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with Brian Redhead and John Humphrys.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with The Venerable George Austin
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
John Humphrys.
Unknown:
George Austin

Six years in radio's history, recalling an era when both microphones and audiences were larger. 3: 1947
... And the BBC celebrates its Silver Jubilee by merging the Home Service with the Light Programme for a few weeks in an effort to save fuel. But as Britain continued to shiver under a blanket of snow, the wireless provided a little warmth in the chill.
Dick Barton stormed onto the airwaves, Children's Hour celebrated its 25th anniversary and the BBC mounted its largest-ever operation to cover the wedding of the Princess Elizabeth. And scientists and philosophers debated the major moral question of the year - atomic power.

Contributors

Unknown:
Dick Barton

Eavesdropping by David Cregan.
Simon, a radio drama producer, accidentally eavesdrops on his actor friends and learns what they really think of him.
Director Shaun MacLoughlin. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
David Cregan.
Director:
Shaun MacLoughlin.
Simon:
Nigel Anthony
Judy:
Melinda Walker
Fay:
Joanna Wake
Hugh:
Bill Wallis
Harry:
Christian Rodska

Listeners investigate a variety of issues with the help of Susan Marling and the Punters team. Editor Jenny Walmsley
.WRITE TO: Punters, BBC Radio 4, Bristol BS8 2LR •PHONE: 0[number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Susan Marling
Editor:
Jenny Walmsley

Paul Vaughan looks at the different versions of The
Nutcracker on offer and reviews the staging of Cyrano de Bergerac starring Robert Lindsay. Producer Adrian Washbourne
Stereo
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Vaughan
Unknown:
Robert Lindsay.
Producer:
Adrian Washbourne

7.23 by Ewart Hutton.
On holiday with his wife and children, Emrys seeks release from his everyday responsibilities in a curious nightly ritual. At
7.23 every night "she became his fixture".
Reader David Dooley. Producer Caroline Sarli

Contributors

Unknown:
Ewart Hutton.
Reader:
David Dooley.
Producer:
Caroline Sarli

... with Alan Partridge. Classic chat from On the Hour's supreme sports reporter and his guests from the world of theatre, politics and emotional tragedy.With thanks to his researchers: Steve Coogan , Patrick Marber , Rebecca Front, Doon MacKichan and David Schneider.
Producer Armando lannucci
Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Partridge.
Unknown:
Steve Coogan
Unknown:
Patrick Marber
Unknown:
Doon MacKichan
Unknown:
David Schneider.

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. With Peter White.
Producer Thena Heshel
.QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: tel [number removed]between
9.15pm and 10.15pm
•FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]
.HANDBOOK: £15.00, from [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter White.
Producer:
Thena Heshel

Man with No Eyes
2: Edgar was winning at
Monopoly as usual. Minnie was second and Minette was last, as usual, while
Mona was fast asleep. The weather was becoming stormy and Minette was reflecting on the time when her youngest daughter Mona (by name and nature) was bom.

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