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with Sue MacGregor and John Humphrys.
7.20 Listeners' Letters
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev James Jones. Editor Philip Harding

Contributors

Unknown:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
John Humphrys.
Unknown:
James Jones.
Editor:
Philip Harding

While MPs are away from Westminster for the spring recess,
James Naughtie visits some of the men and women who are hoping to become
Members of Parliament at the next General Election.
Producer Margaret Hill

Contributors

Unknown:
James Naughtie
Producer:
Margaret Hill

The fourth of six classic radio scripts by Nat Perrin and Arthur Sheekman.
Music: David Firman. Adapted by Mark Brisenden Producer Dirk Maggs. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Nat Perrin
Unknown:
Arthur Sheekman.
Music:
David Firman.
Adapted By:
Mark Brisenden
Producer:
Dirk Maggs.
Waldorf T Flyivheel/Groucho Marx:
Michael Roberts
Emmanuel Ravelli/Chico Marx:
Frank Lazarus
Mr Gruber:
Graham Hoadly
Clancy:
Vincent Marzello
All ladies:
Lorelei King

This week's panel:
Frank Dobson , MP,
Anne Widdecombe , MP, Melanie Phillips and John Banham.
From Falmouth. Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby. and at 2.00pm
Any Answers? [number removed]with Jonathan Dimbleby. Producers Anna Carragher and Alison Vernon-Smith
* LINES OPEN from 12.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Dobson
Unknown:
Anne Widdecombe
Unknown:
Melanie Phillips
Unknown:
John Banham.
Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby.
Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producers:
Anna Carragher
Producers:
Alison Vernon-Smith

Derby Day
Bill Naughton 's new two-part play creates an evocative picture of Bolton on Derby Day, 1921.
1: Off to a Flying Start
With the children of Bolton School. Mouth organ and fiddle: Mark Emerson.
Director Jane Morgan. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Naughton
Unknown:
Mark Emerson.
Director:
Jane Morgan.
Sidney Sedwin:
Barrie Rutter
Fanny Brighouse:
Stephanie Turner
Ned Whittle:
Bryan Pringle
Maggie Whittle:
Polly James
Win Whittle:
Emma Gregory
Adam Whittle:
Susan Sheridan
Jack Haruiood:
Jeff Rawle
Polly Harwood:
Carol Starks
Lizzie Sedwin:
Shirley Dixon
Jimmy SedWin:
Stephen Garlick
Sarah Kippax:
Freda Dowie
Beatty Kippax:
Jane Whittenshaw
Albert Kippax:
Mark Straker
Benny Baxte:
Nigel Carrington
Amy Baxter:
Sara Richardson
Joney:
Terence Edmond
Mrs Satterthwaite:
Elizabeth Kelly
Bob, the knocker-up:
Timothy Bateson
Det Hawkins:
Ronald Herdman
Commentator/Det Rice:
Stephen Thorne

Four programmes in which Drennan Watson discovers how man has brought change to the countryside over the centuries.
1: The ancient Caledonian pinewoods of Glen More on Speyside.
Producer Christopher Lowell (First broadcast on Radio Scotland)

Contributors

Unknown:
Glen More
Producer:
Christopher Lowell

The Quiet American Graham Greene 's novel adapted in three episodes. 1: It is Saigon in the early 50s. A burnt-out British journalist has fallen in love with a local girl but the arrival of an apparently innocent economic attache disrupts both their relationship and the teetering balance of power.
Dramatised by Gregory Evans Director David Benedictus
Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Graham Greene
Dramatised By:
Gregory Evans
Fowler:
Ian Holm
Pyle, the quiet American:
Adam Henderson
Vigot:
Philippe Giraudeau
Phuong:
Lucy Sheen
Lieutenant:
Nicholas Gilbrook
Joe:
Vincent Brimble
Granger:
Simon Treves
Whore:
Marian Diamond
MissHei:
Marcia King
Dominguez:
Sam Dastor

Tough Television
Paul Allen looks at the way television transmits powerful social comment in the light of Alan Bleasdale 's new drama series for Channel 4, GBH. In the early 80s, Yosser's desperate cry 'Gissa job!', from Bleasdale's earlier series Boys from the Blackstuff, became a catchphrase. Can GBH also catch the mood of the nation?
Producer Belinda Sample. Stereo 0 FEATURE: page 22

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Allen
Unknown:
Alan Bleasdale
Producer:
Belinda Sample.

In a dingy basement in Nice, the faithful of the Cote d'Azur's English-
American Library gather to renew their books, their friendships and their memories. The Comtesse d'Hauteville misses her
English fire and her Paris literary salon; while for Mrs Mathieu , childhood was a convent school in Ilford and tram rides to Monte Carlo.
Producer Simon Elmes. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Mrs Mathieu
Producer:
Simon Elmes.

Six comedy shows in which star guests are taken on a literary mystery tour. This week Wendy Richard, Fiona Shaw and Wendy Perriam go on a husband-hunt in Regency Bath - with apologies to Jane Austen. Chair: Jenni Murray. Starring Spontaneous Combustion.
Producer Mary Sharp

Contributors

Unknown:
Wendy Richard
Unknown:
Fiona Shaw
Unknown:
Wendy Perriam
Unknown:
Jane Austen.
Unknown:
Jenni Murray.
Producer:
Mary Sharp

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