (Rpt,

Contributors

Read By:
Robert Stephens
Read By:
Cathy Tyson.
Abridged By:
Doreen Mahon
Producer:
Ned Chaillet.

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