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With P. J. KAVANAGH

FRANCIS WATSON reviews The Viceroy At Bay, John Glend evon's account of his father's struggle to save India from partition

ROY FULLER talks about the working life of a poet and reads some of his poems in Penguin Poets 18

JULIAN SYMONS on Scotch on the Rocks, a thriller by Douglas Hurd and Andrew Osmond , published tomorrow

Children's books chosen with book tokens in mind by EDWARD BLISHEN , MARGARET DRABBLE , NAOMI LEWIS

Produced by PATRICIA BRENT and JOCELYN FERGUSON

(Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: J. Kavanagh

Unknown: Francis Watson

Unknown: John Glend

Unknown: Julian Symons

Unknown: Douglas Hurd

Unknown: Andrew Osmond

Unknown: Edward Blishen

Unknown: Margaret Drabble

Unknown: Naomi Lewis

Produced By: Patricia Brent

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700107]

With P. J. KAVANAGH

Contributors

Unknown: J. Kavanagh

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A weekly programme about books and writers, including news, reviews, and interviews

Introduced by MAGNUS MAGNUSSON GRAHAM GREENE , four Of whose novels are published this week in a new collected edition. talks to RONALD BRYDEN

MALCOLM MUGGERIDGE reviews a biography of the German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer who was executed by the Nazis MARGARET LANE and BARRY CAR-MAN on other new books including The Flight of the Eagle, a novel based on fact about a Polar expedition by balloon; On the Track of Unknown Animals, one of the first twelve titles in a new paperback series; and Counting My Steps, an autobiography by Jakov Lind

Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK

Contributors

Introduced By: Magnus Magnusson

Introduced By: Graham Greene

Unknown: Ronald Bryden

Unknown: Malcolm Muggeridge

Unknown: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Unknown: Nazis Margaret Lane

Unknown: Jakov Lind

Produced By: Alan Haydock

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700415]

A weekly programme about books and writers

Introduced by MAGNUS MAGNUSSON EDNA O'BRIEN talks about her latest novel A Pagan Place

ANGUS MAUDE , mp, reviews the first volume of a new political biography, Hankey: Man of Secrets by Stephen Roskill

DILYS POWELL and FRANCIS KING on Horatia Nelson by Winifred Gerin ; a reissue of the comic novel All About H. Hatterr by G. V. Desani ; and The Biocrats by Gerald Leach and other new books

Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK

Contributors

Introduced By: Magnus Magnusson

Talks: Edna O'Brien

Unknown: Angus Maude

Unknown: Stephen Roskill

Unknown: Dilys Powell

Unknown: Francis King

Unknown: Winifred Gerin

Unknown: H. Hatterr

Unknown: G. V. Desani

Unknown: Gerald Leach

Produced By: Alan Haydock

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700422]

A weekly.programme about books and writers

Introduced by MAGNUS MAGNUSSON COHRELLI BARNETT talking about his new historical study Britain and her Army

THOMAS BARMAN and JACKIE GIL -LOT on Fire Over Ulster - a guide to Ulster's troubled past and present; a new novel Trespasses by Paul Bailey ; and the paperback reissue of John Buchan 's biography of Oliver Cromwell

An interview with the 1970 winner of the 15,000 Booker Prize for fiction

Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK

Contributors

Introduced By: Magnus Magnusson

Introduced By: Cohrelli Barnett

Introduced By: Jackie Gil

Unknown: Paul Bailey

Unknown: John Buchan

Unknown: Oliver Cromwell

Produced By: Alan Haydock

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700429]

Introduced by MAGNUS MAGNUSSON JOHN WAIN talks about his latest novel A Winter in the Hills, set in North Wales

EDGAR LUSTGARTEN reviews Their Good Names, H. Montgomery Hyde's account of twelve famous cases of defamation

HILARY SPURLING and JOHN WEIGHTMAN on A Death in the Sanchez Family by Oscar Lewis ; Andr6 Malraux 's novel of the Spanish Civil War, Days of Hope, now in paperback; He Slew the Dreamer, the story of Martin Luther King 's assassin Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK †

