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Programme Catalogue - Details: A Good Love Story19960207

Producer: LANDON-SMITH, K

Notes: MASTER TAPE INDEXED BY SOUND ARCHIVE (MC) DO NOT EDIT

Next in series: CURL UP AND DYE

Previous in series: THE GRAFFITI QUEEN OF ADELAIDE TERRACE

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07 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

12 Feb 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ruth Carter (Author)

Kristine Landon-Smith (Producer)

Elizabeth Spriggs (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-12-06.

Programme Catalogue - Details: A Good Love Story19960212

First broadcast on 1996-02-07

Producer: LANDON-SMITH, K

Notes: MASTER TAPE INDEXED BY SOUND ARCHIVE (MC) DO NOT EDIT

Next in series: CURL UP AND DYE

Previous in series: THE GRAFFITI QUEEN OF ADELAIDE TERRACE

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07 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

12 Feb 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ruth Carter (Author)

Kristine Landon-Smith (Producer)

Elizabeth Spriggs (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-12-06.

Programme Catalogue - Details: A Goose For Christmas19960101

First broadcast on 1995-12-26

Producer: P. FRASER-SOLOMON

Notes: MASTER TAPE INDEXED BY SOUND ARCHIVE (MC) DO NOT EDIT

Next in series: DICKY DISASTER

Previous in series: THE BREEDER

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*Copyright/P.F.

Written by Catherine MERRIMAN, read by Julia MCKENZIE.

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26 Dec 1995 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

01 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

18 Dec 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Catherine Merriman (Author)

Pam Solomon (Producer)

Julia Mckenzie (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-12-04.

Programme Catalogue - Details: A Trip To Tortugero19960122

Producer: D. MINSHULL

Next in series: HAPPY DELIVERY

Previous in series: THE TREEHOUSE

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The jungle is the last place you'd expect to find Santa - even in January. Written by John LATHAM, read by Ian Masters and produced by Jocelyn BOXALL.

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22 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

28 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Latham (Author)

Jocelyn Boxall (Producer)

Ian Masters (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-03-25.

Programme Catalogue - Details: A Trip To Tortugero19960128

First broadcast on 1996-01-22

Producer: D. MINSHULL

Next in series: HAPPY DELIVERY

Previous in series: THE TREEHOUSE

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The jungle is the last place you'd expect to find Santa - even in January. Written by John LATHAM, read by Ian Masters and produced by Jocelyn BOXALL.

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22 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

28 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Latham (Author)

Jocelyn Boxall (Producer)

Ian Masters (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-03-25.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Aimez19960116

-VOUS COLETTE?

First broadcast on 1995-03-28

Producer: M. QUINN

Next in series: LOW LIGHTS

Previous in series: SHEER HELL

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By Ita DALY. If the only one passion you've ever known was in the pages of romantic novels, how are you to know when true love reveals itself in humdrum reality. Read by Stella MCCUSKER.

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28 Mar 1995 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

16 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ita Daly (Author)

Michael Quinn (Producer)

Stella Mccusker (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-03-12.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Alphabet Moon19960130

Producer: J. WATERS

Next in series: TANGLED UP IN BLUE

Previous in series: REPORT ON AN UNIDENTIFIED SPACE STATION

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An accountant from Jupiter finds himself in Moonchester with an illegal book in his hands and a genehound on his trail. Written and read by Jeff NOON, produced by Jill Waters.

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30 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Jeff Noon (Author)

Jill Waters (Producer)

Recorded on 1996-01-08.

Programme Catalogue - Details: At The Pit's Mouth19960110

Producer: V.BEEBY

Notes: MASTER TAPE INDEXED BY SOUND ARCHIVE (MC) DO NOT EDIT

Next in series: SO WHEN IT RAINS, WHAT THEN?

Previous in series: HAPPY AS SATURDAY NIGHT

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*Copyright/P.F.

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10 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

15 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Rudyard Kipling (Author)

Viv Beeby (Producer)

Brian Gear (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-11-20.

