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An Immaculate Mistake19970821

Scenes from `An Immaculate Mistake'.

From his autobiography, novelist Paul Bailey remembers a formidable but generous mother and the effect of Charles Dickens on his father.

Granada19970828

`Granada'.

Hans Christian Andersen's visit to the city in the 1860s brought out some stark contrasts - the gaiety of the street festivals and the strange menace of the Alhambra.

Read by Hugh Dickson

I Morti19970911

Another opportunity to hear selected programmes from the series.

`I Morti'.

Why is it that the Italians bury their dead vertically? asks novelist Tim Parks.

He investigates near Verona.

Read by Nigel Anthony

Programme Catalogue - Details: A Diary Without Dates19900506

Producer: S.

WILSON

Next in series: THIRD CLASS TO DUNKIRK

Previous in series: AT SEA WITH THE AMERICAS CUP

Description

By Enid BAGNOLD.

Read by Angela PLEASENCE.

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

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06 May 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

05 Sep 1990 09:40-10:00 (RADIO 4)

28 Dec 1990 17:30-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Enid Bagnold (Author)

Angela Pleasence (rdr)

Recorded on 1990-04-26.

Programme Catalogue - Details: A Diary Without Dates19900905

First broadcast on 1990-05-06

Producer: S.

WILSON

Next in series: THIRD CLASS TO DUNKIRK

Previous in series: AT SEA WITH THE AMERICAS CUP

Description

By Enid BAGNOLD.

Read by Angela PLEASENCE.

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

06 May 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

05 Sep 1990 09:40-10:00 (RADIO 4)

28 Dec 1990 17:30-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Enid Bagnold (Author)

Angela Pleasence (rdr)

Recorded on 1990-04-26.

Programme Catalogue - Details: A Diary Without Dates19901228

First broadcast on 1990-05-06

Producer: S.

WILSON

Next in series: THIRD CLASS TO DUNKIRK

Previous in series: AT SEA WITH THE AMERICAS CUP

Description

By Enid BAGNOLD.

Read by Angela PLEASENCE.

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

06 May 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

05 Sep 1990 09:40-10:00 (RADIO 4)

28 Dec 1990 17:30-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Enid Bagnold (Author)

Angela Pleasence (rdr)

Recorded on 1990-04-26.

Programme Catalogue - Details: A Italian Dream19900311

Producer: TYDEMAN, John

Next in series: TRAVELS WITH HENRY

Description

SBH:Reading Aloud - An Italian Dream.

Derek Jacobi reads an extract from a travel sketch from 'Pictures From Italy' by Charles DICKENS.

Producer: John Tydeman.

OTN:SLN007/90DB6768 TXN/TDT:R4 11-Mar-1990 CON:DICKENS Charles (auth) JACOBI Derek (rdr) TYDEMAN John (prod) WTL:Italian Dream, An / Pictures From Italy

Broadcast history

11 Mar 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Charles Dickens (Author)

John Tydeman (Producer)

Derek Jacobi (rdr)

Notes: CAIRS 518871.

Programme Catalogue - Details: A Jesuit In The Tower19900325

Producer: MACLOUGHLIN, S

Next in series: KILVERT'S CORNISH DIARY

Previous in series: TRAVELS WITH HENRY

Description

SBH:Reading Aloud - A Jesuit in the Tower.

Michael Williams reads an extract from the work by John GERARD.

Producer: Shaun MacLouglin.

OTN:TBS010/90DB6896 TXN/TDT:R4 25-Mar-1990 CON:GERARD John (auth) WILLIAMS Michael (rdr) MACLOUGHLIN Shaun (prod) WTL:Jesuit In the Tower, A

Broadcast history

25 Mar 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

15 Aug 1990 09:40-10:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Gerard (Author)

Shaun Macloughlin (Producer)

Michael Williams (rdr)

Notes: CAIRS 518870.

Programme Catalogue - Details: A Jesuit In The Tower19900815

First broadcast on 1990-03-25

Producer: MACLOUGHLIN, S

Next in series: KILVERT'S CORNISH DIARY

Previous in series: TRAVELS WITH HENRY

Description

SBH:Reading Aloud - A Jesuit in the Tower.

Michael Williams reads an extract from the work by John GERARD.

Producer: Shaun MacLouglin.

