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Introduced by Tony Lewis Featuring the Boat Race - a profile of John Snagge. who has his 50th BBC commentary this afternoon On OXFORD V CAM
BRIDGE.
Plus the rest of the up-to-date news at home and abroad. A Radio Sport and OB production

Contributors

Introduced By:
Tony Lewis
Unknown:
John Snagge.

from routine with Barry Norman , intrepid reporters and enthusiasts with ideas and advice on ways and means of spending your leisure hours.
A stamp collection can be a half-million-pound investment - is there still scope for the amateur?
Dulcie Gray enthuses on butterflies.
Producer JENNY MARSHALL Editor ROGER MACDONALD
For information sheets, send a large sae to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Norman
Unknown:
Dulcie Gray
Producer:
Jenny Marshall
Editor:
Roger MacDonald

Peter Taylor and David Paterson , two clergymen from very different traditions, went on a pilgrimage from London to Canterbury and back. As they journeyed between the busy secular world of the capital city and the quiet holiness of the Cathedral Church of Christ, their conversation was recorded.
Each day leading up to Easter, they have heard an extract from that pilgrimage and have related it to their understanding of Holy Week. 6: The Way of Hope Producer CHRIS REES long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Taylor
Unknown:
David Paterson
Producer:
Chris Rees

After the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, there is growing concern about the security of the Persian Gulf. Strategically placed is the Sultanate of Oman, which enjoys traditionally close links with Britain.
John Osman has been there to talk to the Sultan himself.
A Radio News production by RICHARD ANTHONY BAKER

Contributors

Production By:
Richard Anthony Baker

The last seven days put in a questionable way by Barry Took to
Joan Bakewell , Alan Coren Richard Ingrams and Jonathan King
Compiled and produced by ALAN NIXON
(Repeated: Easter Monday 10.30 pm)
12.55Weather; programme news: long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Took
Unknown:
Joan Bakewell
Unknown:
Alan Coren
Unknown:
Richard Ingrams
Produced By:
Alan Nixon

Esther Rantzen
The Rt Hon Roy Hatters ley, MP
Lord George-Brown Geoffrey Johnson Smith , MP
Chairman David Jacobs from Bognor Regis , Sussex
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Esther Rantzen
Unknown:
Roy Hatters
Unknown:
Lord George-Brown Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Unknown:
David Jacobs
Unknown:
Bognor Regis

Philbert's Underworld by MALCOLM QUANTRILL
Looking back on a selfish life and failed relationships with wife and mistress, Philbert discovers, as the years close in on him, that a man wrapped up in himself makes a very small parcel.
Electronic music by MALCOLM CLARKE of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop Directed by JOHN CARDY

Contributors

Unknown:
Malcolm Quantrill
Music By:
Malcolm Clarke
Directed By:
John Cardy
Jack Philbert:
Harold Innocent
Club waitress:
Suzanne Delaney
The Rev Peter Moss:
Adrian Egan
Janet:
Jill Raymond
Rachel:
Jenny Twigge
Charlotte:
Maxine Audley

A practical and topical magazine for and with disabled listeners.
Presenter Marilyn Alan Reporter KEVIN MULHERN
Correspondence address: BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW
Editor MARLENE PEASI

Contributors

Presenter:
Marilyn Alan
Reporter:
Kevin Mulhern
Editor:
Marlene Peasi

The third of four programmes in which Robert Foxcroft , an Anglican priest, looks at the ways we mark moments of transition in life. from birth to death. He asks whether, with the decline of religious commitment. our modern society feels deprived at those points in life. those ' changing places '. 3: Marriage
Research TONY BRETHERTON Producer SUZAN DAVIES

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Foxcroft
Producer:
Suzan Davies

Introduced by Tony Lewis , featuring choral music in Wales. This week. the Cwmbran Baroque Choir from Gwent in South Wales, under their conductor Alan Moore.
Research ELAINE WILLIAMS Producer DEWI T. SMITH BBC Wales
(Repeated: Tues 8.30 pm)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Tony Lewis
Unknown:
Alan Moore.
Unknown:
Elaine Williams
Producer:
Dewi T. Smith

An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with Bill Wallis David Tate
Sheila Steafel David Jason and THE DAVID FIRMAN TRIO
(Hear The Jason Explana tion: Thurs 12.27 pm)
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
David Tate
Unknown:
Sheila Steafel
Unknown:
David Jason
Unknown:
Jason Explana

Regional Variations (2)

Desert Island Discs: Commissioner Catherine Bramwell-Booth

BBC Radio 4 FM

Desert Island Discs

Commissioner Catherine Bramwell-Booth

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Roy Plomley's castaway is Salvation Army Commissioner Catherine Bramwell-Booth. Show more

Richard Baker offers a recipe of popular classics on record: the mixture leavened occasionally by the unfamiliar, with the added ingredient of listeners' requests. Producer RAY ABBOTT
(Repeated: Wed 11.5 am)

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Baker
Producer:
Ray Abbott

by Valerie Barker
with Deborah Paige as Amelia, Colin Baker as Hubert and Gabriel Woolf as Brandon

Amelia - 18 years old, a romantic, innocent, even a little smug, having always been a perfect Victorian child. But her marriage to Hubert turns her into something she would never have dreamed she could be...

BBC Bristol

Contributors

Writer:
Valerie Barker
Director:
Brian Miller
Amelia:
Deborah Paige
Hubert:
Colin Baker
Brandon:
Gabriel Woolf
Nanny/Florrie:
Lolly Cockerell
Vicky:
Clare Travers-Deacon
Papa/Albert:
Godfrey Kenton
Mama:
Eva Stuart
Vicar/Carter/Sam:
Christopher Scott
Rose:
Hilary Newcombe
Doctor:
Pavel Douglas
Melinda/Elsie:
Petra Markham
Matthew/Anne:
Petra Leah

The Farewell Reading
Tour of Charles Dickens by RAYMOND FITZSIMONS
Narrated by Michael Williams

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Dickens
Unknown:
Raymond Fitzsimons
Unknown:
Michael Williams
Charles Dickens:
Roy Dotrice
George Dolby:
Joss Ackland
Edmund Yates:
Andrew Sachs
Charley Dickens:
David Timson

BBC Radio 4 FM

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More