Programme Catalogue - Details: At The Pit's Mouth19960115

First broadcast on 1996-01-10

Producer: V.BEEBY

Notes: MASTER TAPE INDEXED BY SOUND ARCHIVE (MC) DO NOT EDIT

Next in series: SO WHEN IT RAINS, WHAT THEN?

Previous in series: HAPPY AS SATURDAY NIGHT

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*Copyright/P.F.

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10 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

15 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Rudyard Kipling (Author)

Viv Beeby (Producer)

Brian Gear (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-11-20.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Birth Mark19950921

Producer: Alison Hindell

Next in series: MIDNIGHT MUSING

Previous in series: HUNGRY GHOST

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21 Sep 1995 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

20 Sep 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-08-15.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Boots19950929

Producer: M. WALTERS

Next in series: HUMMING IN THE KITCHEN

Previous in series: ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS A WORD

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By Antonia FRASER. Emily disapproved of her mother's plans to marry the vulpine Mr Inch. She longed for someone to slay the big bad wolf. Read by Caroline John.

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29 Sep 1995 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Lady Fraser (Author)

Matthew Walters (Producer)

Caroline John (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-09-19.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Bright Cave19960219

Producer: P. FRASER-SOLOMON

Next in series: PEARL

Previous in series: GENTS ONLY

Description

The search for the identity of a stranger brings notoriety to a Mediterranean community. Written by Melissa MURRAY, read by Denys Hawthorne and produced by Pam Fraser Solomon.

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19 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

25 Feb 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Melissa Murray (Author)

Pam Solomon (Producer)

Denys Hawthorne (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-12-18.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Bright Cave19960225

First broadcast on 1996-02-19

Producer: P. FRASER-SOLOMON

Next in series: PEARL

Previous in series: GENTS ONLY

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The search for the identity of a stranger brings notoriety to a Mediterranean community. Written by Melissa MURRAY, read by Denys Hawthorne and produced by Pam Fraser Solomon.

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19 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

25 Feb 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Melissa Murray (Author)

Pam Solomon (Producer)

Denys Hawthorne (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-12-18.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Broken Nights19960108

Producer: M. HARRIS

Next in series: HAPPY AS SATURDAY NIGHT

Previous in series: THE DE MONTFORD ESSAY CUP

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*Copyright/P.F.

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08 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

14 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

10 Apr 1997 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Margaret Mcallister (author (auth)) (Author)

Melanie Harris (Producer)

Daphne Oxenford (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-12-14.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Broken Nights19960114

First broadcast on 1996-01-08

Producer: M. HARRIS

Next in series: HAPPY AS SATURDAY NIGHT

Previous in series: THE DE MONTFORD ESSAY CUP

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*Copyright/P.F.

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08 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

14 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

10 Apr 1997 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Margaret Mcallister (author (auth)) (Author)

Melanie Harris (Producer)

Daphne Oxenford (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-12-14.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Call Me Amelia19960226

Producer: WILSON, S

Next in series: THE REACH OF LOVE

Previous in series: CONGRESS WITH POETS

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Hilary finds that there is more to being a woman "who does" than dusting. Written by Glen JAYSON, read by Sunny Ormonde and produced by Sue Wilson.

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26 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

06 Dec 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Glen Jayson (Author)

Sue Wilson (Producer)

Sunny Ormonde (rdr)

Recorded on 1996-01-11.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Confession At Altitude19960126

First broadcast on 1995-07-13

Producer: YOUNG, B

Notes: MASTER TAPE INDEXED BY SOUND ARCHIVE (MC) DO NOT EDIT

Next in series: THE FROME BASKETBALL CHAMPION

Previous in series: FRANKIE MAE

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13 Jul 1995 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

26 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Alexander Smith (Author)

Bruce Young (Producer)

Paul Young (actor (rdr)) (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-06-23.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Congress With Poets19960222

Producer: D.J. YOUNG

Next in series: CALL ME AMELIA

Previous in series: SHOCKPROOF

Description

"Have you noticed that - how poets kill their wives? A poet marries a young artistic girl and within five years she's a nervous wreck and then dead." Written by Patricia HANNAH and read by Vivienne DIXON.

