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: Play School: Ideas Day

Today's story is 'Arion and the Dolphin' Retold by Sheila Front and illustrated by Charles Front


Author (Arion and the Dolphin): Sheila Front
Illustrator (Arion and the Dolphin): Charles Front
Presenter: Julie Stevens
Presenter: Lionel Morton

: Closedown

: Man in Society: 8: Making New Men

All institutions in our society have rules and hierarchies of authority. But total institutions aim to strip the individual of his old identity and reform him in a mould which the institution considers appropriate.
Introduced by Derek Hart
(Linked with Radio 3, Study: Fridays. 7.0 pm. For details of book and NEC correspondence course see page 62)


Presenter: Derek Hart
Film directed by: June Steel
Producer: Howard Smith

: Newsroom

Reporting the world tonight Peter Woods
With Martin Bell, Michael Blakey, Michael Clayton, Michael Sullivan, David Tindall,
Richard Whitmore and the correspondents, at home and abroad, of BBC News
and Weather


Newsreader: Peter Woods
Reporter: Martin Bell
Reporter: Michael Blakey
Reporter: Michael Clayton
Reporter: Michael Sullivan
Reporter: David Tindall
Reporter: Richard Whitmore

: Call My Bluff

A duel of words and wit between Antonia Fraser, Clive Dunn, Clement Freud and Geoffrey Wheeler, Joanna Jones, Muriel Pavlow
Referee Robert Robinson
(from Manchester)


Panellist: Antonia Fraser
Panellist: Clive Dunn
Panellist: Clement Freud
Panellist: Geoffrey Wheeler
Panellist: Joanna Jones
Panellist: Muriel Pavlow
Referee: Robert Robinson
Call My Bluff devised by: Mark Goodson
Call My Bluff devised by: Bill Todman
Director: Peggy Walker
Producer: T. Leslie Jackson

: The Money Programme

The news and the men behind the news in the world of money
Introduced by Brian Widlake, Alan Watson, John Tusa


Presenter: Brian Widlake
Presenter: Alan Watson
Presenter: John Tusa
Associate Producer: John Walker
Producer: Michael Bunce

: W. Somerset Maugham: The Vessel of Wrath

Dramatised by Alun Richards

Ginger Ted is notorious for his drunkenness and 'way with women.' The Rev. Jones and his sister abhor this fact. On the night of his release from the penal colony, Ginger and Miss Jones have to spend the night on an uninhabited island. Quaking with apprehension Miss Jones prepares to meet her doom.


Author: W. Somerset Maugham
Dramatised by: Alun Richards
Title music composed by: Wilfred Josephs
Incidental music composed by: Herbert Chappell
Lighting: Sam Barclay
Script Editor: Andrew Brown
Designer: Derek Dodd
Producer: Verity Lambert
Director: Gareth Davies
Ginger Ted: James Booth
Martha Jones: Sian Phillips
The Rev. Owen Jones: John Glyn-Jones
The Controleur: Ronald Lacey
Chinaman: Fred Choy
Lin-Ling: Angelina Tu
Police Sergeant: Kenneth Kum
House boy: Dave Lee
Clerk: Ahmed Jamal
Prison Officer: Guy Nazarin
Headman's brother: Ken Nazarin
Cox'n: Basil Tang
Engineer: Soully Han

: Jazz Scene at the Ronnie Scott Club

Presenting each week some of the international jazz stars recorded at Europe's Number One Jazz Club.

Tonight Ronnie Scott introduces: The Lionel Hampton Octet, The Cecil Taylor Quartet, Sarah Vaughan and her Trio, Buddy Rich and his Orchestra
(All artists appear by arrangement with Harold Davison Ltd)


Presenter: Ronnie Scott
Musicians: The Lionel Hampton Octet
Musicians: The Cecil Taylor Quartet
Musicians: Sarah Vaughan and her Trio
Musicians: Buddy Rich and his Orchestra
Title Music: Francy Boland
Production: Terry Henebery

: Line-Up: Thursday



Editor: Rowan Ayers

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