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7.50 Turning Over New
Leaves: Libby Purves reviews and selects readings from My Father Took Me to the Circus by PRUE WILSON.

Contributors

Unknown:
Libby Purves
Unknown:
Prue Wilson.

from North Church, Perth led by THE REV ROBERT SLOAN
Introit: Seek ye first (Lafferty) Hymns (ch 3): Sing to the Lord (336); God, who made the earth (151); Thy kingdom come (322); 0 Jesus, I have promised (434).
Reading: John 21, w 15-19. Organist and Choirmaster JOHN MCNEILL

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Sloan
Choirmaster:
John McNeill

Omnibus edition
Written by SIMON FRITH
Directed by DIANE CULVERHOUSE Producer William SMETHURST Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Written By:
Simon Frith
Directed By:
Diane Culverhouse
Producer:
William Smethurst
Editor:
Anthony Parkin

The glossy Sunday magazine presented by Sarah Kennedy and reporter Nigel Farrell. Today's edition includes
Private Lives: Sue MacGregor joins famous restaurateur John Tovey for Sunday brunch in Cumbria.
A Muse with the News: Roger Woddis scans the week.
A Year of My Own: the poet, Roger McGough , looks across the Mersey Sound to 1967. Voice of the Year: Macdonald Hobley
Sunday Beef: or rather, 'No
Sunday beef, says Alan Long of the Vegetarian Society.
High Noon: Issue of the week. International Exchange: A live link up with radio stations around the world.
The Tribes of Britain:
The Hoteliers -Nigel Farrell plays his usual role of ill-mannered guest-even below stairs.
Plus the week's guest who has the Right to Reply.
Producers
PETER ESTALL VIRGINIA HENRY, SIMON SHAW Woddis On: page 66

Contributors

Presented By:
Sarah Kennedy
Reporter:
Nigel Farrell.
Unknown:
John Tovey
Unknown:
Roger Woddis
Unknown:
Roger McGough
Unknown:
MacDonald Hobley
Unknown:
Alan Long
Unknown:
Nigel Farrell
Unknown:
Peter Estall
Unknown:
Simon Shaw

Geoffrey Smith , Daphne Ledward and Dr Stefan Buczacki answer questions from members of the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre Disabled Gardening Club at
Headington, Oxfordshire. Questionmaster KEN FORD BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Smith
Unknown:
Daphne Ledward
Unknown:
Dr Stefan Buczacki

Arms and the Man
An anti-romantic comedy by BERNARD SHAW with Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN

Contributors

Comedy By:
Bernard Shaw
Directed By:
John Tydeman
Bluntschli:
Andrew Sachs
Sergius:
Gary Bond
Raina:
Jackie Smith-Wood
Petkoff, her father:
David March
Catherine, her mother:
Mary Wimbush
Nicola, a servant:
Michael N Harbour
Louka, another servant:
Kathryn Hurlbutt

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The last in the series.
Tony Wilkins , executive editor Do it Yourself magazine, David Holloway , author and building consultant to Ideal Home magazine, Clive Smith , design consultant and building contractor, offer advice and ideas on DIY problems sent in by listeners.
Presented by Marjorie Lofthouse Producers MICHAEL FORD and DAVID WELSBY BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Wilkins
Unknown:
David Holloway
Unknown:
Clive Smith
Presented By:
Marjorie Lofthouse
Producers:
Michael Ford
Producers:
David Welsby

Tom Salmon continues his journey down the River Severn.
This week he sets out from Shrewsbury, the town of flowers, then on to Ironbridge, birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and then to Bridgnorth.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Salmon
Producer:
Anthony Smith

LONDON V WALES
The resident London team of Irene Thomas and Eric Korn battle with Fred Nicholls and Jack Jones
Chairmen Gordon Clough and Louis Allen
Researcher BERNICE COUPE Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Irene Thomas
Unknown:
Eric Korn
Unknown:
Fred Nicholls
Unknown:
Jack Jones
Unknown:
Gordon Clough
Unknown:
Louis Allen
Unknown:
Researcher Bernice
Producer:
Alastair Wilson

