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Michael Aspel presents Radio 4s hour-long world-wide look at the weekend, with FRED STREETER in the garden and TROMpETTO in the kilchen Today's Papers at 8.45
8.59 Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Aspel
Unknown:
Fred Streeter

9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
Contributed by the BBC's Foreign News staff
(Revised edition: Tues, 9.5 am)
9.25 The Weekly World
COLIN VALDAR reviews what the weeklies have to say: illustrations read by STUART FORSYTH
9.40 The Week in Westminster
Parliamentarians discuss the week's business with TERENCE LANCASTER
Narrator BRYAN MARTIN
Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE
HUGH PURCELL , BERNARD TATE

Contributors

Unknown:
Colin Valdar
Read By:
Stuart Forsyth
Narrator:
Bryan Martin
Producers:
Paddy O'Keeffe
Narrator:
Hugh Purcell
Unknown:
Bernard Tate

Reflections on the Passion story from JOHN EBDON of the London Planetarium; TIM DAR-TON. publisher; MARTIN COOPER , music critic; JOHN WESTBROOK , actor: and ELIZABETH GOUDGE , novelist.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Ebdon
Unknown:
Martin Cooper
Unknown:
John Westbrook
Unknown:
Elizabeth Goudge

Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam.
Be it ever so stately, there's no place like home
David Franklin discovers that owning a palace, large or small, in the 20th century is not all pleasure.
Producer HELEN FRY

Contributors

Unknown:
David Franklin
Producer:
Helen Fry

A spontaneous discussion by Baroness Stocks, Lord Robens Kenneth Allsop
Dickie Henderson
Chairman DAVID JACOBS from Liss, Hampshire

Contributors

Unknown:
Lord Robens Kenneth Allsop
Unknown:
Dickie Henderson
Unknown:
Chairman David Jacobs

A modern fantasy for radio by Henry Cecil

(Crime doesn'pay ...: p 12)

Contributors

Writer:
Henry Cecil
Producer:
Archie Campbell
Norman Strang:
Peter Williams
Mr Justice Salisbury:
Gerald Cross
Judge's Clerk:
John Ruddock
Counsel:
Leslie Heritage
Leonard Tiptree:
John Challis
Editor:
John Samson
Det-Sup Miles/Solicitor:
Malcolm Hayes
Lord Chancellor:
William Fox
Sir Duncan/Ribblesdale/An MP:
Philip Leaver
Minister of Transport:
Geoffrey Beevers
Prime Minister/President's Agent:
Edward Kelsey
Foreign Secretary:
Lewis Stringer
Debtor:
Peter Bartlett
Company Chairman/American Governor:
Peter Marinker
Belinda Strang:
Katherine Parr
Mrs Hopkins:
Sheila Grant
Police, courtroom officials, shareholders:
[members of the cast]

Introduced from Leeds by Judith Chalmers
A Working Partnership - 7: BILL and KATH TAYLOR , medical missionaries, talk to JEAN GOODMAN.
Please Don't Keep Off the Grass: FRANK MELLOR on making the most of our public parks
Countercheck: NORMAN TOZER looks at the packaging of groceries and green-groceries
A Warning to Our Readers: an Edwardian alarm sounded by DENIS SHAW
The Story of Jorkel Hayforks by GEORGE MACKAY BROWN abridged by EDWARD HOLMES read by JOHN SHEDDEN

Contributors

Introduced By:
Judith Chalmers
Unknown:
Bill Taylor
Unknown:
Kath Taylor
Unknown:
Jean Goodman
Unknown:
Frank Mellor
Unknown:
Norman Tozer
Unknown:
Denis Shaw
Written By:
George MacKay Brown
Abridged By:
Edward Holmes
Read By:
John Shedden

More of Henry Mancini talking about the composer's approach to movie musicals, with illustrations from his film scores. Introduced by JOHN BENTLEY Written by LYN FAIRHURST Producer BOBBY JAYE

Contributors

Unknown:
Henry Mancini
Introduced By:
John Bentley
Written By:
Lyn Fairhurst
Producer:
Bobby Jaye

Black Light
A thriller for radio by MICHAEL GILBERT with Colin Gordon and Edward Kelsey
Other parts GEOFFREY BEEVERS ROBIN BROWNE and JOHN ROWE Producer CHARLES LEFEAUX
(Repeated: Monday, 3.0 pm)
(... but writing about it does: page 12)

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Gilbert
Unknown:
Colin Gordon
Unknown:
Edward Kelsey
Unknown:
Geoffrey Beevers
Unknown:
Robin Browne
Unknown:
John Rowe
Producer:
Charles Lefeaux
Michael Templeton:
William Eedle
Laura Templeton:
Katherine Parr
Sgt-Major O'Farrell:
Leonard Fenton
Professor Reynolds:
John Ruddock
Bruce Fairfax:
Brian Hewlett
Major Crawshaw:
David March
The Count:
Gerald Cross
Brigadier Partridge:
Colin Gordon
Commander George Oldroyd:
Edward Kelsey
Sir James Flint:
Leslie Heritage
Chief Supt Nicholas:
David Gooderson
The Home Secretary:
Simon Lack
Leopold Black, mp:
Douglas Blackwell
Geordie:
Nigel Anthony
Toni:
Sandra Payne
Col Sholitov:
Ronald Herdman
Professor Gauss:
Michael Kilgarriff
Mr Justice Bullimore:
Martin Friend

A late-evening conversation in Which ANTHONY LEWIS. BARONESS WOOTTON and ESMOND WRIGHT exchange thoughts, opinions, ideas and prejudices with BRIAN REDHEAD
Producer STANLEY WILLIAMSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Lewis.
Unknown:
Esmond Wright
Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Producer:
Stanley Williamson

Then Easter in my heart sends up the Sun: a miscellany of words and music
With COLIN H. DAVIS , DAVID DAVIS and JO MANNING WILSON
Producer PETER ARMSTRONG

Contributors

Unknown:
Colin H. Davis
Unknown:
David Davis
Unknown:
Jo Manning Wilson
Producer:
Peter Armstrong

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