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Michael Aspel with Radio 4's worldwide look at the weekend. This morning, 48 hours before the Farnborough Show, the accent's on air travel: live interviews from a passenger jet over Britain, traffic reports from Douglas Cameron in the Today helicopter, plus the big names from the world of flying.
7.50 Travel news, What's on. VHF: Regional news, weather
7.55 Weather, programme news
8.00 News and more of Today including at 8.20 Pru Leith on food; at 8.30* Sports desk from Munich; at 8.45 Today's Papers; at 8.59 Weekend weather

Contributors

Introduced by:
Michael Aspel
Reporter:
Douglas Cameron
Guest:
Pru Leith

Radio 4 fills you in on the political scene at home and abroad, starting with 9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
Contributed by the BBC's Foreign News staff
(Revised edition: Tues, 9.5 am)
9.30 The Weekly World
GERARD EVANS reviews what the weeklies have to say, with illustrations read by ROY WILLIAMSON 9.45 Talking Politics
ANTHONY KING looks at the Party Whips, both as they seem to themselves and as they seem to those they discipline
Narrator MARTIN MUNCASTER Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE
MARTIN COX , ANNE SLOMAN

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerard Evans
Read By:
Roy Williamson
Unknown:
Anthony King
Narrator:
Martin Muncaster
Producers:
Paddy O'Keeffe
Producers:
Martin Cox
Producers:
Anne Sloman

10.30 Value for Money
An examination in four programmes of the consumer movement
1: Theme and Variations
The. origins and development of consumer research and advice in the USA and Britain.
Taking part: EIRLYS ROBERTS, editor of Which; sociologist MICHAEL YOUNG , who founded the Consumers' Association; ARTHUR KALLET , first director of the American organisation Consumers' Union; and consumer advocate RALPH NADER.
Presented and produced by GRAHAM TAYAR
11.0 Workface
A 20-part case study in industrial relations
17: Steward or Statesmant
11.30 Key to Music
Twelve programmes in which PETER WISHART examines the basic materials of music. 9: Aria and Rondo

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Young
Unknown:
Arthur Kallet
Unknown:
Ralph Nader.
Produced By:
Graham Tayar
Unknown:
Peter Wishart

Introduced by DESMOND LYNAM in Munich and CHRISTOPHER MARTIN -JENKINS in London
Featuring the eighth day of the Olympic Games; Gillette Cup Final: League Football in England and Scotland; Racing; Golf and Rugby League. Producers
BOB BURROWS in Munich and ROGER MACDONALD in London

Contributors

Introduced By:
Desmond Lynam
Introduced By:
Christopher Martin
Unknown:
Bob Burrows
Unknown:
Roger MacDonald

A weekly quiz on music and general knowledge with the Services stationed in Hog Kong. Masirah and Gan.
Panel: NAN WINTON , TED MOULT NEIL DURDEN-SMITH V
47th Light Regiment RA Hong Kong:
JOHN HOPKINS , DAVID BARTON JOHN REID. TONY LEWING
Questionmaster ALUN WILLIAMS Questions set by the producer MICHAEL TUKE-HASTINGS
(By arrangement with BFBS) (Repeated: Friday, 6.15 pm)
12.55 Weather, programme news VHF : Regional news, weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Nan Winton
Unknown:
John Hopkins
Unknown:
David Barton
Unknown:
John Reid.
Unknown:
Tony Lewing
Unknown:
Questionmaster Alun Williams
Producer:
Michael Tuke-Hastings

starring
Wilfrid Brambell Harry H. Corbett featuring YOOTHA JOYCE with KATHERINE PARR , SHEILA GRANT A Box in Town
Written and adapted for radio by RAY GALTON and ALAN SIMPSON Producer BOBBY JAYE

Contributors

Unknown:
Wilfrid Brambell
Unknown:
Harry H. Corbett
Unknown:
Yootha Joyce
Unknown:
Katherine Parr
Unknown:
Ray Galton
Unknown:
Alan Simpson
Producer:
Bobby Jaye

The Last Cuckoo of Spring by PETER FAWCETT
' But what clicks about you as far as I'm concerned is that you just go up to the table, take what you want, and you just leave the rest '
Producer ANTHONY CORNISH (from Birmingham)

