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9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
(Revised edition: Tues, 9.5 am)
9.30 The Weekly World
TREVOR SMITH reviews what the weeklies have to say: illustrations read by JON CURLE
9.45 Talking Politics
ANTHONY KING takes a look at the office of the British Ombudsman. He examines the case-history of one complainant whose problem was taken to the office by his mp. Narrator DAVID BROOMFIELD Producers KEVIN RUANE
MARTIN COX , ANNE DUNCAN-JONES

Contributors

Unknown:
Trevor Smith
Read By:
Jon Curle
Unknown:
Anthony King
Producers:
Kevin Ruane
Producers:
Martin Cox

10.30 Vient de parattre Vins de France
11.0 Poetry at Large
MICHAEL BAKEWELL investigates the new popularity of poetry and of public readings
2: Instant Communication Producer PEGGY BACON
11.30 Perspective. Panto Time: ADRIAN RENDLE discusses the traditions and conventions of pantomime with ARTHUR ASKEY. RONNIE CORBETT , ALBERT J. KNIGHT , DEREK SALBERG and MARGARET DRABBLE
(Publications: page 60)

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Bakewell
Producer:
Peggy Bacon
Unknown:
Arthur Askey.
Unknown:
Ronnie Corbett
Unknown:
Albert J. Knight
Unknown:
Derek Salberg
Unknown:
Margaret Drabble

A general knowledge contest Question-masters JOHN ELLISON and TIM GUDGIN
Second Round - 12:
West of England v The Midlands ST JOSEPH'S COLLEGE. Ipswich V BISHOP FOX'S GIRLS SCHOOL Taunton
Questions set by ROY SMITH Producer MARTIN FISHER
(Repeated: Friday, 6.15 pm)
12.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Question-Masters:
John Ellison
Unknown:
Roy Smith
Producer:
Martin Fisher

Daybreak by ARTHUR SCHNITZLER : translated and adapted by THOMAS SCHWALM and HOWARD THOMPSON with David Timson and Helen Fraser The girl. on the bed sleeps with her face buried in the pillow. The man, dressing stealthily with his back to her, buttons his tunic, smooths his hair. The girl mutters in her sleep. Cautiously the man puts a new banknote on the bedside table, carefully moving to one side a glass of water with its single overblown rose.'
Other parts GEOFFREY BEEVERS
JANE KNOWLES , MATTHEW WALTERS Producer COLIN TUCKER
(Doreen Andrew is in Abelard and Heloise' at Wyndham's
Theatre. London)

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur Schnitzler
Adapted By:
Thomas Schwalm
Adapted By:
Howard Thompson
Unknown:
David Timson
Unknown:
Helen Fraser
Unknown:
Geoffrey Beevers
Unknown:
Jane Knowles
Unknown:
Matthew Walters
Producer:
Colin Tucker
Producer:
Doreen Andrew
Kasda:
David Timson
Leopoldine:
Helen Fraser
Wilram:
Lockwood West
Consul:
Malcolm Hayes
Dr TUgUt:
James Thomason
Bogner:
Nigel, Anthony
Joseph:
Martin Friend
Lt Greising:
Antony Higginson
Herr Kessner:
John Bott
Frau Kessner:
Doreen Andrew
Emilie:
Stephanie Turner
Guest:
John Ruddock

Introduced by Judith Chalmers
I Know I Ought to, but...: Joyce Grenfell, Bunty James and Edward Mace on the New Year resolutions they won't be making
It All Starts Two Years Beforehand: Sylvia East organises symphony concerts
I'd Like to Meet...: Jane Austen. Millicent Isherwood explains her choice
Writer Talking: Elwyn Jones, author of many episodes of Softly, Softly and Z Cars, talks to Brian Hoey
Behind the Travel Brochures: Lorna Braithwaite and John Carter discuss what to look out for
Beginning The New Year by Arnold Bennett abridged by Doreen Estall read by Lawrence James

Contributors

Introduced By:
Judith Chalmers
Unknown:
Joyce Grenfell.
Unknown:
Jane Austen.
Unknown:
Millicent Isherwood
Unknown:
Elwyn Jones
Unknown:
Lorna Braithwaite
Unknown:
John Carter
Unknown:
Arnold Bennett
Abridged By:
Doreen Estall
Read By:
Lawrence James

presents Frankie Howerd
John Cleese and Graham Stark with their current comedies Up the Chastity Belt
And Now for Something Completely Different
The Magnificent 7 Deadly Sins Introduced by DAVID GEARY Written by LYN FAIRHURST Producer BOBBY JAYE

Contributors

Unknown:
Frankie Howerd
Unknown:
John Cleese
Unknown:
Graham Stark
Introduced By:
David Geary
Written By:
Lyn Fairhurst
Producer:
Bobby Jaye

In which the Week Ending team review and repeat some of the highlights of the year With NIGEL REES, DAVID JASON, BILL WALLIS, FRANK ABBOTT and BILL MCGUFFIE at the piano
Script by PETER SPENCE
Producers DAVID HATCH and SIMON BRETT
5.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Jason Bill Wallis
Unknown:
Frank Abbott
Unknown:
Bill McGuffie
Script By:
Peter Spence
Producers:
David Hatch
Producers:
Simon Brett

by Robins Millar
with John Cairney as Ronnie Vexted
It's 1927 and strange things are happening at the home of Major Vexted. His son died in the 1914-18 war. Or did he?
Adapted for radio and produced by Eddie Fraser
(from Glasgow)

Contributors

Author:
Robins Millar
Adapted by/Producer:
Eddie Fraser
Ronnie Vexted:
John Cairney
Anna:
Juliet Cadzow
The Rev Arthur Stanes:
Bryden Murdoch
Dorothy Stanes:
Doris McLatchie
Miss Newton:
Marjorie Dalziel
Gibbs:
E.J.P. Mace
James Harding:
Victor Carin
Major Vexted:
Callum Mill
Mrs Vexted:
Lennox Milne
Pamela Bentley:
June Andrews
A boy:
Rose McBain

A late-evening conversation in which
MARY STOTT , COLIN WELLAND THE MARQUESS OF HERTFORD exchange thoughts, opinions, ideas and prejudices with BRIAN REDHEAD ' Producer MICHAEL GREEN

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary Stott
Unknown:
Colin Welland
Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Producer:
Michael Green

Gwen Berryman -, Doris Archer of The Archers, discusses with ROY PLOMLEY (in a recorded programme devised by him) the gramophone records she would take to a desert island. Producer RONALD COOK
(Repeated: Monday, 12.25 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Gwen Berryman
Unknown:
Doris Archer
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Producer:
Ronald Cook

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