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Michael Aspel introduces Radio 4's 60-minute worldwide look at the weekend.
7.50
Travel news and What's on 7.55 Weather, programme news
8.0 News and more of Today including Sportsdesk; at 8.30" Sports Spot; at 8.40* Today's Papers

Contributors

Introduces:
Michael Aspel

9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
9.30 The Week in Westminster Parliamentarians discuss the week's business with PATRICK COSGRAVE
10.0 News
10.2 The Weekly World
MICHAEL MOLYNEUX reviews what the weeklies have to say with illustrations read by ROY WILLIAMSON
Narrator BRYAN MARTIN
Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE
BERNARD TATE , GERRY MONTÉ

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrick Cosgrave
Unknown:
Michael Molyneux
Narrator:
Roy Williamson
Producers:
Paddy O'Keeffe
Unknown:
Bernard Tate

Introduced by PETER JONES
News and prospects for the day's sport, featuring: Football in England and Scotland; Racing from Doncaster; Rugby Union and Rugby League. (Sport on 2: from 2.2 pm)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Peter Jones

Presenter Roger Cook You and Your Time
Food Column: DEREK COOPER with what's new in the world of food.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?

Contributors

Presenter:
Roger Cook
Unknown:
Derek Cooper

A general knowledge contest between schools in England, Scotland, Wales and N Ireland. Questionmasters JOHN ELLISON and TIM GUDGIN
First Round. 1: Scotland
KIRKCUDBRIGHT ACADEMY V
LOCKERBIE ACADEMY
Questions set by ROY SMITH who says:
12.55
Weather, programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
N Ireland.
Unknown:
John Ellison
Unknown:
Tim Gudgin
Unknown:
Roy Smith

A spontaneous discussion by Rt Hön
Anthony Wedgwood Benn , MP Katharine Whitehorn Lord Stokes John Selwyn Gummer . mp
Chairman David Jacobs from Lichfield, Staffordshire

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Wedgwood Benn
Unknown:
Katharine Whitehorn
Unknown:
Lord Stokes
Unknown:
John Selwyn Gummer
Unknown:
David Jacobs

Introduced by Judith Chalmers The week in Woman's Hour.
What the European papers say. Know Your CountrysidePHIL DRAB8LE uizzes DIANA COOPER and LESLIE CROWTHER.
Fit for Work?: advice on keeping healthy for women at work. 2: A single woman with dependent relative.
Small Jobs in the Garden: seasonal tips from GEOFF AMOS. The Snuff Box by MARGERY SHARP abridged byFIONA MACPHERSON Read by JOHN MOFFATT

Contributors

Introduced By:
Judith Chalmers
Unknown:
Phil Drab8le
Unknown:
Diana Cooper
Unknown:
Leslie Crowther.
Unknown:
Geoff Amos.
Unknown:
Margery Sharp
Abridged By:
Fiona MacPherson
Read By:
John Moffatt

The Perry Barr Story by LESTER POWELL with ' You show me a successful man, a man that gets to the top, and I'll show you a man that's short on decent feelings; if he has any at all.'
Producer HARRY CATLIN

Contributors

Unknown:
Perry Barr Story
Unknown:
Lester Powell
Producer:
Harry Catlin
Perry Barr:
Stuart Damon
Miss Garden:
Liza Ross
Harry Barr:
William Sleigh
Betty Barr:
Jane Jordan Rogers
Mrs Byrne:
Mavis Villiers
Dr Hobbs:
Neville Jason
Benjamin Tulk:
Harold Kasket
Radio announcer:
David Sinclair

John Dunn introduces the Saturday show for young listeners.
Rex Radio by ALEXANDER GUYAN With NIGEL LAMBERT ,GARARD GREEN and JO MANNING WILSON Producer MICHAEL ROLFE
4.5 All Yours: the first of a monthly series of broadcast poems, stories and music written and performed by you.
4.20 Walt Disney Competition
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney films BILL CROZIER sets a special competition covering the half century. Splendid prizes to be won!
Entries to: 4th Dimension, BBC, London W1A 4WW
World of Disney: BBC1, 5.45 pm
4.30 Harry the Boot
MARTIN MUNCASTER reads the comedy stories by RICHARD COMPTON-HALL
4: The Dungeon Digger Producer JOHN CARDY
4.45 Showbiz KidsPETER GLAZE talks to the sons and daughters of stars in show business. Who will he meet for this last programme? Producer BOBBY JAYE Editor GRAHAM GAULD
4D annual, 80p: see page 82

Contributors

Introduces:
John Dunn
Unknown:
Alexander Guyan
Unknown:
Nigel Lambert
Unknown:
Garard Green
Unknown:
Jo Manning Wilson
Producer:
Michael Rolfe
Unknown:
Martin Muncaster
Stories By:
Richard Compton-Hall
Producer:
John Cardy
Talks:
Peter Glaze
Producer:
Bobby Jaye
Editor:
Graham Gauld

A second chance to hear the best from the week's editions. People, ideas and events in the world of arts and sciences ... Introduced by Gordon Snell Producer TONY GOULD
5.55
Weather, programme news

Contributors

Introduced By:
Gordon Snell
Producer:
Tony Gould

Professor Sir Alister Hardy , FRS, zoologist and marine biologist, discusses with roy PLOMLEY (in a recorded programme devised by him) the records he would take to a desert island. Producer RONALD COOK
(Repeated: Monday, 12.27 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Alister Hardy
Producer:
Ronald Cook

The Elevation of Edward Loos by ERIC B. MADDISH with Brian Wilde and Ronald Herdman
It's been a slippery game of snakes and ladders for Ed Loos , but at last he's tracked down the whereabouts of the financier's missing daughter ... or has he?
Producer DAVID H. GODFREY
(Repeated: Monday, 3.5 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward Loos
Unknown:
Eric B. Maddish
Unknown:
Brian Wilde
Unknown:
Ronald Herdman
Unknown:
Ed Loos
Producer:
David H. Godfrey
Edward Loos:
Brian Wilde
Stubbins:
Ronald Herdman
Treezer:
Bonnie Hurren
Raphael:
John Forrest
NiCOlSOn:
Malcolm Hayes
Midwinter:
Fraser Kerr
Angela Nicolson:
Patricia Gallimore
Mrs Nicolson:
Joan Miller
Butler:
Sam Dastor
Official:
Timothy Bateson
Beavr:
Anthony Hall

Anthony Howard
Very Rev Edward Patey J. R. L. Anderson in conversation with Brian Redhead
ProducerMICHAEL GREEN (Manchester)

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Howard
Unknown:
Very Rev Edward Patey
Unknown:
J. R. L. Anderson
Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Producer:
Michael Green

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