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A series in which you meet interesting and unusual people from all walks of life
' The Bolshie'
Jameson Clark speaks with GEORGE ROBERTSON , sawmiller of Eshiels, Peeblesshire

Contributors

Unknown:
Jameson Clark
Unknown:
George Robertson

played by the BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA Leader,lan Tyre
Conductor, Iain SUTHERLAND with JAMES HucHES (harmonica) Harold Rich (piano)
Introduced by Roy WILLIAMSON

Contributors

Conductor:
Iain Sutherland
Piano:
Harold Rich
Introduced By:
Roy Williamson

The book by GEOFFREY MORGAN adapted as a serial reading in five parts by the author
Read by RICHARD HURNDALL
1:The Visitor
Behind the East End junkyardsurrounded by factories, hoard-inns, and high walls-was a garden. Helped by his young friend Joe. Mr. Penny had created a small piece of paradise-a garden in a wilderness.
Broadcast on October 12. 1967

Contributors

Book By:
Geoffrey Morgan
Read By:
Richard Hurndall

Alfie Bass discusses with Roy PLOMLEY in a recorded programme devised by him the gramophone records he would take to a desert island
Produced by Michael Hall
Alfie Bass is. in ' Fiddler on the Roof ' at Her Majesty's Theatre. London

Contributors

Unknown:
Alfie Bass
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Produced By:
Michael Hall
Produced By:
Alfie Bass

A family magazine introduced by KEN SYKORA and including:
' Life with Queen Victoria ':
Jack Singleton talks to SIR VICTOR MALLET , whose mother's letters-she was a Maid of Honour at Court-are published today
Clean Bill of Health:
LESLIE SMITH meets the Public Health Inspector
Encounter in Berlin:
PETER VARGAS has an assignation at the Zoo Hauptbahnhof
To Sarah with Love:
ELIZABETH SEAGER chooses a book of poems for her godchild
COMPETITION
Listeners are invited to write a poem or short talk. The poem should be no longer than sixteen lines and should include the phrase Bridle Path to Wendens Ambomagical words which occur on an Essex signpost. The subject of the prose piece should be A Turning Point in My Life-maximum length 450 words.
Send your entry, marked Competition to Home This Afternoon, BBC, P.O. Box 1AA, London, W.1, by Hay 12. As weJl as the usual money prizes the winner will be offered the Cecil Hunt Scholarship , a free week at the Writers' Summer School in Derbyshire.

Contributors

Introduced By:
Ken Sykora
Talks:
Jack Singleton
Unknown:
Victor Mallet
Unknown:
Leslie Smith
Unknown:
Peter Vargas
Unknown:
Elizabeth Seager
Unknown:
Cecil Hunt Scholarship

Regional news-The stories behind the headlines-Scotland Yard Calling-South-East Sport -MICHAEL Brooke looks at listeners' letters in Postscript Introduced by Tim GUDGIN
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Brooke
Introduced By:
Tim Gudgin

A panel game devised by Tony Shryane and Edward J. Mason
DILYS POWELL and Frank MUIR challenge
ANNE Scott-James and Denis Norden
In the chair, Jack Longland

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Dilys Powell
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Jack Longland

by Lewis Jones with Leslie Sands , Avis Bunnage Marjorie Westbury
Still waters run deep-and the placid surface of the domestic pond waits only for a passing storm to ruffle it and stir its mud.
Cast:
Produced by ARCHIE Campcell
Avis Bunnage is in ' Fiddler on the Roof ' at Her Majesty's Theatre, London

Contributors

Unknown:
Lewis Jones
Unknown:
Leslie Sands
Unknown:
Avis Bunnage
Unknown:
Marjorie Westbury
Produced By:
Archie Campcell
Mother:
Avis Bunnagk
Jean, her daughter:
Marjorie Westbury
Alan, her son:
Michael Harbour
Roy, her son-in-law:
Jon Rollason
Margo, her daughter-in-law:
Patricia Franklin
Connie:
Apple Brook
Dad:
Leslie Sanus

The Flight of the Phoenix by Elleston Trevor abridged by H. R. F. Keating Read by Alan Badel
Produced by George Angell
First of fifteen instalments
An aircraft with a crew of two and twelve passengers is forced down in the Sahara Desert. With no hope of being rescued, with hardly any water, the survivors face the tierce light of the sun and the dreadful silence of the desert, determined to survive when survival seems impossible.

Contributors

Unknown:
Elleston Trevor
Abridged By:
H. R. F. Keating
Read By:
Alan Badel
Produced By:
George Angell

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