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Just a Minute!

BBC Radio 4 FM

Join Nicholas Parsons and his guests Clement Freud ,
Derek Nimmo , Peter Jones and Jenny Eclair at the Spa, Scarborough, as they try to talk for a minute without hesitation, repetition or deviation. Producer Sarah Smith

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicholas Parsons
Unknown:
Clement Freud
Unknown:
Derek Nimmo
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Unknown:
Jenny Eclair
Producer:
Sarah Smith

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The Million Pound Radio Show

BBC Radio 4 FM

State of the Nation Special. Crime, poverty, recession, unemployment.... Happy New Year.
Written and presented by Andy Hamilton and Nick Revell. With Felicity Montagu and Jasper Jacob.
Producer Paul MayhewArcher

Contributors

Presented By:
Andy Hamilton
Presented By:
Nick Revell.
Unknown:
Felicity Montagu
Unknown:
Jasper Jacob.
Producer:
Paul Mayhewarcher

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Playhouse: Hobson's Choice

BBC Radio 4 FM

Harold Brighouse's Lancashire comedy launches Radio 4's contribution to Manchester's City of Drama Festival 1994.
Bernard Cribbins stars as the Salford shoe shop owner whose "uppish" daughters defy his every wish. But when Maggie announces she is to marry the boot hand Willie Mossop, even her sisters think she has gone too far.

Contributors

Author:
Harold Brighouse
Director:
Michael Fox
Hobson:
Bernard Cribbins
Maggie:
Barbara Marten
Willie Mossop:
Andrew Schofield
Vickey:
Michelle Chadwick
Alice:
Catherine Kies
Albert:
Martin Reeve
Freddy:
Stefan Escreet
Jim Heeler:
David Fleeshman
Tubby Wadlow:
Martin Oldfield
Mrs Hepworth:
Ann Rye
Doctor:
Robert McIntosh
Ada Figons:
Saskia Downes

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Broadway Babes

BBC Radio 4 FM

In 1940, two 13-year-old boys called Rex Cowan and Arthur Semon wandered the streets of New York. Rex was an English evacuee from the war in Europe, Arthur was a New Yorker who became his best friend. Fifty years later the two meet up again. Producer Piers Plowright

Contributors

Unknown:
Rex Cowan
Unknown:
Arthur Semon
Producer:
Piers Plowright

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Kaleidoscope Unplugged

BBC Radio 4 FM

Part 1. Whether it's Shura Cherkassky or Harry Connick Jr , Paul Weller or Hugh Masekela , Uileann pipes or the Hopeful Gospel Quartet, all appeared live on Kaleidoscope in 1993. Tim Marlow presents something for everyone with the finest collection of live musicianship anywhere.
Producer Neil Trevithick (Continues Friday 9.15pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Shura Cherkassky
Unknown:
Harry Connick Jr
Unknown:
Paul Weller
Unknown:
Hugh Masekela
Unknown:
Tim Marlow
Producer:
Neil Trevithick

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Saturday Night Theatre: Ways of Escape - Sarah

BBC Radio 4 FM

In Eric Pringle 's atmospheric love story set in the early 19th century, the Reverend Daniel Strickland and his two maiden sisters leave their home in comfortable Berkshire to begin a new life in the wilderness of Lancashire.
The rather wilful Sarah demands to know why.
Director Tracey Neale

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric Pringle
Unknown:
Daniel Strickland
Director:
Tracey Neale
Daniel:
Stephen Moore
Elizabeth:
Anna Massey
Sarah:
Deborah Findlay
Joseph:
John Duttine
Anne:
Allson Reid
Roger Beamish:
Ian Masters
Squire Rollinson:
Geoffrey Matthews
Doctor Thurlston:
Alan Thompson
Bishop:
Garard Green

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Quote Unquote

BBC Radio 4 FM

Hosted by Nigel Rees. Exchanging the anecdotes this week are
Victoria Glendinning , Tony Hawks, Helena Kennedy and David Attenborough. Producer Jon Naismith

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Rees.
Unknown:
Victoria Glendinning
Unknown:
Helena Kennedy
Unknown:
David Attenborough.
Producer:
Jon Naismith

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Fear on Four

BBC Radio 4 FM

First of eight stories introduced by Edward de Souza , the Man in Black.
1: Gobble, Gobble by Paul Burns. Martin Reynolds 's search for his Christmas turkey ends in a nightmare.
With Peter Gunn , Stephen Thorne , David Holt , Jill Graham , John Sansom and Siriol Jenkins Director Martin Jenkins

Contributors

Introduced By:
Edward de Souza
Unknown:
Paul Burns.
Unknown:
Martin Reynolds
Unknown:
Peter Gunn
Unknown:
Stephen Thome
Unknown:
David Holt
Unknown:
Jill Graham
Unknown:
John Sansom
Director:
Martin Jenkins

BBC Radio 4 FM

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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