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7.10 On Your Farm: a weekly review of the agricultural scene Produced by ANTHONY PARKIN 'from Birmingham)
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Outlook
7.50-8.0 Regional news, weather and programme news

Contributors

Produced By:
Anthony Parkin

Radio 4 fills you in on the political scene at home and abroad, starting with 9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
Contributed bv the BBC's Foreign News Staff
(Rev edition: Tuesday, 9.5 am)
9.30 The Weekly World
DONALD MCLACHLAN reviews what the weeklies have to say, with illustrations read by RONALD FLETCHER
9.45 The Week in Westminster
Parliamentarians discuss the week's business with ALAN WATKINS †
Narrator Roy Williamson Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE MARTIN COX , BERNARD TATE

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald McLachlan
Read By:
Ronald Fletcher
Narrator:
Alan Watkins
Producers:
Paddy O'Keeffe
Producers:
Martin Cox
Producers:
Bernard Tate

A spontaneous discussion by RT HON RICHARD MARSH , MP BAMBER GASCOIGNE
GEOFFREY JOHNSON SMITH , MP DAVID FROST
Chairman DAVID JACOBS
Produced by MICHAEL BOWEN from Shrewsbury

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Marsh
Unknown:
Bamber Gascoigne
Unknown:
Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Produced By:
Michael Bowen

by Alick Rowe
2But we're not thieves, Mrs Prince. Thieves don'ring and ask for admission.... So why did you think it necessary to try to call the police?"

Contributors

Writer:
Alick Rowe
Producer:
Colin Tucker
Tommy Prince:
Edward Kelsey
Betty Prince:
Olwen Griffiths
John:
Nigel Anthony
Taff:
Clive Merrison
Chris:
Bernard Finch
Knotty:
Eric Allan
Sergeant:
Gerald Cross

Introduced by Judith Chalmers What's the money used for?: a working wife and mother who's a part-time physiotherapist
A Good Read: DAVID BENEDICTUS talks about some books he couldn'put down
Swedish Angle on Career and Family: LILLEMOR ERLANDER
Music Festivals - for whose benefit?: discussed by ANTONY HOPKINS. RICHARD GRAVES, and. BRIAN GEAR
DAVID MARCH reads Another Self by JAMES LEES-MILNE abridged bv MOLLIE HARDWtCK
Last instalment (serial music: The Wild Bears by Elgar)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Judith Chalmers
Unknown:
James Lees-Milne

TONY BILBOW looks at current American films dealing with the colour problem - including the comedies Watermelon Man and The Landlord and William Wyler 's drama The Liberation of L. B. Jones.
Written by LYN FAIRHURST Produced by BOBBY JAYE

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Bilbow
Unknown:
William Wyler
Unknown:
L. B. Jones.
Written By:
Lyn Fairhurst
Produced By:
Bobby Jaye

Yorkshireman - Security Officer
A series of plays written by ANTHONY SCOTT VEITCH
A View from the Edge
Jonas Cobcroft is a right old rascal, a self-made man from weaver to mill owner. But no one will accept him as a rich man any more than they did when he was poor. And Jonas resents that.
Produced by ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON
(Repeated: Tuesday, 3.30 pm)
5.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Written By:
Anthony Scott Veitch
Unknown:
Jonas Cobcroft
Produced By:
Alastair Scott Johnston
featuring:
William Gaunt
as Mister:
Frank Pybus
with:
Tom Watson
as Major:
Duncan Geddes
and:
Olive Milbourne
as Mrs:
Mary Pybus
Jonas Cobcroft:
John Sharp
Susan Ellacott:
Elizabeth Proud
Jim Cobcroft:
Andrew Sachs

A series of 13 dramatisations based on the campaign in North Africa during the Second World War
Narrator Michael Flanders Military historical adviser KENNETH MACKSEY
4: Rommel Cast:
GERALD CROSS, KERRY FRANCIS
GARARD GREEN, LESLIE HERITAGE HECTOR ROSS , PETER TUDDENHAM PATRICK TULL
Written and produced by JOHN BRIDGES

Contributors

Narrator:
Michael Flanders
Unknown:
Kenneth MacKsey
Unknown:
Kerry Francis
Unknown:
Leslie Heritage
Unknown:
Hector Ross
Unknown:
Peter Tuddenham
Unknown:
Patrick Tull
Produced By:
John Bridges

Written by Barry Took, Johnnie Mortimer and Brian Cooke starring Kenneth Horne with KENNETH WILLIAMS , HUGH PADDICK and BETTY MARSDEN Music by THE MAX HARRIS GROUP
Announcer DOUGLAS SMITH
Produced by JOHN SIMMONDS ‡
(The Golden Age of Radio Comedy - Richard Mayne on 'The Goon Show ': The Listener dated 10 December)

Contributors

Unknown:
Johnnie Mortimer
Unknown:
Brian Cooke
Unknown:
Kenneth Horne
Unknown:
Kenneth Williams
Unknown:
Hugh Paddick
Unknown:
Betty Marsden
Unknown:
Max Harris
Announcer:
Douglas Smith
Produced By:
John Simmonds
Unknown:
Richard Mavne

by Oscar Wilde
with Noel Johnson, Ronald Lewis, Jane Wenham, Rosemary Martin

A revival of Wilde's famous play, first produced in 1895, that tells of a serious indiscretion which Mrs Cheveley attempts to turn to her advantage.
The Persons of the Play, in the order of their speaking:
(Repeated: Monday, 3.0 pm)

(Jane Wenham is a National Theatre player; Ellen Pollock is in ' Lady Frederick ' at the Duke of York's Theatre: Lisa Rayne in There's a Girl in my Soup' at the Comedy Theatre. London)

9.58 Weather

Contributors

Author:
Oscar Wilde
Producer:
David Geary
Mason, butler to Sir Robert Chiltern:
Richard Griffiths
Mrs Marchmont:
Llsa Rayne
The Countess of Basildon:
Jill Simcox
The Earl of Caversham, KG:
Ralph Truman
Lady Chiltern:
Jane Wenham
Miss Mabel Chiltern:
Jane Knowles
Lady Markby:
Ellen Pollock
Mrs Cheveley:
Rosemary Martin
Sir Robert Chiltern, Bt, Under-secretary for Foreign Affairs:
Noel Johnson
Viscount Goring:
Ronald Lewis
Phipps, Lord Goring's servant:
James Thomason

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More