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The irrepressible William Brown returns in five stories by Richmal Crompton , newly chosen and read by Martin Jarvis. 1: William Goes Shopping Producer Pete Atkin
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Contributors

Stories By:
Richmal Crompton
Read By:
Martin Jarvis.
Producer:
Pete Atkin

Regional Variations (2)

Questions of Taste

BBC Radio 4 FM

from Bearwood College Chapel near Wokingham, with the Reading Phoenix Choir. Presented by Reverend David Winter. Blessed city heavenly Salem (Westminster Abbey); Luke 20, w 9-18; 0 for a closer walk (C V Stanford); Ye know that the Lord is gracious (Hyfrydol). Director of Music Norman Morris.

Contributors

Unknown:
David Winter.
Music:
Norman Morris.

Introduced by Sarah Dunant.
Serial: With One Lousy Free Packet of Seed by Lynne Truss (5). Read by Philip Fox. Editor Sally Feldman. Abridged by Meg Clarke

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sarah Dunant.
Read By:
Philip Fox.
Editor:
Sally Feldman.
Abridged By:
Meg Clarke

Second Semi-Final - Midlands and East Anglia and North West of England. Bill Stratton (project manager); Pat Parkin -Moore (State Registered Nurse); James Maloney (retired lecturer); John Clarke (university lecturer).
Producer Richard Edis

Contributors

Unknown:
Pat Parkin
Unknown:
James Maloney
Unknown:
John Clarke
Producer:
Richard Edis

Last in the series of Peter Turnbull 's
Glasgow-based police procedurals.
4: Torchman. DI Fabian Donoghue is not best pleased. Certain that he and his team had caught "Torchman", he is in the middle of the interrogation when he is interrupted.
Piper .......................................................PAUL SAMSON With Rose McBain , Finlay Welsh , Louise Beattie , William Armour and Kay Gallie
Dramatised by Stephen Mulrine. Director Hamish Wilson

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Turnbull
Unknown:
Fabian Donoghue
Unknown:
Paul Samson
Unknown:
Rose McBain
Unknown:
Finlay Welsh
Unknown:
Louise Beattie
Unknown:
William Armour
Unknown:
Kay Gallie
Dramatised By:
Stephen Mulrine.
Director:
Hamish Wilson
DSSussock:
Jake D'Arcy
DCAbernethy:
Andrew Conlan
DC Montgomery:
Frank Gallagher
DC Donoghue:
Crawford Logan
WPC Elka Willems:
Ellza Langland
PC Hamilton:
Martin McCardie
DC King:
Liam Brennan
Dr Reynolds:
Gerard Slevin
Receptionist/Susan:
Rebecca Hawking
Crewman:
James Twaddale
Fire officer:
David Goodall

Another chance to hear Liz Moloney 's look into the lives of four Nigerian women. 1: Baba havers. A Muslim from the Fika royal family, Baba keeps an exercise machine next to the prayer mat in her bedroom. Both are used regularly. She juggles the requirements of religion and family with running her own business. Producer Nigel Acheson

Contributors

Unknown:
Liz Moloney
Producer:
Nigel Acheson

Patrice Chaplin 's play deals with the devastating effect on a couple's lives when the house next door is rented to two women for whom life begins at 10 o'clock at night.
Director Cherry Cookson

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrice Chaplin
Director:
Cherry Cookson
Sheila:
Geraldine James
Roy:
Stephen Moore
Sharon:
Vivienne Rochester
Vicky:
Elaine Claxton
Jonny:
Paul Panting
Gina:
Cathy Sara
Dorothy:
Jillie Meers
Gerry:
David Jarvis
Fran:
Susan Sheridan
Jaime:
Gareth Armstrong
Jo:
Don McCorkindale

Why was the playwright Tennessee Williams so drawn to New Orleans? In a portrait of his relationship with the city, biographer Ronald Hayman and producer Piers Plowright savourthe mysteries and the rich gumbo of the Vieux Carre. Recorded on location by Roger Dowling Producer Piers Plowright

Contributors

Unknown:
Ronald Hayman
Producer:
Piers Plowright
Unknown:
Vieux Carre.
Unknown:
Roger Dowling
Producer:
Piers Plowright

Humphrey Lyttelton ends his conversation with June Knox-Mawer about his life in jazz. Blowing Strong. At 72, Humph finds that the ideas still keep coming and the natural childbirth exercises are an aid to relaxation.
Producer Derek Drescher

Contributors

Unknown:
Humphrey Lyttelton
Producer:
Derek Drescher

Final instalment of the sketch series written and performed by Nick Golson and Tim de Jongh , with Peter Bradshaw , Melanie Giedroyc. This week's special guest is Britt Ekland. Producer Jon Naismith

Contributors

Unknown:
Nick Golson
Unknown:
Tim de Jongh
Unknown:
Peter Bradshaw
Unknown:
Melanie Giedroyc.
Producer:
Jon Naismith

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