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with Laurie Marmillan
Headlines and weather, news for sports fans including the latest news from Argentina on preparations for the World Cup. Prayer for the Day (Mon THE REV DAVID CAINK , Tues-Thurs THE REV DAVID MIDDLETON , Fri THE REV RICHARD HARRIES )

Contributors

Unknown:
Laurie Marmillan
Unknown:
David Caink
Unknown:
David Middleton
Unknown:
Richard Harries

A celebration by Walt Unsworth
Twenty-five years ago today man first reached the summit of the world's highest mountain. Told by David Brierley with the voices of David Ashford, Christopher Bidmead, Michael Goldie, Geoffrey Matthews, Katherine Parr and members of the Everest Expeditions.

Contributors

Writer:
Walt Unsworth
Storyteller:
David Brierley
Voices:
David Ashford
Voices:
Christopher Bidmead
Voices:
Michael Goldie
Voices:
Geoffrey Matthews
Voices:
Katherine Parr
Producer:
Peter Fozzard

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
One Small Step - but a Long Way Doun: DEBBIE FLEMING gives a bruise-by-bruise account of her parachute training.
2.0-2.2 News
Life in the Open Air - 2: CHRISTINE FAGG and BARRY WILLIAMS discuss camping and caravanning with CAROL ALLEN.
Mike Sheils in America: at ' Circus World ' in Florida.
Another Month Older: MAUREEN STEVENS considers the pleasures and pains of gardening.
Roman Tales. 6: Jeucllery

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Debbie Fleming
Unknown:
Barry Williams
Unknown:
Carol Allen.
Unknown:
Mike Sheils
Unknown:
Maureen Stevens

by Graham England
[Starring] John Carson and Jane Wenham

Yvette Marson set out for Japan by way of the Trans-Siberian railway. But she never arrived....
(First broadcast in 1976)

Contributors

Writer:
Graham England
Director:
Betty Davies
Sir Gerald:
Peter Howell
Yvette:
Carolle Rousseau
John:
John Carson
Gaia Galliulina:
Jane Wenham
Igor:
Paul Meier
Eddie:
John Rowe
Betty:
Nicolette McKenzie
The Soviet Ambassador:
Jeffrey Segal
Margolis:
John Hollis
Australian:
Bruce Beeby
Under Secretary:
Michael Tudor Barnes
Arthur Molloy:
Richard Hurndall
Fr O'Halloran:
Alan McClelland
Jack Hennessey:
Leslie Heritage

by Anthony Powell, abridged in ten parts and produced by Pamela Howe
Read by Stephen Murray (1)
This first volume of "A Dance to the Music of Time" takes Nicholas Jenkins from public school to university: a period of life which teaches him that 'human relationships flourish and decay, quickly and silently...' BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Powell
Duced By:
Pamela Howe
Read By:
Stephen Murray
Unknown:
Nicholas Jenkins

Cursed Be Canaan by BRUCE STEWART with as and as I have allowed myself to come into conflict with ecclesiastical authority. Father . : I was required to believe that the native peoples I had been sent to evangelise - the blacks
-were in fact Saracens: enemies of Christ and the Church. who could consequently be enslaved. I was unable to accept that.... I have spoken to the blacks of the area and learned their true origin and history. But my superiors insist that I was taken in over this.'
Special music composed by RICHARD YEOMAN CLARK of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop Directed by DAVID SPENSER
(Repeated: Sunday 2.30 pm, medium only)
(James Laurenson is a member of the RSC)

Contributors

Unknown:
Bruce Stewart
Composed By:
Richard Yeoman Clark
Directed By:
David Spenser
Unknown:
James Laurenson
Father Ortiz:
James Laurenson
Suna:
Merdell Jordine
Father Carlos:
Alaric Cotter
King Philip II of Spain:
John Westbrook
De Campos:
Ronald Herdman
Carmona:
John Gabriel
Delia Corario:
Anthony Newlands
Dona Teresa:
Brenda Kaye
Father Confessor:
Gerald Cross
Father Suarez:
Eric Allan
Dr de Sepulveda:
Gabriel Woolf
Overseer:
Gregoryde Polnay
Old man:
Jonathan Scott

A House of Kings
' One loves the Abbey for her memory, her ancientry. her beauty and her present wisdom.'
Westminster Abbey stands on an island in the middle of London. Built over several centuries it has become full of tombs and monuments and is the church of coronation.
Richard Cork and Pamela Tudor Craig explore the medieval nature of the Abbey and discover why it is 'A House of Secrets '. Producer CHRIS SWANN

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Cork
Unknown:
Pamela Tudor
Producer:
Chris Swann

from the Players Theatre
Victorian Music-Hall underneath the arches. Ian Wallace introduces BERNARD CRIBBINS JOSEPHINE GORDON , JAN HUNT DENIS MARTIN. STELLA MORAY
JAMIE PHILLIPS and JENNY WREN At the pianoforte GEOFFREY BRAWN
Special material DENIS MARTIN Producer TRAFFORD WHITELOCK

Contributors

Introduces:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Bernard Cribbins
Unknown:
Josephine Gordon
Unknown:
Jan Hunt
Unknown:
Denis Martin.
Unknown:
Stella Moray
Unknown:
Jamie Phillips
Unknown:
Jenny Wren
Unknown:
Denis Martin
Producer:
Trafford Whitelock

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