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22 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

31 Jan 1997 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Patricia Hannah (Author)

David Young (Producer)

Vivienne Dixon (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-12-11.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Curl Up And Dye19960212

Producer: M. WALTERS

Next in series: GIRL DANCING

Previous in series: A GOOD LOVE STORY

Description

In Peter LOVESEY's story, a haircut turns into an uncomfortably close shave. Read by John Baddeley and produced by Matthew WALTERS.

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12 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

18 Feb 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

17 Jan 1997 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Peter Lovesey (Author)

Matthew Walters (Producer)

John Baddeley (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-10-30.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Curl Up And Dye19960218

First broadcast on 1996-02-12

Producer: M. WALTERS

Next in series: GIRL DANCING

Previous in series: A GOOD LOVE STORY

Description

In Peter LOVESEY's story, a haircut turns into an uncomfortably close shave. Read by John Baddeley and produced by Matthew WALTERS.

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12 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

18 Feb 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

17 Jan 1997 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Peter Lovesey (Author)

Matthew Walters (Producer)

John Baddeley (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-10-30.

Programme Catalogue - Details: From Marrakesh19960125

Producer: C S

Next in series: REPORT ON AN UNIDENTIFIED SPACE STATION

Previous in series: HEAD DOWN

Description

Ahmed travels to Europe to work, leaving his wife behind. After eighteen months, he missed his wife so much that he couldn't remember her face. Written by Catherine LINSTRUM and read by Garteh ARMSTRONG.

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25 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

29 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Catherine Linstrum (Author)

Caroline Sarll (Producer)

Gareth Armstrong (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-11-28.

Programme Catalogue - Details: From Marrakesh19960129

First broadcast on 1996-01-25

Producer: C S

Next in series: REPORT ON AN UNIDENTIFIED SPACE STATION

Previous in series: HEAD DOWN

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Ahmed travels to Europe to work, leaving his wife behind. After eighteen months, he missed his wife so much that he couldn't remember her face. Written by Catherine LINSTRUM and read by Garteh ARMSTRONG.

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25 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

29 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Catherine Linstrum (Author)

Caroline Sarll (Producer)

Gareth Armstrong (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-11-28.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Gents Only19960215

Producer: C S

Next in series: BRIGHT CAVE

Previous in series: GIRL DANCING

Description

Lewis the Hearse's wife leaves him for another man and, from that day on, he vows never to bury a woman again: "To vex the women of the world is my intention." Written by Rhys DAVIES and read by Sion Probert.

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15 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Rhys Davies (Author)

Caroline Sarll (Producer)

Sion Probert (rdr)

Recorded on 1996-01-22.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Girl Dancing19960213

Producer: S.DAVIES

Next in series: GENTS ONLY

Previous in series: CURL UP AND DYE

Description

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13 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Tony Peake (Author)

Sara Davies (Producer)

John Michie (rdr)

Recorded on 1996-02-07.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Happy As Saturday Night19960109

Producer: C S

Next in series: AT THE PIT'S MOUTH

Previous in series: BROKEN NIGHTS

Description

"We lives on St Beuno's, a tough part of Cardiff. We works hard in the factory all week - and it's all for spending on Saturday night." Written by Sian James, read by Erica EIRIAN and produced by Caroline SARLL.

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09 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Sian James (Author)

Caroline Sarll (Producer)

Erica Eirian (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-12-07.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Happy Delivery19960123

Producer: P. BRIGHTON

Notes: MASTER TAPE INDEXED BY SOUND ARCHIVE (MC) DO NOT EDIT

Next in series: HEAD DOWN

Previous in series: A TRIP TO TORTUGERO

Description

*Copyright/P.F.

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23 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ivy Bannister (Author)

Pam Brighton (Producer)

Julia Dearden (rdr)

Recorded on 1996-01-08.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Head Down19960124

Producer: S. MARMION

Next in series: FROM MARRAKESH

Previous in series: HAPPY DELIVERY

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"Now I can smell the fresh morning smells, the scent of bread wafting out of the door. Even the trolleys are gleaming and sparkling in the sun..." Written by Pippa GADHILL, read by Catherine HARVEY and produced by Sally Marmion.