Contributors

Introduced By: Magnus Magnusson

Talks: John Wain

Unknown: Edgar Lustgarten

Unknown: H. Montgomery

Unknown: Hilary Spurling

Unknown: John Weightman

Unknown: Oscar Lewis

Unknown: Andr6 Malraux

Unknown: Martin Luther King

Produced By: Alan Haydock

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700506]

A weekly programme about books and writers

Introduced by MAGNUS MAGNUSSON HELEN VLACHOS , who escaped from Greece in 1967, talks about her new book House Arrest

KINGSLEY AMIS reviews recent science fiction, including a selection of Soviet short stories

PAT WILLIAMS and BARRY CARMAN on Wild Dog Running, a novel set in South Africa 150 years ago, and God is an English-man, an Australian's view of the British predicament and other new books

Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK

Contributors

Introduced By: Magnus Magnusson

Introduced By: Helen Vlachos

Unknown: Pat Williams

Unknown: Barry Carman

Produced By: Alan Haydock

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700513]

A weekly programme about books and writers Introduced by MAGNUS MAGNUSSON

ALAN- MELVILLE looks at Life in Brighton, an illustrated history of the famed seaside resort

JANE LANE , HILDA LEWIS , NORAH LOFTS, and JEAN PLAIDY on the writing of historical novels

NANCY BANKS SMITH and JONATHAN RABAN on Down All- the Days, Christy Brown 's novel about Dublin: a biography, Gauguin's Astonishing Grandmother; and a contemporary account of a 17th-century search for the North West Passage, North West to Hudson Bay and other new books

Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK

Contributors

Introduced By: Magnus Magnusson

Unknown: Jane Lane

Unknown: Hilda Lewis

Unknown: Jean Plaidy

Unknown: Jonathan Raban

Unknown: Christy Brown

Produced By: Alan Haydock

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700520]

Introduced by MAGNUS MAGNUSSON RICHARD HUGGETT on his new book The Truth About ' Pygmalion' which recreates the first night of Bernard Shaw 's most famous play

JOHN MASTERS, author of Bhowani Junction and other adventure stories, talks about his latest book The Rock, a history of Gibraltar

ALAN BRIEN and RENE CUTPORTH on other new books: Papillon, the true story of an escape from Devil's Island; Elleston Trevor 's new novel Bury Him Among Kings; and Sean Bourke 's own account of The Springing of George Blake Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK

Contributors

Introduced By: Magnus Magnusson

Introduced By: Richard Huggett

Unknown: Bernard Shaw

Unknown: Rene Cutporth

Unknown: Elleston Trevor

Unknown: Sean Bourke

Unknown: George Blake

Produced By: Alan Haydock

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700527]

A weekly programme about books and writers

Introduced by MAGNUS MAGNUSSON SIR JULIAN HUXLEY recalls some of the experiences he writes about in his autobiography Memories, which is published tomorrow

JOHN SEYMOUR looks at recent travel books including The Companion Guide to London by David Piper , now in paperback

JACKY GILLOTT and FRANCIS KING on a new first novel The Bird of Paradise by Lily Powell and the first reprint since 1909 of George Gissing 's novel Born in Exile and other new books

Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK

Contributors

Introduced By: Magnus Magnusson

Introduced By: Sir Julian Huxley

Unknown: John Seymour

Unknown: David Piper

Unknown: Jacky Gillott

Unknown: Francis King

Unknown: Lily Powell

Unknown: George Gissing

Produced By: Alan Haydock

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A weekly programme about books and writers introduced by KENNETH ALLSOP kellow CHESNEY talks about his new book The Victorian Underworld

FREDERIC RAPHAEL On John O Ham who died earlier this year and whose last novel Lovey Childs is published this week irving WARDLE reviews Volume One (Ploys Pleasant and Plays Vnpleasantt in the new collected edition of Bernard Shaw and other new books including Allie Darling by Bill Naughton , a further instalment in the life of the Cockney Don Juan

