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Swahili Ray Gosling learns that Swahili is the first language of little more than a million people in coastal Mombasa, Lamu and Zanzibar - yet it has spread throughout the African hinterland.
An adventure in African with John Kelly at York University Nasur Malik and Mohammed Adam. Producer JENNY LO (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Swahili Ray Gosling
Unknown:
John Kelly
Unknown:
Mohammed Adam.
Producer:
Jenny Lo

Watersports and waterfowl both take advantage of a leisure area in Gloucestershire - but should the boats give way to the birds? Fergus Keeling and Jessica Holm are naturally concerned. Producer HELEN ODAMS BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Fergus Keeling
Unknown:
Jessica Holm

by CAROLYN SALLY JONES. With and The local economy and a marriage are blighted by the cowboy mentality.
Directed by ADRIAN MOURBY BBC Wales. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Carolyn Sally Jones.
Directed By:
Adrian Mourby
Fran:
Ella Hood
Martin:
Laurence Allan
Jack:
Edward Thomas
Ieuan:
Gareth Potter
Geoff/Phipps:
Michael Tudor Barnes

Dr John Rae , ex-Headmaster of Westminster School, reveals the historical and revolutionary contents of his library. Nigel Forde rounds up the summer's cricket books, and talks to Frances Wood about
Baotown - an evocative new Chinese novel.
Producer SALLY MARMION

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr John Rae
Unknown:
Nigel Forde
Unknown:
Frances Wood
Producer:
Sally Marmion

The musical panel quiz devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON. John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden.
In the chair Steve Race. Questions compiled by STEVE RACE
Producer PETE ATKIN Stereo (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
Edward J. Mason.
Unknown:
John Amis
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Denis Norden.
Unknown:
Steve Race.
Producer:
Pete Atkin

Natalie Wheen uncovers the life of the eccentric Victorian novelist, Marie Corelli.
Thwarted in love, she poured out her passion in her prose and became a best-selling author. Producer ANNE HINDS BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown:
Natalie Wheen
Unknown:
Marie Corelli.
Producer:
Anne Hinds

The Doctors' Dilemma
The Government promises that its health service reforms will produce a better service for patients. But what are the ethical implications of practice budgets, opted-out hospitals and an internal market in health care?
Presenter Raanan Gillon Producer NICOLA MEYRICK Editor CAROLINE ANSTEY

Contributors

Presenter:
Raanan Gillon
Producer:
Nicola Meyrick
Editor:
Caroline Anstey

Last summer Margaret Percy joined a group of over 100 British and Indian schoolchildren on a two-month journey up the western Himalayas.
They went on to map new territory, collect new wildlife specimens, meet remote mountain nomads, and scale a peak of 20.000 feet - before returning to Delhi to congratulations from Rajiv Gandhi.
Producer DANIEL SNOWMAN (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Margaret Percy
Unknown:
Rajiv Gandhi.

Presenter Kati Whitaker A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families with countrywide news and news on all matters of concern to them.
Producer MARLENE PEASE
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Contributors

Presenter:
Kati Whitaker
Producer:
Marlene Pease

Andrew Davies , writer of television's A Very
Peculiar Practice portrays the male in love in his first novel for adults. A new opera The
Plumber's Gift is also set firmly in today's sentimental quagmire.
Miles Davis blows his way onto a new record.
Presenter Natalie Wheen Producer JOHN GOUDIE Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew Davies
Unknown:
Miles Davis
Presenter:
Natalie Wheen
Producer:
John Goudie

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More