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Tony Lewis goes to Aintree Racecourse to talk to the personalities and capture the atmosphere on the morning of the Grand National.
A Radio Sport and OB production
8.45 Today's Papers

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Lewis

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Historically, one of Parliament's most important functions has been to vote money to the Government of the day. But how effectively does it control how money is spent?
Hugo Young examines the way the House of Commons scrutinises Government spending decisions with the Comptroller and Auditor General, SIR DougLAS HENLEY : The Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, the RT HON EDWARD DU CANN , MP; JOHN MACGREGOR , MP; JOHN GARRETT , MP; and JOHN WATKIN -SON. MP. Producer ANNE SLOMAN

Contributors

Unknown:
Hugo Young
Unknown:
Sir Douglas Henley
Unknown:
Edward du Cann
Unknown:
John MacGregor
Unknown:
John Garrett
Unknown:
John Watkin
Producer:
Anne Sloman

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On his own special day, professional clown Ken Felt sets out to prove that the fool sometimes sees truths hidden from the wise man
Producer SUZAN DAVIES

Contributors

Unknown:
Ken Felt
Producer:
Suzan Davies

medium only by LEO TOLSTOY
A dramatisation in 20 parts from the translation by LOUISE AND AYLMER MAUDE edited by MICHAEL BAKEWELL with David Buck , Kate Binchy Martin Jarvis
Christopher Guinee
4: Pierre's Marriage adapted by CONSTANCE cox
Directed by RONALD MASON

Contributors

Unknown:
Leo Tolstoy
Unknown:
Aylmer Maude
Edited By:
Michael Bakewell
Unknown:
David Buck
Unknown:
Kate Binchy
Unknown:
Martin Jarvis
Unknown:
Christopher Guinee
Adapted By:
Constance Cox
Directed By:
Ronald Mason
Stephen Murray:
Felix Felton
Tolstoy:
Denys Hawthorne
Prince Vasili Kuragin:
James Thomason
Count Pierre Bezukhov:
David Buck
Catiche jo:
Manning Wilson
Princess Aline Kuragina:
Grizelda Hervey
Anna Pavlovna Scherer:
Madi Hedd
Helene Kuragina:
Sonia Fraser
Princess Lisa Bolkonskaya:
Anna Cropper
Princess Marya Bolkonskaya:
Elizabeth Proud
Mile Bourienne/Sonya:
Patricia Gallimore
Anatole Kuragin/Dolgorukov:
Sean Arnold
Prince Nicolai Bolkonsky:
Stephen Murray
Natasha Rostova:
Kate Binchy
Petya Rostov:
Derek Seaton
Vera Rostova:
Margaret Wolfit
Nicolai Rostov:
Christopher Guinee
Princess Drubetskaya:
Daphne Newton
Denisov/Miloradovich:
Nigel Lambert
Boris Drubetskoy:
John Rye
Lieut Berg:
Geoffrey Collins
Prince Andrei Bolkonsky:
Martin Jarvis
General Weyrother:
David March
General Kutuzov:
Felix Felton
Buxhowden/Prince Bagration:
Norman Shelley
Langeron:
Denys Hawthorne

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Marilyn Alan, with the help of guests in the studio, takes a look at some things that matter to disabled people. Listeners can put their own views forward by phoning on 01.[number removed]from 3.30 to 4.30
Producer MARLENE PEASE

Contributors

Producer:
Marlene Pease

Stars in My Hair by BRUCE STEWART
John Pullen at Jim Mollison
The story of the two record-breaking air aces whose daring flights captured the imagination and admiration of the world between the wars, and of their turbulent, yet to the public, glamorous marriage
The song ' Stars in My Hair was composed by BRUCE STEWART Directed by GRAHAM GAULD

Contributors

Unknown:
Bruce Stewart
Composed By:
Bruce Stewart
Directed By:
Graham Gauld
Amy Johnson:
Elizabeth Bell
Smithy:
Bruce Stewart
Captain Baker:
Peter Pratt
Will Johnson:
Malcolm Hayes
Alf:
Peter Wickham
Vera:
Paddy Turner
Claude:
John Gray
Chisholm:
Jonathan Scott
Patel:
Alaric Cotter
Mary Jo:
Karen Archer
Commentator:
Hilda Kriseman
British:
Charles Hodgson
Indian:
Manning Wilson
Australian:
Bruce Beeby
Singer:
Josephine Gordon
Pianist:
Geoffrey Brawn

Portrait of a City - C: Cardiff Written and presented by Vincent Kane. with the voices of SHIRLEY BASSEY
THE RT HON JAMES CALLAGHAN. MP The Cardiff Language Society GERALD DAVIES , HERBERT DEWEY BOB DUMBLETON
SIR GERAINT EVANS. BABYGRAND TOM JENKINS , KENNETH LOVELAND BRIAN MCMASTER , TONY MOORCROFT VIC PARKER , TERRY ROCHE
THE RT HON GEORGE THOMAS MP , GWYN THOMAS . JOHN TYLER
RON WATKISS , HERBERT WILLIAMS and WILFRED WOOLLER
Producer DAVID RAYVERN ALLEN

Contributors

Presented By:
Vincent Kane.
Unknown:
Shirley Bassey
Unknown:
James Callaghan.
Unknown:
Gerald Davies
Unknown:
Herbert Dewey
Unknown:
Bob Dumbleton
Unknown:
Sir Geraint Evans.
Unknown:
Babygrand Tom Jenkins
Unknown:
Kenneth Loveland
Unknown:
Brian McMaster
Unknown:
Tony Moorcroft
Unknown:
Vic Parker
Unknown:
Terry Roche
Unknown:
Rt Hon George Thomas Mp
Unknown:
Gwyn Thomas
Unknown:
John Tyler
Unknown:
Ron Watkiss
Unknown:
Herbert Williams
Unknown:
Wilfred Wooller
Producer:
David Rayvern Allen

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More