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Sylvia Smith discovers the secret of superb Spanish ham in the company of Quentin Agnew Larios. Producer Gill Powell

Contributors

Unknown:
Sylvia Smith
Unknown:
Quentin Agnew Larios.
Producer:
Gill Powell

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about Queen Elizabeth's Foundation for Disabled People, acharity which provides specialised facilities for disabled adults. DONATIONS TO: [address removed] Credit cards [number removed]

Parish Eucharist from Holy Trinity Church, Coventry. Celebrant and preacher Rev David Urquhart. Reading: Matthew 7, w 7-12. Music: Glorious things of Thee are spoken; Praise we now the word of grace; Father all-powerful; God of grace and God of glory. Communion setting: The Stoneleigh Mass (Paul Leddington Wright). Anthem: Prayer of King Henry VI (Ley). Director of Music Chris Howard.

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev David Urquhart.
Unknown:
Paul Leddington
Music:
Chris Howard.

In the last of the series, Fiona Shaw returns to Cobh on Ireland's south coast where she spent an idyllic childhood looking out across a sea that was sometimes so wild "You could fish for herrings off your doorstep". Cobh was the harbour town from which thousands of Irish emigrants sailed to the New World - and which Fiona left to eventual recognition as one of today's most acclaimed actresses. She takes
Arthur Smith on a rainy return journey. Producer Sara Jane Hall

Contributors

Unknown:
Fiona Shaw
Unknown:
Arthur Smith
Producer:
Sara Jane Hall

The Skimmity-Ride. Events reach their dramatic denouement in the final episode of Thomas Hardy 's epic novel.
With Anna Keene , Graham Colclough. Gillian Goodman , Susan Jeffrey , Mary Wimbush , Richard Avery and Gerry Hinks
Music arranged and played by the Mellstock Band Dramatised by Sally Hedges
Director Nigel Bryant

Contributors

Unknown:
Thomas Hardy
Unknown:
Anna Keene
Unknown:
Graham Colclough.
Unknown:
Gillian Goodman
Unknown:
Susan Jeffrey
Unknown:
Mary Wimbush
Unknown:
Richard Avery
Unknown:
Gerry Hinks
Dramatised By:
Sally Hedges
Director:
Nigel Bryant
Michael Henchard:
David Calder
Elizabeth-Jane:
Andrea Wray
Lucetta:
Sandra Berkin
Donald Farfrae:
Jason Flemyng
Abel Whittle:
David Holt
Newson:
John Nettles
Jopp:
Jonathan Wyatt

Simon Rae introduces the winning poems in the BBC Wildlife Poet of the Year Awards, and listeners' requests for poetry on the theme of natural history. Producer Julian Wilkinson

Contributors

Introduces:
Simon Rae
Producer:
Julian Wilkinson

The Red Sea Sharks (Part 1) by Herge
Dramatised by Simon Eastwood
Producer John Yorke (First broadcast on Radio 5)
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Contributors

Dramatised By:
Simon Eastwood
Producer:
John Yorke
Tintin:
Richard Pearce
Capt Haddock:
Lionel Jeffries
Snowy:
Andrew Sachs
Calculus:
Stephen Moore
Thompsons:
Charles Kay
Nestor:
Stephen Thorne
Pilot:
Akim Mogaji
Mull Pasha:
Nigel Carrington
Abdullah:
Siriol Jenkins
Arab woman:
Siriol Jenkins

Family Fortunes
Life's not easy for the family firm. Is there enough talent among the close relations? What happens when someone retires? And, when it comes to inheritance, how does a family firm avoid turning itself into a family feud? Peter Day investigates. Producer Colin Wilde

Contributors

Producer:
Colin Wilde

The Alan Clark Diaries. Reading from his diaries for 1983-90, Alan Clark deals with subjects including his disastrous first speech as a minister and his memorable appearance on Question Time. A CSA Telltapes production

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Clark Diaries.
Unknown:
Alan Clark

Violinist Gidon Kremer talks to June Knox-Mawer about his upbringing in Latvia, his studies with David Oistrakh , and his work with Martha Argerich. Producer Derek Drescher

Contributors

Violinist:
Gidon Kremer
Unknown:
David Oistrakh
Unknown:
Martha Argerich.
Producer:
Derek Drescher

Fire from Sinai
3: Letters of Creation. Brian Lancaster looks at the mystical use of language in the last of his talks exploring Judaism from a psychological perspective. Producer Amanda Hancox

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Lancaster
Producer:
Amanda Hancox

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