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24 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Pippa Gadhill (Author)

Sally Marmion (Producer)

Catherine Harvey (rdr)

Recorded on 1996-01-11.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Hungry Ghost19950920

Producer: WATTS, R

Next in series: BIRTH MARK

Previous in series: SNAPSHOTS OF A WEDDING

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By HWEE HWEE TAN. The annual Chinese festival where spirits are released on earth for one month becomes the focus of a child's bizarre memories of her grandmother. Read by Toshie OGURA.

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20 Sep 1995 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Hwee Hwee Tan (Author)

Rosemary Watts (Producer)

Toshie Ogura (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-09-07.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Insufficient Evidence19950926

Producer: P. FRASER-SOLOMON

Next in series: ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS A WORD

Previous in series: THE BURGLAR

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By Frances HEGARTY. An angry mother plots retribution against the driver who injured her daughter. Read by Jilly BOND.

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26 Sep 1995 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

09 Aug 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Frances Hegarty (Author)

Pam Solomon (Producer)

Jilly Bond (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-08-31.

Programme Catalogue - Details: It Could Be You19960107

First broadcast on 1995-04-28

Producer: D. MINSHULL

Next in series: MAY DAY

Previous in series: NOT SINGING EXACTLY

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Written by J. X. BRENNAN. Read by Jonathan Keeble. Produced by Pam FRASER-SOLOMON.

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28 Apr 1995 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

07 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

J Brennan (Author)

Pam Fraser-Solomon (Producer)

Jonathan Keeble (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-03-20.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Meteor19960201

First broadcast on 1993-02-10

Producer: D. MINSHULL

Next in series: QUITE EARLY ONE MORNING

Previous in series: CARING

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By Stephen AMIDON. It's black and shiny and steaming and it has landed in Phil's back garden. He was in the bath at the time. Read by Stephen Moore. Produced by Duncan MINSHULL.

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10 Feb 1993 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

10 Sep 1993 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

01 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Stephen Amidon (Author)

Duncan Minshull (Producer)

Stephen Moore (rdr)

Recorded on 1993-01-04.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Midnight Musing19950922

Producer: L. OSBORNE

Next in series: THE BURGLAR

Previous in series: BIRTH MARK

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By Pavithra NATARAJAN. On a city night, a teenage girl stares out and toys with an unlit joint. The voices of her peers spiral round her. 'What are you afraid of..?' Read by Nisha K. NAYAR.

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22 Sep 1995 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Pavithra Natarajan (Author)

Lisa Osborne (Producer)

Nisha Nayar (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-08-21.

Programme Catalogue - Details: One Thousand Dollars A Word19950927

Producer: J. BUTT

Next in series: BOOTS

Previous in series: INSUFFICIENT EVIDENCE

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By Lawrence BLOCK. A writer discovers a lucrative side to crime writing. Read by Bob SHERMAN.

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27 Sep 1995 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

20 Jul 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

04 Dec 1997 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Lawrence Block (Author)

Julia Butt (Producer)

Bob Sherman (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-09-07.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Patience19960117

Producer: P. FRASER-SOLOMON

Notes: MASTER TAPE INDEXED BY SOUND ARCHIVE (MC) DO NOT EDIT

Next in series: THE TREEHOUSE

Previous in series: WHERE IS THE VOICE COMING FROM?

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*Copyright/P.F.

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17 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

21 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Diana Morgan (Author)

Pam Solomon (Producer)

Sheila Mitchell (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-12-18.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Patience19960121

First broadcast on 1996-01-17

Producer: P. FRASER-SOLOMON

Notes: MASTER TAPE INDEXED BY SOUND ARCHIVE (MC) DO NOT EDIT

Next in series: THE TREEHOUSE

Previous in series: WHERE IS THE VOICE COMING FROM?

