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with John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
7.20 Listeners' Letters
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Canon Paul Bates.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Sue MacGregor.
Unknown:
Canon Paul Bates.

Christopher Morris reports with Stuart Lee , Richard Herring , David Quantick , Steven Wells and Andrew Glover.
Producers Armando lannucci and Chris Morris. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Stuart Lee
Unknown:
Richard Herring
Unknown:
David Quantick
Unknown:
Steven Wells
Unknown:
Andrew Glover.
Producers:
Armando Lannucci
Producers:
Chris Morris.

starring Michael Roberts as Groucho and Frank Lazarus as Chico.
With the vocal talents of Graham Hoadly ,
Vincent Marzello and Lorelei King. Script by Nat Perrin and Arthur Sheekman
Adapted and written by Mark Brisenden
Music by David Firman
Producer Dirk Maggs. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Roberts
Unknown:
Frank Lazarus
Unknown:
Graham Hoadly
Unknown:
Vincent Marzello
Unknown:
Lorelei King.
Script By:
Nat Perrin
Script By:
Arthur Sheekman
Written By:
Mark Brisenden
Music By:
David Firman
Producer:
Dirk Maggs.

Good Europeans 1: The Grass Roots
This summer, as the fate of the Maastricht treaty hangs in the balance,
Talking Politics takes the pulse of Europe. The first programme compares political activists around the community.
With David Walter.
Producer Gwyneth Williams

Contributors

Unknown:
David Walter.
Producer:
Gwyneth Williams

The sports quiz refereed by Desmond Lynam.
Captains Rory Bremner and Rory McGrath and their guests David Gower and Will Carling.
Producer Richard Edis. Stereo (First broadcast on Radio 5)

Contributors

Unknown:
Desmond Lynam.
Unknown:
Rory Bremner
Unknown:
Rory McGrath
Unknown:
David Gower
Unknown:
Will Carling.
Producer:
Richard Edis.

Britain's leading utilities come in for a public grilling. 1: The Post Office.
Sir Bryan Nicholson , the Post Office Chairman, and Andrew Robertson of the Post Office Users' National Council face a live audience in Edinburgh. Chairman Donald MacCormick.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Bryan Nicholson
Unknown:
Andrew Robertson
Unknown:
Donald MacCormick.

In the first of six reports on the regional press,
Tony Wilkinson drops in on the Ross-shire Journal, where the big news is the threat of unemployment on local salmon farms.
Producer Julian Hale. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Wilkinson
Producer:
Julian Hale.

The King of the North Rides his Horse through the Sky by Adrian Mourby.
A minute to midnight,
999 AD. Warlord Uhtred Oslacsorum vows to take
Holy Orders if the Millennium passes.
But he is tempted by military glory ...
Music: Peter Howell
Director Michael Fox. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Adrian Mourby.
Music:
Peter Howell
Director:
Michael Fox.
Uhtred:
Ian Hogg
Bishop Aldhun:
Trevor Peacock
Ealdred:
Billy Fellows
Ecgfrida:
Katharine Levy
Sweyn Forkbeard:
Ken Bones
Knut:
Russell Boulter
Oslac:
Shaun Prendergast
Imnal:
Christopher Walker
Thurcetel:
Arthur Blake

Four visits to Mayfield Cricket Club.
2: The Opening Batsmen This week's fixture is against opener Anthony Pollington 's old team, the Mandarins....
Producer Sally Marmion. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Pollington
Producer:
Sally Marmion.

Christopher Cook and Sean Street look back to the days when for most people holidays abroad were unheard of. Producer John Knight

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Cook
Unknown:
Sean Street
Producer:
John Knight
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Matthew Parris talks to people with a passion for rescue. 1: Tony Redmond , an accident and emergency consultant, has been fuelled by his "anger about unnecessary death".
Producer Edwina Wolstencroft 0 DOCUMENTARY: page 9

Contributors

Talks:
Matthew Parris
Unknown:
Tony Redmond
Producer:
Edwina Wolstencroft

Claudius by Robert Graves. A radio version by Eric Ewens in three parts. 2: Claudius Caesar
Claudius tells of Caligula's evil caprice as Emperor.
Adapted and directed by Glyn Dearman. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Graves.
Unknown:
Eric Ewens
Unknown:
Claudius Caesar
Directed By:
Glyn Dearman.
Qaudius:
Timothy West
Messalina:
Mel Martin
Herod:
Harold Kasket
Calpurnia:
Frances Jeater
Caligula:
David Learner
Mother:
Mary Wimbush
Cassius:
Alan Thompson
Callistus:
Colin Starkey
Sergeant:
Colin Starkey
Pallas:
Jamie Roberts
Xenophon:
Brett Usher

Questionmaster Stefan Buczacki , team leaders
Norman Painting and Irene Thomas , guests
Lady Antonia Fraser , Brian Blessed , Rod Hull and Lady Barbirolli. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Questionmaster Stefan Buczacki
Leaders:
Norman Painting
Leaders:
Irene Thomas
Unknown:
Lady Antonia Fraser
Unknown:
Brian Blessed
Unknown:
Rod Hull

Tony Robinson presents a history of the quip factor in British political life.
V. A Body Without a Head. With John Sessions ,
Matthew Morgan , Peter Gunn and Gordon Reid.
Written by Colin Swash and Simon Bullivant
Producer Paul Schlesinger. Stereo e COMEDY: page 4

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Robinson
Unknown:
John Sessions
Unknown:
Matthew Morgan
Unknown:
Peter Gunn
Unknown:
Gordon Reid.
Written By:
Colin Swash
Written By:
Simon Bullivant
Producer:
Paul Schlesinger.

Plays by women about sex. 3: Troilus and Cressida and Da Di Da Di Da by Marcella Evaristi.
Troilus writes to his lover
Cressida. But his letters are intercepted.
Director Tessa Kendall. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Marcella Evaristi.
Director:
Tessa Kendall.
Troilus:
Stephen Rea
Cressida:
Sinead Cusack
Cassandra:
Joanna Myers
Calchas:
James Greene

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