Produced by ALAN haydock

(Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Introduced By: Kenneth Allsop

Unknown: Frederic Raphael

Unknown: John O Ham

Unknown: Lovey Childs

Unknown: Bernard Shaw

Unknown: Allie Darling

Unknown: Bill Naughton

Unknown: Don Juan

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A weekly programme about books and writers: introduced by KENNETH ALLSOP

Contributors

Introduced By: Kenneth Allsop

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Introduced by KENNETH ALLSOP

JOHN BRAINE , 13 years after Room at the Top, talks about his latest novel Stay With Me Till Morning

PAT WILLIAMS reviews Travels with Alexine - the life of the Dutch explorer Alexine Tinne , the first woman to attempt to cross the Sahara EDWARD HYAMS on new books about flowers, including Flowers in History and The Plant Hunters which tells the story of 3,450 years of horticultural exploration

THOMAS BARMAN reviews Mercenaries, a new historical account which takes in recent events in the Congo, Yemen, and Biafra and other new books

(Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Introduced By: Kenneth Allsop

Introduced By: John Braine

Unknown: Alexine Tinne

Unknown: Sahara Edward Hyams

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700625]

A weekly programme about books and writers: introduced by KENNETH ALLSOP with JOHN BRAINE , PAT WILLIAMS

EDWARD HYAMS , THOMAS BARMAN

Contributors

Introduced By: Kenneth Allsop

Unknown: John Braine

Unknown: Pat Williams

Unknown: Edward Hyams

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700701]

A weekly programme about books and writers: introduced by KENNETH ALLSOP

EDWARD BLISHEN looks at recent thrillers including Jon Cleary 's latest, Helga's Web

DOUGLAS STUART on his book A Very Sheltered Life, the recollections of a BBC foreign correspondent and other new books including Stardom, a look at the Hollywood phenomenon, and Ikhnaton, an investigation into one of the great puzzles of Egyptian archaeology

Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK

(Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Introduced By: Kenneth Allsop

Introduced By: Edward Blishen

Unknown: Jon Cleary

Unknown: Douglas Stuart

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With ROBERT ROBINSON

SAUL BELLOW talks about his new novel Mr Sammlers Planet PETER SCHAFFER reviews The Conquest of the Incas by John Hemming

Richard MAYNE on A Journey Through Britain by John Hil laby. now in paperback

EDWARD GREENFIELD considers Joan Hammond 's autobiography A Voice, a Life

CHRISTOPHER FRY talks to STUART BURGE about his summer comedy ' A Yard of Sun, the last in his quartet of seasonal plays and other new books

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON (Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Robinson

Talks: Saul Bellow

Unknown: Mr Sammlers Planet

Unknown: Peter Schaffer

Unknown: John Hemming

Unknown: Richard Mayne

Unknown: John Hil

Unknown: Edward Greenfield

Unknown: Joan Hammond

Unknown: Stuart Burge

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700709]

with ROBERT ROBINSON

(Wednesdays broadcast)

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Robinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700715]

with ROBERT ROBINSON who takes a new look at his hero Ezra Pound in the light of Noel Stock 's recent biography

SHIRLEY WILLIAMS. mp. reviews A Curious Life for a Lady, the story of Isabella Bird. an intrepid Victorian traveller, by Pat Barr

ANTHONY SPENCER on The Silence of Pius XII by Carlo Falconi

RICHARD MAYNE on The Strange Voyage of Donald Crowhurst by Nicholas Tomalin and Ron Hall

Richard USBORNE on Hilaire Belloc in the light of an anthology celebrating the centenary of his birth

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON (Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Robinson

Unknown: Noel Stock

Unknown: Shirley Williams.

Unknown: Isabella Bird.

