The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by Jack de Manio and John Timpson
Deputy editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE Editor MARSHALL STEWART
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50-8.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
French for Beginners
20: La montre presque perdue Written by RAYMOND ESCOFFEY (Radiovision)
10.47 Nous Voici !
17: Nathalie a disparu
Written by CHARLOTTE CROZET (Third-year French)
11.1 Singing Together
Introduced by JOHN HUW DAVIES
The Voyage of Odysseus
Script by JENYTH WORSLEY
11.40 Drama Workshop 7: The Zoologist
Written bv JOHN SCADDING Presented by PETER PACEY and ROSALIND ELLIOT
Derek Cooper presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Your Budget: a monthly series in which JOAN YORKE finds out how listeners cope with the family budget. Today she talks to a Yorkshire housewife who finds financial problems don'disappear when your husband has an above-average income. Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
(Write to You and Yours, BBC. Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA; or phone [number removed], extension 3030, and record your letter)
VHF South West: see col 2
Britain - M62. BARRY CARMAN crosses the Pennines on the M62. (Exploration Earth)
2.20 The Music Box by GORDON REYNOLDS
With MARI GRIFFITH
2.30 Building a Play
2: Coming to conclusions (Speak)
2.40 Movement, Mime, and Music 2 by GLYN HARRIS
by G. W. TARGET
Brother Webber conducts an evangelical campaign dedicated to the spiritual renewal of this country and aimed at restoring it to greatness. But who is Webber and is The Crusade all that it seems to be?
A Myth Retold by c. S. LEWIS abridged for radio in six parts by SIMONA PAKENHAM
Read by PAULINE LETTS
Part 5: ' I say the gods deal very unrightly with us. They will neither leave us to live our own short days to ourselves, nor will they show themselves openly and tell us what they would have us do. Produced by ROGER PINE
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 Nicholas Woolley and Steve Race
Deputy editor DEREK LEWIS Editor ANDREW BOYLE
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
A sequential entertainment for radio starring Ronnie Barker also featuring
TERENCE BRADY and PAULINE YATES with GORDON LANGFORD at the piano The lines are contributed by TONY BILBOW and MIKE FENTIMAN JOHN GRAHAM , CHRIS MILLER
HAROLD PINTER , ROBERTW. SERVICE GERALD WILEY and GORDON LANGFORD Produced by JOHN FAWCETT WILSON
(Repeated: Friday, 11.15 pm)
A comedy by ALEXANDER OSTROVSKY translated and adapted by ALAN BROWN and KYRA DIETZ with Patience Collier and David Buck
The play takes place on the estate of Raissa Pavlovna, some miles from the district town.
In his comedy of Russian country life, Alexander Ostrov sky (1823-1886) casts an amused, if cynical, eye on the hypocrisies and pretensions of rural society in the 1870s - and moralises, albeit indirectly, on the unfair advantage that wealth bestows on those who seek to manipulate the lives of their less fortunate friends and relatives.
Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL (Patience Collier is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Co)
Raissa Pavlovna Gurmyzhskaya,a wealthy landowner:
Aksyusha, a poor relation:
Karp, a manservant:
Alexey Sergeyitch (Alexis), a young suitor:
Milonov, a neighbour:
Col Bodayev, another neighbour:
Ulita, a housekeeper:
Gennady Nyestchastliv, a tragedian:
Arkady Stchastliv (Arkashka), a comedian:
Vosmibratov, a timber merchant:
Pyotr, his son:
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