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Presented by Peter Hobday and Jenni Murray
7.00, 8.00 Today's News Read by LAURIE MACMILLAN
7.25* Sport with CHARLES COLVILE
7.30,8.30 News Summary
7.40*, 8.47* Today's Papers
7.45 In Perspective with JOHN NEWBURY, the BBC's
Religious Affairs Correspondent Editor JOLYON MONSON

Contributors

Presented By:
Peter Hobday
Presented By:
Jenni Murray
Read By:
Laurie MacMillan
Unknown:
Charles Colvile
Editor:
Jolyon Monson

Presented by Cliff Morgan who casts his eye over a sporting weekend in which the best tennis players in the world battle out the final stages of the US Open at Flushing Meadow. Producer PETER GRIFFITHS

Contributors

Presented By:
Cliff Morgan
Producer:
Peter Griffiths

with Ned Sherrin and the likes of Robert Elms
Craig Charles , Victoria Mather and Stephen Fry.
Plus the Occasional Diary of Mat Coward
Additional material by ALISTAIR BEATON
Producers IAN GARDHOUSE and CATHIE MAHONEY
(Re-broadcast at 11.00pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ned Sherrin
Unknown:
Robert Elms
Unknown:
Craig Charles
Unknown:
Victoria Mather
Unknown:
Stephen Fry.
Unknown:
Alistair Beaton
Producers:
Ian Gardhouse
Unknown:
Cathie Mahoney

God Alone Knows
Join Radio Active's religious correspondent, the Right
Reverend Reverend Wright, for half an hour of fun, laughter and one or two religious bits, but not too many, honestly, so please don't turn off.
Unholy writ by GEOFFREY PERKINS and ANGUS DEAYTON
Music of the spheres by PHILIP POPE and MICHAEL FENTON STEVENS Producer
The old artificer DAVID TYLER. Stereo (Re-broadcast on Monday at 6.30pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Perkins
Unknown:
Angus Deayton
Unknown:
Philip Pope
Unknown:
Michael Fenton Stevens
Unknown:
David Tyler.
Anna Daptor:
Helen Atkinson Wood
The Rt Rev Rev Wright:
Angus Deayton
Scabby Danger:
Michael Fenton Stevens
Mike Flex:
Geoffrey Perkins
The Rev Michael Dunkley:
Philip Pope

The Man That Got Away by PHILIP NORMAN
Hedley looks forward to a holiday with his mother in a hotel which she manages in Norfolk. But he finds himself thrown on the hotel staff for company. They are wonderful, warm people. But will mother approve?
Directed by PETER KAVANAGH. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Philip Norman
Directed By:
Peter Kavanagh.

Gone to Pot
A comedy by BRIAN CROOKES with Ballyfilbert nestles delightfully on the shore of Northern
Ireland. But nothing in this innocent fishing village is quite what it appears - as the inquisitive visitor will find out.
Directed by KATHRYN PORTER BBC Northern Ireland. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 3. 00pm)

Contributors

Comedy By:
Brian Crookes
Directed By:
Kathryn Porter
Mattie:
Oliver Maguire
Mollie:
Aingealgrehan
Dermot:
Trevor Moore
Forster:
Paddy Scully
McFee:
Kevin Flood
Moon:
Mark Mulholland
Alec:
Peter Quigley
Actor:
Joe Davidcoyle
Actor:
Paul Seanlejeune

What poor woman is ever taught that she should have a higher design than to get her a husband?
MARY ASTELL (1666-1731)
Tony Seaton pieces together the life story of this early feminist. With Ann Aris as Mary Astell Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary Astell
Unknown:
Tony Seaton
Unknown:
Ann Aris
Unknown:
Mary Astell
Producer:
Gillian Hush

A Fatal Inversion by RUTH RENDELL writing as BARBARA VINE abridged in 14 parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Read by Lewis Fiander 12: The Deathbed Room
Producer PAMELA HOWE. BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Ruth Rendell
Read By:
Lewis Fiander
Producer:
Pamela Howe.

An Everyday Story of Towering Genius by Sue Limb
Lord Biro arrives with his menagerie. William is afflicted by his ailment....
(Stereo) (R)

Contributors

Writer:
Sue Limb
Music:
Stephen Oliver
Sung by:
null Cantabile
Producer:
Jonathan James Moore
Dorothy Wordsmith:
Denise Coffey
William Wordsmith:
Geoffrey Whitehead
Samuel Tailor Cholericke:
Simon Callow
Lord Biro:
Tim Curry
Teresa Sanseveria:
Helen Atkinson Wood
Stinking Iris:
Miriam Margolyes
Leechpedlar:
Chris Emmett

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