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with Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday.
6.45 Business News
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Father Oliver McTeman

Contributors

Unknown:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Peter Hobday.
Unknown:
Father Oliver McTeman

Regional Variations (2)

Wordly Wise

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from Merchiston Castle
School, Edinburgh, led by Rev Johnston McKay.
Reading: Exodus 2, vv 1-10. Hymns: Awake, My
Soul; Eternal God, Whose Power Upholds. Introit: 0 Come, Ye Servants of the Lord; Anthem:
Christ Whose Glory. Director of Music Philip Rossiter

Contributors

Unknown:
Rev Johnston McKay.
Music:
Philip Rossiter

Letters from a Senior to a Junior Devil by C S Lewis, in 15 episodes. his nephew in the manipulation of virtues and vices. Episode 13.
Producer Claire Campbell Smith

Contributors

Producer:
Claire Campbell Smith
Screwtape,:
With Gerald Harper

with Jenni Murray.
Big brass bands used to be the music of machismo.
Judy Merry reports on the women who are blowing away the old image.
Serial: The Wedding Group by Elizabeth Taylor. The tenth of 13 episodes read by Patricia Hodge.
Abridged by Meg Clarke Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie

Contributors

Unknown:
Jenni Murray.
Unknown:
Judy Merry
Unknown:
Elizabeth Taylor.
Read By:
Patricia Hodge.
Abridged By:
Meg Clarke
Editors:
Sally Feldman
Editors:
Clare Selerie

Ned Sherrin returns with the musical quiz that ranges from baroque to punk rock. Today's programme comes from the Altrincham Club Theatre.
Producer Gareth Edwards

Contributors

Unknown:
Ned Sherrin
Producer:
Gareth Edwards

Peter Lovesey 's thriller is set among the real stars of the silver screen in the heyday of silent movies. English actor Warwick Easton is hired as a Keystone cop but comedy swiftly turns to tragedy.
Dramatised by Michael Z Lewin Director Matthew Walters

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Lovesey
Unknown:
Warwick Easton
Dramatised By:
Michael Z Lewin
Director:
Matthew Walters
Warwick Easton (Keystone):
Mark Straker
Amber:
Jennifer Ehle
Sennett:
Roger Gartland
Brennan:
Kerry Shale
Louise:
Lorelei King
Frank:
Don Fellows
Winnie/Mrs Swatowska:
Ann Windsor
SHm:
John Church
Chester:
Gordon Reid

Six very different disabled people talk frankly to
Peter White about their lives and the way in which their disabilities have shaped them.
5: Sixteen years ago
Celeste Dandker was a principal dancer with London Contemporary Dance. Then she had a terrible accident. She's now a wheelchair user - but she's still a dancer. She talks about her disability and the effect it's had on her life.
Producer Ronni Davis. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter White
Producer:
Ronni Davis.

Robert Dawson Scott considers the latest recording in John Taverner 's output We Shall See Him As He Is, and talks to the new director of Kettles Yard in Cambridge. Also a report from the New Victoria Theatre in Stoke.
Producer Robyn Read. (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Dawson Scott
Unknown:
John Taverner
Producer:
Robyn Read.

Tea and Macaroons by Peter Goldsworthy.
Miss Simmons has been teaching science for nearly 50 years and has nothing new to learn. Or has she?
Read by Susan Curnow. Producer Marion Nancarrow

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Goldsworthy.
Read By:
Susan Curnow.
Producer:
Marion Nancarrow

A Tearful of Dreams
Set in a Loyalist area of Belfast, Gary Mitchell 's play explores how the horrors of a rape are intensified when the rapist is from a paramilitary family.
Director Pam Brighton. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Gary Mitchell
Director:
Pam Brighton.
John:
Ian McElhinney
Evelyn:
Marie Jones
Geordie:
Tim Loane
Tracy:
Eileen McCloskey
Joey:
Simon Magill
Clifford:
Lalor Roddy
Cyril:
Mark Mulholland
Johnston:
John Hewitt
Hall:
Trevor Moore
Bishop:
Bj Hogg
Stevie:
Peter Ballance
Cook:
Robert Taylor
Colin:
Martin Maguire
Ronnie:
James Corry
Thompson:
Stuart Graham

Thus Was Adonis
Murdered
Neville Barber reads the sixth of tenepisodes of Sarah Caudwell 's murder mystery. With Michael Duggan.
Adapted by Neville Teller
Producer Jane Robinson. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Neville Barber
Unknown:
Sarah Caudwell
Unknown:
Michael Duggan.
Adapted By:
Neville Teller
Producer:
Jane Robinson.

Evelyn Waugh 's novel, dramatised in six parts. 5: Paul Pennyfeather travels from Marseilles to gaol, via the Ritz.
Adapted by Jeremy Front
Producer Lissa Evans.

Contributors

Unknown:
Evelyn Waugh
Unknown:
Paul Pennyfeather
Adapted By:
Jeremy Front
Producer:
Lissa Evans.
Paul Pennyfeather:
Alistair McGowan
Margot:
Joanna David
Peter:
Richard Pearce
Potts:
Daniel Strauss
Philbrick:
Jonathan Kydd
Panther:
Peter Gunn
Prendergast:
Andrew Sachs
Prison doctor:
John Church
Prison schoolmaster:
Neil Roberts

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