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An Anthology of Spiritual Verse
A selection of poetry on the theme of death.
Readers Barbara Leigh -Hunt, Michael Onslow , Angela Pleasence and Paul Shelley.
Producer Jocelyn Boxall

Contributors

Readers:
Barbara Leigh
Unknown:
Michael Onslow
Unknown:
Angela Pleasence
Unknown:
Paul Shelley.
Producer:
Jocelyn Boxall

Introduced by Anna Ford. Thora Hird , Lord Soper and Adelaide Hall advise Sue Margolis on how to grow old - with attitude!
Serial: Leaving the Light On by Catherine Merriman. Tenth of 13 episodes read by Deborah Maclaren.
Abridged by Doreen Estall Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selene

Contributors

Introduced By:
Anna Ford.
Introduced By:
Thora Hird
Unknown:
Sue Margolis
Unknown:
Catherine Merriman.
Read By:
Deborah MacLaren.
Abridged By:
Doreen Estall
Editors:
Sally Feldman
Editors:
Clare Selene

by Jack Higgins .
Winston Churchill plans a weekend's relaxation in the village of Studley
Constable. Waiting for him are a disguised group of German paratroopers whose orders are to kidnap and deliver him to their Fuhrer in Berlin.
Dramatised by Peter Mackie Director Philip Martin
0 BBC RADIO COLLECTION CASSETTES: The Eagle Has
Flown, The Eagle Has Landed. Available from retailers.

Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Higgins
Dramatised By:
Peter MacKie
Director:
Philip Martin
Jack Higgins:
Harry Patterson
Steiner:
Michael Fitzgerald
Col Radl:
Ian Hogg
Joanna:
Rosemary Martin
Liam Devlin:
Frank Grimes
Molly:
Holly Aird
Pameh:
Kimberly Hope
Father Vereker:
Simon Carter
Churchill:
Roger Hume
Himmler:
Graham Padden
Canaris:
Terry Molloy
Hitler:
David Halliwell
Sturm:
David Vann
Meuhoff:
Neil Coker
Neuman:
John Dixon
Lemke:
Stephen Garlick
Betty Wilde:
Heather Barrett
Graham:
Philip Molloy
Arthur:
Christopher Good
George:
Vincent Brimble
Sgt Hofer:
Geoffrey Whitehead
Organist:
Harold Rich

Natalie Wheen talks to the singer Jill Gomez about her recording of Britten songs. Also, a review of Isabel Allende 's play House of Spirits, and the results of the Sony Radio Awards. producer Robyn Read
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)

Contributors

Talks:
Natalie Wheen
Singer:
Jill Gomez
Unknown:
Isabel Allende

The Long Donut Hole by Bill Franzen.
Claude Geterson had retired from the carwashcum-donut emporium. But, one fateful day, he came back to work.
Read by Garrick Hagon. Producer Duncan Minshull

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Franzen.
Unknown:
Claude Geterson
Read By:
Garrick Hagon.
Producer:
Duncan Minshull

by Stephen Greenhorn.
With
A play about a middle-aged Edinburgh schoolteacher who plans to escape to France, where she wants to paint; her husband's incredulous reaction; and the extreme step he takes.
Director Stewart Conn

Contributors

Writer:
Stephen Greenhorn
Director:
Stewart Conn
Margaret:
Edith MacArthur
Lorna:
Lucinda Baillie
Assistant /Nurse:
Monica Gibb
Jenny:
Pauline Knowles
Ian:
David McKail
Paul/Murray:
Tom Smith
Charles/Patrick:
Ian Briggs
Carol:
Wendy Seager
Vale:
Robert Trotter

Love on a Branch Line by John Hadfield.
A young, disillusioned civil servant is sent to investigate a Whitehall embarrassment - an office set up 17 years earlier in East Anglia which has been forgotten. It leads to the most pleasurable time of his life at Arcady Hall, home of the eccentric Lord
Flamborough and his nubile daughters. Read in ten parts by Michael Cochrane.
Abridged by Jamie Anstruther Producer Cherry Cookson

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Cochrane.
Abridged By:
Jamie Anstruther
Producer:
Cherry Cookson

Another chance to hear the radio comedy shows that television couldn't resist.
After Henry by Simon Brett. Starring , with , , and Gossip
"I mean, when you hear things like what that girl
Tania Williams was doing behind the science block at the comprehensive, well ..."
Producer Pete Atkin
(First broadcast in 1985)

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon Brett.
Unknown:
Tania Williams
Producer:
Pete Atkin
Sarah:
Prunella Scales
Eleanor:
Joan Sanderson
Russell:
Benjamin Whitrow
Clare:
Gerry Cowper
the Vicar:
John Nettleton

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