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Fawcett
Producer:
Anthony Cornish
Syd:
Keith Drinkel
Jenny:
Helen Lloyd
Josh:
George Woolley
Alice:
Joyce Latham
Sam:
Sam Woodward
Reg:
Alan Devereux
Stan Sandiacre:
Graham Rigby
Sir Simon:
Edgar Wreford
Waiter:
John Howden
Warden:
John Howden

Introduced by Judith Chalmers Small Jobs in the Garden: seasonal tips from GEOFF AMOS Guest: Joan Hassall , Master of the Art Workers Guild
Do-it-yourself petrol stations: NIGEL MURPHY weighs up the pros and cons
What the European papers say. Ruined Cities, Bulls and Bouillabaisse: SONIA BEESLEY visits Provence
The Dead Past by AL NUSSBAUM abridged by PAT MCLOUGHLIN read by CLIVE CHAMPNEY

Contributors

Introduced By:
Judith Chalmers
Unknown:
Joan Hassall
Unknown:
Nigel Murphy
Unknown:
Sonia Beesley
Abridged By:
Pat McLoughlin
Read By:
Clive Champney

presents Alfred Hitchcock with Jon Finch , Barry Foster and Billie Whitelaw , the stars of his new thriller Frenzy
Introduced by JOHN BENTLEY Written by LYN FAIRHURST Producer BOBBY JAYE

Contributors

Unknown:
Alfred Hitchcock
Unknown:
Jon Finch
Unknown:
Barry Foster
Unknown:
Billie Whitelaw
Introduced By:
John Bentley
Written By:
Lyn Fairhurst
Producer:
Bobby Jaye

The game that turns the pages of showbiz history with Jon Pertwee , Prunella Scales George Benson , Benny Green Chairman Jack Watson Programme devised and compiled by DENIS GIFFORD Producer JOHN DYAS
5.55 Weather, programme news VHF : Regional news, weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Jon Pertwee
Unknown:
Prunella Scales
Unknown:
George Benson
Unknown:
Jack Watson
Unknown:
Denis Gifford
Producer:
John Dyas

The Strong Are Lonely by FRITZ HOCHWALDER translated by EVA LE GALLIENNE : adapted for radio by MOLLIE HARDWICK with William Squire and Roger Delgado
Buenos Aires. 1767
Producer DAVID H. GODFREY
(Repeated: Monday, 3.0 pm)
(Alexander John is in ' Canterbury Tales ' at the Phoenix Theatre; Leonard Fenton in ' The Old Ones ' at the Royal Court Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown:
Fritz Hochwalder
Translated By:
Eva Le Gallienne
Unknown:
Mollie Hardwick
Unknown:
William Squire
Unknown:
Roger Delgado
Producer:
David H. Godfrey
Unknown:
Alexander John
Unknown:
Leonard Fenton
Alfonso Fernandez, SJ, Father Provincial:
William Squire
Rochus Lieberman, SJ, Father Superior:
John Rowe
Candia:
Brian Haines
Naguacu:
Nigel Graham
Ladislaus Oros, SJ:
Alexander John
Jose Bustillos:
Manning Wilson
Andre Cornelis, a Dutch trader:
Rolf Lefebvre
William Clarke, SJ, Father Procurator:
Fraser Kerr
Don Pedro de Miura, the King's Deputy:
Roger . Delgado
Captain Arago:
John Samson
Captain Villano:
Martin Friend
Lorenzo Querinian Italian traveller:
Leonard Fenton
The Bishop of Buenos Aires:
John Ruddock
Garcia Queseda, a merchant:
Brian Haines
Alvaro Catalde:
Nigel Graham

From the world of opera ana the concert platform, Owen Brannigan , OBE
The distinguished basso recalls a lifetime of musical adventure - from his first recording as an unknown in Faust with Joan Hammond and Heddle Nash to the roles he has created in Benjamin Britten 's operas. The programme is interspersed with the good-humoured folk songs and ballads for which he is famous.
Producer TRAFFORD WHITELOCK (Repeated: Friday, 9.5 am)

Contributors

Unknown:
Owen Brannigan
Unknown:
Joan Hammond
Unknown:
Heddle Nash
Unknown:
Benjamin Britten

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