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Tony Lewis introduces the magazine programme that takes a different look at sport. Featuring Rugby Union: England, frustrated by the Scots at Murrayfield, take on the Irish, who haven't won at Twickenham since 1976 when their 13-12 victory completed a remarkable five in a row. Wales play France in Cardiff.
Cricket: the ENGLAND touring team have completed their tour of India and have now moved on to Sri Lanka - where we'll be hearing from DON MOSEY.
And in the European Figure Skating
Championships in Lyons, France, Britain's World and European Champions JAYNE TORVILL and CHRISTOPHER DEAN are the ice dancers in the news. A Radio Sport and OB production

Contributors

Introduces:
Tony Lewis
Unknown:
Don Mosey.
Unknown:
Jayne Torvill
Unknown:
Christopher Dean

Introduced by Bernard Falk , with help from IAN LYON and SUSAN MARLING , taking a critical look at the holiday, travel and leisure scene.
Producer JENNY MARSHALL Editor ROGER MACDONALD For information sheets send a large sae to: Breakaway, BBC, Broadcasting House[address removed]

Contributors

Introduced By:
Bernard Falk
Unknown:
Ian Lyon
Unknown:
Susan Marling
Producer:
Jenny Marshall
Editor:
Roger MacDonald

Ann Lapping takes a look at the weekly magazines, their views on the news and the special interests they reflect.
Producer SHARON BANOFF

Contributors

Unknown:
Ann Lapping
Producer:
Sharon Banoff

Chairman
Nicholas Parsons with Kenneth Williams
Peter Jones , Derek Nimmo and Ian Messiter
Devised by IAN MESSITER Producer PETE ATKIN
(Repeated: Mon 6.30 pm)
12.55 Weather: programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicholas Parsons
Unknown:
Kenneth Williams
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Unknown:
Ian Messiter
Unknown:
Ian Messiter
Producer:
Pete Atkin

Lord Rawlinson QC,
Malcolm Muggeridge, John Mortimer QC and Glenda Jackson from Pulborough
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Malcolm Muggeridge
Unknown:
John Mortimer
Unknown:
Glenda Jackson

John Peel and The Old Devil by PETER CROWTER Charles and Old Sam are both worried by what a fox called ' The Old
Devil ' has been doing to the pheasants. They would dearly love to shoot him - except that the MFH.
Humphrey Brooke-Taylor , is going along for the shoot.
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristot
(Repeated: Tues 11.5 am)

Contributors

Unknown:
John Peel
Unknown:
Peter Crowter
Unknown:
Humphrey Brooke-Taylor
Directed By:
Brian Miller
Sam:
Timothy Bateson
Charles:
Phillip Manikum
Tom Denning:
Stephen Sylvester
Di Hacker:
Ingrid Hafner
Tim:
Cornelius Garrett
Humphrey Brooke-Taylor:
Esmond Rideout
Barmaid:
June Marlow
Dan:
Mark Buffery

A history in 26 parts 4: The Merchants
Whatever more a ship may be, she is certainly a machine for moving things from one place to another. Much of seafaring life has been shaped by the efforts of landsmen to get that job done as cheaply as possible.
Readers ANTHONY HALL, TIMOTHY BATESON , DAVID MARCH, RONALD BADDILET , CARARD GREEN,
GORDON GOSTELOW , HENRY KNOWLES , DAVID CASEY , NIGEL LAMBERT Programme consultant RALPH DAVIS , Professor of Economic History,
University of Leicester Commentary by Basil Grcenhill. Director, National Maritime
Museum. Special sound by DICK MILLS of the BBC
Radiophonic Workshop. Series composed and directed by MICHAEL MASON , in collaboration with the National
Maritime Museum,

Contributors

Unknown:
Timothy Bateson
Unknown:
Ronald Baddilet
Unknown:
Gordon Gostelow
Unknown:
Henry Knowles
Unknown:
David Casey
Unknown:
Nigel Lambert
Unknown:
Ralph Davis
Commentary By:
Basil Grcenhill.
Unknown:
Dick Mills
Directed By:
Michael Mason

A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families, with countrywide news.
Presenter John Mills Editor MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence address: BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW
Tel: [number removed]

Contributors

Presenter:
John Mills
Editor:
Marlene Pease

Eight programmes on the novel since the war 6: Figures in the Carpet Anthony Curtis looks at some uses of myth by modern novelists and discusses with Sir Angus Wilson the problems of manipulating ancient myth in a contemporary novel.
Extracts read by GAVIN CAMPBELL Producer
FRANCES DONNELLY (Revised repeat)

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Curtis
Unknown:
Sir Angus Wilson
Read By:
Gavin Campbell
Producer:
Frances Donnelly

Richard Baker presents a blend of musical entertainment on record, mixing the well loved with the less familiar.
Producer ANDREW MUSSETT (Repeated: Wed 11.5 am)

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Baker
Producer:
Andrew Mussett

Frost is tough, rough and rude. His superiors don't like him. He has a habit of doing things his way - and getting results.
(Repeated: Mon 3.2 pm)

Contributors

Writer:
R. D. Wingfield
Det Insp Frost:
Derek Martin
Director:
Peter King
Det Con Webster:
Haydn Wood
Det Chief Insp Cull:
Stephen Thorne
Supt Mullett:
Alan Dudley
Sergeant Wells:
Ellis Dale
PC Fletcher:
Stanley Page
WPC Susan Dean:
Jill Lidstone
Det Sgt Ingram:
Gordon Reid
PC Smith:
Andrew Byatt
Paula Grey:
Alex Marshall
Kitty Reynolds:
June Brown
Freddie Bicknall:
Richard Gold-Parry
on BBC Radio 4 FM

with Joan Bakewell
If one of your New Year resolutions was to start writing a diary, are you still keeping it up religiously 37 days into 19827 With some people, keeping a diary has become a habit they can hardly break. But why do they keep a record of daily events, thoughts and feelings?
How frank dare they be in it? What therapeutic or other purpose does it serve? JOAN BAKEWELL looks into the world of the confirmed diarist by kind permission of PAM AYRES. PETER BARKWORTH , SIR HUGH CASSON , LADY ANTONIA FRASER ,
R. D. LAING , ERIN PIZZEY, SIR ROT STRONG, MARY WHITEHOUSE and KENNETH WILLIAMS
Producer JOHN THEOCHARIS (Revised repeat)

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Bakewell
Unknown:
Joan Bakewell
Unknown:
Pam Ayres.
Unknown:
Peter Barkworth
Unknown:
Sir Hugh Casson
Unknown:
Antonia Fraser
Unknown:
R. D. Laing
Unknown:
Mary Whitehouse
Unknown:
Kenneth Williams
Producer:
John Theocharis

Ten talks in which
Ray Gosling tells the story of his travels overland to the East. 6: Calcutta Christmas ' The hunchback who mended my shoes walks with me to the Esplanade. " You missed a big event the other day," I say.
While you were away there was an election rally in the park: great red banners and huge painted canvas portraits of Joseph Stalin. And there's been an incident - I've had to ring Mother Theresa ..." '

Contributors

Unknown:
Ray Gosling
Unknown:
Joseph Stalin.
Unknown:
Mother Theresa

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