Unknown: Pat Barr

Unknown: Anthony Spencer

Unknown: Pius Xii

Unknown: Carlo Falconi

Unknown: Richard Mayne

Unknown: Donald Crowhurst

Unknown: Nicholas Tomalin

Unknown: Ron Hall

Unknown: Richard Usborne

Unknown: Hilaire Belloc

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

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With ROBERT ROBINSON

SIR ROBERT THOMPSON reviews One Morning in the War, a study of the tragedy at Pinkville. by Richard Hammer

IDRIS SHAH reads from The Dermis Probe, his new collection of Sufi tales, and discusses their origins with PAT WILLIAMS GERALD LEACH reviews Astrology and Science, the result of 20 years' research by Michel Gauquelin

IDRIS PARRY on Giinther Grass's latest novel Local Anaesthetic CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER and ERIC PORTER read from Conflict at Canterbury, a play for son et lumiere bv Robert Gittings

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON (Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Robinson

Unknown: Sir Robert Thompson

Unknown: Richard Hammer

Unknown: Idris Shah

Unknown: Pat Williams

Unknown: Gerald Leach

Unknown: Michel Gauquelin

Unknown: Idris Parry

Unknown: Anaesthetic Christopher Plummer

Unknown: Eric Porter

Unknown: Robert Gittings

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700723]

With ROBERT ROBINSON

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Robinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700729]

With ROBERT ROBINSON

THE RT HON ANTHONY NUTTING reviews Humphrey Trevelyan 's personal account of The Middle East in Revolution

DESMOND DUPRÉ on a study of the Elizabethan poet, composer, and physician Thomas Campion

JULIAN MITCHELL on Cod's Englishman, Christopher Hill 's biography of Oliver Cromwell J. K. L. ANDERSON talks about The Ulysses Factor, his study of the exploring instinct in man and other new books

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON (Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Robinson

Unknown: Anthony Nutting

Unknown: Humphrey Trevelyan

Unknown: Desmond Dupré

Unknown: Thomas Campion

Unknown: Julian Mitchell

Unknown: Christopher Hill

Unknown: Oliver Cromwell

Talks: J. K. L. Anderson

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700730]

With ROBERT ROBINSON

(Wednesday broadcast)

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Robinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700805]

With RONALD EYRE

JOHN DONAT reviews Doreen Yarwood s biography of the great British architect Robert Adam

P. J. KAVANAGH takes a new look at the Georgian poet Harold Monro , whose Collected Poems have been published for the first time since 1933

PETER SHAFFER on The Dream King, Wilfred Blunt 's biography of Wagner's ' mad ' patron. Ludwig II of Bavaria

Michael BURN talks about his comparison of The Debatable Land of spies in Queen Elizabeth's day with the modern world of Philby, Burgess, and Maclean and other new books

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON

Contributors

Unknown: Ronald Eyre

Unknown: John Donat

Unknown: Doreen Yarwood

Unknown: Robert Adam

Unknown: P. J. Kavanagh

Unknown: Harold Monro

Unknown: Peter Shaffer

Unknown: Wilfred Blunt

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

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with RONALD EYRE

Among the books this week:

Elizabeth Empress of Russia, a biography by Tamara Talbot Rice

The Twelve and other poems, the first large collection by one of Russia's greatest poets, Alexander Blok

The Seventh Day: young Israeli soldiers talk about the Six-Day War

A State of Denmark, a new novel by Robin Cook , set in England under a dictator, uncomfortably near the present time

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON (Repeated: Thursday 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Ronald Eyre

Unknown: Tamara Talbot

Novel By: Robin Cook

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

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with JULIAN MITCHELL who explores the fantastic world of Richard Brautigan in Trout Fishing in America and In Watermelon Sugar

ANTONY JAY on Max Beerbohm : Lord David Cecil 's anthology of his essays, stories, and parodies is published tomorrow

JANET ADAM SMITH talks about Sir Walter Scott , the man. the patriot, and the novelist, in the light of two new books about him

ROBERT ELPHICK reviews Dubcefc, a biography by William Shaw cross published tomorrow and other new books and paperbacks including Sugar Daddy, new poems by Hugo Williams

