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Preparations at Old Trafford are complete for today's Rugby League Test between Great Britain and Australia The landlords, Manchester United, are out getting ready for tomorrow's derby at Maine
Road. It's another stern test in a difficult season for
Ron Atkinson 's team. England's cricketers also face Australian opposition - the state match against Queensland in Brisbane. Producer EMILY MCMAHON

Contributors

Unknown:
Ron Atkinson
Producer:
Emily McMahon

Travel and leisure news presented by Bernard Falk with Susan Marling , Nigel Coombs and Patrick Stoddart.
Producer HELEN ROBSON
For information on items in this week's programme please send sae to: Breakaway, [address removed]

Contributors

Presented By:
Bernard Falk
Unknown:
Susan Marling
Unknown:
Nigel Coombs
Unknown:
Patrick Stoddart.
Producer:
Helen Robson

unravelled, dangled or tied up by Ned Sherrin , and the likes of Craig Charles , Carol Thatcher and Stephen Fry.
Plus Nigel Farrell 's Great Bus Journeys of Our Time, and the Occasional Diary of Mat Coward Additional material by IAN BROWN and JAMES HENDRIE Producers IAN GARDHOUSE
SIMON SHAW and CATHIE MAHONEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Ned Sherrin
Unknown:
Craig Charles
Unknown:
Carol Thatcher
Unknown:
Stephen Fry.
Unknown:
Nigel Farrell
Unknown:
Ian Brown
Unknown:
James Hendrie
Producers:
Ian Gardhouse
Unknown:
Simon Shaw
Unknown:
Cathie Mahoney

Join the stars as they pick up Bogies from Mike Flex , Mike Channel , Anna Daptor , Nigel Pry and Martin Brown
Nominations for Best Actor Bogie HELEN ATKINSON-WOOD, ANGUS DEAYTON. GEOFFREY PERKINS. PHILIP POPE and MICHAEL FENTONSTEVENS
Musical interludes by PHILIP POPE and STEVE BROWN
Thank you speeches by GEOFFREY PERKINS and ANGUS DEAYTON A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayhew production. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 6.30pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Mike Flex
Unknown:
Mike Channel
Unknown:
Anna Daptor
Unknown:
Martin Brown
Unknown:
Angus Deayton.
Unknown:
Geoffrey Perkins.
Unknown:
Philip Pope
Unknown:
Steve Brown
Unknown:
Geoffrey Perkins
Unknown:
Angus Deayton

The Crossing-keeper's House by DAWN LOWE WATSON with and A severe snowstorm maroons Laura in a complete stranger's house in a remote part of East Anglia....
Directed by CHERRY COOKSON
Stereo.

Contributors

Unknown:
Lowe Watson
Directed By:
Cherry Cookson
Adrian:
Richard Pasco
Laura:
Jennie Stoller

Another chance to hear Codeword Tuscany by Industrial Journalist of the Year, Nicholas Jones , who retraced the international hunt to find the E8 million moved out of Britain during the miners' strike.
Producer ADAM RAPHAEL (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicholas Jones
Producer:
Adam Raphael

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4.0 Big Bang: The Technology Boom As computers and telecommunications erode barriers of time and place, and the world's commercial centres coalesce into one global market place, PETER DAY explores the response of London's Stock Exchange, 'Big Bang', and the consequences for Britain and its investors. Producer JEREMY WEBB (Re-broadcast tomorrow at 3.30pm)
0 INFO: page 91
4.30 Young Linguist of the Year Last week, for the first time, the British held a competition to find the Young Linguist of the Year. CHRIS SERLE follows the progress of two of the competitors and finds out what is happening in schools. Producer NICOLE CHURCH
0 INFO: page 91
5.0 Locally Speaking Presented by BRIAN REDHEAD
4: Who YouAreand What You Say (R)(E)
5.30Poraqui Based on interviews recorded in Santiago de Compostela 4: Citando with ISABEL soto and MIGUEL PENARANDA (R) (E)

Contributors

Producer:
Jeremy Webb
Unknown:
Young Linguist
Presented By:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
Isabel Soto

Margaret Clitherow by WILLIAM KEENAN with
'Margaret Clitherow , you have been brought from the Castle of York on this the 14th day of March in the Year of Grace 1586 and indicted of felony, for that you have harboured Jesuit priests, traitors to the Queen's Majesty and that you have had Mass said ...
Banquet music by THE YORK WAITS Dieslraesungby
CLIFTON CATHEDRAL CHOIR
Directed by SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN BBC Bristol. Stereo (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Margaret Clitherow
Unknown:
William Keenan
Unknown:
Margaret Clitherow
Directed By:
Shaun MacLoughlin
Margaret:
Elizabeth Proud
Henry May:
Stephen Thorne
John Clitherow:
Steve Hodson
Thomas Clitherow:
Jack Watson
Jane:
Miranda Forbes
Earl of Northumberland:
Geoffrey Bateman
Earl of Huntingdon:
Bill Wallis
Sheriff:
Geoffrey Matthews
FrMush:
Patrick Malahide
Agnes Teshe:
Angela Phillips
Mrs Yoward:
Daphne Heard
Judge:
Peter Copley
Jailer:
James Cairncross
Fr Wreakes:
John Abineri
Henry Clitherow:
Rupert Graves
Anne Clitherow:
Gillie Gratham
Jan:
Petra Leah
Woman:
Jo Anderson

Rough Cider by PETER LOVESEY abridged in six parts by DONALD BANCROFT. Read by David March 5: The Second Murder
Producer PAMELA HOWE. BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Lovesey
Unknown:
Donald Bancroft.
Read By:
David March
Producer:
Pamela Howe.

The five best entries in last year's RADIO TIMES comedy writing competition
2: The Phenomenon Squad by MICHAEL SNELGROVE with Cadell as the Deputy Asst Commissioner
Brabazon's task is to investigate his superiors, using hand-picked officers. Unfortunately, the hand that picked them belongs to his boss.
Producer PAUL MAYHEW-ARCHER Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Snelgrove
Supt Brabazon and Simon:
Roy Kinnear
MacTooley:
Ron Baln
Humby:
David Battley
Justine:
Susie Blake
Sigaloff:
Royce Mills
Phyllis:
Sheila Grant
Wizard:
Peter Howell

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