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Michael Aspel introduces Radio 4's 70-minute worldwide look at the weekend: including at
7.50 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 Talking Politics
ANTHONY KING in conversation with leading politicians about themselves and their lives in and away from politics.
2: RT HON PETER WALKER , MP
Party Lines (Labour): Monday at 8.10 pm BBC1
10.6 News
10.2 The Weekly World
DICK LEONARD reviews what the weeklies have to say: illustrations read by EDWARD COLE Narrator JOHN MARSH
Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE
ANNE SLOMAN , DAVID WALTER

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony King
Unknown:
Peter Walker
Unknown:
Dick Leonard
Read By:
Edward Cole
Producers:
Paddy O'Keeffe
Unknown:
Anne Sloman
Unknown:
David Walter

Panel: NAN WINTON
TED MOULT, NEIL DURDEN-SMITII v A team representing the Royal Navy, St Angelo , Malta GEOFFREY BOND, TONY DALTON MIKE CODNER , KEN SHOBBROOK Questionmaster PETER JONES
Questions set and programme devised by the producer MICHAEL TUKE-HASTINGS
(by arrangement with the BFBS: rptd Friday, 6.15 pm)
12.55
Weather, programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Nan Winton
Unknown:
St Angelo
Unknown:
Tony Dalton
Unknown:
Mike Codner
Unknown:
Ken Shobbrook
Unknown:
Questionmaster Peter Jones
Producer:
Michael Tuke-Hastings

The internationally loved American singer and actor:
Another chance to hear this programme which includes his songs, a poem, an extract from Othello and reminiscent anecdotes from DAME PEGGY ASHCROFT and ELISABETH WELCH.
Introduced by PETER LEE Written and produced by TRAFFORD WHITELOCK
(First broadcast in Celebration)

Contributors

Unknown:
Dame Peggy Ashcroft
Unknown:
Elisabeth Welch.
Introduced By:
Peter Lee
Produced By:
Trafford Whitelock

Presenter Maggie Black
The week in Woman's Hour.
What is Progress? SUSAN TOFT. a sociologist who lives in a mud hut. talks to JOHN ARDAGH. Writers' Houses - they lived and wrote here (4): LINDSAY EVANS visits Hill Top. Sawrey. Lanes, home of Beatrix Potter. What the European papers say. Know Your Place: as the youngest of their families. ELISABETH BERESFORD and ELIZABETH WEBB discuss their family position with THORNTON PEARN. Ben Preserve Us by CHAIM BERMANT abridged by PAT MCLOUGHLIN read by CYRIL SHAPS (3)

Contributors

Unknown:
Susan Toft.
Unknown:
John Ardagh.
Unknown:
Lindsay Evans
Unknown:
Hill Top.
Unknown:
Beatrix Potter.
Unknown:
Elisabeth Beresford
Unknown:
Elizabeth Webb
Unknown:
Thornton Pearn.
Unknown:
Chaim Bermant
Abridged By:
Pat McLoughlin
Read By:
Cyril Shaps

Landscape with Lies by MICHAEL ROBSON with Anna Carteret , John Rye and Vernon Joyner
' I swear to you that I shall face him with this whole deception myself, and deliver him an ultimatum: to do what I've suggested, or have the truth about the water-colours made known throughout Cyprus.'
Producer IAN COTTERELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Robson
Unknown:
Anna Carteret
Unknown:
John Rye
Unknown:
Vernon Joyner
Producer:
Ian Cotterell
Col Wager:
Alan Rowe
Edward Lomas:
Vernon Joyner
Achilles:
Sam Dastor
Marcus Foster:
John Rye
Lord Harkness:
Godfrey Kenton
Miriam Foster:
Anna Carteret
Ruth Blount:
Hilda Schroder
Eileen Blount:
Betty Huntley-Wright
Godfrey Myers:
Siôn Probert
Major Ripley:
Peter Pacey

Introduced by John Dunn
Arthur Poskett-man of destiny 8: Rhubarb Raft to Rio
With JOHN FRANKLYN-ROBBINS and CAROLE HAYMAN written by BRIAN THOMPSON Producer TONY CLIFF
4.5 Behind the Scenes
GWYN RICHARDS goes backstage at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Stratford-upon-Avon. Producer DAVID SHUTE
4.25 Painting Competition
TONY HART asks you to paint a picture. Entries to: 4th Dimension, BBC. London W14 4WW
4.30 The Prince and the Pauper by MARK TWAIN
Read by GABRIEL WOOLF (2)
4.45 Number Please
A nationwide game devised by VALERIE HODGETTS. 2: London
KATY JOHNSON and COLETTE DRUMMOND (Haverstock School, London NW3) challenge JAMES DEVANE and ANDREW HOOD (Hampstead School, London NW2). Chairman TOM COYNE Producer TONY SHRYANE Editor GRAHAM GAULD

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Dunn
Introduced By:
Arthur Poskett-Man
Unknown:
John Franklyn-Robbins
Unknown:
Carole Hayman
Written By:
Brian Thompson
Producer:
Tony Cliff
Unknown:
Gwyn Richards
Producer:
David Shute
Unknown:
Tony Hart
Read By:
Gabriel Woolf
Unknown:
Valerie Hodgetts.
Unknown:
Colette Drummond
Unknown:
James Devane
Unknown:
Andrew Hood
Unknown:
Tom Coyne
Producer:
Tony Shryane
Editor:
Graham Gauld

Six short stories dramatised and produced for radio by DEREK HODDINOTT 1: Ganymede
John Le Mesurier as The Man He arrived in Venice happy and contented with life. He left Venice shattered by an unusual experience destined to mark him for life.
(BBC World Service production)

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Hoddinott
The Boy:
Anthony Daniels
The Fat Man:
John Sharp
The Porter/Consul:
David Gooderson

When Cdr Geoffrey Bailey leaves the Navy and joins the Strode Shipping Company his first job is to trace the family's youngest son. But who is the mysterious Peter Strode and what is he doing on an island in the Indian Ocean?
(Repeated: Monday, 3.5 pm)

Contributors

Writer:
Hammond Innes
Adapted for radio by:
Peter Hoar
Producer:
Dickon Reed
Capt. Deacon:
Colin Douglas
Peter Strode:
Martin Jarvis
Bailey:
John Shrapnel
Ida:
Heather Bell
Fields:
David Brierley
Straker/ Cunning:
Vernon Joyner
Henry Strode/Radio operator:
Alan Rowe
Reece:
Peter Pacey
Whinbrill/ Alexander:
Geoffrey Matthews
Turner:
Timothy Bateson
Don Mansoor/Seaman:
Sam Dastor
Lennie/RAF officer:
John Bull
Stewardess/ Waitress:
Emily Richard

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