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Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19700101]

A personal choice introduced by RICHARD MAYNE

TERRY COLEMAN : The Prophecies of St Malachy and St Culumbkille with commentary by Peter Bander

ANTONY JAY: Theatre of the World by Frances Yates - a study of aspects of the Renaissance piLYS POWELL: The Profound Attachment, a fragment of autobiography by Eileen Hunter ERIC RHODE: Elizabeth Bowen 's most recent novel Eva Trout

PAT WILLIAMS: The Mineral Kingdom by Paul Desautels Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK

Contributors

Introduced By: Richard Mayne

Introduced By: Terry Coleman

Commentary By: Peter Bander

Unknown: Frances Yates

Unknown: Eileen Hunter

Unknown: Elizabeth Bowen

Unknown: Paul Desautels

Produced By: Alan Haydock

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700108]

Introduced by RICHARD MAYNE who reviews Colin Wilson 's autobiography Voyage to a Beginning

SIR ARTHUR BRYANT on his new book The Lion and the Unicorn: a historian's testament

JONATHAN RARAN reviews John Brown 's Body, a new novel by A. L. Barker

ERIC RHODE on London, Biography of a City by Christopher Hibbert

ANTHONY SMITH reviews The Environmental Revolution by Max Nicholson - a study of the problems of conservation

Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK

Contributors

Introduced By: Richard Mayne

Unknown: Colin Wilson

Unknown: Sir Arthur Bryant

Unknown: Jonathan Raran

Unknown: John Brown

Novel By: A. L. Barker

Novel By: Eric Rhode

Unknown: Christopher Hibbert

Unknown: Anthony Smith

Unknown: Max Nicholson

Produced By: Alan Haydock

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700115]

Introduced by RICHARD MAYNE who reviews The French Connection by Robin Moore , an account of a recent us narcotics investigation

WILLIAM PLOMER talks about the new edition of his book The Diamond of Jannina: Ali Pasha 1741-1822

PAT WILLIAMS on The Mineral Kingdom by PAUL E. DESAUTELS DAVID WILLIAMS reviews the latest volume of Compton Mackenzie 's autobiography My Life and Times, Octave Nine (1946-1953) and other new books

Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK

Contributors

Introduced By: Richard Mayne

Unknown: Robin Moore

Talks: William Plomer

Unknown: Ali Pasha

Unknown: Pat Williams

Unknown: Paul E. Desautels

Unknown: David Williams

Unknown: Compton MacKenzie

Produced By: Alan Haydock

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700122]

Introduced by RICHARD MAYNE including

ARTHUR CALDER-MARSHALL on The Comic Postcard in English Life by Frederick Alderson

BISHOP TREVOR HUDDLESTON reviewing My Life with Martin Luther King by Coretta Scott King eric MOTTRAM on The Bag, a new American novel by Sol Yurick and other new books

Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK

Contributors

Introduced By: Richard Mayne

Unknown: Arthur Calder-Marshall

Unknown: Frederick Alderson

Unknown: Bishop Trevor Huddleston

Produced By: Alan Haydock

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700129]

Introduced by MAGNUS MAGNUSSON who reviews Iris Murdoch 's new novel A Fairly Honourable Defeat

IAN GRIMBLE on The Second Life of Susan Ganier by Jess Steam - a journalist's investigation into reincarnation

MARGARET LANE reviewing The Vanishing Jungle by Guy Mountfort with photographs by Eric Hosking - an account of two wildlife expeditions to Pakistan

ERIC RHODE on Whitmore by Fred C. Shapiro - the factual story of the wrongful arrest on a charge of murder of a 19-year-old American Negro

Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK

Contributors

Introduced By: Magnus Magnusson

Unknown: Iris Murdoch

Unknown: Ian Grimble

Unknown: Susan Ganier

Unknown: Jess Steam

Unknown: Margaret Lane

Unknown: Guy Mountfort

Unknown: Eric Hosking

Unknown: Fred C. Shapiro

Produced By: Alan Haydock

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700205]

Introduced by MAGNUS MAGNUSSON including:

EDWARD BLISHEN on Mustcr and Commander by Patrick O'Brian - a historical novel about the Royal Navy in Nelson's day

BORYS CONRAD talks about his book My Father: Joseph Con rad - an intimate portrait of the great novelist

PAT WILLIAMS reviews Man and Animal in the Zoo by Heini Hediger - a study of the problems of zoo management

Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK

Contributors

Introduced By: Magnus Magnusson

Unknown: Patrick O'Brian

Talks: Borys Conrad

Unknown: Joseph Con

Unknown: Pat Williams

Unknown: Heini Hediger

Produced By: Alan Haydock

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700212]

Introduced by MAGNUS MAGNUSSON

BARRY CARMAN on Ronald Fir-bank by Miriam J. Benkovitz , the first full biography of the author of Valmouth

HAROLD HOBsoN reviews Napoleon is dead in Russia by Guide Artom. an account of the plot against Napoleon in the winter of 1812 FRANCIS KING on Black Rain by Masuji Ibuse. a Japanese documentary novel about the survivors of Hiroshima and other new books

Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK

Contributors

Introduced By: Magnus Magnusson

Introduced By: Barry Carman

Unknown: Miriam J. Benkovitz

Unknown: Harold Hobson

Unknown: Francis King

Unknown: Masuji Ibuse.

