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Presented by Tony Lewis. including a report from Gerald Williams at Flush ing Meadow as Jimmy Connors and Chris Lloyd defend their us Open tennis titles.
A Radio Sport and OB production
8.45 Today's Papers i

Contributors

Presented By:
Tony Lewis.
Unknown:
Gerald Williams
Unknown:
Jimmy Connors
Unknown:
Chris Lloyd

This summer Anthony King looks back on some issues of the past which held the headlines for days. weeks, or months and then disappeared from the public arena
Were the arguments ol the time borne out by events? Was anything learnt? Could the issue ever recur?
This week: The Coming ot the Breathalyser in 1967 Producer JOSHUA ROZENBERG long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony King
Producer:
Joshua Rozenberg

The monthly magazine edition based on your comments.
Spiders making noises; the ' ins ' and ' outs ' of bee and wasp stings; and. of course, the latest sound to mystify you. Introduced by Derek Jones
Producer BRIAN LEITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Mon 10.5 ami long wave only

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
Brian Leith

' It gives me a thrill to hear people laughing, because it's nice to have the power to make them laugh. And that is the fundamental thing.'
Sne MacGregor went to Cleveland. Ohio, to talk to the actress and entertainer Hermione Gingold. then on a 30,000-mile tour of the United States
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
(Shortened repeat)

Contributors

Producer:
Gillian Hush

The last seven days put in a questionable way hv Barry Took to Alan Coren
Michael Billington Nigel Demnster
Katharine Whitehorn
Written and compiled bv DANNY GREENSTONE with the producer ALAN NIXON
12..55Wcather; programme news: long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Coren
Unknown:
Michael Billington
Unknown:
Nigel Demnster
Unknown:
Katharine Whitehorn
Unknown:
Danny Greenstone
Producer:
Alan Nixon

Tony Britton raises the cry of Hip Hip Hooray for... Play Up and Play the Game!
A seriously lighthearted look at the evolution of British sport, at some of the games we've played down the years, and the way we've played them.
with HARRY LANDIS, JEAN ROGERS, DAVID STRONG and songs by SHEILA MATHEWS, CHARLES WEST and CHARLES YOUNG WITH HIS SINGERS AND MUSICIANS
Devised and compiled by GERALD FROW
Producer JOHN DYAS
1.55 Shipping forecast (long wave only)

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Britton
Unknown:
Harry Landis.
Unknown:
Jean Rogers
Songs By:
Sheila Math-Ews
Songs By:
Charles West
Songs By:
Charles Young
Producer:
John Dyas

Britain's Dark Age Trade After the fall of the Roman Empire and the collapse of Roman-organised life in Britain, did trade with the continental ports collapse too? New evidence from excavations at Ipswich and Southampton is beginning to show how trade managed to adapt to the needs of the time.
Presented by Malcolm Billings with Richard Hodges and Philip Holds-worth. Producer
ROY HAYWARD. BBC Bristol long trare only

Contributors

Presented By:
Malcolm Billings
Unknown:
Richard Hodges
Unknown:
Roy Hayward.

by Gilly Fraser
with Frances Jeater as June

June is afraid because her life seems to be crumbling around her. She turns for comfort in the past. her childhood. her roots - but life does change and a return to the past is not always a way of escape.
BBC Manchester
(First broadcast in 1977)
(long wave only)

Contributors

Writer:
Gilly Fraser
Director:
Kay Patrick
June:
Frances Jeater
Nick:
Russell Dixon
Gordon:
Stephen Thorne
Christine:
Elizabeth Morgan
Beverley:
Sylvia Brayshay
Darren:
Elizabeth Morgan
Annie:
Paula Tilbrook
Taxi driver:
John Franklyn-Robbins

A practical and topical magazine for and with disabled listeners.
Presenter Marilyn Alan Reporter Kevin MULLIERN
Citizens' Advice Bureau Phone-in: Monday 2.0-4.0 pm [number removed]
Correspondence address: BBC. Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW Producer JANE WOOD Editor MARLENE PEASE long wave only

Contributors

Presenter:
Marilyn Alan
Reporter:
Kevin Mulliern
Producer:
Jane Wood
Editor:
Marlene Pease

Finlay J. Macdonald reminisces on a Hebridean boyhood. In this second programme, the young Macdonald explains how his hero worship for his grandfather grew, and how hc' learned of the second sight.
Producer LESLIE ROBINSON (First broadcast on Radio Scotland'
(Repeated: Tues 11.30 am) long waveonly

Contributors

Unknown:
Finlay J. MacDonald
Producer:
Leslie Robinson

Johnny Morris recalls, with records and mixed memories, the days when he had drifted away from the musical world, but wherever he went there was always more than a whiff of musical nostalgia. Producer
CHRISTINE HARDWICK fRpt) long wave only
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: programme news: long wavc only

Contributors

Unknown:
Johnny Morris
Unknown:
Christine Hardwick

A second chance to hear some lighthearted words and music originally heard in Just After Noon. Presented bv
Brian Thompson
With MARGO GUNN. MALCOLM HEBDEK and DAVID SUMNER
Fairground music played on a Marenghi Organ built in Paris in 1904 Music producer ANN STANGAR
Producer KAY jAMIESON BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Thompson
Unknown:
With Margo Gunn.
Unknown:
Malcolm Hebdek
Unknown:
David Sumner
Producer:
Ann Stangar
Producer:
Kay Jamieson

A winter comedy by Michael Robson
with Faith Brook as Pamela Sutton
Robin Bailey as Edgar Lightcap
Anna Calder-Marshall as India Lightcap
Philip Sully as Rupert Sutton
and Robert Harris as Sir Raven

Edgar Lightcap, whose money was made in the manufacture of armaments, lives as a tax exile in the Seychelles with his mistress, Pamela. A fierce quarrel with his father ten years before has made him determined never to return to the family home in England. But Christmas is coming; and the arrival of younger members of the family soon disturbs the peace of Edgar's self-imposed, sun-lit, exile.

(Repeated: Mon at 3.5 pm)
(Robin Bailey is a National Theatre player)
(Stereo)

Contributors

Writer:
Michael Robson
Director:
David Spenser
Pamela Sutton:
Faith Brook
Edgar Lightcap:
Robin Bailey
India Lightcap:
Anna Calder-Marshall
Rupert Sutton:
Philip Sully
Sir Raven:
Robert Harris
Eric Petersham:
Philip Voss
Geoffrey Lightcap:
Ronald Herdman
Parriss:
Godfrey Kenton
Orlando:
Tariq Yunus

by Lawrence Blackmore
A series of plays for late-night listening.
with John Hull as Smith

'They say. That if you stand. In a certain spot. Long enough. Everyone you know will eventually pass.'
And Smith does. In a tube station. Smith, the last of the long-distance travellers, stands still. And waits.

Contributors

Writer:
Lawrence Blackmore
Director:
David Spenser
Smith:
John Hull
Girl:
Lolly Cockerell
Man:
Gordon Reid
Station Man:
Pliillp Fox

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