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A Word in Edgeways


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A late-evening conversation in which
GILLIAN REYNOLDS , JAMES RING and A. M. P. BROOKES freely exchange thoughts, opinions, ideas and prejudices with BRIAN REDHEAD
Produced by JOHN MUSGRAVE The four people who begin talking to each other on a Saturday night have no idea where it will all lead to at the end of the programme. But they do know that, in between, whatever they say will be considered gems of wisdom by some and nonsense by others. They know the letters will flow in on Monday morning - mostly addressed to Brian Redhead who has prompted, provoked, and silenced his guests for nearly four years.
It's important that a programme like this isn'too short. ' 'Give people time to think,' says John Musgrave , ' and don'expect them to sum up God, birth control, or the economic situation, all in two minutes '


Unknown: Gillian Reynolds
Unknown: James Ring
Unknown: A. M. P. Brookes
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Produced By: John Musgrave
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: John Musgrave

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