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17 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

21 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Diana Morgan (Author)

Pam Solomon (Producer)

Sheila Mitchell (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-12-18.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Pearl19960220

Producer: M. FOX

Next in series: SHOCKPROOF

Previous in series: BRIGHT CAVE

Description

A lollipop lady loves babies. That must be why she knits baby clothes for the expectant mums who use her crossing. Written by Julia DARLING, read by Charlie HARDWICK and produced by Michael FOX.

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lollipop women (road crossing)

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20 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Julia Darling (Author)

Michael Fox (Producer)

Charlie Hardwick (rdr)

Recorded on 1996-01-16.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Report On An Unidentified Space Station19960129

Producer: P. FRASER-SOLOMON

Next in series: ALPHABET MOON

Previous in series: FROM MARRAKESH

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"A period of growing confusion. Two of our number set out 48 hours ago to explore the lower decks of the station and have so far failed to return." Written by J. G. BALLARD and read by Jack Klaff.

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29 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

04 Feb 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

22 Jan 1997 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

J Ballard (Author)

Pam Solomon (Producer)

Jack Klaff (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-12-11.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Report On An Unidentified Space Station19960204

First broadcast on 1996-01-29

Producer: P. FRASER-SOLOMON

Next in series: ALPHABET MOON

Previous in series: FROM MARRAKESH

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"A period of growing confusion. Two of our number set out 48 hours ago to explore the lower decks of the station and have so far failed to return." Written by J. G. BALLARD and read by Jack Klaff.

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29 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

04 Feb 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

22 Jan 1997 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

J Ballard (Author)

Pam Solomon (Producer)

Jack Klaff (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-12-11.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Serendipity19960112

First broadcast on 1995-04-03

Producer: P. FRASER SOLOMON

Next in series: FALL

Previous in series: LOW LIGHTS

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Written by Ann REDMAYNE. When Paul is offered a junior postion in the company, his wife Jean is expected to be at his side. Read by Eve KARPFF. Produced by Pam Fraser Solomon.

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03 Apr 1995 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

12 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ann Redmayne (Author)

Pam Solomon (Producer)

Eve Karff (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-02-07.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Shockproof19960221

Producer: M. WALTERS

Notes: MASTER TAPE INDEXED BY SOUND ARCHIVE (MC) DO NOT EDIT

Next in series: CONGRESS WITH POETS

Previous in series: PEARL

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21 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

26 Feb 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

03 Mar 1997 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Rod Beacham (Author)

Margaret Walters (Producer)

Recorded on 1995-10-24.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Shockproof19960226

First broadcast on 1996-02-21

Producer: M. WALTERS

Notes: MASTER TAPE INDEXED BY SOUND ARCHIVE (MC) DO NOT EDIT

Next in series: CONGRESS WITH POETS

Previous in series: PEARL

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21 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

26 Feb 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

03 Mar 1997 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Rod Beacham (Author)

Margaret Walters (Producer)

Recorded on 1995-10-24.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Snapshots Of A Wedding19950905

Producer: P. FRASER SOLOMON

Next in series: HUNGRY GHOST

Previous in series: THE LAST COMMANDMENT

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By Bessie HEAD. A bride and groom plan a thoroughly modern wedding in a village where traditions are fiercely guarded. Read by Nimmy MARCH.

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05 Sep 1995 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Bessie Head (Author)

Pam Solomon (Producer)

Nimmy March (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-08-30.

Programme Catalogue - Details: So When It Rains, What Then?19960111

Producer: B. YOUNG

Notes: MASTER TAPE INDEXED BY SOUND ARCHIVE (MC) DO NOT EDIT

Next in series: WHERE IS THE VOICE COMING FROM?

Previous in series: AT THE PIT'S MOUTH

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Broadcast history

11 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Jean Clayworth (Author)

Bruce Young (Producer)

Paul Young (actor (rdr)) (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-11-16.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Tangled Up In Blue19960131

Producer: M. FREDERICK

Next in series: WEB CENTRAL

Previous in series: ALPHABET MOON

Description

November, 1963: The civil rights movement has reached Chicago and Carla has her eyes on the stars. Written and read by Bonnie Greer, produced by Michelle Matherson FREDERICK.