OTN:TBS010/90DB6896 TXN/TDT:R4 25-Mar-1990 CON:GERARD John (auth) WILLIAMS Michael (rdr) MACLOUGHLIN Shaun (prod) WTL:Jesuit In the Tower, A

Broadcast history

25 Mar 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

15 Aug 1990 09:40-10:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Gerard (Author)

Shaun Macloughlin (Producer)

Michael Williams (rdr)

Notes: CAIRS 518870.

Programme Catalogue - Details: A Little Athens19900408

Producer: P.

KAVANAGH

Next in series: THE STATE OF THE PRISONS

Previous in series: KILVERT'S CORNISH DIARY

Description

SBH:Reading Aloud - A Little Athens.

Nicholas Farrell raeds an extract from the work by David HOLBROOK.

Producer: Peter Kavanagh.

OTN:SLN012/90DB6840 TXN/TDT:R4 08-Apr-1990 CON:HOLBROOK David (auth) FARRELL Nicholas (rdr) KAVANAGH Peter (prod) WTL:Little Athens, A

Broadcast history

08 Apr 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

David Holbrook (Author)

Peter Kavanagh (Producer)

Nicholas Farrell (rdr)

Notes: CAIRS 518841.

Programme Catalogue - Details: A Samba Night19900812

Producer: D.

MINSHULL

Next in series: NEVILLE CARDUS'S CRICKETING HEROES

Previous in series: I'M WITH THE BAND

Description

"The drums slammed into action, there was a piercing short whistle, the dancers bounced into the air...." Alma GUILLERMOPRIETO's account of the night all Brazil waits for.

Read by Maggie STEED, produced by Duncan MINSHULL.

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readings programmes (programme format)

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12 Aug 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Alma Guillermoprieto (Author)

Duncan Minshull (Producer)

Maggie Steed (rdr)

Recorded on 1990-07-09.

Programme Catalogue - Details: All Parrots Speak19960102

First broadcast on 1994-11-27

Producer: KATE MCALL

Next in series: THE DESERT OF MERV

Previous in series: FIGARO HERE, FIGARO THERE

Description

John GUERRASIO reads a traveller's tale of psittacine addiction written by Paul BOWLES.

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readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

27 Nov 1994 20:30-21:00 (RADIO 4)

02 Jan 1996 20:30-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Paul Bowles (Author)

Kate Mcall (Producer)

John Guerrasio (rdr)

Recorded on 1994-11-04.

Programme Catalogue - Details: As Others See Us19960109

- LETTERS HOME

First broadcast on 1995-04-23

Producer: L.

OSBORNE

Next in series: THE KINGDOM BY THE SEA

Previous in series: LETTERS HOME

Description

Readings presenting Britain through the eyes of settlers & visitors.

Part 4: Letters Home by Sylvia PLATH.

Read by Buffy DAVIES.

Broadcast history

23 Apr 1995 BT=1930 (RADIO 4)

09 Jan 1996 20:30-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Sylvia Plath (Author)

Lisa Osborne (Producer)

Buffy Davies (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-02-25.

Programme Catalogue - Details: At Sea With The Americas Cup19900429

Producer: S.

AVENS

Next in series: A DIARY WITHOUT DATES

Previous in series: AT SEA WITH THE AMERICA'S CUP

Description

A confirmed landlubber's appraisal of the world's greatest yacht race from P.

J.

O'ROURKE's 'Holidays In Hell'.

Read by Kerry SHALE.

Produced by Sally Avens.

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

29 Apr 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

29 Aug 1990 09:40-10:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

P O'Rourke (Author)

Sally Avens (Producer)

Kerry Shale (rdr)

Recorded on 1990-04-24.

Programme Catalogue - Details: At Sea With The Americas Cup19900829

First broadcast on 1990-04-29

Producer: S.

AVENS

Next in series: A DIARY WITHOUT DATES

Previous in series: AT SEA WITH THE AMERICA'S CUP

Description

A confirmed landlubber's appraisal of the world's greatest yacht race from P.

J.

O'ROURKE's 'Holidays In Hell'.

Read by Kerry SHALE.

Produced by Sally Avens.

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

29 Apr 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

29 Aug 1990 09:40-10:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

P O'Rourke (Author)

Sally Avens (Producer)

Kerry Shale (rdr)

Recorded on 1990-04-24.

Programme Catalogue - Details: At Sea With The America's Cup19900429

Producer: AVENS, Sally

Next in series: AT SEA WITH THE AMERICAS CUP

Previous in series: WAITING IN THE WINGS, SITTING IN THE STALLS

Description

SBH:AT SEA WITH THE AMERICA'S CUP from "Holidays in Hell" by P.J.

