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Presented by Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by BRIAN PERKINS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With GARRY RICHARDSON
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
8.50* Your Letters

Contributors

Presented By:
Sue MacGregor
Presented By:
Peter Hobday
Unknown:
Bob Finigan
Read By:
Brian Perkins
Unknown:
Garry Richardson

Travel is the Greatest Freedom by MICHAEL WHERLY
Read by Peter Marinker
Mr Drury is in New York and wants to post some books home to England. A simple matter. But is anything simple when you queue up in a Post Office? Producer BARBARA CROWTHER

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Wherly
Read By:
Peter Marinker
Read By:
Mr Drury
Producer:
Barbara Crowther

A Worm's Eye View of a Buffalo's Bottom
While tracking mountain gorillas in the Virunga
Mountains, Rwanda,
Ian Redmond had an unexpected encounter with one of Africa's most dangerous animals. BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Ian Redmond

The first of five programmes Johnny Morris Shelia Hancock and Michael Pertwee tell the stories.
Tim Brooke-Taylor you, and the studio audience, try to spot the lie.
Devised by IAN MESSITER Producer EDWARD TAYLOR Stereo
● HE ARTHIS! page 25

Contributors

Unknown:
Johnny Morris
Unknown:
Shelia Hancock
Unknown:
Michael Pertwee
Unknown:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown:
Ian Messiter
Producer:
Edward Taylor

1.55 Listening Corner Let's Play It Again Presented by SHEELAGH GILBEY and FRED HARRIS Script by ANGELA GARNER. Stereo
2.5 Let's Join In with Soundbox The Witch's Big Toe by RALPH WRIGHT (E)
2.25 Talkwaves Supercar
5: Scramble! by JOHN TAYLOR (E)
2.40 Listen! The Strange Case of Mr Jupiter A Friday afternoon adventure serial written by SUE LIMB
5: Two Little Heroes. Stereo (E)

Contributors

Presented By:
Sheelagh Gilbey
Presented By:
Fred Harris
Script By:
Angela Garner.
Unknown:
Ralph Wright
Unknown:
John Taylor
Written By:
Sue Limb

Introduced from Scotland by Mary Marquis
Fast Aid: Bridget Pemberton , an Edinburgh housewife, tells Jo Whelan about her vision of world hunger.
Highland Folk: Liz Campbell visits a museum that comes to life.
Haiti to Trondra:
Meerta Goodlad , whose father was Papa Doc 's predecessor, married a Shetland fish farmer.
Power to Your Elbow: Christine Kinnear looks at a new artificial elbow for arthritics.
Growing Up in the Gorbals: Ralph Glasser recalls. Producer MIKE STANGER BBC Scotland
Serial: Gal Audrey (5)

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary Marquis
Unknown:
Bridget Pemberton
Unknown:
Jo Whelan
Unknown:
Liz Campbell
Unknown:
Meerta Goodlad
Unknown:
Papa Doc
Unknown:
Christine Kinnear
Unknown:
Ralph Glasser
Producer:
Mike Stanger

by JAMES HILTON , dramatised in two parts by MARGARET SIMPSON
2: Although considered a confirmed bachelor by his colleagues and pupils,
Mr Chipping has surprised them all by marrying Kathie, a girl
20 years younger than himself.
Directed by GRAHAM GAULD (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
James Hilton
Unknown:
Margaret Simpson
Directed By:
Graham Gauld (r)
Mr Chipping:
John Church
MrsWickett:
Katherine Parr
Kathie:
Wlly Cockerell
Dr Merivale:
Lewis Stringer
Sutton:
Gordon Reid
Ralston:
Nigel Anthony
Chatteris:
Walter Hall
Staefel:
Graham Faulkner
Wetherby:
Godfrey Kenton
Williams:
Christopher Scott
Wadham:
Harold Reese
Barker:
John Bott
Deakin:
John Gray
Midwife:
Sonla Fraser
Linford:
Arthur Haycraft
Brookfield boys:
Adam Bass
Brookfield boys:
Matthew Emerson
Brookfield boys:
Ian Land
Brookfield boys:
Adam Landor

Makers of law, legal practitioners and those who serve the administration of justice all contribute to this topical weekly magazine about issues thrown up by the Courts and by Parliament.
Presented by Joshua Rozenberg Producer ANTHONY MONCRIEFF (Re-broadcast next Sunday)

Contributors

Presented By:
Joshua Rozenberg
Producer:
Anthony Moncrieff

Jim Sillars , Member Executive Scottish National Party Austin Mitchell, mp Anna McCurley , mp
John Boyle , Managing Director Falcon Holidays from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Chairman John Timpson Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 10pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jim Sillars
Unknown:
Anna McCurley
Unknown:
John Boyle
Unknown:
John Timpson
Producer:
Carole Stone

Michael Billington presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of films, books, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Producer EDWINA WOLSTENCROFT (Re-broadcast next Monday)

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Billington

Hangover Square by PATRICK HAMILTON , abridged in 15 parts byjOHNSCOTNEY
Read by Nick Dunning (15) Producer CAROLINE RAPHAEL
(Starting on Monday: 'A Bit of Do' by David Nobbs )

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrick Hamilton
Read By:
Nick Dunning
Producer:
Caroline Raphael
Unknown:
David Nobbs

Competition time! Unscramble the following well-known programme title and win half-an-hour of satirical sketches on the week's news: Week Endign with Bill Wallis ,
David Tate , Jon Glover and Susie Blake
Written by MARTIN BOOTH
PAUL B. DAVIES , RICHARD QUICK STUART SILVER, PETE SINCLAIR DAVID COHEN. PETER HICKEY STEVE PUNT, MIKE COLEMAN
ALISON RENSHAW , JOHN MORRISH and others
Producer DAVID TYLER Stereo
(Re-broadcast tomorrow 5.25pm L W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
David Tate
Unknown:
Jon Glover
Unknown:
Susie Blake
Written By:
Martin Booth
Written By:
Paul B. Davies
Unknown:
Pete Sinclair
Unknown:
David Cohen.
Unknown:
Peter Hickey
Unknown:
Mike Coleman
Unknown:
Alison Renshaw
Unknown:
John Morrish
Producer:
David Tyler

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