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Four programmes in which Irish writers explore the theme of summer. 3: Carlo Gebler recalls a long and hot summer in Algeria under the influence of his favourite writer, Albert Camus. Producer Judith Elliot

Contributors

Unknown:
Carlo Gebler
Unknown:
Albert Camus.
Producer:
Judith Elliot

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BBC Radio 4 FM

In the second of two programmes exploring the role of gods and goddesses in Indian life, Ruchira Gupta pays her respects to the most popular Hindu goddesses - Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth; Durga, the mother goddess; and Kali, her more bloodthirsty incarnation. Producer Tessa Watt

Contributors

Unknown:
Ruchira Gupta
Producer:
Tessa Watt

A six-part comedy drama by Kate Brooke and Sally Phillips.
3: Cuts at the university mean
Hermione loses her job, which means she is free to join her husband and the other road protestors full-time. with Louisa Milwood-Haigh . Brian Bowles.
Kevin Eldon , Sally Phillips and Elliott Nicholls Producer Jane Berthoud

Contributors

Unknown:
Kate Brooke
Unknown:
Sally Phillips.
Unknown:
Louisa Milwood-Haigh
Unknown:
Brian Bowles.
Unknown:
Kevin Eldon
Unknown:
Sally Phillips
Unknown:
Elliott Nicholls
Producer:
Jane Berthoud
George Dank:
John Fortune
Hermoine Dank:
Eleanor Bron

Martyn Wade 's three-part serial about the life of John Wesley , founding father of Methodism.2: Saving Souls Still troubled by inner doubts, Wesley hopes that he will finally be converted to what he sees as true Christianity. with Mary Wimbush. John Hartley ,
David Bannerman. Jane Whittenshaw , Alison Pettitt. Jenny Lee. Anthony Ofoegbu.
Christopher Wright. Gerard McDermott. Hugh Dickson and David Brooks. Producer Cherry Cookson

Contributors

Unknown:
Martyn Wade
Unknown:
John Wesley
Unknown:
Mary Wimbush.
Unknown:
John Hartley
Unknown:
David Bannerman.
Unknown:
Jane Whittenshaw
Unknown:
Alison Pettitt.
Unknown:
Jenny Lee.
Unknown:
Anthony Ofoegbu.
Unknown:
Christopher Wright.
Unknown:
Gerard McDermott.
Unknown:
Hugh Dickson
Unknown:
David Brooks.
Producer:
Cherry Cookson
John Wesley:
Clive Francis
Charles Wesley:
Michael Cochrane

Ten views of life in this century.
6: A Quiet Country Smoke. His pipes and his garden are all Robert Brophy wants. They are the best antidote to a hundred years of Irish history.
Producers Sara Lloyd and Piers Plowright

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Brophy
Producers:
Sara Lloyd
Producers:
Piers Plowright

By Leila Keys , read by Sudha Bhuchar. A Hindu girl and a Muslim girl become close friends at medical college.
However, when the dawn of partition breaks and Laurie is forced to leave for Pakistan, her Hindu friend Nina cannot understand her coldness. Producer Kristine Landon-Smith

Contributors

Unknown:
Leila Keys
Read By:
Sudha Bhuchar.
Producer:
Kristine Landon-Smith

A series of four talks by journalists who have won the James Cameron Memorial Prize. 3: Neal Ascherson
A foreign correspondent for 40 years, he explores the symbolism of the tank as an engine of war. Producer Sara Davies

Contributors

Unknown:
James Cameron
Producer:
Sara Davies

An eight-part series on the environment. 4: Environmental Protest. From the Rainbow Warriorto tunnelling in Manchester, active protest seems synonymous with the environmental movement. Jeremy Cherfas asks whether it achieves anything, and whether a move into the boardroom might be more effective. Producer Hugh O'Donnell Repeated Sunday 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Cherfas
Producer:
Hugh O'Donnell

The first of two programmes which feature dramatisations based on the hilarious writing of the Irish novelist and wit Flann O'Brien , otherwise known as Myles na Gopaleen.
With Dan Reardon. Gerry O'Brien , Brendan Cauldwell. Jonathan White. Luke Griffin , Malcolm Douglas and Dierdre Monaghan Written by Owen Dudley Edwards Producer David Batchelor

Contributors

Unknown:
Flann O'Brien
Unknown:
Dan Reardon.
Unknown:
Gerry O'Brien
Unknown:
Brendan Cauldwell.
Unknown:
Jonathan White.
Unknown:
Luke Griffin
Unknown:
Malcolm Douglas
Unknown:
Dierdre Monaghan
Written By:
Owen Dudley Edwards
Producer:
David Batchelor

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