The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by Jack de Manio Deputy editor ANDREW OSBORNE
Editor MARSHALL STEWART
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50 Weather; programme news
7.55 South-East News
A play for radio by ALASDAIR GRAY is the first of five morning plays from round and about Britain
' Supposing we let you the room for two weeks. That would give you time to find somewhere more suitable.'
Produced by STEWART CONN
The well-known man-about-town and connoisseur of the fine arts indulges his eccentric taste for detection.
1: The Fascinating Problem of Vnclc Meleager's Will
Read by John Standing adapted by NEVILLE TELLER from the stories Of DOROTHY L. SAYERS
Produced by COLIN TUCKER
by N. C. HUNTER
I It was different when the boy was alive, when we were all happy here. Now it's just depressing - sinister. All these trees. As soon as I turn into the village, and see the church and this place my heart sinks. I'm sorry, but there it is ...'
by SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
1: How the Brigadier Slew the Brothers of Ajaccio
Which tells how Etienne Gerard began his rise to fame by settling a small but vital matter for no less' a person than the Emperor himself.
Reader Denys Hawthorne
Produced by ROGER PINE
Sir Arthur Conan
The news magazine that sums up your day - and starts off your evening
Including the latest news, the evening press, what's on tonight, the City. and the people and talking points of the day. Presented by William Hardcastle and Derek Cooper
Deputy editor DEREK LEWIS
Editor ANDREW BOYLE
5.50 Weather; programme news
5.55 South-East News
with Leslie Phillips
Stephen Murray. Jon Pertwee A chronicle of events aboard hms Troutbridge
Written by LAWRIE WYMAN and involving RICHARD CALDICOT HEATHER CHASEN, TENNIEL EVANS MICHAEL BATES
Announcer MICHAEL DE MORGAN
Produced by ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON
Eight stories of the British in India by BERKELY MAnIER with Edward de Sonza
1: Magic Carpet George
Acting Major George Pawson had been shipped off to India on his wedding day in 1939. Four years later he was still there - and Patty his wife was waiting for the honeymoon the war seemed to have put off indefinitely!
Produced by BETTY DAVIES
(Repeated: Tuesday, 3.30 pm)
(Derek Birch is in ' Fiddler on the Roof ' at Her Majesty's Theatre, London)
Col Hap Brady:
by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Ian McKellen as Romeo Anna Calder-Marshall as Juliet with Patricia Routledge
Robert Eddison , Ronald Pickup Margaret Tyzack
David Weston , Joseph O'Conor Cast in order of speaking
Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN
(Patricia Routledge is in ' The Magistrate ' at the Cambridge Theatre, London; Ronald Pickup is a National Theatre player)
by JANE AUSTEN
Read by Dorothy Tutin
No one who had ever seen Catherine Morland in her infancy would have supposed her born to be a heroine. But from 15 to 17 she was in training for a heroine; and when a young lady is to be a heroine, something must and will happen to throw a hero in her way. The book abridged by EILEEN CAPEL
Produced by JOHN CARDY
(First of 22 instalments)
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