O'Rourke.

Read by Kerry Shale.

Produced for "Reading Aloud" by Sally Avens.

OTN:TLN017/90DB6872 TXN/TDT:R4 29-Apr-1990 CON:O'ROURKE P.

J.

(auth) SHALE Kerry (rdr) AVENS Sally (prod) WTL:At Sea with the America's Cup, an extract from Holidays in Hell by P.J.

Broadcast history

29 Apr 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

P O'Rourke (Author)

Sally Avens (Producer)

Kerry Shale (rdr)

Notes: CAIRS 501977.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Do Not Go Gentle19900729

Producer: P.

KAVANAGH

Next in series: I'M WITH THE BAND

Previous in series: HOUSE PARTIES

Description

'Do Not Go Gentle': William ROBERTS reads an extract from 'Love's Executioner' written by Irvin D.

YALOM.

Produced by Peter Kavanagh.

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readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

29 Jul 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Irvin Yalom (Author)

Peter Kavanagh (Producer)

William Roberts (rdr)

Recorded on 1990-07-10.

Programme Catalogue - Details: First Ascent Of The Matterhorn19900715

Producer: I.

COTTERELL

Next in series: HOUSE PARTIES

Previous in series: THIRD CLASS TO DUNKIRK

Description

Programme 1 (of 10): Edward WHYMPER's account of 'The First Ascent of the Matterhorn', read by Richard PASCO, abridged by James EDWARDS & produced by Ian COTTERELL.

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readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

15 Jul 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

24 Dec 1990 17:30-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

James Edwards (adap)

Edward Whymper (Author)

Ian Cotterell (Producer)

Richard Pasco (rdr)

Recorded on 1990-07-09.

Programme Catalogue - Details: First Ascent Of The Matterhorn19901224

First broadcast on 1990-07-15

Producer: I.

COTTERELL

Next in series: HOUSE PARTIES

Previous in series: THIRD CLASS TO DUNKIRK

Description

Programme 1 (of 10): Edward WHYMPER's account of 'The First Ascent of the Matterhorn', read by Richard PASCO, abridged by James EDWARDS & produced by Ian COTTERELL.

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readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

15 Jul 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

24 Dec 1990 17:30-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

James Edwards (adap)

Edward Whymper (Author)

Ian Cotterell (Producer)

Richard Pasco (rdr)

Recorded on 1990-07-09.

Programme Catalogue - Details: House Parties19900722

Producer: S.

GRIFFITHS

Next in series: DO NOT GO GENTLE

Previous in series: FIRST ASCENT OF THE MATTERHORN

Description

'House Parties': Olga Pyne CLARKE reads a chapter from her autobiography 'She Came Of Decent People'.

Produced by Stuart GRIFFITHS.

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readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

22 Jul 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Olga Clarke (Author)

Stuart Griffiths (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-07-15.

Programme Catalogue - Details: I'm With The Band19900805

Producer: A.

BEAN

Next in series: A SAMBA NIGHT

Previous in series: DO NOT GO GENTLE

Description

Lorelei KING reads 'Let Me Put It In, It Feels All Right' from Pamela DES BARRES' 60s memoirs 'I'm With The Band'.

Abridged and produced by Adrian BEAN.

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

05 Aug 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Lorelei King (Actor)

Adrian Bean (adap)

Pamela Des Barres (Author)

Recorded on 1990-06-16.

Programme Catalogue - Details: In My Own Time19950903

Producer: M.

RUSSELL

Next in series: ABERDEEN TRAWLER

Previous in series: UNDER MY SKIN

Description

SBH:In My Own Time - Nina BAWDEN tells the story of her schizophrenic son's life.

Producer: Mairi Russell.

OTN:TLN520/95DM6454 TXN/TDT:R4 03-Sep-1995 CON:BAWDEN Nina (auth) BAWDEN Nina (rdr) RUSSELL Mairi (prod) WTL:In My Own Time

Broadcast history

03 Sep 1995 BT=1930 (RADIO 4)

23 Jan 1996 20:30-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nina Bawden (Author)

Mairi Russell (Producer)

Notes: CAIRS 696076.

Programme Catalogue - Details: In My Own Time19960123

First broadcast on 1995-09-03

Producer: M.

