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: Sarah Kennedy

with the Dawn Patrol
News, views and music, plus a review of the morning's newspapers.

: Pause for Thought

With Roger Roberts.


Unknown: Roger Roberts.

: Wake Up to Wogan

News, travel, weather and the greatest hits of all time.

: Pause for Thought

With Adrian Plass.


Unknown: Adrian Plass.

: Ken Bruce

Dedications and requests. Including at 10.00 Pick of the Hits.

: Jimmy Young

Talking to the people who make the news. Plus listeners' legal questions answered.

: Debbie Thrower

A mix of music and chat, with listeners' views and comments. Plus regular features from the kitchen and garden.

: Ed Stewart

Including the final of the , Accumulator Quiz and regular travel updates.

: John Dunn

Including the Mystery Voice competition and at 6.45 a look ahead to the weekend sporting action.

: Speaking Volumes

Sarah Kennedy chairs the chatty quiz show about best-selling books and authors. Joining her on this week's programme is regular guest
Maurice Leonard with Jeffrey Archer , Ken Follett and Eve Pollard.


Unknown: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: Maurice Leonard
Unknown: Jeffrey Archer
Unknown: Ken Follett

: Friday Night Is Music Night

From the Hippodrome, Golders Green, London,
Kenneth Alwyn conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday , with guest singers Janine Roebuck and Anthony Marber , William Davies (piano), and Serenata Voices, directed by David Beavan.
Introduced by Robin Boyle. Producer Alan Boyd


Unknown: Kenneth Alwyn
Unknown: Martin Loveday
Singers: Janine Roebuck
Singers: Anthony Marber
Piano: William Davies
Directed By: David Beavan.
Introduced By: Robin Boyle.
Producer: Alan Boyd

: Whisky Galore!

Stanley Baxter reads the final part of Compton Mackenzie 's hilarious tale.
8: The exciseman arrives, and the prospect of prison beckons. Will the island's stream soon be flowing with the Water of Life?
Abridged and directed by Neil Cargill
A KDMH production


Unknown: Stanley Baxter
Unknown: Compton MacKenzie

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton introduces a session from the Brighouse and Rastrick Band, conducted by David Hirst.


Introduces: Frank Renton
Conducted By: David Hirst.

: Welsh Rarebits Radio 2 Arts Programme

Glenys Kinnock presents tonight's edition from
Wales. This year, Welsh
National Opera celebrates its fiftieth anniversary. Meanwhile, the debate continues about how and where Wales should start its own national theatre.
There is news from Cardiff, which in the last few years has established itself as a major centre for the production of animated films. And how well are the Welsh-language arts doing? A Perryscope production


Unknown: Glenys Kinnock

: Digby Fairweather

with Jazz Notes
Music from Stan Tracey ,
Deirdre Cartwright and the BBC Big Band.


Unknown: Stan Tracey
Unknown: Deirdre Cartwright

: Charles Nove

Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought With Pauline Webb.


Unknown: Pauline Webb.

: Rianna Scipio

Music, conversation and dedications by fax:(0171) [number removed].
EMAIL: radio2@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Ray Harvey

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