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Michael Aspel presents Radio 4's two-hour Boxing Day morning special
6.50 Holiday travel news, What's on. and Keep Fit with EILEEN FOWLER

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Aspel
Unknown:
Eileen Fowler

from the Royal Herbert Hospital. Woolwich
Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Norman Hackforth , Peter Glaze try to guess objects thought up by the patients and hospital staff. Peter Jones in the chair. Producer JOHN CASSELS

Contributors

Unknown:
Anona Winn
Unknown:
Joy Adamson
Unknown:
Norman Hackforth
Unknown:
Peter Glaze
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Producer:
John Cassels

Country Style
Boxing Day Edition presented by Jeanine McMullen featuring a survival centre for rare farm animals; a new lease of life for battery hens; the gentle art of dry stone walling; a cautionary note on holly and mistletoe; and other seasonable country topics.

Contributors

Presented By:
Jeanine McMullen

On the Second Day of Christmas by IVOR WILSON
Policemen enjoy a quiet Christmas as much as anybody, but when a young surgeon and a nurse are snatched from a hospital, Supt Thompson decides a lot of his men will have to forgo their family celebrations.
Producer ALFRED BRADLEY (Leeds)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ivor Wilson
Unknown:
Supt Thompson
Producer:
Alfred Bradley
Forbes:
Alan Rothwell
SUpt Thompson:
Geoffrey Banks
Sgt Gray:
Graham Roberts
Galloway:
Ronald Baddiley
Brenda Bennett:
Carole Hayman
Stan:
Ronald Baddiley
Vince:
Colin Edwynn
Mick:
David Mahlowe
Mrs PottS:
Patricia England
Commander:
David Mahlowe

Renee Houston , Beryl Reid Margaret Powell Juno Alexander
In the chair Anona Winn
Devised by ANONA WINN and IAN MESSITER. Producer ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON
(Repeated: Friday, 12.27 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Renee Houston
Unknown:
Beryl Reid
Unknown:
Margaret Powell
Unknown:
Juno Alexander
Unknown:
Anona Winn
Unknown:
Ian Messiter.
Producer:
Alastair Scott Johnston

A celebration of its birth some 25 years ago.
Frank Muir and Denis Norden reminisce about the story of the Glum Family and the seven-year engagement of Ron and Eth. Taking part in the original programmes are:
Jimmy Edwards, Dick Bentley, June Whitfield, Wallas Eaton
Written by MUIR and NORDEN produced by CHARLES MAXWELL
Excerpts made available by BBC Transcription Service
Celebration producer JOHN BROWELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Unknown:
Dick Bentley
Unknown:
June Whitfield
Unknown:
Wallas Eaton
Produced By:
Charles Maxwell
Producer:
John Browell

by W. Somerset Maugham, adapted by Liane Aukin
Carleton Hobbs, Richard Hurndall and Gwen Watford
Richard Harenger, rich man-about-town, engages a very personable parlourmaid - who turns out to be a treasure indeed!
(1969) (Repeated: Thursday, 3.5 pm)

Contributors

Author:
W. Somerset Maugham
Adapted by:
Liane Aukin
Producer:
Keith Williams
Somerset Maugham:
Carleton Hobbs
Richard Harenger:
Richard Hurndall
Pritchard:
Gwen Watford
Superintendent:
Ella Milne
Mrs Jeddy:
Margot Boyd
Launder:
Wilfrid Carter
Samuel Coalville:
John Pullen
Dr Goscote:
James Thomason
Sir William Chelsworth:
Peter Pratt

A special Christmas contest between Round Britain Quiz and Brain of Britain Representing
Round Britain Quiz:
Irene Thomas. John Mays Anthony Quinton Representing
Brain of Britain:
Glyn Court , Hugh Stewart Peter Richardson
Chairmen Jack Longland and Robert Robinson Questions compiled by JACK LONGLAND and JOHN P.WYNN Producers MARTIN FISHER and TREVOR HILL
Sir Jack Longland answers
Any Questions? Friday 4 Jan.

Contributors

Unknown:
Irene Thomas.
Unknown:
John Mays
Unknown:
Anthony Quinton
Unknown:
Glyn Court
Unknown:
Hugh Stewart
Unknown:
Peter Richardson
Unknown:
Jack Longland
Unknown:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
Jack Longland
Unknown:
John P.Wynn
Producers:
Martin Fisher
Unknown:
Sir Jack Longland

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