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A group of Dorset dairy farmers have been sharing their management and business skills for a number of years. But now one of them has given up farming. On Your Farm eavesdrops as he explains his reasons to a neighbour who's staying with his cows.
(Revised re-broadcast Monday 7.20pm)

Contributors

Producer:
Allan Wright

Presented by Barry Norman
The days are getting shorter and our sportsmen and women have had to move indoors. The swimmers compete against the United States and a European Select team in the Yorkshire Bank International meet at Darlington; and the tennis ladies face the USA in the Nabisco Wightman Cup at
London's Royal
Albert Hall. England's cricketers have had to leave the country to get a game.... they're playing South
Australia in Adelaide. Producer EMILY MCMAHON

Contributors

Presented By:
Barry Norman
Unknown:
Albert Hall.
Producer:
Emily McMahon

Radio 4's travel and leisure programme 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

Ned Sherrin , live studio guests and regular and irregular contributions from the likes of Victoria Mather, Stephen Fry and Craig Charles , including Nigel Farrell with Farrell's 's Travels and the Occasional Diary of Mat Coward Additional material from
JAMES HENDRIE and IAN BROWN Producers IAN GARDHOUSE
SIMON SHAW and CATHIE MAHONEY

Contributors

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

This week the Money Box team are at the Olympia Exhibition Hall in London to answer questions on personal finance put by visitors to the Money 86 Show.
Panel: Louise Botting , Vincent Duggleby ,
Christopher Gilchrist , Philip Hardman
(More questions answered on Monday at 10.0am)

Contributors

Unknown:
Louise Botting
Unknown:
Vincent Duggleby
Unknown:
Christopher Gilchrist
Unknown:
Philip Hardman

Blood Rains by MIKE WALKER with and Malaya: 1960. Hot, humid and sticky. Young soldiers, trained to kill. Sometimes mistakes were made....
Music by DAVID CHILTON and NICK RUSSELL-PAVIER
Directed by PETER KING. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Mike Walker
Music By:
David Chilton
Directed By:
Peter King.
Lin Parker:
Megumi Shimanuki
Andrew Ryan:
Norman Jones

In the last of three programmes, John Ebdon offers some more oblique reflections on present-day life in the Greek islands.
(Re-broadcast on Tuesday at 9. 30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
John Ebdon

Regional Variations (2)

The Real Dynasty
TV's most expensive and glamorous super-soap, Dynasty, flogs the world of the filthy rich to a spellbound audience, with a fantastic spectacle of billionaires at work and play.
Do people really live like this? Is fact actually stranger than this incredible fiction?
William Davis jets into the social whirl of Los Angeles and Denver, chats to Charlton Heston and Jackie Collins , and is introduced to the Carrington-and Colby-style characters who make up The Real Dynasty.
Producer JENNY MALLINSON DUFF
(Re-broadcast Wednesday 11.0am LW)

Contributors

Unknown:
William Davis
Unknown:
Charlton Heston
Unknown:
Jackie Collins
Producer:
Jenny Mallinson Duff

by Don Fellows

Ronnie Nutley runs a fan club. His life is devoted to his heroine - the actress Lara Hayward.
When he hears that she is visiting England, he decides that the members must be gathered to greet her.... all two of them!
(Stereo)
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 3.0pm)

Contributors

Writer:
Don Fellows
Director:
Peter King
Ronnie Nutley:
Trevor Nichols
Lara Hayward:
Margaret Robertson
Rab Forrest:
Don Fellows
Jessie Nutley:
Alex Marshall
Buddy:
Harry Ditson
Jill:
Natasha Pyne
Vikki:
Shaun Prendergast
Myrtle:
Karen Ascoe
Everett Everhardt:
Edward de Souza
Mr Ambrose:
Richard Durden

Rough Cider by PETER LOVESEY abridged in six parts by DONALD BANCROFT. Read by David March 6: No More Killing
Producer PAMELA HOWE. BBC Bristol (Starting 'Deep and Crisp and Even' by Peter Tumbull )

Contributors

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

The five best entries in last year's RADIO TIMES competition
3: Circus Circus by BILL BRENNAN Murder, passion and burnt sausages. It's 1951, receipts are down, and someone is killing off the performers. Hector McVie is not a happy man. starring
Producer MARK ROBSON. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Brennan
Unknown:
Hector McVie
Producer:
Mark Robson.
Hector:
Graeme Garden
Betty:
Brenda Blethyn
Charlie:
Gregor Fisher
Raymond:
Garard Green
Actor:
Jennifer Piercey
as:
Mrs Umberto
Bimbo:
Phil Nice
Mirabella:
Amanda Swift
Moto:
Nell Muuarkey

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