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readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

31 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

18 Apr 1997 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Bonnie Greer (Author)

Michelle Frederick (Producer)

Recorded on 1996-01-12.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Bath19950901

First broadcast on 1994-12-01

Producer: PAUL DODGSON

Next in series: ONCE THE WINE IS POURED

Previous in series: GREENFINGERS

Description

Scotty will be eight in two days' time. A cake has been ordered and a party planned. Then on the morning of the birthday there is an accident.... Written by Raymond CARVER, read by Bob SHERMAN and produced by Paul DODGSON.

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Broadcast history

01 Dec 1994 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

01 Sep 1995 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Raymond Carver (Author)

Paul Dodgson (Producer)

Bob Sherman (rdr)

Recorded on 1994-11-07.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Budget19960223

First broadcast on 1995-06-20

Producer: D. MINSHULL

Next in series: ILONA

Previous in series: DANCING SOME DAYS

Description

Written by Mario BENEDETTI. Rumours of a pay rise are causing great excitement in a forgotten government office in Spain. But will tomorrow ever come? Read by David Holt.

Broadcast history

20 Jun 1995 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

23 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Mario Benedetti (Author)

Kate Bodoano (Producer)

David Holt (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-03-05.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Burglar19950925

Producer: N. CHAILLET

Next in series: INSUFFICIENT EVIDENCE

Previous in series: MIDNIGHT MUSING

Description

By Colin DEXTER. Neighbourly concern about a suspicious stranger sets a new puzzle for Inspector Morse and Sergeant Lewis in a story specially written for the Nottingham Boucheron.

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Broadcast history

25 Sep 1995 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Colin Dexter (Author)

Ned Chaillet (Producer)

Recorded on 1995-09-22.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Chiropodist19960108

First broadcast on 1995-04-19

Producer: D. MINSHULL

Next in series: NOT SINGING EXACTLY

Previous in series: RACING

Description

Written by Ivy BANNISTER. A passionate chiropodist meets an exquisite pair of feet. Read by Jack Klaff.

Broadcast history

19 Apr 1995 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

08 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Ivy Bannister (Author)

Pam Fraser-Solomon (Producer)

Jack Klaff (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-03-13.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Clock19960205

Producer: P. BRIGHTON

Next in series: THE GRAFFITI QUEEN OF ADELAIDE TERRACE

Previous in series: WEB CENTRAL

Description

Tragedy, a scandal and mystery are unfolded when a man winds a clock and tells a tale in a south Ulster village. Written by Maichael HARDING, read by Birdy Sweeney and produced by Pam Brighton.

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Broadcast history

05 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Michael Harding (Author)

Pam Brighton (Producer)

Birdy Sweeney (rdr)

Recorded on 1996-01-19.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Ghost Horse Of Genghis Khan19960216

First broadcast on 1992-04-06

Producer: D. MINSHULL

Next in series: FEARLESS

Previous in series: A QUESTION OF DETAIL

Description

Father's study is cluttered with research on the Mogul emperor. And towards night-time John senses a change in the books, the memorabilia.... Written by Russell HOBAN, read by David Horovitch & produced by Duncan MINSHULL.

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Broadcast history

06 Apr 1992 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

02 Oct 1992 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

16 Feb 1996 22:45-23:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Russell Hoban (Author)

Duncan Minshull (Producer)

David Horovitch (rdr)

Recorded on 1992-02-17.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Graffiti Queen Of Adelaide Terrace19960206

Producer: N. GHOSE

Notes: MASTER TAPE INDEXED BY SOUND ARCHIVE (MC) DO NOT EDIT

Next in series: A GOOD LOVE STORY

Previous in series: THE CLOCK

Description

*Copyright/P.F.

