Today's story: "All Falling Down" by Gene Zion and Margaret Bloy Graham
Regional Variations (2)
Eric Laithwaite talks to Peter Stone about the history of electrical engineering at the Science Museum in London.
with Peter Woods
The World through European Eyes
On the eve of the Indian General Election Europa presents 'India' - the bitter-sweet nation of Asia as seen by European television networks... the beauty, the Poverty and the problems which face the new government in the 70s.
Introduced by Derek Hart
Introduced by James Mossman
Georgia Brown sings Brecht
'You say that girls may stnp with your permission,
You draw the line dividing art from sin,
First you must solve the problem of starvation,
Then start your talking, thats where we begin'
Some lyrics from The Threepenny Opera, the best known of the Brecht-Weill musicals.
The songs that Brecht wrote with Kurt Weill in the 20s still retain their power and popularity, and Georgia Brown is their foremost British interpreter. For Review she recreates the world of the Berlin cabaret, its mixture of satire and kitsch out of which these songs were born.
Alan Bennett visits Bernard Berenson
Alan Bennett recalls an informal visit to the famous art historian and collector Bernard Berenson on the eve of the Second World War.
In which Peter meets and talks to people who are actually alive today.
by Thomas Hardy
Dramatised in six parts by Harry Green
Sue has lost her place at the Normal College and Phillotson has suggested they should now marry. She decides to consult Jude, who has met Arabella.
Bernard Braden as Mark Twain on James Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offences
"There are 19 rules governing literary arts in the domain of romantic fiction... Cooper violates 18 of them... It breaks the record."