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Presented by John Timpson with Libby Purves
including at 6.45. Prayer for the Day with The Rev Adam Ford
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by Eugene Fraser
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45. Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presented By:
John Timpson
Unknown:
Libby Purves
Unknown:
Adam Ford
Read By:
Eugene Fraser

A series of eight programmes presented by Orson Welles
Written by BENNY GREEN
'Beneath the tough exterior of the Hollywood
Mogul. there beat a heart of rock. Most of them invaded the United States as children, and carved out empires as young men. They were ruthless. ffresistlble, often megalomaniac, and sometimes funny. Between them they created the most
Sscinating, all-pervading popular entertainment form in the history of the world.'
1: Samuel Goldwyn with the voices of DANA ANDREWS , KITTY CARLISLE,
ALLAN DWAN, DOUGLAS FAIR-BANKS JR DOROTHY LAMOUR ,
JESSE LASKY JR , ROUBEN MAMOULIAN , GEORGE SIDNEY ,
LEONARD SPIEGELGASS , NORMAN TAUROG and BILLY WILDER
Research JANE MERCER and BILL SULLIVAN
Reporters BARBARA PASKIN and CATHERINE PAVIOT Producer
DAVID RAYVERN ALLEN (Reuised repeat) long wave only

Contributors

Presented By:
Orson Welles
Written By:
Benny Green
Unknown:
Samuel Goldwyn
Unknown:
Dana Andrews
Unknown:
Dorothy Lamour
Unknown:
Jesse Lasky Jr
Unknown:
Rouben Mamoulian
Unknown:
George Sidney
Unknown:
Leonard Spiegelgass
Unknown:
Billy Wilder
Unknown:
Jane Mercer
Unknown:
Bill Sullivan
Reporters:
Barbara Paskin
Reporters:
Catherine Paviot
Unknown:
David Rayvern Allen

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talking Point.
Other People's Children: for the International Year of the Child, SALLY MUSTOE reports on children in Turkey.
Reading Your Letters.
Maybe I Can Help ...7 WENDY GREENGROSS With some of your problems.
The Age of Innocence (3) long wave only

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Sally Mustoe
Unknown:
Wendy Greengross

The Butt by CAROL RICHARDS with
Jack Arrowsmith , unhappy with the constant quest for ' bigger and better ' decides to protest against the greed of his fellow man and the capitalist structure by taking up residence in the middle of the town centre, in a water-butt.
Directed by VANESSA WHITBURN BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Carol Richards
Unknown:
Jack Arrowsmith
Directed By:
Vanessa Whitburn
Jack Arrowsmith:
Emrys James
Alice Arrowsmith:
Peggy Ann Wood
Ron Arrowsmith:
John Baddeley
Dr MacPherson:
Roger Hume
Tom Penny:
Alan Lake
Mandy:
Thelma Whiteley
Clark Darrington:
Doug Lambert
Clive:
Rodert Austin
Policeman:
Jim Wiggins

(Repeated: Fri 1.40 pm) by HELEN LEADBEATER Cast for the week:
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Helen Leadbeater
Dan Archer:
Edgar Harrison
Peggy Archer:
June Spencer
Brian Alridge:
Charles Collingwood
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Philip Archer:
Norman Painting
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Jack Woolley:
Philip Garston-Jones
Sid Perks:
Alan Devereux
Polly Perks:
Hilary Newcombe
Martha Woodford:
Mollie Harris
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Jethro Larkin:
George Hart
Clarrie Larkin:
Heather Bell
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Harry Booker:
Gareth Armstrong
Col Danby:
Norman Shelley
Eva Lenz:
, Hedli Niklaus
PC Coverdale:
Leon Tanner
Caroline Bone:
Sara Coward

Fields, and the people who till them, are featured today in this series of poems looking at aspects of a landscape.
Presenter Frank Lincoln Reader John Darran
Producer HERBERT Williams BBC Wales
(Repeated: Sat 4.30 pm)

Contributors

Reader:
Frank Lincoln
Reader:
John Darran

The English Concert leader SIMON STANDACE directed from the harpsichord by Trevor Pinnock Part
Vivaldi Concerto in G minor (RV 152); Cello Concerto in B minor (RV 424)
ANTHONY PLEETH (CCllo)
Bach Harpsichord Concerto in B minor (BWV 1052)
Leclair Violin Concerto in D (Op 7 No 2)
SIMON STANDAGE (Violin) (First broadcast on R3)

Contributors

Leader:
Simon Standace

by MARTIN ARMSTRONG Read by Hugh Burden
' It happened in the balcony of the old Queen's Hall, during a performance of Prometheus. A very powerful imagination was at work, and the lighted cigarette had undoubtedly disappeared from its holder ..."
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER

Contributors

Unknown:
Martin Armstrong
Read By:
Hugh Burden
Producer:
Barbara Crowther

Part 2
IRENE SANDFORD (soprano) VIOLET TWOMEY (Soprano) FRANK PATTERSON (tenor) WILLIAM YOUNG (bass) CANTATA SINGERS
NEW IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA leader MARY GALLAGHER conductor JOHN BECKETT GILLIAN SMITH
(harpsichord continuo)
Bach Cantata No 208: Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd

Contributors

Soprano:
Irene Sandford
Tenor:
Frank Patterson
Leader:
Mary Gallagher
Conductor:
John Beckett
Harpsichord:
Gillian Smith

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