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON

(Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Julian Mitchell

Unknown: Richard Brautigan

Unknown: Max Beerbohm

Unknown: Lord David Cecil

Talks: Janet Adam Smith

Unknown: Sir Walter Scott

Unknown: Robert Elphick

Unknown: William Shaw

Unknown: Hugo Williams

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With JULIAN MITCHELL who talks about Queen of the Headhunters by Sylvia Brooke ANTHONY HOWARD considers Accomplices to the Crime, an account of the Arkansas piison scandal in 1968 GERALD LEACH reviews First on the Moon, a chronicle of Neil Armstrong and his companions' voyage, with an epilogue by Arthur C. Clarke

BRIGADIER H. N. H. WILLIAMSON talks about Farewell to the Don, the journal he kept of his adventures in the Russian Revolution and other books including The Double Helix, now in paperback

Produced byJOCELYN FERGUSON (Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Julian Mitchell

Unknown: Sylvia Brooke

Unknown: Anthony Howard

Unknown: Gerald Leach

Unknown: Neil Armstrong

Unknown: Arthur C. Clarke

Talks: H. N. H. Williamson

Produced Byjocelyn: Jocelyn Ferguson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700827]

With JULIAN MITCHELL

Contributors

Unknown: Julian Mitchell

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With JULIAN MITCHELL This week:

Alexander the Great In the light of Mary Renault's latest novel Fire from Heaven and an illustrated biography by Peter Green

The Recovery of Europe (1945 to the year 2000) by Richard Mayne

Geoffrey Grigson 's Notes from an Odd Country, a celebration of his second home in a French village (published tomorrow)

Farewell to the King, a strange novel by Pierre Schoendoerffer , set in Borneo

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON (Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Julian Mitchell

Unknown: Peter Green

Unknown: Richard Mayne

Unknown: Geoffrey Grigson

Novel By: Pierre Schoendoerffer

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19700909]

with JULIAN MITCHELL

JOHN JULIUS NORWICH reviews The Knight and Chivalry by Richard Barber

ROBIN LANE FOX talks about Alexander the Great in the light of Mary Renault's latest novel Fire from Heaven and an illustrated biography by Peter Green

ANTHONY GREY talks about his experience of two years as a Hostage in Peking and other new books including Deliverance, a novel of adventure, violence, and inner discovery by the American poet James Dickey

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON † (Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Julian Mitchell

Unknown: Richard Barber

Unknown: Robin Lane

Unknown: Peter Green

Unknown: James Dickey

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

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†

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With JOHN JULIUS NORWICH

SIR HUGH GREENE talks about The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes , his collection of early detective stories

GERALD LEACH on The Seasons and how they affect our lives, an illustrated study by Anthony Smith

JOHN DONAT on the changing character of cities in the light of Cities On the Move by Arnold Toynbee and The Un. Melting Pot by John Brown

idris PARRY on new novels: Bird by Thomas Hinde and Two Sisters by Gore Vidal Produced by MICHAEL HEFFERNAN (Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: John Julius Norwich

Talks: Sir Hugh Greene

Unknown: Sherlock Holmes

Unknown: Gerald Leach

Unknown: Anthony Smith

Unknown: John Donat

Unknown: John Brown

Unknown: Idris Parry

Unknown: Thomas Hinde

Unknown: Gore Vidal

Produced By: Michael Heffernan

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With JOHN JULIUS NORWICH

SIR ALAN HERBERT talks about his autobiography

A.P.H. ANTHONY HOWARD reviews Hard Times, an oral history of the American depression by Studs Terkel

MARGARET LANE on J. M. Barrie , a biography of the man behind Peter Pan , by Janet Dunbar

JONATHAN RABAN on new novels: The Driver's Seat by Muriel Spark and The Rape of Tamar by Dan Jacobson

Produced by MICHAEL HEFFERNAN (Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm) (A.P.H. at 80: Thurs, 8.0 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: John Julius Norwich