RUSSELL

Next in series: ABERDEEN TRAWLER

Previous in series: UNDER MY SKIN

Description

SBH:In My Own Time - Nina BAWDEN tells the story of her schizophrenic son's life.

Producer: Mairi Russell.

OTN:TLN520/95DM6454 TXN/TDT:R4 03-Sep-1995 CON:BAWDEN Nina (auth) BAWDEN Nina (rdr) RUSSELL Mairi (prod) WTL:In My Own Time

Broadcast history

03 Sep 1995 BT=1930 (RADIO 4)

23 Jan 1996 20:30-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nina Bawden (Author)

Mairi Russell (Producer)

Notes: CAIRS 696076.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Kilvert's Cornish Diary19900401

Producer: J.

THEOCHARIS

Next in series: A LITTLE ATHENS

Previous in series: A JESUIT IN THE TOWER

Description

SBH:Reading Aloud - KILVERT'S CORNISH DIARY.

Christopher Scott reads extracts from the diary of Rev.

Francis Kilvert in which he recorded a holiday spent with William & Emma Hocken in Cornwall from 19th July - 5th August 1870.

Compiled by H.

Colin Davis.

Producer: John Theocharis.

OTN:TLN010/90DC6798 TXN/TDT:R4 01-Apr-1990 CON:KILVERT Francis (auth) SCOTT Christopher (rdr) DAVIS H.

Colin (ed) THEOCHARIS John (prod) WTL:Kilvert's Diary

Broadcast history

01 Apr 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Francis Kilvert (Author)

H Davis (ed)

John Theocharis (Producer)

Christopher Scott (rdr)

Notes: CAIRS 383002.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Madame Sadie's Salon19901223

Producer: D.

BENEDICTUS

Next in series: A LIFE WITH FOOD

Previous in series: ON THE PIG'S BACK

Description

Jane WHITTENSHAW reads an extract from 'The Quivering Tree' by Sylvia HAYMON.

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

23 Dec 1990 21:30-21:59 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Sylvia Haymon (Author)

David Benedictus (Producer)

Jane Whittenshaw (rdr)

Recorded on 1990-11-12.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Neville Cardus's Cricketing Heroes19900819

Producer: J.

MORGAN

Next in series: THAT WAS BUSINESS, THIS IS PERSONAL

Previous in series: A SAMBA NIGHT

Description

'Cricketing Heroes' read by Struan Rodger.

"I would rather go into a pub with half a dozen North Country cricketers than into all the studios, penthouses, Athenaeum & Saville Clubs in London.

I have tried both, so I know."

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

cricket

Broadcast history

19 Aug 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

27 Dec 1990 17:30-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Neville Cardus (Author)

Jane Morgan (Producer)

Struan Rodger (rdr)

Recorded on 1990-07-17.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Neville Cardus's Cricketing Heroes19901227

First broadcast on 1990-08-19

Producer: J.

MORGAN

Next in series: THAT WAS BUSINESS, THIS IS PERSONAL

Previous in series: A SAMBA NIGHT

Description

'Cricketing Heroes' read by Struan Rodger.

"I would rather go into a pub with half a dozen North Country cricketers than into all the studios, penthouses, Athenaeum & Saville Clubs in London.

I have tried both, so I know."

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

cricket

Broadcast history

19 Aug 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

27 Dec 1990 17:30-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Neville Cardus (Author)

Jane Morgan (Producer)

Struan Rodger (rdr)

Recorded on 1990-07-17.

Programme Catalogue - Details: On The Pig's Back19901209

Producer: ADAMS, M

Next in series: ON THE PIG'S BACK

Previous in series: TEN DAYS THAT SHOOK CZECHOSLOVAKIA

Description

COPYRIGHT AND PERFORMANCE FEE

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readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

09 Dec 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Bill Naughton (Author)

Michael Adams (Producer)

Kenneth Cranham (rdr)

Recorded on 1990-10-19.

Programme Catalogue - Details: On The Pig's Back19901216

Producer: ADAMS, M

Next in series: MADAME SADIE'S SALON

Previous in series: ON THE PIG'S BACK

Description

COPYRIGHT AND PERFORMANCE FEE

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readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

16 Dec 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Bill Naughton (Author)

Michael Adams (Producer)

Kenneth Cranham (rdr)

Recorded on 1990-10-19.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Sitting In The Stalls, Waiting In The Wings19900422

Producer: N.