Dramatised in six parts from his novel by Ted Willis
with Leslie Sands as Jack Stoddart, Mary Wimbush as Jess Stoddart, Cyril Shaps as Victor, Geoffrey Matthews as Commander Knowles

It was hard - almost impossible - to believe at first that Jack Stoddart, Prime Minister of this country, with his wife, could be kidnapped in broad daylight within a few yards of a huge crowd.
(Repeated: Wednesday 12.27pm)
(Stereo)

Contributors

Author/Dramatised by:
Ted Wellis
Director:
Graham Gauld
Jack Stoddart:
Leslie Sands
Jess Stoddart:
Mary Wimbush
Victor:
Cyril Shaps
Commander Knowles:
Geoffrey Matthews
Hugh Lashwood:
Preston Lockwood
Home Secretary:
Leslie Heritage
Sir George Owen:
Henry Stamper
Sir Maurice Jennings:
Lockwood West
Insp Wiley:
Scott Cherry
Chief Constable:
Peter Tuddenham
Hemmings:
Francis Middleditch
Karel:
Jonathan Owen
Valchik:
Anthony Daniels
Mrs Hoddle:
Margot Boyd
Jane:
Moir Leslie
Kevin Fraser:
Jimmy Chisholm
Sunderland:
Alaric Cotter

Teresa McGonagle invites Eleanor Bron and Shaun Sutton to pick some paperbacks.
Producer PAMELA HOWE
(Repeated: Thursday 4.10 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Teresa McGonagle
Unknown:
Eleanor Bron
Unknown:
Shaun Sutton
Producer:
Pamela Howe

with Rigoletto, Gilda and the Duke....
John Rawnsley , Helen Field and Arthur Davies : recently triumphed in these roles at the Metropolitan Opera. New York. They join Teleri Bevan to talk about the opera, the controversial production and their own interpretations of the parts.
Producer MARK OWEN. BBC Wales

Contributors

Unknown:
John Rawnsley
Unknown:
Helen Field
Unknown:
Arthur Davies
Producer:
Mark Owen.

by EVELYN WAUGH dramatised in 11 parts by BARRY CAMPBELL with and 10: 'Virginia's in an odd mood. She seems to have lost all her spirit. The country must still be teeming with helpful doctors or, for that matter, midwives. She happens to have struck it unlucky twice. Now she's given up trying. Talks about fate.'
With ALAN DUDLEY
ROGER BRIERLEY and TIM MUNRO Title music played by the BAND OF THE ROYAL CORPS OF TRANSPORT Director of Music
MAJOR WILLIAM ALLEN
Directed by JANE MORGAN

Contributors

Unknown:
Evelyn Waugh
Unknown:
Barry Campbell
Unknown:
Alan Dudley
Unknown:
Roger Brierley
Unknown:
Tim Munro
Unknown:
Major William Allen
Directed By:
Jane Morgan
Guy:
Hugh Dickson
Cpl Maj Ludovic:
Michael Bryant
Virginia:
Jennifer Hilary
Uncle Peregrine:
Geoffrey Bayldon
the Narrator:
Hugh Burden
Capt Freemantle:
Martin C. Thurley
Chief instructor:
Michael Goldie
De Souza:
Sean Arnold
Gilpin:
Peter Baldwin
Ian Kilbannock:
Philip Bond
Kerstie Kilbannock:
Colette O'Neil

William Morris 1834-96 by MERVYN JONES with Philip Voss as Morris
Famous for his wallpaper and textile designs, William Morris emerged from the Romantic movement one of the most gifted craftsmen of the 19th century. He went on to become a leading visionary force in British socialism. with contributions from
E. P. THOMPSON , RAY WATKINSON and NEIL KINNOCK.
Narrator MAGGIE MCCARTHY Friends and Critics
MARK ROLSTON , HENRY STAMPER
Producer MICHAEL HEFFERNAN

Contributors

Unknown:
William Morris
Unknown:
Mervyn Jones
Unknown:
Philip Voss
Designs:
William Morris
Unknown:
E. P. Thompson
Unknown:
Ray Watkinson
Narrator:
Neil Kinnock.
Narrator:
Maggie McCarthy
Unknown:
Mark Rolston
Unknown:
Henry Stamper
Producer:
Michael Heffernan

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