Talks: Sir Alan Herbert

Unknown: A.P.H. Anthony Howard

Unknown: Studs Terkel

Unknown: Margaret Lane

Unknown: J. M. Barrie

Unknown: Peter Pan

Unknown: Janet Dunbar

Unknown: Jonathan Raban

Unknown: Muriel Spark

Unknown: Dan Jacobson

Produced By: Michael Heffernan

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With JOHN JULIUS NORWICH who takes a new look at Goethe's Italian Journey, now in paperback

PETER JENKINS on Enoch Powell : Tory Tribune, a biography by Andrew Roth

JOHN DONAT on Leonardo, the investigator and inventor, in the light of Lord Ritchie-Calder's illustrated study of ' the most relentlessly curious man in history'

JOHN WARRACK reviews Full Score, a life of music and cricket, by Neville Cardus , and Joys and Sorrows, some reflections of Pablo Casals as told to Albert E. Kahn and other books including a look at some new novels Produced by MICHAEL HEFFERNAN

(Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: John Julius Norwich

Unknown: Peter Jenkins

Unknown: Enoch Powell

Unknown: Andrew Roth

Unknown: John Donat

Unknown: John Warrack

Unknown: Neville Cardus

Unknown: Pablo Casals

Unknown: Albert E. Kahn

Produced By: Michael Heffernan

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With JOHN JULIUS NORWICH

JAMES CAMERON talks about Ved Mehta 's new Portrait of India, a record of his recent journey HUGH KAY on The Property Basket, the autobiography of Robert Speaight , the actor who played Christ in the original radio production of The Man Born to be King

RALPH MILBAND discusses The New Left, a collection of essays edited by Maurice Cranston and new novels Produced by MICHAEL HEFFERNAN

(Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: John Julius Norwich

Talks: James Cameron

Unknown: Ved Mehta

Unknown: Hugh Kay

Unknown: Robert Speaight

Edited By: Maurice Cranston

Produced By: Michael Heffernan

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With MAGNUS MAGNUSSON who talks to MARY STOCKS about her autobiography My Commonplace Book

JONATHAN POWER on Seize the Time, the story of the Black Panther Party by its chairman, Bobby Seale

PATRICK KAVANAGH on Ernest Hemingway 's posthumous novel Islands in the Stream

GEORGE DEKKER on Exiles and Emigres, a new study of modern literature by Terry Eagleton

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON † (Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Magnus Magnusson

Unknown: Bobby Seale

Unknown: Patrick Kavanagh

Unknown: Ernest Hemingway

Unknown: George Dekker

Unknown: Terry Eagleton

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

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with MAGNUS MAGNUSSON

Contributors

Unknown: Magnus Magnusson

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with MAGNUS MAGNUSSON

J. w. LAMBERT on Last Things, the final volume of C. P. Snow's saga Strangers and Brothers LORNA PEGRAM talks about her new novel A Game of Patience and reviews Zelda Fitzgerald , Nancy Milford's biography of Scott Fitzgerald 's wife

RICHARD MAYNE considers J. B. Priestley in the light of his new book on The Edtcardians and Susan Cooper 's J. B. Priestley : portrait of an author and other new books, including Will Pickles of Wcnsleydale, John Pemberton 's sketch of a remarkable country doctor

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON (Repeated: Thursday, 3.40 pm) (C. P. Snow in The Arts This Week: tomorrow at 8.35 pm, Radio 3)

Contributors

Unknown: Magnus Magnusson

Unknown: J. W. Lambert

Talks: Brothers Lorna Pegram

Unknown: Zelda Fitzgerald

Unknown: Scott Fitzgerald

Unknown: J. B. Priestley

Unknown: Susan Cooper

Unknown: John Pemberton

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

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With MAGNl'S MAGNUSSON

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with MAGNUS MAGNUSSON who looks at Wildlife Crisis by The Duke of Edinburgh and James Fisher

