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Presenters
Brian Redhead and John Timpson 630, 7.30, 8.30
News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by EUGENE FRASER
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
John Timpson
Read By:
Eugene Fraser
Editor:
Julian Holland

We all have queries, quibbles and quandaries which we mean to resolve but which always lie unanswered at the back of our minds.
Let Nell Landor , together with his specialist experts and the help of the BBC Reference Library, sort out the answers.
Questions on a postcard please, to Enquire Within, BBC Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW
Producer un WILLOX

Contributors

Unknown:
Nell Landor

Introduced by Sue MacGregor including:
Gone Missing: 'If people go missing and they don't want to be found, it's a very difficult task to ascertain where they are.' ANGELI.E BRYAN-KANE investigates the strange disappearance of three people now classified as missing.
The Little Walls by WINSTON GRAHAM abridged in 12 parts by JACK SINGLETON
Read by David McAlister (1)
When the archaeologist Grevil Turner apparently commits suicide, his brother Philip refuses to believe it. He sets out to prove otherwise.
(Music: Maconchy's Serenata concertante)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Jack Singleton
Unknown:
David McAlister
Unknown:
Grevil Turner

The Poor Gentleman by IVAN TURGENEV translated by ARIADNE NICOLAEFF With
Written a few years before A Month in the Country, this little-known play Is an emotional comedy about an elderly man's devotion to a daughter he must never recognise publicly as his own.
Adapted for radio and directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol

Contributors

Translated By:
Ariadne Nicolaeff
Directed By:
Brian Miller
as Kuzovkin:
Frank Finlay
as Olga Petrovna:
Morag Hood
Pavel Nlkolalch:
Colin Baker
Flegont Aleksandrych:
Neil Stacy
Ivan Kuzmlch:
John Hartoch

Chairman Robert Robinson 25: London and Home Counties First Semi-final
Adrian Montgomery (teacher)
Michael Splttal (teacher) MalcolmDavis (civil servant) Sam Mortimer (civil servant) including Bent the Brains Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN
Questions set by IAN GILLIES
Producer Richard EDIS

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
Adrian Montgomery
Unknown:
Michael Splttal
Unknown:
Sam Mortimer
Unknown:
John P. Wynn
Unknown:
Ian Gillies
Producer:
Richard Edis

Written by MARY CUTLER (Repeated; Fri 1.40 pm) Cast for the week:
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Written By:
Mary Cutler
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Pat Archer:
Patricia Gallimore
Phil Archer:
Norman Painting
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Shula Archer:
Judy Bennett
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Nelson Gabriel:
Jack May
Sid Perks:
Alan Devereux
Lucy Perks:
Tracey-Jane White
Martha Woodford:
Mollie Harris
Joe Grundy:
Haydn Jones
Jethro Larkin:
George Hart
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Richard Adamson:
Richard Carrington
Caroline Bone:
Sara Coward
Susan Horobin:
Charlotte Martin
Bill Insley:
Ted Moult

1883
Stanley Williamson opens the file on life In
Gloucester100yearsago, as it was reflected In the local newspapers.
Readers RUSSELL DIXON and JOHN MCGREGOR
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Stanley Williamson
Readers:
Russell Dixon
Readers:
John McGregor

Includes reviews of Tales from Hollywood.
Christopher Hampton's [day at the Olivier
Theatre about a group of German writers exiled in Los Angeles in the 1940s; and A Private View by Irene Mayer Selznlck , daughter of Louis B. Mayer and wife of film-maker David O. Selznlck , an autobiography which also gives an insight Into one of the most productive periods in the history of Hollywood.
Presenter Paul Vaughan
Producer ANTHONY CHEEVERS

Contributors

Unknown:
Irene Mayer Selznlck
Unknown:
Louis B. Mayer
Unknown:
David O. Selznlck
Presenter:
Paul Vaughan
Producer:
Anthony Cheevers

Darkness lends enchantment, mystery and even horror to many of the creatures of the night - but are these attributes Justified? Barry Paine sheds some light on the nocturnal scene.
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Paine
Producer:
John Harrison

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