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The Match Maiden bv WALTER MACKEN
Read by Margaret D'Arcy
Come now. Your mother sent to look for you. We have only 20 minutes to get to the church.'
Producer PAUL MULDOON BBC Northern Ireland

Contributors

Read By:
Margaret D'Arcy
Producer:
Paul Muldoon

Basil Boothroyd presents The Levity and Gravity of Sydney Smith, the 19th-century clergyman and reformer whom Lord Macaulayclassedasasatirist secondonlytoSwift.'The
Sloth spends its life in trees. He moves suspended, rests suspended. sleeps suspended, and passes his life in suspense .. ; like a young clergyman distantly related to a bishop.' Sydney Smith is played by Colin Blakely
Producer PETER DE ROSA
(Colin Blakely is in ' Just
Between Ourselves ' at the Queen's Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sydney Smith
Played By:
Colin Blakely
Producer:
Peter de Rosa
Unknown:
Colin Blakely

There are church organs, electric organs and mouth-organs, but in today's talk Melvin Harris tells the story of one of the strangest musical instruments ever invented. It was built in the middle ages and only gave one performance - at a royal banquet. And the contents were cooked and eaten!

Contributors

Unknown:
Melvin Harris

Introduced from Northern Ireland byMargaretPercy
The Stalely Homes of Ireland: frankdelaneysamplestheculinary and other delights of some grand mansions.
2.0-2.2 News
Greenfinches of the UDR:
GLORIA HUNNIFORD goes Out On patrol with some of the skirted members of the part-time Ulster Defence Regiment.
Treading the Ulster Boards:
Ulsterman and ' Aquarius ' producer DEREK BAILEY talks about the healthy state of amateur dramatics in the Province. Studio Guest: Jennifer Johnston. novelist. BBC Northern Ireland
Come Hell or High Water (4)

Contributors

Unknown:
Gloria Hunniford
Talks:
Derek Bailey

A Trip North bv PETER RUSSELL with Alaric Cotter as Terence When Lucy decides to leave her husband, Simon, and their two children and go and live with Alex Williamson , the family is shattered. Terence, Lucy's brother who works in London, is called home to try and sort the matter out.
Terence as a child. judy BENNETT Lucy , his sister.... JANE KNOWLES
Directed by DAVID H. GODFREY

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Russell
Unknown:
Alaric Cotter
Unknown:
Terence When Lucy
Unknown:
Alex Williamson
Unknown:
Bennett Lucy
Unknown:
Jane Knowles
Directed By:
David H. Godfrey
Alastair, his father:
William Eedle
Elizabeth, his mother:
Janet Burnell
Simon, his brother-in-law:
Timothy Bateson
Alex Williamson:
Preston Lockwood
Emily, Williamson's daughter:
Penelope Reynolds
Robert, Simon's young son:
Judy Bennett
Jane, his:
Young Daughter

Sleeping Murder by AG-ATHA CHRISTIE abridged in ten episodes for radio by JOY OSBORNE
Read by PRUNELLA SCALES 10: The Monkey's Paw
Producer ALASTAIR WILSON
(Starting on Monday: The Wind Cannot Read by Richard Mason , read by David Davis )

Contributors

Radio By:
Joy Osborne
Read By:
Prunella Scales
Producer:
Alastair Wilson
Read By:
Richard Mason
Read By:
David Davis

David Jason. Dilys Laye and Bob Monkhouse throw the punches; Terry Wogan referees Sketches by COLIN BOSTOCK-SMITH , EDDIE FOXALLand PATRICIA NEWMAN Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
(First broadcast on Radio 2)

Contributors

Unknown:
David Jason.
Unknown:
Dilys Laye
Unknown:
Bob Monkhouse
Unknown:
Terry Wogan
Unknown:
Colin Bostock-Smith
Producer:
Edward Taylor

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

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Sporting behaviour worsens as big money and TV deals takes over the major games. Show more

David Jason , Bill Wallis David Tate and Bill McGuffie at the piano take a late-night look back over the week's news and illustrate the funny siide. Script by AiLASTAIR BEATON , BARRY PIL-TON, ANDY HAMILTON and others. Producer GEOFFREY PEIRKINS
(Repeated: Saturday 5.30 pm)
(David Jason is in ' A Bedfull of Foreigners ' at the Duke oi York's Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown:
David Jason
Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
David Tate
Unknown:
Bill McGuffie
Script By:
Ailastair Beaton
Unknown:
Andy Hamilton
Producer:
Geoffrey Peirkins
Unknown:
David Jason

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