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What's New?
Benny Green reviews some recent jazz records


A weekly programme of Christian news and comment
Introduced by David Edwards
The items include:
News Comment: by Fenton Morley
The Archbishop of York talks about his recent travels in Central and East Africa
The Belgian Congo achieves independence on June 30. Adrian Carey questions Father James Smith of the White Fathers, and H. K. Freestone and C. J. Parsons of the Baptist Missionary Society, about the work of their churches in the Congo and what this new step may mean
(The last two items are recorded)


Introduced By: David Edwards
Unknown: Fenton Morley
Unknown: Adrian Carey
Unknown: Father James Smith
Unknown: H. K. Freestone
Unknown: C. J. Parsons

: A Listen and Learn Series THE ANIMALS' WORLD

Seven programmes in which professional and amateur zoologists talk about the behaviour of animals and the ways in which it can be studied.
6-Methods and Tools
TERRY GOMPERTZtalks about the methods she has used in a study of individual Great Tits in her garden, with recorded illustrations of the songs
DESMOND MORRISof the Zoological Society of London explains how to make a ' territorial map ' of sticklebacks in an aquarium tank
G. V. T. MATTHEWSof the Wildfowl Trust, Slimbridge, describes some of the many observations and experiments that have added to our knowledge of bird migration
Introduced by JOHN CARTHY of Queen Mary College, London
A booklist and some suggestions for further study can be obtained by sending a stamped addressed envelope to [address removed]


Unknown: Terry Gompertztalks
Unknown: Desmond Morrisof
Unknown: G. V. T. Matthewsof
Introduced By: John Carthy

: Third Programme


Today's overseas commodity and financial news. and the London Stock Market closing report

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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