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Michael Aspel introduces Radio 4's worldwide look at the weekend: including at 7.50 medium wave only Travel news and What's On; Weather and programme news at 7.55.
At 8.0
News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 8.30'; Papers at 8.40'

Contributors

Introduces:
Michael Aspel

9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
9.30 The Week in Westminster Parliamentarians discuss the week's business with ALAN WATKINS
1010 News
10.2 The Weekly World
BRIAN CONNELL reviews what the weeklies have to say: illustrations read by DAVID WILLMOTT Narrator JOHN MARSH
Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE
DAVID WALTER , BERNARD TATE

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Watkins
Unknown:
Brian Connell
Read By:
David Willmott
Producers:
Paddy O'Keeffe
Unknown:
David Walter

Presenter Roger Cook You and Your Time
The flower breeder cometh ... NIGEL MURPHY and JOHN WARREN visit a seed firm in Essex to find out what'll be new for our gardens in 1975; plus what to do in the garden this weekend.

Contributors

Presenter:
Roger Cook
Unknown:
Nigel Murphy
Unknown:
John Warren

Presenter Barbara Myers
The week in Woman's Hour.
Writers' Houses - they, lived and wrote hero 3: MICHAEL HARDWICK visits Byron's home at Newstead Abbey, Notts. Guests from Liverpool: The Spinners
What the European papers say. Pitching Your Tent: ALAN ROGERS , DAVID AND LIZ CLAYTON talk to PATSY KUMM about their camping guides. Easter Egg Party by ELIZABETH BOWEN abridged by ANN REES JONES read by ROSALIE CRUTCHLEY

Contributors

Presenter:
Barbara Myers
Unknown:
Michael Hardwick
Unknown:
Alan Rogers
Unknown:
Liz Clayton
Unknown:
Patsy Kumm
Unknown:
Elizabeth Bowen
Abridged By:
Ann Rees
Read By:
Rosalie Crutchley

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As Long As Ye Both Shall Live by AUBREY WOODS with A tragedy - to have your husband killed in a car crash on your honeymoon. Or is it? Valerie knows virtually nothing about Jean-Louis - it was a whirlwind romance. Only now does she begin to find things out about him. Things she would rather not know.
With HAZEL COPPEN
BETTY HUNTLEY-WRIGHT
HECTOR ROSS , STEPHEN THORNE SION PROBERT , DENIS MCCARTHY Producer GLYN DEARMAN

Contributors

Unknown:
Aubrey Woods
Unknown:
Hazel Coppen
Unknown:
Betty Huntley-Wright
Unknown:
Hector Ross
Unknown:
Stephen Thorne
Unknown:
Sion Probert
Unknown:
Denis McCarthy
Producer:
Glyn Dearman
Valerie:
Heather Sears
Paul Blomfield:
Basil Moss
Etienne Delpech:
David March
Garance Delpech:
Jane Wenham
Jean-Louis Delpech:
Geoffrey Matthews
Caroline Anders:
Carole Boyd
Martin Jordan:
Kerry Francis
Felton:
Vernon Joyner
Jarrow:
Alan Rowe

John Dunn introduces the Saturday show for young listeners
Arthur Poskett-man of destiny 4: .4 Deuced Clever Scheme with JOHN FRANKLYN-ROBBINS and CAROLE HAYMAN written by BRIAN THOMPSON Producer TONY CLIFF
4.5 Behind the Scenes 2: At the Horse Show
RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD, at the Midlands International Horse Show. takes a look at the organisation behind an important equestrian event and meets some of the people involved - on horseback and behind the scenes.
Producer RICHARD MADDOCK
4.20 Your Next School 2: A Public School
PETER WHEELER talks to the High Master and pupils of Manchester Grammar School. Producer HERBERT SMITH
4.30 Charlie and the Great
Glass Elevator by ROALD DAHL-6 The Oldest Person in the World told by MARTIN MUNCASTER Producer PETER novis
4.50 A Day in the Life Of ... a Reporter
JOCK GALLAGHER joins PAT MITCHELL in her search for news. Editor GRAHAM GAULD

Contributors

Introduces:
John Dunn
Unknown:
Arthur Poskett-Man
Unknown:
John Franklyn-Robbins
Unknown:
Carole Hayman
Written By:
Brian Thompson
Producer:
Tony Cliff
Producer:
Richard Maddock
Talks:
Peter Wheeler
Producer:
Herbert Smith
Told By:
Martin Muncaster
Unknown:
Pat Mitchell
Editor:
Graham Gauld

The Toll-Gate by GEORGETTE HEYER (Died 5 July 1974)
Dramatised by CYRIL WENTZEL
When John Staple , a young cavalry officer, is riding north to visit friends, he is forced to take refuge from a storm in a country toll-gate. He learns that the gatekeeper has mysteriously disappeared, and his young son Ben is unaccountably frightened-in fact there are a number of goings-on in the district that need accounting for ...
(Repeated: Monday, 3.5 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Georgette Heyer
Dramatised By:
Cyril Wentzel
Unknown:
John Staple
John Staple:
Colin Fisher
Nell Stornaway:
Elizabeth Bell
Henry:
Bob Hornery
Coate:
Alan Dudley
Stogumber:
Norman Mitchell
Winkfield:
Hugh Smith-Marriott
Ben:
Mark Rogers
Sir Peter:
Ronald Adam
Chirk:
Hal Jeayes
Joseph:
Michael Bishop
Mrs Staple:
Mollie Petrie
Producer:
Brian Miller (bristol)

Three programmes in which Professor R. V. Jones, now of Aberdeen University, recalls the years when he was Assistant Director of Scientific Intelligence at the Air Ministry, at the heart of the struggle to foresee the Germans' intentions. discover the secrets of their new technology and blunt the ferocity of their attack on us. 1: The Man Who Could Have Lost the War - an account of the events of 1940, and the Battle of the Beams.
Research by NORMAN LONGMATE Producer STANLEY WILLIAMSON Part 2: Thursday, 8.45 pm. How the Prof got the chair: p 5

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor R. V. Jones

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