ROBERT GRAVES reads poems from his new collection written since 1968

HUGH TREVOR-ROPER reviews Sir Walter Scott , the Great Unknown. Edgar Johnson 's important biography is published tomorrow

MARGARET LANE on the Leavises' new study of Dickens the Novelist and other new books including Russell Remembered, a personal sketch of Bertrand Russell by Rupert Crawshay -Williams

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON (Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Magnus Magnusson

Unknown: James Fisher

Unknown: Robert Graves

Unknown: Hugh Trevor-Roper

Unknown: Walter Scott

Unknown: Edgar Johnson

Unknown: Margaret Lane

Unknown: Bertrand Russell

Unknown: Rupert Crawshay

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

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With MAGNUS MAGNUSSON

Contributors

Unknown: Magnus Magnusson

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With MAGNUS MAGNUSSON

RICHARD MAYNE reviews Bernard Levin 's study of Britain and the Sixties The Pendulum Years, out tomorrow

ANTONiA FRASER on Queen Anne, a new biography by David Green

ANTHONY SMITH on An Eye for a Bird. Eric Hosking 's autobiography, illustrated by over 130 of his photographs

MARTIN JARVIS reads from The Triple Echo, a wartime story by H. E. Bates and other new books, including Lords and Lamas by Michel Peissel , a traveller in Bhutan Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON

Contributors

Unknown: Magnus Magnusson

Unknown: Bernard Levin

Unknown: Antonia Fraser

Unknown: David Green

Unknown: Anthony Smith

Unknown: Eric Hosking

Unknown: Martin Jarvis

Story By: H. E. Bates

Unknown: Michel Peissel

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

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with MAGNUS MAGNUSSON

C. DAY LEWIS , the Poet Laureate, and JILL BALCON introduce The Complete Poems of Elizabeth Bishop

ROBERT ARDREY talks about The Social Contract, his study of what man can learn from animals about leadership, violence, and the revolt of the young

DILYSPOWELL on Sarah Siddons , Roger Manvell 's portrait of the great English tragic actress

JOHN JULIUS NORWICH on The Golden Antilles, Timothy Severin 's story of the travellers and soldiers of fortune who searched for El Dorado in the Caribbean and other new books, including Ngaio Marsh 's latest detective story When in Rome

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON (Rptd: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Magnus Magnusson

Unknown: C. Day Lewis

Unknown: Jill Balcon

Unknown: Elizabeth Bishop

Talks: Robert Ardrey

Unknown: Sarah Siddons

Unknown: Roger Manvell

Unknown: Timothy Severin

Unknown: Ngaio Marsh

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

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with MAGNUS MAGNUSSON

ANTHONY NUTTING talks about his history of the Great Trek to the Boer War, Scramble for Africa, and its effect on South Africa today

MARGHANITA LASKI on Skittles, the last Victorian courtesan: a portrait of her life and times by Henry Blyth J. w. LAMBERTon Simenon, in the light of Maigret's Boyhood Friend, November, and two new omnibus collections in paperback

ALLAN MCCLELLAND reads from Night Lines, short stories by the Irish writer John MeGahern

p. j. KAVANAGH reviews Iris Origo 's autobiography Images and Shadows

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON (Rptd: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Magnus Magnusson

Talks: Anthony Nutting

Unknown: Marghanita Laski

Unknown: Allan McClelland

Unknown: John Megahern

Unknown: P. J. Kavanagh

Unknown: Iris Origo

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701119]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19701125]

with MAGNUS MAGNUSSON

C. V. WEDGWOOD and GARY WATSON introduce the new and complete version of The Diary of Samuel Pepys

JULIAN MITCHELL talks about Where Beards Wag All, memories of craftsmen and farmers chronicled by George Ewart Evans

A. s. BYATT takes a fresh look at The Tale of Beatrix Potter by Margaret Lane , and Thomas De Quincey 's Recollections of the Lafces and the Lake Poets, both published in paperback this week

