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: Bridge

A challenge match of one hand played in duplicate. The winners play another team next week.
London (last week's winners)

Mrs. A. L. Fleming, P. Juan, B. Schapiro, N. S. L. Smart
v. Bridge Hosts

Baroness de Straelborn, Capt. Ulick Brown, P. R. G. Charters, A. R. Lederer

Introduced by Terence Reese and Harold Franklin.
This hand is bid and played. The programme is recorded and the players had no advance knowledge of the cards.
West deals at game-all
(BBC recording)


Player (London): Mrs. A. L. Fleming
Player (London): P. Juan
Player (London): B. Schapiro
Player (London): N. S. L. Smart
Player (Bridge Hosts): Baroness de Straelborn
Player (Bridge Hosts): Capt. Ulick Brown
Player (Bridge Hosts): P. R. G. Charters
Player (Bridge Hosts): A. R. Lederer
Presenter: Terence Reese
Presenter: Harold Franklin

: Naturalists' Notebook: Low Tide and Below

Edited and introduced by Gwynne Vevers.

Robert Forster describes the underwater exploration of rocky reefs of south-west England.

Jon Miller reviews the results of a number of years of observation on inshore sting-rays in the English Channel.

Donald Hancock describes predator-prey relationships among marine animals.

(BBC recording)


Editor/presenter: Gwynne Vevers
Item presenter: Robert Forster
Item presenter: Jon Miller
Item presenter: Donald Hancock
Producer: Winwood Reade

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