BRYANT

Next in series: WAITING IN THE WINGS, SITTING IN THE STALLS

Previous in series: THE STATE OF THE PRISONS

Description

From Stephen PEGG's 'Just Some Stories For Eleanor', read by Terry MOLLOY.

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readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

22 Apr 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Stephen Pegg (Author)

Nigel Bryant (Producer)

Terry Molloy (rdr)

Recorded on 1990-04-03.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Stop The Press I Want To Get On19900916

Producer: S.

GRIFFITHS

Next in series: THE FIRE OF ROME

Previous in series: THAT WAS BUSINESS, THIS IS PERSONAL

Description

Simon TREVES reads from 'Stop The Press I Want To Get On' - Nicholas TOMALIN's advice on how to break into national journalism.

Produced by Stuart GRIFFITHS.

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readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

16 Sep 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nicholas Tomalin (Author)

Stuart Griffiths (Producer)

Simon Treves (rdr)

Recorded on 1990-09-12.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Ten Days That Shook Czechoslovakia19901125

Producer: J.

DRURY

Next in series: TEN DAYS THAT SHOOK CZECHOSLOVAKIA

Previous in series: THE FIRE OF ROME

Description

Second in series of non-fiction readings.

1/2 extracts from Rudolf KREJCIK's eyewitness account of the events in Prague a year ago.

Read by Karl JOHNSON.

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readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

25 Nov 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Rudolf Krejcik (Author)

Alan Drury (Producer)

Karl Johnson (rdr)

Frank Radd (tr)

Recorded on 1990-11-17.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Ten Days That Shook Czechoslovakia19901202

Producer: J.

DRURY

Next in series: ON THE PIG'S BACK

Previous in series: TEN DAYS THAT SHOOK CZECHOSLOVAKIA

Description

Third in series of non-fiction readings.

2/2 extracts from Rudolf KREJCIK's eyewitness account of the events in Prague a year ago.

Read by Karl JOHNSON.

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

02 Dec 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Rudolf Krejcik (Author)

Alan Drury (Producer)

Karl Johnson (rdr)

Frank Radd (tr)

Recorded on 1990-11-17.

Programme Catalogue - Details: That Was Business, This Is Personal19900909

Producer: C.

GROVE

Next in series: STOP THE PRESS I WANT TO GET ON

Previous in series: NEVILLE CARDUS'S CRICKETING HEROES

Description

Don HENDERSON reads 'The Face', an extract from 'That Was Business, This Is Personal' written by Duncan CAMPBELL.

Abridged and produced by Claire GROVE.

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readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

09 Sep 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Claire Grove (adap)

Duncan Campbell (Author)

Don Henderson (rdr)

Recorded on 1990-08-22.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Desert Of Merv19950924

First broadcast on 1994-12-11

Producer: D.

MINSHULL

Next in series: LETTERS FROM ENGLAND

Previous in series: ALL PARROTS SPEAK

Description

Colin THUBRON's most recent trip was to the countries of Central Asia after the collapse of the USSR.

And Merv itself? A place of ghosts, dust and the strains of the Dutah.

Read by David Horovitch & produced by Duncan MINSHULL.

Subject Categories

turkmenistan

readings programmes (programme format)

travel and exploration programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

11 Dec 1994 20:30-21:00 (RADIO 4)

24 Sep 1995 BT=1930 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Colin Thubron (Author)

Duncan Minshull (Producer)

David Horovitch (rdr)

Recorded on 1994-09-13.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Fire Of Rome19901118

Producer: S.

GRIFFITHS

Next in series: TEN DAYS THAT SHOOK CZECHOSLOVAKIA

Previous in series: STOP THE PRESS I WANT TO GET ON

Description

Series of non-fiction readings.

The account by the great Roman historian Tacitus of the fire of Rome during the reign of Emperor Nero.

How far was Nero responsible? Read by John SHRAPNEL.

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

18 Nov 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Tacitus (Author)

Stuart Griffiths (Producer)

John Shrapnel (rdr)

Michael Grant (tr)

Recorded on 1990-10-31.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The State Of The Prisons19900415

Producer: R.

GREENHAM

Next in series: SITTING IN THE STALLS, WAITING IN THE WINGS

Previous in series: A LITTLE ATHENS

Description

SBH:Reading Aloud - The State of the Prisons.

John HOWARD's revelations about the appalling prison conditions in 18th century jails.

Reader: Hugh Dickson.

Producer: Rosie Greenham.