PATRICK NUTTGENS on John Summerson's Architecture in Bri-tain 1530-1830, reissued as a Pelican

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON (Rptd: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Magnus Magnusson

Unknown: C. V. Wedgwood

Unknown: Gary Watson

Unknown: Samuel Pepys

Talks: Julian Mitchell

Unknown: George Ewart

Unknown: Margaret Lane

Unknown: Thomas de Quincey

Unknown: Patrick Nuttgens

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701126]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19701202]

With MAGNUS MAGNUSSON

SHIRLEY WILLIAMS , MP, On The Fiery. Chariot, Lucille Ifemonger's study of 'British Prime Ministers and the search for love '

JOHN JULIUS NORWICH on the Emperor Nero, an illustrated biography by Michael Grant

A. s. BYATT on Iris Murdoch , with readings by ROSALIE CRUTCHLEY from her novels-including Bruno's Dream, a new paperback

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON (Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Magnus Magnusson

Unknown: Shirley Williams

Unknown: Michael Grant

Unknown: A. S. Byatt

Unknown: Iris Murdoch

Unknown: Rosalie Crutchley

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701203]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19701209]

Christmas Books for Children

Adventure, novels and legends, animals and fairy tales, picture books and poetry - something for everyone from 2 to 12 chosen by EDWARD BLISHEN

MARGARET DRABBLE , NAOMI LEWIS with readings spooky, thrilling, and funny by BERNARD CRIBBINS. DAVID DAVIS and, for nostalgic parents, the voices of HILAIRE BELLOC (singing) and E. H. SHEPARD (on Pooh and Mr Toad )

Introduced as usual by MAGNUS MAGNUSSON

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON (Rptd: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Blishen

Unknown: Margaret Drabble

Unknown: Naomi Lewis

Unknown: Bernard Cribbins.

Unknown: David Davis

Unknown: Hilaire Belloc

Unknown: E. H. Shepard

Unknown: Mr Toad

Unknown: Magnus Magnusson

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701210]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19701216]

With MAGNUS MAGNUSSON

News of books and writers - reviews readings, interviews. J. R. R. TOI.KIEN talks about the world of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings, both in paperback

MARGHANITA LASKI recommends some recent thrillers including The Great Affair by Victor Canning and Rat Race by Dick Francis

PETER PORTER on the art of Patrick White , for two years said to be runner-up for the Nobel Prize in Literature, with readings from his novels - including his latest, The Vivi-3ector

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON (Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Magnus Magnusson

Unknown: Victor Canning

Unknown: Dick Francis

Unknown: Peter Porter

Unknown: Patrick White

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701217]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19701223]

with MAGNUS MAGNUSSON

T. S. ELIOT reading his Christmas poem Journey of the Magi LAURENS VAN DER POST on imprisonment in the light of The Real Enemy by Pierre d'Harcourt. now in paperback

MARGARET LANE on Dickens's view of Christmas, with readings from his Christmas Books by GARY WATSON

DYLAN THOMAS reading from A Child's Christmas in Wales

JOHN CLEESE with a pick of the funnies

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON

Contributors

Unknown: Magnus Magnusson

Unknown: T. S. Eliot

Unknown: Laurens van Der

Unknown: Margaret Lane

Unknown: Gary Watson

Unknown: Dylan Thomas

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701230]

with MAGNUS MAGNUSSON

Highlights of 1970 in reviews, readings, and interviews Including

SIR JULIAN HUXLEY PETER SHAFFER MARY STOCKS

TED HUGHES

MALCOLM MUGGERIDGE SHIRLEY WILLIAMS , MP and a personal selection of the best books by j. W. LAMBERT and RICHARD MAYNE

Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON † (Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Magnus Magnusson

Unknown: Sir Julian Huxley

Unknown: Peter Shaffer

Unknown: Mary Stocks

Unknown: Ted Hughes

Unknown: Malcolm Muggeridge

Unknown: Shirley Williams

Unknown: J. W. Lambert

Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701231]