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Jenni Murray talks to Jill White , Director of the Bournemouth International Festival, and soon to be head of the National Youth Orchestra.
Serial: A House in Flanders (2)

Contributors

Talks:
Jenni Murray
Unknown:
Jill White

Five-part dramatisation ot Peter Lovesey 's novel.
With Ronald Pickup as Walter, Fiona Fullerton as Lydia, and Oona Beeson as Alma. Walter has resolved to leave his wife and wonders whether he could learn from the example of his fellow dentist, Dr Cnppen.
Dramatised by Geoffrey M Matthews Director Matthew Walters

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Lovesey
Unknown:
Fiona Fullerton
Unknown:
Oona Beeson
Unknown:
Alma. Walter
Dramatised By:
Geoffrey M Matthews
Director:
Matthew Walters
Livy:
Gary Waldhorn
M arj:
Lorelei King
Poppy:
Susie Mann
Jack:
Steve Hodson
Kathy:
Sandra James-Young
CaptRostron:
Jonathan Adams
Barbara:
Teresa Gallagher
Paul:
James Telfer
BertlStewari:
John Webb

Second of a four-part series by Sally Worboyes. During the hop-picking season of 1959, Marjorie, wife of the farm owner, discovers an affair between her husband and one of the pickers, Laura. Angrily she demands that he choose between them.
Producer Philip Martin

Contributors

Unknown:
Sally Worboyes.
Producer:
Philip Martin
Jack:
George Innes
Laura:
Ellie Haddington
Uz:
Liz Smith
BertZZ:
Gerry Hinks
Kay:
Melanie Revill
Zacchi:
Sam Barriscale
Robert:
Alan Devereux
Marjorie:
Patricia Galumore
Mty:
Judy Bennett
Brian:
Richard Allenson
Janet:
Georgia Greeph
Fisherman:
Ralph Lawton
Terry:
Richard Pearce

Brick versus wood: flat roofs against pitched: wool carpets or polymers? Alun Lewis dons his hard hat and looks at the latest technology in house construction and decoration.
Producer Constance St Louis

Contributors

Unknown:
Alun Lewis
Producer:
Constance St Louis

Quentin Cooper reports on the week's film releases and a book that reassesses the work of Eisenstein, and enjoys a performance from The Poozies.
Producer Adrian Washbourne (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Quentin Cooper
Producer:
Adrian Washbourne

Launch Party by Linda Leatherbarrow. Harry, a lonely, middle-aged librarian, finds himself empathising with all the old, unwanted books mouldering in the basement.
Read by John Evitts. Producer Matthew Walters

Contributors

Unknown:
Linda Leatherbarrow.
Read By:
John Evitts.
Producer:
Matthew Walters

In the last programme of the series, Professor
Anthony Clare discusses liaison psychiatry, and there's a review of how TV and radio have been covering matters of the mind in recent weeks.

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Clare

The story of one man's ambition - that is the story of Betty's Cafe-Tea Rooms , a familiar sight to visitors to Yorkshire. The man in question was
Frederick Belmont , who arrived from his native Switzerland in 1907, intent on making his way in the world. Victor Wild , his nephew and heir, recounts his uncle's colourful career.
Producer Christopher Stone
Who Loves You Betty?
SEE FEATURE page 44

Contributors

Unknown:
Cafe-Tea Rooms
Unknown:
Frederick Belmont
Unknown:
Victor Wild
Producer:
Christopher Stone

Radio 4 leaves [ behind the BBC archive as Nigel Farrell sets off on a trawl through Britain's corporate past in four programmes. "Now Hear Tins"
What appears to be a modern obsession has in fact been with us for some time. In a look back at
"corporate communications" through this century, Nigel Farrell scans hundreds of works magazines that have been found in hidden vaults, dusted down and given a new lease of life.
There's also a look at some early corporate films, and recordings from Britain's premier factory radio station.
Producer Nick Patrick

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Farrell
Unknown:
Nigel Farrell
Producer:
Nick Patrick

Lowlife by Jeffrey Bernard.
From the columns of The
Spectator, the paunchy underbelly of Soho life seen through the red-rimmed eyes of Jeffrey Bernard and read by his brother, Oliver.
Producer David Benedictus

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeffrey Bernard.
Unknown:
Jeffrey Bernard
Producer:
David Benedictus

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