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with John Marsh
Headlines and weather, news for sports fans, Proyer for the Day (Mon THE REV DAVID caink, Tues-Thurs PEGGY MAKINS , Fri THE REV RICHARD HARRIES )

Contributors

Unknown:
John Marsh
Unknown:
Tues-Thurs Peggy Makins
Unknown:
Richard Harries

Remembering Victor and another giraffe which died recently in a similar way, I wonder if giraffes in the wild are able to lie down - and of course, get up again.
Just one of your questions that should keep the team on its toes.
Introduced by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON
BBC Bristol (Revised repeat: Thurs 3.35 pm medium only)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
John Harrison

in a none-too-serious search-by way of comedy and music - for the origins of May Day, our newest Public Holiday. Assisted by MORECAMBE AND WISE, AL READ. TONY HANCOCK ,
KENNETH Williams , and other respected authorities. Compiled and produced by JOHN dyas Preview: page 17

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Hancock
Unknown:
Kenneth Williams
Produced By:
John Dyas

Chairman Robert Robinson 10: Midlands (2) dr G. FREEMAN (Warwickshire), statistician: ALAN MOLE (West Midlands), civil servant; LIONEL KING (Birmingham), lecturer;
WILLIAM REID (Northamptonshire), teacher
Producer MARTIN FISHER
(Repeated: Thursday 6.30 pm)
12.55 r...edium only
Weather and programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
William Reid
Producer:
Martin Fisher

Introduced by Sue MacGregor The Barrow Poets Ask: do you feel ... nostalgic? With their own blend of poetry, humour, music and song.
2.0-2.2 News
Money Matters - 5: with holidays in mind. JOHN SIMMONDS
. talks about mobile money.
Entertainment Round-up: GORDON cow reporting
Vegetable Know-How: GAIL DUFF on buying and cooking vegetables in season.
Stories of Five Decades . 3: A Man by the Name of Ziegler

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Talks:
John Simmonds
Unknown:
Gail Duff
Stories Of:
Five Decades

Hobson's Choice by HAROLD BRIGHOUSE with Music by NEVILLE MCGRAH
Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY BBC Manchester
(First broadcast in 1962) In tribute to Wilfred Pickles , who died on 27 March

Contributors

Unknown:
Harold Brighouse
Directed By:
Alfred Bradley
Unknown:
Wilfred Pickles
Horatio Hobson:
Wilfred Pickles
Willie Mossop:
Bernard Cribbins
Maggie:
Barbara Young
Alice:
Anna Cropper
Albert:
John Normington
Tubby:
Graham Rigby
Jim Heeler:
Henry Livings
Dr Macfarlane:
Duncan McIntyre
Vickey:
Karal Gardner
Mrs Hepworth:
Marion Dawson
Ada Figgins:
Elizabeth Bell
Fred Beenstock:
Geoffrey Hinsllff

Adventures of Gerard by SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE abridged in ten parts by RICHARD CARRINGTON
Read by Denys Hawthorne
1: How the Brigadier Came to the Castle of Gloom
In this tale, the first of ' The Exploits', Etienne Gerard introduces himself and goes on to recount, with typical lack of false modesty, further intrepid adventures from the days when he was the most dashing hussar in the whole of Napoleon's Grand Army. winning fresh honours, cities and the love of many beautiful women.
Producer PETER NOVIS
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Read By:
Denys Hawthorne
Introduces:
Etienne Gerard
Producer:
Peter Novis

Presented by Patrick Fyffe and George Logan
With DAPHNE HEARD , DYLIS WATLING and DAVID FIELDER
Written by MIKE CRAIG , LAWRIE KINSLEY and RON MCDONNELL
Producer JAMES CASEY BBC Manchester

Contributors

Presented By:
Patrick Fyffe
Presented By:
George Logan
Unknown:
Daphne Heard
Unknown:
Dylis Watling
Unknown:
David Fielder
Written By:
Mike Craig
Written By:
Lawrie Kinsley
Written By:
Ron McDonnell
Producer:
James Casey

Daughters of Men by JENNIFER PHILLIPS with and KATE: I know you never finally admit responsibility for anything. You just sit there, don't you: A little tin statue, a graven image, waiting for it all - sacrificial offerings - whatever they might be. A bit of steak and kidnev, a devotional display, some wholemeal bread, garlands, a hole in one, a severed head, a firstborn child ... david: How is she?
KATE: Go and look at her - if you like.
But the nature of responsibility is overall more subtly distributed in this ironic study of marital breakdow
Directed by RICHARD WORTLEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Jennifer Phillips
Directed By:
Richard Wortley
Kate Lister:
Judi Dench
Mrs Kershaw social worker:
Diana Bishop
Sally Lister:
Jean Rogers
Eddie Marchant:
Peter Pacey
Bahama Kelly:
Liza Ross
Anne Troubridge:
Jane Knowles
Boy Kruschefski:
Harold Kasket
David Lister:
Malcolm Gerard

May Day in Oxford
The Choir of Magdalen College greets the dawn. and groups of Morris men gather to dance their way through the city on May morning. The early summer celebrations in Oxford reflect its past as one ot^thfi oldest cultural centres in Britain. Paul Vaughan reports on the current Theatre Festival and the arts in Oxford, Producer ANNE WINDER
9.59 Weather

Contributors

Producer:
Anne Winder

Pete Murray steps warily into the improbable world of the Practical Joke with the voices of HARRY FOWLER , PHILIP DAVIS and MAX BYGRAVES
Compiled and produced by DOUGLAS ADAMS followed by an interlude

Contributors

Unknown:
Pete Murray
Unknown:
Harry Fowler
Unknown:
Philip Davis
Unknown:
Max Bygraves
Produced By:
Douglas Adams

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