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Amid the rolling acres of cereals in Wiltshire lies an oasis for birds, rare flowers and butterflies. This is the home of Bill Elliott , who has defied the march of modern agriculture by refusing to change the farming methods he learnt as a boy. Liz Rigbey and Tim Finney learn more over a farmhouse breakfast.
Producer LIZ RIGBEY
(Revised re-broadcast Mon at 7.20pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Elliott
Unknown:
Liz Rigbey
Unknown:
Tim Finney
Producer:
Liz Rigbey

Tony Lewis brings you rugby news on the second Saturday of the Five Nations Championship, as Ireland travel to Paris to meet France and the Welsh entertain the Scots at Cardiff.
News also of the fortunes of England's touring cricketers. Producer PETER GRIFFITHS

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Lewis
Producer:
Peter Griffiths

Bernard Falk presents a practical guide to the holiday, travel and leisure scene with Robin Dewhurst , Susan Marling and Patrick Stoddart Producer JENNY MALLINSON DUFF

Contributors

Unknown:
Bernard Falk
Unknown:
Robin Dewhurst
Unknown:
Susan Marling
Unknown:
Patrick Stoddart
Producer:
Jenny Mallinson

Ned Sherrin with studio guests and regular and irregular contributions from
Angela Gordon of The Times Robert Elms of The Face and Stephen Fry of No Fixed Abode. Together they pick over some of the week's loose ends and decide which can be left hanging. Including Nigel Farrell with Farrell's Travels and Making Yourself Totally Perfect - the Mat Coward course in self-improvement.
Additional material from ALISTAIR BEATON
Producers IAN GARDHOUSE
SIMON SHAW and CATHIE MAHONEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Ned Sherrin
Unknown:
Angela Gordon
Unknown:
Stephen Fry
Unknown:
Nigel Farrell
Unknown:
Alistair Beaton
Producers:
Ian Gardhouse
Unknown:
Simon Shaw
Unknown:
Cathie Mahoney

Mr Luby's Fear of Heaven by JOHN MORTIMER with John Gielgud and Peter Woodthorpe
Lewis Luby. a lecturer and authority on the poet Byron, is at one moment enjoying British Council sherry on the balcony of an Italian palazzo and the next moment he is somewhere entirely different....
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN (R) Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
John Mortimer
Unknown:
John Gielgud
Unknown:
Peter Woodthorpe
Unknown:
Lewis Luby.
Directed By:
John Tydeman
English guide:
Leslie Heritage
French guide:
Gilles Dattas
Italian guide:
Leonardo Pierroni
German guide:
McHael Wolf
Japanese guide:
Yasuko Nagazumi
Jennifer:
Deborah Paige
Her mother:
Norma Ronald
Her father:
Michael Shannon
Nun:
Gigi Gatti
Miss Waterlow:
Madt Hedd
DrBenjamini:
Robert Reitty
Lewis Luby:
John Gielgud
Tommy Fletcher:
Peter Woodthorpe
Sophie:
Hana Maria Pravda

Brits Abroad
Destination Australia
An occasional series in which Susan Marling seeks out the British abroad: this time in Australia. The climate is sunny and the standard of living is high, but life is not without its struggles and its sadness for people who have left the old country 10.500 miles behind. Producer JENNY MALLINSON DUFF

Contributors

Unknown:
Susan Marling
Producer:
Jenny Mallinson

The last of five programmes. Marghanita Laski follows
Rudyard Kipling 's travels and explores that world which is brought to life in his writings. Kipling and North America Read by garard GREEN
JOSS ACKLAND , MARK ROLSTON
GARY WATSON , JON STRICKLAND Producer HELEN FRY (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Marghanita Laski
Unknown:
Rudyard Kipling
Read By:
Garard Green
Read By:
Joss Ackland
Read By:
Mark Rolston
Unknown:
Gary Watson
Unknown:
Jon Strickland
Producer:
Helen Fry

In the fifth of six programmes reflecting aspects of life from the cradle to the grave, Phil Smith listens to experiences of growing old. Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Phil Smith
Producer:
Gillian Hush

Balloons by ivor WILSON
People grow up quickly in wartime: Colin was a lad when he first met his WAAF corporal, Mary, but, by the time he flew his last mission less than three years later, he was a veteran bomber pilot. All through that eventful flight to Berlin, he talked about the love of his life.
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 3.0pm)

Contributors

Directed By:
Tony Cliff
Colin Lee:
Robert Rawson
Johnson/Rear gunner:
John Davies
Navigator:
Christopher Ravenscroft
Chuck:
Raymond Gardner
Mary Ellwood:
Barbara Marten
Fit Sgt Morris/Fit engineer:
Gerry Kersey
Principal/Mr Lee:
James Tomlinson
Mrs Lee/Cpl Barclay:
Ann Aris
Kelly/Mid-upper gunner:
Tom Sharkey
Instructor/Radio operator:
Paul Elsam

Three guests, in conversation with Ted Harrison , voice their views on the ethical, moral or religious issue of the week. Producer DAVID COOMES

Contributors

Unknown:
Ted Harrison
Producer:
David Coomes

Last ever show. No.
Comebacks guaranteed.
Not to be missed.... unless of course you have to. with Nick Wilton , Steve Brown Helen Lederer and Clive Mantle Music by STEVE BROWN
Written by ARNOLD BROWN
STEVE BROWN. PAUL B. DAVES JEREMY HARDY. HUNTER AND DOCHERTY.JOHN IRWIN
HELEN LEDERER. PAUL MARTIN
HELEN MURRY. GEOFFREY PERKINS ROGER PLANER. SMITH WILTON AND KYAN NICK WILTON and the producer JAMIE RIX. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Nick Wilton
Unknown:
Steve Brown
Unknown:
Helen Lederer
Unknown:
Clive Mantle
Music By:
Steve Brown
Written By:
Arnold Brown
Written By:
Steve Brown.
Written By:
Paul B. Daves
Unknown:
Jeremy Hardy.
Unknown:
John Irwin
Unknown:
Helen Lederer.
Unknown:
Paul Martin
Unknown:
Helen Murry.
Unknown:
Geoffrey Perkins
Unknown:
Roger Planer.
Unknown:
Smith Wilton
Unknown:
Kyan Nick Wilton
Producer:
Jamie Rix.

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