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Presented live from Paris by Tony Lewis who captures the atmosphere in Paris on the morning of the opening match of the International Rugby Championship. with England meeting the champions France, at Pare des Princes. There's also news of the other rugby international, Ireland v Scotland in Dublin; England's cricket team in Pakistan; plus up-to-the-minute coverage of the other events at home and abroad.
A Radio Sport and OB production
8.45 Today's Papers

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Lewis

Nigel Rees 's weekly look at the press expands to cover magazines and he invites
Andrew Knight , Editor of The Economist, and Bonnie Angelo , London Bureau Chief of Time, to compare notes.
Producer ANNE SLOMAN

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Rees
Unknown:
Andrew Knight
Unknown:
Bonnie Angelo
Producer:
Anne Sloman

A spontaneous discussion by Anna Raeburn , John Hume Lord Kearton
The Rt lion John D. Taylor Chairman David Jacobs from Northern Ireland Producer CAROLE stone

Contributors

Unknown:
Anna Raeburn
Unknown:
John Hume
Unknown:
John D. Taylor
Unknown:
David Jacobs

Air Travel
Frank Muir and Alfred Marks investigate the humour of the subject
' They say that when you are going faster than sound you can't hear what anyone says to you until the words catch up with you. There was a case on Concorde recently where a bloke said to an air hostess " Could 1 ... ? " and by the time she'd heard him, he had.' and the voices of BOB NEWHART SHELLEY BERMAN. BILL COSBY MICHAEL FLANDERS WILLIAM RUSHTON
JOHN CLEESE and DAVID HATCH
Producer SIMON BRETT

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Alfred Marks
Unknown:
Bob Newhart
Unknown:
Shelley Berman.
Unknown:
Bill Cosby
Unknown:
Michael Flanders
Unknown:
William Rushton
Unknown:
John Cleese
Unknown:
David Hatch
Producer:
Simon Brett

Talking of Michelangelo by MICHAEL KITTERMASTER clive: As for friends ... think you are the only one I have.
NORMA: Maybe that's progress. Who said that a woman is first an agreeable acquaintance, then a mistress, and only finally a friend?
Directed by GERRY JONES (First broadcast in 1975)

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Kittermaster
Directed By:
Gerry Jones
Clive:
Manning Wilson
Norma:
Jo Manning Wilson

Marilyn Alan. with the help of guests in the studio, takes a look at some things that matter to disabled people. After the programme, listeners can put their own views by phoning [number removed]from 3.30 to 4.30. Producer MARLENE PEASE

Contributors

Unknown:
Marilyn Alan.
Producer:
Marlene Pease

Recent evidence suggests that the Holy Shroud of Turin - a piece of cloth which has been preserved in Turin Cathedral for four centuries-may indeed be the shroud which wrapped the body of Jesus. If it is, then it provides unique historical evidence, and the only authentic portrait of the face of Christ. Follow.ng an international conference last autumn in London, Bernard Jackson examines the historical and scientific evidence for and against the shroud's authenticity.
Producer DAVID WINTER

Contributors

Unknown:
Bernard Jackson

Michael Smee explores and illustrates some major developments in the technique of radio and its effect on the nature and style of broadcasting.
Contributions from george dixon , JANE FINNIS , GEOFFREY MANUEL , NESTA PAIN, EDWARD PAWLEY , R. D. SMITH , DAVID STRIPP and DESMOND briscoe. Quotations from the writings of LANCE SIEVEKING and DONALD MCWHINNIE spoken by OLWEN GRIFFITHS , SEAN ARNOLD and TONY MCEWAN.
Illustrations from the BBC Sound Archives. Realised at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop by PETER HOWELL. Producer DESMOND BRISCOE (Revised repeat)

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Smee
Unknown:
George Dixon
Unknown:
Jane Finnis
Unknown:
Geoffrey Manuel
Unknown:
Edward Pawley
Unknown:
R. D. Smith
Unknown:
David Stripp
Unknown:
Desmond Briscoe.
Unknown:
Lance Sieveking
Unknown:
Donald McWhinnie
Spoken By:
Olwen Griffiths
Spoken By:
Sean Arnold
Spoken By:
Tony McEwan.
Unknown:
Peter Howell.
Producer:
Desmond Briscoe

A Study In Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Dramatised for radio by Michael Hardwick.
An American is found dead in an empty house in the Brixton Road. Inspector Gregson of Scotland Yard is puzzled. He consults Mr Sherlock Holmes, a rather eccentric young gentleman who, together with J. H. Watson MD, has recently taken up residence at 221B Baker Street.
BBC Birmingham
(First broadcast in 1974)
(Repeated: Monday 3.5 pm)

Contributors

Sherlock Holmes:
Robert Powell
Dr. Watson:
Dinsdale Landen
Insp. Lestrade:
John Hollis
Insp. Gregson:
Frederick Treves
Jefferson Hope:
Don Fellows
PC Rance:
John Samson
Mme Charpentier:
Madi Hedd
Alice Charpentier:
Carole Boyd
Mrs. Sawyer:
Nigel Lambert
Enoch J. Drebber:
Paul Maxwell
Stangerson:
Peter Whitman
Commissionaire:
Alan Dudley
Violinist:
Lionel Bentley
Written By:
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised By:
Michael Hardwick
Produced By:
Roger Pine

Another chance to hear a selected edition from this series. Written by FRANK MUIR and DENIS NORDEN starring
Dick Bentley. Jimmy Edwards and June Whitfield
With WALLAS EATON, THE KEYNOTES BBC REVUE ORCHESTRA conductor HARRY RABINOWITZ Producer CHARLES MAXWELL (First broadcast in 1959)

Contributors

Written By:
Frank Muir
Written By:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Dick Bentley.
Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Conductor:
Harry Rabinowitz
Producer:
Charles Maxwell

Munich and Vienna
Last of three talks in which the novelist and critic Joseph Hone draws a picture of Europe today: journeying from the Germanic north to the romantic south. What can Britain learn from the European experience and in what ways should we unite in the future?

Contributors

Unknown:
Joseph Hone

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