Produced By: Alan Haydock

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700219]

Introduced by MAGNUS MAGNUSSON who reviews Mr Barrow of the Admiralty by Christopher Lloyd , a biography of the man who founded the Royal Geographical Society also

KATHARINE WHITEHORN on The Trial of Dr Spock by Jessica Mitford , an eye-witness account ALAN BRIEN on The Intercom Conspiracy by Eric Ambler c. H. ROLPH reviews The Frying Pan by Tony Parker , a record of conversations at Grendon Underwood , the only psychiatric prison in Britain

Produced by ROSEMARY HART

Contributors

Introduced By: Magnus Magnusson

Unknown: Mr Barrow

Unknown: Christopher Lloyd

Unknown: Katharine Whitehorn

Unknown: Jessica Mitford

Unknown: Alan Brien

Unknown: Eric Ambler

Unknown: H. Rolph

Unknown: Tony Parker

Unknown: Grendon Underwood

Produced By: Rosemary Hart

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700226]

Introduced by PAT Williams including:

ANTONY JAY reviewing Constantine by Ramsay MacMullen , a new biography of the 4th'century Roman who became the first Christian emperor

D. A. N. JONES on Simon Raven 's novel Places Where They Sing RICHARD KING on The Case That Will Not Die by Herbert B. Ehrmann , an investigation into the controversial Sacco-Vanzetti trial of the 1920s

Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK

Contributors

Introduced By: Pat Williams

Unknown: Ramsay MacMullen

Unknown: D. A. N. Jones

Unknown: Simon Raven

Unknown: Herbert B. Ehrmann

Produced By: Alan Haydock

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700312]

Introduced by PAT WILLIAMS who reviews Apple of the Eye by STANLEY MiDDLETON , a portrait of contemporary life in the Midlands

DILYS POWELL on Madame de Maintenon by Charlotte Hal dane, a biography of the un-crowned queen of France

RICHARD MAYNE on The French Revolution by Francois Furet and Michel Drancourt

DAVID WATT reviews The Selling of 4he President by Joe Mc-Ginniss, an eye-witness account of the election of Richard Nixon

Produced by ROSEMARY hart

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Contributors

Introduced By: Pat Williams

Unknown: Stanley Middleton

Unknown: Charlotte Hal

Unknown: Francois Furet

Unknown: Michel Drancourt

Unknown: David Watt

Unknown: Richard Nixon

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700319]

Introduced by PAT WILLIAMS including

ROY FULLER on the translation of the Old Testament in the New English Bible

EDWARD HYAMS on -Frederick Sander , the Orchid King by Arthur Swinson. the biography of the man who became grower of orchids to

Queen Victoria JONATHAN RABAN On Lovers in War by Colin Spencer , the third novel in the quartet called Generation

Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK

9.58 Weather

Contributors

Introduced By: Pat Williams

Unknown: Roy Fuller

Unknown: Edward Hyams

Unknown: Frederick Sander

Unknown: Arthur Swinson.

Unknown: Queen Victoria Jonathan Raban

Unknown: Colin Spencer

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700326]

Introduced by OLEG KERENSKY who reviews Ma Vic , an autobiography by the Russian dancer and choreographer Serge Lifar

JACKIE GILLOTT on L. P. Hart ley's new novel My Sister's Keeper

JOHN RETTIE reviews Papa Doc bv Bernard Diederich and Al Burt , the first full account of life in present-day Haiti

RICHARD BOSTON on The Incredible Mile by Harold Elvin - the story of a train journey across the Soviet Union

Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK

Contributors

Introduced By: Oleg Kerensky

Unknown: Ma Vic

Unknown: Serge Lifar

Unknown: Jackie Gillott

Unknown: L. P. Hart

Unknown: John Rettie

Unknown: Papa Doc

Unknown: Bernard Diederich

Unknown: Al Burt

Unknown: Harold Elvin

Produced By: Alan Haydock

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700402]

Introduced by OLEG KERENSKY who reviews I Sing of the Body Electric, a new collection of stories by Ray Bradbury

MAURICE EDELMAN , MP, on Napoleon's Police by Peter de Polnay - an account of the French security force which foreshadowed the Gestapo

CYNTHIA KEE reviews Home of the Gentry, a new translation by Richard Freeborn of the Russian classic by Turgenev EDWIN MULLINS on Fake' by Clifford Irving - the story of Elmyr de Hory , the greatest art forger of our time

Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK

9.58 Weather

Contributors

Introduced By: Oleg Kerensky

Stories By: Ray Bradbury

Stories By: Maurice Edelman

Unknown: Peter de Polnay

Translation By: Richard Freeborn

Unknown: Turgenev Edwin Mullins

Unknown: Clifford Irving

Unknown: Elmyr de Hory