Subject Categories

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Broadcast history

06 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

11 Feb 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Bernadette Crosthwaite (Author)

Nandita Ghose (Producer)

Jean Alexander (rdr)

Recorded on 1996-01-18.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Graffiti Queen Of Adelaide Terrace19960211

First broadcast on 1996-02-06

Producer: N. GHOSE

Notes: MASTER TAPE INDEXED BY SOUND ARCHIVE (MC) DO NOT EDIT

Next in series: A GOOD LOVE STORY

Previous in series: THE CLOCK

Description

*Copyright/P.F.

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

06 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

11 Feb 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Bernadette Crosthwaite (Author)

Nandita Ghose (Producer)

Jean Alexander (rdr)

Recorded on 1996-01-18.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Reach Of Love19960227

Producer: P. BRIGHTON

Next in series: TIME WILL TELL

Previous in series: CALL ME AMELIA

Description

An eccentric father plots how to give his unborn daughter the gift of immortality. Written by Mike MCCORMACK, read by Luke Griffin and produced by Pam Brighton.

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readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

27 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

03 Mar 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

21 Feb 1997 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Mike Mccormack (writer (auth)) (Author)

Pam Brighton (Producer)

Luke Griffin (rdr)

Recorded on 1996-01-19.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Treehouse19960118

Producer: WILSON, S

Next in series: A TRIP TO TORTUGERO

Previous in series: PATIENCE

Description

Leo hates heights but loves trees. Now, needing to climb one, he also confronts other fears that haunt him. Written by Nawal GADALLA, read by Peter MCQUEEN and produced by Sue Wilson.

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readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

18 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

22 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nawal Gadalla (Author)

Sue Wilson (Producer)

Peter Mcqueen (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-12-21.

Programme Catalogue - Details: The Treehouse19960122

First broadcast on 1996-01-18

Producer: WILSON, S

Next in series: A TRIP TO TORTUGERO

Previous in series: PATIENCE

Description

Leo hates heights but loves trees. Now, needing to climb one, he also confronts other fears that haunt him. Written by Nawal GADALLA, read by Peter MCQUEEN and produced by Sue Wilson.

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

18 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

22 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Nawal Gadalla (Author)

Sue Wilson (Producer)

Peter Mcqueen (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-12-21.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Time Will Tell19960228

Producer: J. BOXALL

Next in series: EXPECTING

Previous in series: THE REACH OF LOVE

Description

A family heirloom is up for sale. Written by Martin WORTH, read by James TAYLOR and produced by Jocelyn BOXALL.

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Broadcast history

28 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

04 Mar 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Martin Worth (Author)

Jocelyn Boxall (Producer)

James Taylor (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-08-01.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Web Central19960202

Producer: P. FRASER-SOLOM0N

Next in series: THE CLOCK

Previous in series: TANGLED UP IN BLUE

Description

Josie is 132 years old. She is a privileged Heaven on Earther, existing way above the underclass on Earth. Written by Fay Weldon, read by Oliver Ford DAVIS and produced by Pam Fraser Solomon.

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Broadcast history

02 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

05 Feb 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Pam Solomon (Producer)

Oliver Davies (rdr)

Recorded on 1996-01-29.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Web Central19960205

First broadcast on 1996-02-02

Producer: P. FRASER-SOLOM0N

Next in series: THE CLOCK

Previous in series: TANGLED UP IN BLUE

Description

Josie is 132 years old. She is a privileged Heaven on Earther, existing way above the underclass on Earth. Written by Fay Weldon, read by Oliver Ford DAVIS and produced by Pam Fraser Solomon.

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readings programmes (programme format)

Broadcast history

02 Feb 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

05 Feb 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Pam Solomon (Producer)

Oliver Davies (rdr)

Recorded on 1996-01-29.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Where Is The Voice Coming From?19960115

Producer: M. FOX

Notes: MASTER TAPE INDEXED BY SOUND ARCHIVE (MC) DO NOT EDIT

Next in series: PATIENCE

Previous in series: SO WHEN IT RAINS, WHAT THEN?

Description

*Copyright/P.F.

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Broadcast history

15 Jan 1996 16:45-17:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Eudora Welty (Author)

David Schofield (rdr)

Recorded on 1996-01-02.