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Join chairman Nicholas Parsons and guests Derek Nimmo , Peter Jones ,
Tony Hawks and Jeremy Hardy at the Sherman Theatre, Cardiff, as they try to talk for a minute without hesitation, repetition or deviation. Producer Ann Jobson
Repeated Monday at 6.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicholas Parsons
Unknown:
Derek Nimmo
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Unknown:
Jeremy Hardy
Producer:
Ann Jobson

with Menzies Campbell MP, Liberal
Democrat Foreign Affairs spokesman; Rt Hon Brian Mawhinney MP,
Transport Secretary; Alison Norman , health administrator; and Joyce Quin MP, in Handsworth, Birmingham. Repeated from yesterday

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Mawhinney
Unknown:
Alison Norman
Unknown:
Joyce Quin

June Whitfield stars as Miss Marple in this Agatha Christie murder mystery. A children's nursery rhyme appears to hold the clues to a series of gruesome murders.
Dramatised by Michael Bakewell

Contributors

Writer:
Agatha Christie
Dramatised by:
Michael Bakewell
Director:
Enyd Williams
Miss Marple:
June Whitfield
Inspector Neele:
Nicky Henson
Rex Fortescue:
Derek Waring
Percival:
Peter Yapp
Jennifer:
Natasha Pyne
Lance:
Ian Masters
Patricia:
Annabel Mullion
Elaine:
Deborah Berlin
Adele:
Becky Hindley
Miss Dove:
Kristin Milward
Miss Ramsbottom:
Margaret Ward
Mrs Mackenzie:
Charlotte Mitchell
Gladys:
Claire Mackie
Crump:
Don McCorkindale
Mrs Crump:
Margaret John
Sergeant Hay:
Joshua Towb
Miss Grosvenor:
Jilly Bond
Dr Bernsdorff:
George Parsons
Vivian Dubois:
Michael Tudor Barnes
Gerald Wright:
Oliver Senton
Kitty:
Clare Heyhoe

Last of the series in which writer and broadcaster John Kelly takes a wry look at life in his native Northern Ireland. The Next Parish. The Kellys are spread far and wide. But, for reasons both cultural and historical, it is with his American cousins that this clan member finds most common ground. Producer Owen McFadden

Contributors

Unknown:
John Kelly
Producer:
Owen McFadden

The Great British Library
The new national library being built next to St Pancras station in London is costing at least L496 million. Yet many of the books will live in Yorkshire, nobody quite knows when it will open and, when it does, not everybody will be allowed in - and it already needs more room. A cultural institution to take our literature into the 21st century,' or a white elephant? Kaleidoscope investigates. Producer Neil Trevithick
Repeated Friday at 9.30pm

Contributors

Producer:
Neil Trevithick

by Dawn Lowe-Watson .
With James Laurenson as William and Charlotte Attenborough as Maria.
A young TV producer goes to interview a man who had been held prisoner of war by the Japanese, for a programme she is making. Despite the difference in their ages, she finds herself falling in love with him ... with Ian Masters , Peter Yapp, Deborah Berlin and Susannah Corbett.

Contributors

Writer:
Dawn Lowe-Watson
Director:
Cherry Cookson
William:
James Laurenson
Maria :
Charlotte Attenborough
Unknown:
Ian Masters
Unknown:
Deborah Berlin
Unknown:
Susannah Corbett
Tiny:
Una Gray
Young William:
David Thorpe
Miss Letheringale:
Joan Matheson
Mary:
Patience Tomlinson
Mike:
Tom Bevan

In the last of the series Frank Delaney looks at how the French are playing hard with le soft, le fax and le hamburger. Plus the listeners' choice of the wittiest person in Britain. Producer Simon Elmes Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Delaney
Producer:
Simon Elmes Rpt

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