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Exercising for Health
How can I help myself to keep fit - I abhor formal exercise! Do I need to take part in competitive sport to be fit? How much part does diet play? Can you suggest a simple daily routine for a middle-aged mum? Put your questions to Dr Zena Maxwell and Alastair Mackie , Director General of the Health Education Committee.
In the Chair Sue MacGregor Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
The lines are open from 8.0 am

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Zena Maxwell
Unknown:
Alastair MacKie

<: The Goons
* 1 think we changed the face of humour in this country. We were the hub of a humorous renaissance.' (SPIKE MILLIGAN ) Tony Bilbow looks back on the careers of people who were popular heroes and tries to discover the secret of their success.
Producer Brian cook

Contributors

Unknown:
Spike Milligan
Unknown:
Tony Bilbow

Jack the Tripper by DAVID MARSHALL
Jack's brain has become largely inoperative, so his doctor prescribes interest in great causes. However, the pill that cures can be the hardest one to swallow.
Directed by GERRY JONES

Contributors

Unknown:
David Marshall
Directed By:
Gerry Jones
Narrator:
Eve Karpf
Jack:
Peter Jeffrey
Jill:
Joanna Wake
Doctor,:
Hilda Kriseman
Molly:
Norma Ronald
Edgar:
Manning Wilson
Miles:
Derek Pollitt

Introduced by Sue MacGregor The Nuns of Marble Arch: BERNABD JACKSON has been visiting the Adorers of the Sacred Heart, Tyburn Convent.
2.0-2.2 News
Weeds or Flowers f: JOHN FITZ hoy visits a course to help blind people with gardening.
Figaro in the High Street: GWYN RICHARDS Visits ANTONIO AMOROSO, the singing barber of Wednesbury,
Sltohtly Less Stately: JENNIFER MAY visits Croft Castle in Herefordshire. The Lucky One by NANCY TREGENNA
Read by Margaret Inglls

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Bernabd Jackson
Unknown:
John Fitz
Read By:
Margaret Inglls

What Time is the Big Picture?
Saddened at the state of today's cinema, Steve Raee looks back at yesterday's films and the music they featured. Producer TONY LUKE
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Steve Raee
Producer:
Tony Luke

'twixt Eleanor Summcrfiold Gillian Reynolds and David Nixon. Tim Rice Tune Twisters from Steve Race
In the Chair Roy Plomley Devised and written by IAN MESSITER
Producer MARTIN FISHER

Contributors

Unknown:
Eleanor SummcRfiold
Unknown:
Gillian Reynolds
Unknown:
David Nixon.
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Written By:
Ian Messiter
Producer:
Martin Fisher

Neighbourhood law centres have been setting up all over Britain for the past ten years, to give legal help and advice to people unlikely to get it elsewhere. Peter Hobday visits some of the centres and talks to the lawyers who staff them and the clients who use them and he assesses the attitudes of the established legal profession and the local authorities who often foot the bill. Producer JANE MARSHALL BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Hobday
Producer:
Jane Marshall

An Account of William Beckford (1759-1844)
Compiled and written by DENIS CONSTANDURO » with David Collings as Beckford and Richard Bebb as the Narrator
Beckford was driven from polite society in England by scandal concerning an alleged relationship with the boy, WilliamCourtney.Hislife illustrates the dark side of the Romantic dream.
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
William Beckford
Written By:
Denis Constanduro
Unknown:
David Collings
Unknown:
Richard Bebb
Directed By:
Brian Miller
Louisa:
Selina Cadell
Lady Hamilton:
Patricia Gibson

The Cannes Film Festival
It's the most important event in the film calendar. Michael Billington has been talking to some of the critics, directors and actors in Cannes, and brings news of the winning films in the Main Competition announced today.
Producer DAVID PERRY

Contributors

Producer:
David Perry

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