All The Human Frame Requires

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Genome: [r3 Bd=19800301]A not-too-serious compendium, in four parts, of stories and poems centred on food.

Compiled by H. COLIN DAVIS and ROBIN HOLMES , and introduced by H. Colin Davis At the end of Hilaire Belloc 's cautionary tale about Henry King. given to ' chewing little bits of string', the poet writes: Oh my friends, be warned by me

That breakfast, dinner, lunch and tea

Are all the human frame requires.

With that the wretched child expires.

1: Breakfast

Readers ROBIN HOLMES ROWENA ROBERTS and DM'ID TIMSON

Producer BRUN MILLER BBC Bristol

(Lunch: tomorrow 10.5pm)

Genome: [r3 Bd=19800301] Unknown: H. Colin Davis

Unknown: Robin Holmes

Unknown: Hilaire Belloc

Unknown: Henry King.

Readers: Robin Holmes

Readers: Rowena Roberts

Genome: [r3 Bd=19800302]2: Lunch

(Tea: tomorrow 10.25 pm)

Genome: [r3 Bd=19800303]3: Tea

' Tea is now firmly established as our national drink at all social levels, a drink which we claim with chauvinistic fervour no other country can brew so effectively, if at all.'

(Dinner: tomorrow 10.45)

Genome: [r3 Bd=19800304]4: Dinner

' Of the four meals which Hilaire Belloc deemed the human frame to require, dinner is the most evocative of pleasure, the most varied in its content and presentation... '

Readers ROBIN HOLMES ROWENA ROBERTS and DAVID TIMSON

Producer Brian MILLER BBC Bristol

Genome: [r3 Bd=19800304] Unknown: Hilaire Belloc

Readers: Robin Holmes

Readers: Rowena Roberts

Producer: Brian Miller