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Multi-Coloured Swap Shop


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Noel Edmonds, Keith Chegwin, John Craven and Maggie Philbin
Ring them and their guests on [number removed] anytime after 9.30.
Keep in 'touch' with rugby superstar Gareth Edwards and find out his news and views from the world of sport.
'Waiting' for your calls will be Manuel - better known as Andrew Sachs.
(He's taken the day off from Fawlty Towers - but does Basil know?)
Are you attracted to magnets? Find out with Professor Eric Laithwaite who's dropping in for a scientific swap this morning.
Maggie Philbin and Keith Chegwin are on the road again - where will they be today?
Hear the latest news from John Craven. Have you got a story for him? Drop him a line to the address at the end.
Pop Swap with Madness and hear the new heavy, heavy sound from 'One step beyond'.
Write to us at: Swap Shop, [address removed].


Presenter: Noel Edmonds
Presenter: Keith Chegwin
Presenter: John Craven
Presenter: Maggie Philbin
Guest: Gareth Edwards
Guest: Andrew Sachs
Guest: Professor Eric Laithwaite
Producer: Crispin Evans
Editor: Rosemary Gill

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