OTN:TBM015/90DB0080 TXN/TDT:R4 15-Apr-1990 CON:HOWARD John, Prison reformer (auth) DICKSON Hugh (rdr) GREENHAM Rosie (prod) WTL:State Of the Prisons, The

Broadcast history

15 Apr 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Howard (Author)

Rosie Greenham (Producer)

Hugh Dickson (rdr)

Notes: CAIRS 522838.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Third Class To Dunkirk19900513

Producer: G.

JONES

Next in series: FIRST ASCENT OF THE MATTERHORN

Previous in series: A DIARY WITHOUT DATES

Description

Peter HADLEY was an infantry officer at the time of the British army's escape from Dunkirk.

This is his view of that event.

Read by John Rowe.

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Broadcast history

13 May 1990 20:40-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Gerry Jones (Producer)

John Rowe (rdr)

Recorded on 1990-03-23.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Travels With Henry19900318

Producer: JORDAN, Andy

Next in series: A JESUIT IN THE TOWER

Previous in series: A ITALIAN DREAM

Description

SBH:TRAVELS WITH HENRY: written and read by Collin Johnson.

In an amusing and poignant narrative, the author describes his first experiences as a professional actor.

Produced for the series "Reading Aloud" by Andy Jordan.

OTN:SBS009/90DB6886 TXN/TDT:R4 18-Mar-1990 ANT:Op & Cl CON:JOHNSON Collin (auth) JOHNSON Collin (rdr) JORDAN Andy (prod) WTL:Travels with Henry

Broadcast history

18 Mar 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Collin Johnson (Author)

Andy Jordan (Producer)

Notes: CAIRS 498504.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Under My Skin19960116

First broadcast on 1995-08-27

Producer: J.

BUTT

Next in series: IN MY OWN TIME

Previous in series: AFTER THE WAR, Episode 6

Description

*Copyright:P.F.

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readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

27 Aug 1995 BT=1930 (RADIO 4)

16 Jan 1996 20:30-21:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Doris Lessing (Author)

Julia Butt (Producer)

Hannah Gordon (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-08-05.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Waiting In The Wings, Sitting In The Stalls19900422

Producer: BRYANT, Nigel

Next in series: AT SEA WITH THE AMERICA'S CUP

Previous in series: SITTING IN THE STALLS, WAITING IN THE WINGS

Description

SBH:SITTING IN THE STALLS, WAITING IN THE WINGS from "Just some stories for Eleanor" by Stephen Pegg.

Read by Terry Molloy.

Produced for "Reading Aloud" by Nigel Bryant.

OTN:SBM014/90DB6970 TXN/TDT:R4 22-Apr-1990 CON:PEGG Stephen (auth) MOLLOY Terry (rdr) BRYANT Nigel (prod) WTL:Sitting in the Stalls, Waiting in the Wings by Stephen Pegg.

Broadcast history

22 Apr 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Stephen Pegg (Author)

Nigel Bryant (Producer)

Terry Molloy (rdr)

Notes: CAIRS 500100.

Sailing To Italy19980211

`Sailing to Italy'.

Poet Andrew Motion makes a personal journey tracing Keats's final voyage to Italy.

St Lucia And Frankfurt19980218

`St Lucia and Frankfurt' by Martin Amis, read by William Nighy.

A wry look at tourism in the West Indies and book fairs in Germany.

Telling Stories19970904

Another opportunity to hear selected programmes from the series.

`Telling Stories'.

Life imitates art in movieland, in a strange account by novelist Russell Hoban.

Read by Joss Ackland

03Man-eaters Of Kumaon19950910

Producer: A.

MOURBY

Description

3/6 readings, including autobiography, travelogue and reportage.

By Jim COR- BETT.

A hunter stalks a tiger which terrorised northern India during the 1930s.

Read by Cyril SHAPS.

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

10 Sep 1995 BT=1930 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Katharine Nicholas (adap)

Jim Corbett (Author)

Adrian Mourby (Producer)

Cyril Shaps (rdr)

Recorded on 1994-06-05.

04Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil19950917

Producer: J.

BUTT

Description

4/6 readings, including autobiography, travelogue and reportage.

This week from book by John BERENDT.

Luther Driggers is developing ultraviolet goldfish for cocktail bars in Savannah.

Read by John GUERRASIO.

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

17 Sep 1995 BT=1930 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Berendt (Author)

Julia Butt (Producer)

John Guerrasio (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-07-08.