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A dramatised feature by FREDERICK BRADNUM with Tim Plgott-Smith
Robert Trotter , Tony Osoba and Vivian Pickles
In 1860 the two explorer* Speke and Grant set out from England to discover the source of the White Nile. Grant was laid low by illness but Speke, obsessed by his conviction that he knew where to find the source of the Nile, pressed on alone - to Uganda which was, in the reign of King Mtesa, a kingdom of death.
With HEATHER BELL , HILDA KRISE-MAN and JOHN GABRIEL. Music:
THE AFRO INTERNATIONAL
THEATRE COMPANY Directed by JANE MORGAN
(Revised repeat of Wednesday's broadcast at 8.0;

Contributors

Unknown:
Frederick Bradnum
Unknown:
Tim Plgott-Smith
Unknown:
Robert Trotter
Unknown:
Tony Osoba
Unknown:
Heather Bell
Unknown:
John Gabriel.
Directed By:
Jane Morgan
John Hanning Speke:
Tim Pigott-Smith
Maula, an interpreter:
Willie Jonah
Seedy Bombay:
Frank Singuineau
King Mtesa:
Tony Osoba
Loogohy, an executioner:
Jeffrey Kissoon
James Augustus Grant:
Robert Trotter
Queen-Mother:
Vivian Pickles
Katicy:
Harold Kasket
Chief of Drinks:
Kwesi Kay
Richard Burton:
Peter Jeffrey

medium only from 2.0
Introduced from Manchester by June Knox-Mawer
School Trip to the Himalayas: boys from Ampleforth College climbed a 17,900-foot peak In Kashmir.
2.0-2.2 News
Local Bobby: tom DAWSON is the community policeman in his home village in the Pennines. Birds in Profusion: DR JANET KEAR looks back on her first year as curator of a nature reserve.
BBC Manchester Stories of Five Decades
: Chagrin d'amour

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Janet Kear

medium only
Story: Black Beetle and his Friends -Aunt Hetty 's Spring Song by JOYCE WILLIAMS Presenters LUCY SKEAPING and TONY AITKEN
Written byroNY AITKEN
Producer JENYTH WORSLEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Aunt Hetty
Unknown:
Joyce Williams
Unknown:
Tony Aitken
Producer:
Jenyth Worsley

by T. D. Webster
with Kika Markham as Marilyn, Geoffrey Matthews as Eric Thorpe and Steve Hodson as Johnnie
'Johnnie wants Michael out of the way. Out of sight... You see, Mr Thorpe, at first Johnnie thought Michael was just a little slow...'
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Writer:
T. D. Webster
Director:
Vanessa Whitburn
Marilyn:
Kika Markham
Eric Thorpe:
Geoffrey Matthews
Johnnie:
Steve Hodson
Alex Gibson:
Eric Allan
Philip Brooke:
Raymond Mason
Steve Wright:
Peter Brookes
Fiqna:
Roberta Thayne

Tim Maby reports on a secent skiing and mountaineering holiday in the Alps, which involved living above ten thousand feet for three weeks. Producer JOHN EDWARDS

Contributors

Unknown:
Tim Maby
Producer:
John Edwards

Mansfield Park By JANE AUSTEN abridged in ten parts by VIRGINIA BROWNE
Read by ANNA MASSEY (It) Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Jane Austen
Unknown:
Virginia Browne
Read By:
Anna Massey
Producer:
Pamela Howe

We all have niggling little questions in the corners of our minds that we mean to follow up some day.... when we have the time. Now you can unload your query on to Neil Landor and let the BBC Reference Library and other experts find the answers for you.
Questions, on postcards, to: Enquire Within, BBC, London WlA 4WW
Producer DENYS GUEROULT
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Neil Landor
Producer:
Denys Gueroult

with Desmond Lynam
A special edition direct from New York looking at the use and abuse of American transport. Producer john HASLAM Editor ROGER MACDONALD

Contributors

Unknown:
Desmond Lynam
Producer:
John Haslam
Editor:
Roger MacDonald

James Bellini , Sue Slipman Norman St-John Stevas , up Donald Woods
Chairman David Jacobs from Ingleton. North Yorkshire Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
James Bellini
Unknown:
Sue Slipman
Unknown:
Norman St-John Stevas
Unknown:
David Jacobs

An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with David Jason , Bill Wallis
David Tate , Sheila Steafel and the keyboards of Bill McGuffie Written by ANDY HAMILTON , BARRY FILTON , JOHN LANGDON , richard QUICK and others
Producer GRIFF RHYS JONES

Contributors

Unknown:
David Jason
Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
David Tate
Unknown:
Sheila Steafel
Unknown:
Bill McGuffie
Written By:
Andy Hamilton
Written By:
Barry Filton
Written By:
John Langdon
Producer:
Griff Rhys

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